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Internship - Finance/Accounting - Summer 2015 - Ultimate Fighting Championship (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative.

This program offers you, as the intern, the opportunity to become directly involved in the day to day activities in the Finance/Accounting Department at Zuffa. We strive to make your internship experience challenging and interesting and make every effort to tailor it to your specific career aspirations.

As an intern with Finance/Accounting you will:

-          Develop an understanding and ability to use the finance department’s primary software tools: JD Edwards (accounting system) and Insight (financial statement, analysis and forecasting tool).

-          Help with the preparation of event budgets from beginning with the original budget through to populating the actual results. Highlight any major discrepancies between forecasted event budgets and actual results.

-          Enter historical department, territory and event budget and actual information into Insight.

-          Learn how to forecast and prepare an annual budget for a mid-size company

-          Learn how to maintain and track that budget as actual results occur during the year

-          Understand the external audit process and the requirements that must be complied with by companies

We are seeking candidates that are:

- Sports Management, Finance or Business majors, or other programs relevant to Accounting, Finance or Business. Junior, Senior or Graduate level preferred.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Outgoing friendly personality with excellent customer service skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.
- Team player.
- Willing to learn and grow.

 Should be able to work a minimum of 30+ hours per week if also attending school or 35+ hours per week if not currently attending classes.


This is a paid internship, but does not provide housing, relocation or transportation assistance.
Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What level are you in your academic program (junior, senior, graduate student)?
2. What do you want to learn from this experience, and please, don't tell us that you want to learn the day-to-day operations of a sports organization or a department. We want to make sure that the experience helps build the skills and knowledge necessary to help you get to your career goals. So, specifically, what do you want to learn from the experience?
3. What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation? Explain in as much detail as possible.


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Internship - New Media and Web - Summer 2015 - Ultimate Fighting Championship (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative.This program offers you the opportunity to become directly involved in UFC’s online and new media campaigns and initiatives. We strive to make this a challenging and interesting experience for you and try to make every effort to tailor it to the specific skills, and projects that you would like to be included in.Our Digital department is involved in promoting the UFC through new and emerging forms of technology and communication. Participants will get to experience some or all of the following:

1. Maintains and enhances the metadata master database
2. Assists with search engine optimization (SEO)
3. Assists in video publication to outside vendors and international partners
4. Participates in digital strategy and distribution 
5. Creates shells in the content management system (CMS) before events
6. Adds photos and links to all articles on www.ufc.com and Facebook
7. Links articles on event night as videos become ready
8. Mails prizes to winners
9. Scans websites and social media for event-related fighter content
10. Reviews existing digital venues (both online and mobile) for accuracy and timeliness of content
11. Supports digital team members on various projects as needed.

We are seeking candidates that are:

1. Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Business Management, Marketing, New Media or related field.
2. Interested in new and emerging forms of communication and technology.
3. Must have strong organizational skills, writing ability and a basic understanding of marketing concepts and techniques.
4. Should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
5. Ability and desire to work and learn in a fast-paced work environment.
6. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
7. Ability to analyze data.
8. Knowledge of social networking and new media outlets.

Requirements:

1. Must be enrolled in an accredited college and may be receiving academic credit for the internship.
2. Must be able to work at least 35+ hours per week for summer semester and at least 30+ hours for fall or spring semesters.

This is an paid internship, but does not provide housing, relocation or transportation assistance.

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: If selected for this internship, will you receive college credit for it?
2. Yes/No: I understand this is an paid internship and if selected, I am willing to relocate for the duration of the internship.
3. What year are you in your academic program?
4. What do you want to learn from this experience?
5. What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation?
6. What experience and skills have you gained through classes, internships, and/or work experiences that will help you in this position?
7. Please include the link to your elevator pitch here...


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