Partnerships, Activation & Strategy – Intern


To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

Core Values

Stay Grounded

Think Critically

Encourage Creativity

Persevere through the noise

Operate like an owner

Be Helpful

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube ( and TikTok (@pll).

  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful
The Premier Lacrosse League is seeking a Partnerships, Activation & Strategy Intern to help support the PLL business development team. The candidate will be required to support the activation team that manages the PLL portfolio of sponsors on a daily basis, as well as the strategy team on key sales initiatives. This person will have the opportunity to work on the ground floor of the most innovative sports league in the industry and aid in the advancement of meaningful and groundbreaking multi-year sponsorships. This role is based in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Sales Strategy
    • Build sales materials for existing league partners and future prospects, including materials such as decks, one-sheet overviews, and emails
    • Assist with various research projects to support sales conversations and league positioning
    • Identify prospective brand partners and support sales team with outreach for league events and initiatives
    • Manage asset inventory tracking within the league CRM platform
    • Compile and share noteworthy industry and brand sponsorship updates
  • Partner Activation
    • Manage regular in-season sponsor reporting according to individual sponsor objectives
    • Support across a variety of sponsor hospitality initiatives including the largest sponsor/investor event of the year (PLL Championship)
    • Liaise shipping and receiving of partnership team items via PLL HQ throughout the season
    • Source, order, and execute sponsor gifting touchpoints throughout the season
    • Manage the onboarding and usage of Business Development sponsorship management platforms
    • Assist in strategic projects for PLL activation team as requested
  • Role based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Enrolled college / university student or recent graduate
  • Strong organization skills to ensure all partner assets are fulfilled
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Programs (e.g Powerpoint, Word)
  • Eager to stay on top of emerging trends within the sponsorship industry
  • Strategic thinker that is willing to bring new ideas and solutions to the team
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally, as needed
  • $15.50 an hour
We require Covid-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.


The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague