Winter Intern - Promotions & Events
Washington NationalsWashington, DC
Full Time Unpaid Internship
The intern position is an integral part of the Promotions & Special Events department, as the individual to fill this role will be exposed to and relied upon to assist with a variety of game-day initiatives to include: Jr. Nationals Kids Club, Promotional Giveaways, Fan Appreciation, and numerous theme nights. The Winterfest intern will also be heavily relied upon to assist with the planning and execution of the Nationals Winterfest in December 2017.
The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.
Duration of Internship: June to January
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in all promotional activities related to home games
• Assist with organization and maintenance of promotional inventory for the Promotions and Events department
• Assisting in the distribution of promotional items on game-days
• Assisting with the youth marketing initiatives including Jr. Nationals Kids Club and Kids Run The Bases. Must be present for Sunday home games.
• Serve as a liaison to fans at the Jr. Nationals Kids Club table on Sunday home games
• Assist in the procurement of tickets, credentials and parking for game-day requests
• Assist with the execution of initial game-day marketing initiatives for Winterfest
• Attend all meetings involving Winterfest to serve as primary note-taker for all items discussed
• Assist with the planning and implementation of Winterfest programming to include production scheduling, volunteer coordination, vendor procurement, etc.
• Performs other duties
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
• Currently enrolled as a under graduate or graduate student of an accredited College or University and have completed 1 semester, or a recent graduate within the last 6 months.
• Experience in events preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions
• Strong organizational skills
• Available for entire term of internship
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Positive attitude with dedication to a well-executed final product
• Interest in event operations and management
• Ability to work frequent nights and weekends
• Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.
• Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Position may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. In the space provided, let us know what you expect to learn from this internship.
2. Yes/No. Are you available to work 34 hours per week starting in June through January, 2018