TITLE: Competitions/Events Intern
REPORTS TO: Director of Competitions
USA Shooting (USAS) is currently looking for a dynamic individual, passionate about Olympic sport and grassroots development. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the drive, ambition and vision to advance our programs to the next level. This position is responsible for the development and execution of USA Shooting’s Junior Olympic programs, along with assisting the Competitions department with national events and other programs.
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university is preferred.
Previous event management experience is helpful.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is essential. Standard office equipment to include: laptops, copiers, printers, fax machines, laminators, electronic postal scales, various computer software applications (e.g. MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Internet browsers and Adobe Acrobat.
Must have exceptional administrative, organizational and customer service skills.
Maturity and judgment in managing competitions office in the absence of the Competitions Coordinator/Director.
Ability to work several projects simultaneously and follow through to conclusion.
Must be able to handle sensitive situations in a professional manner.
Willingness to work irregular hours and weekends as required.
Able to work with and manage multiple volunteer staff members.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- Assist with competition conduct from start-up through closeout. This includes entry, volunteer coordination, material procurement, computer, finals, awards, etc.
- Assist with and coordinate the Junior Olympic Programs, results and entry, etc.
- Process daily telephone, e-mail and written requests from USAS members.
- Additional administrative and clerical duties as required.
- Other duties as assigned.
Applicants unable to commit to the duration of the position will not be considered. USAS is more than willing to work with school schedules and pre-planned trips/time off.
This intern position will manage a large event April 9-27, 2014 and must fully commit to being available for the duration of this event.
This position does have the capability to turn into a paid position after orientation and training is complete.
The ideal candidate will be able to provide approximately 10-20 hours a week, which may include weekend hours.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume along with professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.