South Asians in Sports 2018 Summer 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 and mostly remote opportunity (15-20 hours per week) starting in Summer 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 and other fulfillments for students.

Role Responsibilities
Public Relations
Lead community outreach initiatives, meet with and  build relationships with SA sports professionals, other organizations and institutions.
Advocate for and create connections with business leaders in sports.
Create press releases and lead media outreach.

Marketing
Create email communication strategies geared toward existing and potential members.
Social Media management – twitter, facebook and instagram.
Manage creation of weekly website content.

Research
Assisting in coordinating and executing data collection, industry trends, diaspora statistics, membership engagement and potential members.

Events
Assisting with 2 in-person/digital events in the NY metro area:
Event planning, logistics, budget, marketing and promotions.

Desired Skills
Must have completed or currently completing an undergraduate degree. Graduate level students preferred. You do not need to be South Asian to apply. This position is open to all. 
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
Have your own laptop, mobile phone and wifi connection
Ability to meet short deadlines and work with remote teams

Apply

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter answering the following three questions to info@sainsports.com please write “2018 Internship Application” in the subject line by 11:59pm on May 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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