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Spring 2018 Intern - Community Relations / Pro Sports

Greensboro Swarm

Position Overview

The Greensboro Swarm is seeking excited, outgoing, and dedicated candidates to become an integral part of our ongoing launch for the new NBA Development League team. The Community Relations intern will be responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the department and working closely with the Community Relations Director. The selected candidate will gain valuable experience in the planning and implementation of a community outreach program as well as a deep understanding of the relationship between our brand and the community. This is unpaid position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, facilitation, and execution of community relations events
  • Assist with social media and communications for community relations initiatives
  • Assist in the fulfillment of community donation requests
  • Oversee organization wide volunteer opportunities and programs
  • Assist and implement grass roots marketing plans
  • Maintain and continue to improve a positive image for the company
  • Working closely with the different departments within the organization and all other projects as assigned

    Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

    To perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job.

    Must Receive College Credit

    A Sophomore, Junior or Senior, majoring in Communications, Marketing, Sports Management or other related field preferred
  • Should have an interest in all aspects of communications
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
  • Must be multi-task oriented
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to present point of view in varied business situations
  • Presents self in professional manner and has the ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts.
  • Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager’s instructions.
  • Maintain flexibility regarding hours and availability
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Personable, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Ability to attend company events

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