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Marketing Internship / Amateur Sports

Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation

The intern helps update the website and has the opportunity to create and design e-mail blasts for the KC Sports Commission and other events in the community. The intern will help with 11 social media accounts, write feature articles for the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon with Ivy Funds and will have the opportunity to write for the organization blog. The intern will also assist the Director of Marketing with sponsorship presentation and other marketing duties. The intern will also work all KC Sports Commission and WIN for KC events.

The Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation and WIN for KC offers internships for a four month period. These positions are a great way to earn college academic credit as well as a wide variety of experience in the sports management field. Internships are unpaid, but interns have the opportunity to network with high-profile individuals in the community and attend a variety of sports-related activities and events. Preference is given to current students, but recent graduates may also apply. Out-of-state candidates are welcome, no housing is offered.

It is important that interns have the ability to develop ideas, follow through on program initiatives, deal effectively with the public, and have a thorough knowledge and understanding of sports. Experience with desktop publishing programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, InDesign, Photoshop) is highly desirable. Some events involve heavy lifting and long hours. Interns are also expected to work at all Sports Commission and WIN for KC special events, which occasionally occur on evenings and weekends

Hours are Mon-Fri 9-5 with some nights and weekends depending on the event. Interns are reimbursed for mileage to/from events and running errands.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and references in one PDF file to Liz Shrout at Please do not mail in applications. No phone calls please.

Spring Submission Deadline: October 31
Summer Submission Deadline: March 31
Fall Submission Deadline:June 30

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