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Sponsorship Compliance Internship / Sports Management

Georgia State Games Commission

The Georgia State Games is one of the largest Amateur Olympic-Style Sports Festivals in the country. We rely HEAVILY on top quality interns to operate many of our sporting Projects and Programs. Most of our interns come from across North America.

Student Requirements:
-We are seeking top level, organized, team oriented, talented, aggressive, outgoing and innovative interns to assist in the preparation and implementation for this year's fund raising campaigns. This internship is NOT for the student looking to get by, be a social butterfly or to party for the semester.
-All applicants must have strong writing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
-Ability to juggle multiple tasks
-Past experience in sales or marketing a plus;

Potential Benefits of a Georgia Games Internship:
This is a tremendous experience! We have tons of interns from across the country last year. The interns get a GREAT, HANDS-ON experience. No fetching coffee. Real life planning AND implementation of public relations activities and programs is what they will experience. These internship positions will provide someone with substantial experience in nonprofit development and management, grant writing, researching donor prospects, solicitation strategizing, in addition to gaining valuable office experience working in a non-profit.

-Compensation: Great apartment complex with Housing and partial meals being offered.
-Earn academic credit
-Real life on-the-job experience with BIG time responsibilities that other internships do not provide.
-Internships include semester-long positions

Internship History:
-Internship program has been offered since 1990
-Students have come from the following US States: AK, AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MS, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI and WV and from the countries of Canada, China, England, Germany and Hungary just to intern with the Georgia Games.
-Internships are first offered to students completing the internship for academic credit.
-Interns have turned down the United State Olympic Committee, Professional and College programs to intern with the Georgia Games.

* Priority will be given to those students completing the internship for academic credit and/or for a graduation requirement.
* Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in college.

The Development Coordinators are responsible for researching, coordinating and soliciting small sponsorship packages, assist with large sponsorship presentations, grants and fund raising events for all aspects of the Georgia State Games and related programs.


-Establish and maintain sponsor database
-Develop and distribute Sponsors Letters of Appreciation to Sponsors, Venues and Sports Chairs
-Ensure compliance to agreements for ALL SPORTS and all areas: to include
1) Newsletter advertisements, logos, articles, listings, etc.
2) Website compliance
3) Social media compliance
-Ensure weekly contact with ALL sponsors
-Ensure daily update of contact information for all Sponsors, Venues, etc.
-Ensure photography at all events compiling comprehensive representation of sponsor branding and images
-Develop post event Sponsor recap booklets for EACH sponsor
-Ensure proper distribution of merchandise to sponsors
-Complete all other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Submit the following:

1) Georgia Games Application (found on our website:

a. Submit in the original Microsoft WORD software NOT as a PDF or other program.

2) Sports Questionnaire (found on our website:

a. Submit in the original Microsoft EXCEL software NOT as a PDF or other program.

3) Resume

4) Cover letter

5) If Graphics/Website/PR/Photography: ALSO submit samples of previous work.

Submit the FOUR items in ONE email as FOUR attachments.

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