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Positive Coaching Alliance



Want to make a difference in the lives of youth athletes?  Help create Better Athletes, Better People by bringing the Positive Coaching Alliance message to coaches, parents, athletes, officials and more. We prefer that candidates considering this internship should reside in Denver, Colorado or nearby suburban areas.

 

Position: Marketing Intern

 

About Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)

Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national non-profit organization with the mission of creating a positive, character-building youth sports environment that results in BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE.

Youth sports currently involves 40M children, which presents a tremendous platform on which to develop youth character and life skills. Research has shown that in order for youth to accrue these benefits from sports, sports needs to be done in a way that creates a positive youth development culture. PCA ensures sports are ‘done right’ with programming that is research-based and designed to have an impact at three levels in a youth sports organization or school:

  • Youth experience improved life skills and character development.  They also perform better!
  • Coaches become more positive and increase their focus on using sports to teach life lessons.
  • Youth Sports Organizations & Schools see their cultures become more positive and everyone involved has more fun.

 

Description

The marketing intern will report to the marketing team and assist with website management, email marketing, content creation, digital design, social media posting and more. This is a 6 month internship.  

Qualifications/Requirements


  • Exceptional writing and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills: Must be able to multi-task effectively and have strong time management skills
  • Strong computer skills, ideally experience with Photoshop
  • Eager to learn about website and email development, or already possess these skills
  • Ability to think outside the box about ways to improve impact of the mission
  • Coaching or athlete experience with sports is strongly desirable
  • Preferred experience or desire to learn marketing and advertising strategy
  • Video editing skills preferred

 

Intern Responsibilities


Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Content management
  • Write copy for resources to upload to the website www.PCADevZone.org
  • Manage PCA’s content manage systems, learn basics of web updates and email marketing
  • Work directly with PCA’s National Marketing Team to assist HQ and all 18 Chapters in Marketing efforts and Strategy.
  • Meet 3x week with PCA’s senior marketing manager, Eric Fischer
  • Foster high level of morale & commitment towards PCA
  • Creating images for use on social media 

 

Compensation

-        This is an unpaid internship but provides invaluable marketing experience in which the person will learn hands on e-mail marketing and web management experience. 

 

Contact


-        Eric Fischer

-        Email: eric_fischer@positivecoach.org

-        Phone: 303-579-9212

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