Intern Job Description

Pastime with Purpose (PWP) is a 501(c)3 organization that enlists the support of community activated pro athletes to raise awareness and deliver impact to underserved groups of people in the US and abroad. 

Position: Event Management Intern

Description: PWP seeks a relatable and confident self-starter to assist with planning our multiple events nationwide and managing those in the immediate area. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of event management while working for a fast-growing and highly public nonprofit organization based in sports and entertainment that serves not only on a national level, but international as well. Through this internship, you will gain real-world experience by working directly with the PWP Event Manager and assisting them in creating moments in time that people will remember forever and that will benefit the surrounding community they are set in. Additionally, you will build a healthy portfolio filled with high-profile athletes and meaningful community service.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching the area of the event to find vendors, sponsors, etc. and on occasion, reaching out for their assistance/service

  • Assist in planning, itinerary-building and managing PWP events

  • Keeping in contact with the Social Media and Video Production Intern to maintain strategies and keep a good flow of information and content to the public

  • Attend bi-monthly event planning meeting, including preparing agenda and strategy

  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for events and communications

  • Preferably be able to assist in content creation via Adobe software

  • Keeping an updated Google doc used to communicate with PWP Events Team

Qualifications:

  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g.,

    Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)

  • Ability to research efficiently and build data sheets with findings

  • Ability to act professionally with high-profile public figures 

  • Ability to naturally and genuinely interact with parties involved with PWP Events

  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe, InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. 

  • An effective communicator, written and oral

  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Enthusiasm for nonprofit work, event planning, and preferably baseball or sports in general

  • Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment.

  • Hours: 8 hours/week with two meetings/month

  • Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship

EVENT MANAGEMENT INTERN

Think you wanna take this on? Email 

sydney@pastimewithpurpose.org

with your resume and brief cover letter explaining why you think YOU would be the best candidate for this position!

© 2018 by Pastime with Purpose.

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