Seeking a Digital Marketing/Communications Intern

South Asians in Sports is seeking an intern for our Fall/Winter 2020 part-time internship opportunity.  We are seeking a creative, self-starting and highly-motivated individual based in the USA, who is interested in helping SAIS accelerate its reach and growth.

This role is unique in that it allows the intern to truly shape the organization’s messaging, growth, and brand strategy. We are seeking a highly motivated, resourceful and agile intern who has impeccable writing, digital marketing and research skills and who is comfortable working remotely and with little supervision (due to COVID). This internship is part-time (10-12 hours/week), remote and unpaid (potential for compensation in the coming months).

The perfect candidate would be someone who is looking to build their resume by making a lot of impact quickly in a niche industry. 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 sports professionals, other organizations and institutions.
Advocate for and create connections with business leaders in sports.
Create press releases and lead media outreach.

Create email communication strategies geared toward existing and potential members.
Social Media strategy, execution and management

Reach monthly membership growth goals through innovative and creative strategies.
Create and maintain new business partners relationships.

Assisting in coordinating partnerships and executing data collection, industry trends, research and diaspora statistics.

Assisting with planning, creating and executing digital events

Desired Skills
Must have completed or currently completing an undergraduate degree. Graduate level students preferred. 
Technical Skills- Word, Excel, Basic HTML, WordPress (website building and photography skills a plus)
Has experience with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin)
Excellent organization skills
Good written and verbal communication
Highly motivated, self-started who enjoys freedom to create and execute tasks without too much instruction or micro-management
Self-motived, enjoys working independently
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
Authorization to intern/volunteer in the USA


To apply, please email your resume, a writing sample and a brief cover letter highlighting your skills to Neha at please write “2020 Internship Application” in the subject line. Deadline to apply is August, 15th, 2020.