Community Outreach Internship

 

Abstract:

Student must have a passion for connect with the community and desire to learn how to plan and execute a strategic community relations program.  Reporting to the COO, the student will be given parameters and guidance to book team appearances, in-park fundraisers, liaise with non-profits attending games, donation requests and work with key stakeholders to promote the Rogues in the community.

 

Rough Scope of Primary Duties

●     Research appropriate community events for Rogues to support

●     Create and maintain a calendar of all events

●     Schedule appropriate support staff to attend events

●     Promote community events and initiatives as required on Social Media content, to include: Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

●     Under direction – design, develop sell sheets and graphics based on branding strategy.

●     Help create and prepare appropriate collateral

●     Act as point person for non-profits and community groups partnering with the Rogues

●     Work with COO to book team members for events

●     Assisting with game day media and administrative duties as needed

●     Work with Communications Manager to promote events

 

Secondary Duties or other Projects of interest (candidate dependant)

●     Create concepts and strategies to grow Mascot/Kids Club

●     Work with marketing team members to plan creative concepts to promote community outreach

 

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

Before you consider applying for the internship, please ensure you fulfil the following requirements.

Key attributes for the position are:

●     Strong PC skills - Outlook & MS Office.

●     Comfortable in connecting with new people and organizations

●     Strong work ethic

●     Ability to work under pressure

●     Comprehensive writing skills

●     Sound working knowledge of Social Media

●     Initiative, adaptability and ability to work independently

●     Interpersonal and presentation skills

●     Willingness to do a range of jobs with enthusiasm

 

Learning outcomes:

Student will be exposed to all aspects of community outreach, from planning to execution including how to assess, read and integrate a brand into a community. Student will be a part of planning and development meetings for key game day events supporting local charities. The student will learn the importance of a strong community outreach program and its impact on team business growth.

Student will act as a representative of the team and will also be exposed to sponsors, media personalities (and outlets), major sponsors and community organizations on a daily basis and expected to act in a professional manner at all times.

The successful candidate(s) will commit to the whole season (End of May-August), preferably earlier as school schedule allows.  The full schedule is available HERE.

Please submit resume and cover letter to info@medfordrogues.com by no later than February 16th, 2018.