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Foundation/Community Relations Intern (Fall 2017) / Pro Sports


Philadelphia Union


The Foundation/Community Relations Intern is responsible for assisting in all community outreach efforts and Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) projects. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: fundraising support, administration, project management, marketing and promotion, and research. Specific details of this position include handling donation requests and contributions reporting, preparing community related presentations, assisting in planning fundraising and community engagement events, and promoting the efforts of the Philadelphia Union Foundation, which works to assist the continued development of Safe Spaces, Nutrition, Fitness and Mentorship. Additionally, interns will be asked to work all home games and other Union events as assigned. Some nights and weekends will be required. Qualified candidates for this position will have a passion for serving the community as well as the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be able to communicate with internal and external contacts with ease and be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possible Projects:

  • Research Projects As Assigned
  • Grant And Award Applications
  • Donor Profile Management
  • Donation Requests And Thank You Letters
  • River Cup, Cocktails & Cleats And Other Major Fundraising Event Assistance
  • Hometown Hero Management
  • 50/50 Game Day Responsibilities When Needed
  • Other Event Responsibilities Including, But Not Limited To: U on Tour, Clean Ups, Clothes Donation Drop Offs, Soccer Schools, and Clinics With Other Departments

    *This is an unpaid, academic internship*

    If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years. If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment.


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