The Summit League, located in Sioux Falls, SD, is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an athletic operations intern during the 2019-20 sports seasons. The internship will provide learning opportunities and experience in administration, compliance, communications, marketing, and championships. Applicants should be able to work in various departments and capable of administrative and clerical tasks.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to: •Assist with planning and organization of championship events.
•Complete and compile League related research projects as designated by the Commissioner, staff, or membership.
•Take or assist in taking minutes of various teleconferences including coaches, compliance coordinators, sport information directors, marketing directors and other administrators.
•Assist with administrative and clerical duties in the compliance office.
•Duties as assigned by communication and marketing staffs including but not limited to social media, some graphic design, excel spreadsheet work, and preparation of materials.
•Assist in all aspects of the League’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships including but not limited to credentialing, merchandise inventory, seating, press row operations, signage, and other duties as assigned.
•Assist in the planning, organization, and application of various meetings and events taking place at the Summit League Headquarters (i.e. Athletic Directors Meetings, Basketball Media Day, SAAC, FAR Council, Compliance Coordinators Meetings, etc.)
•Assist with the collection of travel party lists for each championship events including eligibility checks.
•Serves as the Summit League's primary liaison to the SAAC Committee.
Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Skills: • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint • Ability to lift between 25-50 pounds (light physical labor required for set up and tear down of championship events) • Effectively communicate in oral and written form • Basic knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, etc. • Knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Spark, Photoshop preferred but not required. • Ability to work some nights and weekends
Additional Salary Information: The internship runs a maximum of ten months, and benefits are not included.
About The Summit League
The Summit League is an NCAA Division I Conference consisting of 9 universities. It sponsors 19 sports and championships. The mission of the league is to provide its members access to League and NCAA competitions that are conducted in an equitable and sportsmanlike manner in conformance with NCAA policies and regulations.