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Sports Management Internship- Jingle Bell 5k Run Tampa

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Arthritis Foundation

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Arthritis Foundation- Tampa Bay

Jingle Bell Run 5k Internship

The Arthritis Foundation is seeking an energetic and passionate sports management intern to assist with the planning, organization, coordination, and growth of a large 5k event in the Tampa Bay community.

Our team of dedicated professionals and volunteers are leading the fight for the arthritis community and helping to conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science, and building community connections.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning the race route, including logistics and route experience
  • Secure in-kind donations needed for the 5k
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers to manage the 5k route
  • Promote the 5k event to the running community in Tampa Bay
  • Secure prizes for top finishers
  • Organize runner packets and packet pick-up
  • Partner with local running clubs, gyms and fitness retailers
  • Setup the route and start/finish line the day of the event
  • Promote the Arthritis Foundation’s mission throughout the community
  • Assist with administrative projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Internet savvy with regular and consistent computer and internet access
  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a group and independently
  • Some knowledge of 5k running events
  • Access to reliable transportation

The Fall Jingle Bell Run 5k internship will run through December 2021, with the opportunity to extend if desired. The Jingle Bell Run event is Saturday, December 11, 2021 and attendance is necessary. This is a remote internship, but you must be located in the greater Tampa Bay community. Occasional evening and weekend work will be needed. This is an unpaid career experience program; course credit may be provided.

For consideration please send cover letter and resume to mhughey@arthritis.org.

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About Arthritis Foundation

Location:

9500 Koger Blvd N, Suite #102, St Petersburg, FL 33702, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

Description

The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The Arthritis Foundation is the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research grants since 1948. The foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Steinbrenner DriveTampa, FL 33614

(27.9806,-82.50708)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18

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