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USA Weightlifting Intern


How would you like to have an internship with “The strongest team in America?!”

The National Governing Body of Olympic Weightlifting under the U.S. Olympic Committee is seeking an enthusiastic student with a multi-disciplined skill set to assist support and strengthen the National headquarters of USA Weightlifting by working closely with the many different business units of the organization.  An internship with USA Weightlifting will assist gain practical experience that parallels academic study and fosters strong working relationships in the sports industry.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Functions include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Support Events Manager in planning and implementing International  travel and National events
  • Assist Communications Manager compile and update event media guides, athlete bios and event outreach
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the National Office
  • Assist with production of USA Weightlifting’s quarterly magazine
  • Provide operational support with various projects such as: athlete recruiting, fundraising, sponsorship, marketing and digital/social media
  • Other duties as assigned 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

Tools /Equipment: 

  • Standard office equipment
  • Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook
  • Proficiency with social media, internet search capabilities, usage of telecommunications equipment 


CONDITIONS

  • Dynamic, open office environment in multi-story building at the US. Olympic Sport House 
  • Business casual environment 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Qualifications: 
  • Educational Requirements: Enrolled in a Bachelor degree program at the junior or senior level status or enrolled in a Master’s degree program.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point & Outlook
  • Passion for business, sport and the ideals of the Olympic Movement
  • Excellent communication and human relations skills with the understanding of business processes
  • Eligible to work in the USA 

JOB LOCATION
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States 

HOURS
Full time OR Part time (FLEXIBLE) 

* THIS POSITION IS NOT PART OF THE USOC PROGRAM, HOUSING AND PAY ARE NOT INCLUDED!*

Interested applicants should apply online at:  http://usngbjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobskey.cfm?s=USA+Weightlifting