Jay Z and Beyonce to play Citizens Bank Park in July

Jay Z and Beyonce to play Citizens Bank Park in July

When word broke over the weekend that the world's biggest pop culture power couple would be performing together in Philadelphia this summer, the conversation over beers turned to wondering how much tickets for the July 5th Beyonce and Jay Z show at Citizens Bank Park would be. That's a pretty good one-two punch, but at what cost?

According to Ticketmaster.com, there are currently only two price ranges listed for the "On the Run" tour in Philly: $54.35  or $282.00.

That's either a pretty decently priced ticket or a rather ridiculously expensive ticket. The Ticketmaster site doesn't currently tell you which sections are priced at which rate. Could the whole "field" seating area be $282.00? Or perhaps it's just the "pitt" that's exorbitantly priced?

Tickets go on sale for Beyonce and select credit card holders on Tuesday. Regular on sale Friday.

I'd go at the lower rate and pray that I don't have to suffer through "Empire State of Mind" and have nightmare flashbacks of the 2009 World Series.

CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales

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CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

Requirements

1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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