Community Relations Internship

Utah Jazz Salt Lake City, UT

About the Job

The Utah Jazz community relations internship is an opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. The position will assist with the overall community relations efforts of the team as well interact with various departments within the Jazz organization to. Below is a brief outline of the job responsibilities for the internship:

  • Assist Jazz community relations staff with day-to-day community outreach
  • Responsible for distribution of tickets via the Player Ticket Donation program, as well as collection of tax receipts for the donations
  • Responsible for Jazz donations to non-profits and schools for fundraising efforts
  • Responsible for fan pack requests
  • Assist with Jazz community events
  • Handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned SCHEDULE The internship runs from December 2018 through April 2019. Performance reviews will take place periodically and the Jazz reserve the right to terminate the internship. Various hours, including weekend work, nights and Jazz community events during the 2018-19 NBA season (not to exceed 25 hours per week). Please be aware that many games fall on weekends and several are played during traditional holiday seasons. Qualifications BACKGROUND
  • Must have at least one year experience in sports communications or public relations at either the professional or collegiate level to effectively perform duties listed above (preference will be given to recent college graduates)
  • Must have strong writing skills
  • Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, internet and Outlook
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others AVAILABLE POSITIONS There is one internship position available for the 2018-19 season. Position Type Part-time