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Looking for an Intern



Sorry to post this here, but I’m hoping one of you might know someone looking for an unpaid internship in the tennis world!

I am in search of someone (or maybe even 2 someones), preferably a college student, to help with the planning and execution of #theSol tournaments in 2018. The complete job description is below. If you know anyone who might be interested, please have them contact me. Of course, I will assist with getting them college credit for the internship. Thanks tons!

Non-Profit Tennis Event Internship
Sol Schwartz #SaveCollegeTennis All-In Tournament

Position Description: Part-time intern to assist in tournament planning and fundraising activities. This is an internship for school credit and an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a collaborative environment. While this is an unpaid position, it may qualify for university credit.

Position Characteristics : Looking for an individual with strong leadership skills, easily self-motivated, highly organized, exhibits pro-active communication, possesses excellent time-management skills, and is ready to work remotely with others willing to share their extensive skills and experience!

Position Responsibilities :

  • Creating marketing materials including event flyers, sponsorship proposals, email newsletters.
  • Assisting in planning and execution of two tennis tournaments – one in Atlanta and one in Baltimore. Traveling to the events is optional.
  • Soliciting sponsorships and in-kind donations from a variety of business types.
  • Managing event entries and communication including post-event followup.
  • Administrative needs such as mass mailings, updating information as received from volunteers and event contacts, filing and photocopying of materials.
  • Public Relations needs such as press releases or media contacts as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • This position will be a minimum of 10 hours/maximum 40 hours per week. This position will require evening and weekend work.

Experience and Skills :

  • Fluency with Microsoft Word. Knowledge of Excel, Power Point, & Publisher helpful.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Great organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Able to work long hours during events.
  • Personable and ability to work with a variety of people.

Benefits include experiences gained with :

  • Event Coordination
  • Non-profit sector
  • Solicitations for donations of services and products
  • Logistical Planning
  • Computer software and data entry
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
  • Volunteer Management
  • Sports management
  • Financial/budgetary work
  • Expenses covered during all event related travel (i.e. food, housing, mileage reimbursement if applicable)
  • Networking with a variety of professionals in non-profits, business, education, sports, etc.

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