Internship Opportunities at ASA Hall of Fame Complex

By Codi Warren | Jan. 22, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, and USA Softball is now seeking applicants for four internship positions as an Event Management Interns. The Event Management Interns will be responsible for assisting the Membership Department in all matters relating to ASA/USA Softball events. The focus will be on the NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS), the ASA/USA Softball Junior Olympic (JO) Hall of Fame Tournaments, and all other events as assigned.

The position of Event Management Intern reports to the Assistant Director of Membership and requires a 40-hour work week, with several weekends. The positions will begin in May and end in August. Interested applicants should send a resume, a cover letter explaining why they wish to fill the position and two letters of recommendation. Applicants will be accepted until March 15, after which they will be screened and a select number will be interviewed. The Event Management Interns positions will be based in Oklahoma City.

Applications should be mailed or emailed to the following address: 

ASA National Office 
c/o Chris Sebren, ASA/USA Softball Assistant Director of Membership
Event Management Intern Position 
2801 NE 50th Street 
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 

Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to but include): 
· NCAA WCWS - assist with all on-site aspects of the event, including facility management and game day operations
· Coordinate ASA/USA Softball Hall of Fame Junior Olympic Tournaments 
1. Responsible for working directly with ASA Event Coordinator to secure the 26 participating teams in each tournament
2. Work directly with the teams prior to and during the tournaments
3. Responsible for the tournament brackets and tournament administration
4. Must work the five weekends of the JO Hall of Fame Tournaments (June-July 2013)
· Assist with all aspects of tournament reporting for ASA National Championship events
· Other duties as assigned during internship

Required or Desired Skills: 
· Event Management experience desired
· Must be 18 years of age or older
· Must have valid driver’s license 
· Strong customer service skills
· Knowledge/experience of ASA/USA Softball 
· Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
· Ability to be self starter as well as work in team environment to assist the Membership Services Department in providing quality customer service

 ASA/USA Softball internships are paid positions. Positions do not include any benefits (i.e. medical/dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, retirement plans, etc…) 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.