SAinSports 2018 Internship  

South Asians in Sports is accepting applications for our 2018 part-time internship opportunity.  We are seeking a creative, self-starting and highly-motivated individual based in the USA, who is interested in helping SAinSports accelerate its reach and growth.

This will be a part-time opportunity (15-20 hours per week) starting in January 2018 for 3 months with the potential to extend to 1 year. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the sports industry, is well versed in the business of sports and believes in our organization’s mission and values. 

As a registered 501c3, South Asians in Sports offers course credit for students.

Role Responsibilities
Public Relations
Assisting with community outreach, including building relationships with professionals, other organizations and institutions.
Making connections with business leaders in sports.
Contacting news outlets and journalists about SAinSports.

Marketing
Assisting in crafting email communication to members.
Social Media management – twitter, facebook and instagram.
Weekly management of online jobs board.

Research
Assisting with research projects such as; to diaspora statistics on sports participation, membership engagement, sports business professionals, South Asian athlete participation etc.

Events
Assisting with event ideation and execution; event logistics, event marketing and promotions.

Desired Skills
Must have completed or currently completing undergraduate studies.
Technical Skills- Word, Excel, Basic HTML, WordPress (website building and photography skills a plus)
Has experience with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Good organization skills
Good written and verbal communication
Highly positive attitude
Dependable team player
Previous leadership skills a major plus

Other Qualifications
Ability to work independently and remotely
Has their own laptop, mobile phone and wifi connection

Apply

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter answering the following three questions to info@sainsports.com please write “Internship Application” in the subject line by 11:59pm on December 5th 2017.

  1. Why are you interested in working for South Asians in Sports?
  2. What are your career goals in sports, how will this internship help you reach those goals?  
  3. What is your perspective on the current status of the South Asian in the sports industry? How do you think we can get more South Asians working and playing in the industry?

 

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