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Communications Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

 Title: Communications Intern

Reporting To: Stacey Mitch, Director of Communications

Hours: 35 - 40 hours/week (Seasonal)

Salary: Non paid – College Credit offered

Job Purpose: To assist the communications department with all initiatives and opportunities as it relates to media relations, public relations, community outreach, player appearances, social and digital media and engagement and external communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Attend ALL Sparks home games and assist with game-day media relations and team operations
• Coordinate and manage credentialing for Sparks games
• Maintain and manage a detailed media list: local, national, entertainment, business and sports
• Manage media clips and generate media value reports
• Assist with the coordination of community events to increase the Sparks exposure in the Los Angeles and surrounding communities
• Assist with community ticket programs, including distribution of tickets on a per game basis
• Assist with planning, implementation and staffing of Sparks media, special and charitable events, including, but not limited to: press conferences, interviews, marketing, mascot and dance team appearances
• Assist with the writing of Sparks newsletters, postgame quotes, notes and other materials
• General office duties and other duties as assigned by supervisor


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• Working to achieve Bachelors or Masters degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Sports Management or related fields
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills; basketball knowledge and passion is preferred but not required.
• Quick learner who is able to adapt and excel in various environments
• Strong computer skills including proficiency with HTML, InDesign and Photoshop and social media tools
• Self motivated, positive, reliable and high-energy
• Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced and high pressure environment; are detail oriented and extremely organized
Reliable transportation; use of personal vehicle to and from practice and ability to work weekends, nights and holidays

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Community Relations Internship - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

LOS ANGELES SPARKS COMMUNITY RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

This position will serve as support and administrator for the development and execution of day-to-day and long-term community relations initiatives. This internship will provide valuable experience planning and executing major fundraisers and events, working with our non-profit charitable foundation, developing and maintaining community partnerships, fulfilling community donation requests and coordinating player appearances and fan experiences.

Title: Community Relations Intern

Reporting To:  Community Relations Liaison
Hours: 15-20 hour per week
Seasonal position

Salary: This is a non-paid internship; college credit offered where applicable

Job Purpose:
• 50%: To assist with the design and execution of the Sparks community initiatives throughout the off-season
• 50%: To assist with community donation requests, player appearances, scheduling and planning of community events

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in the planning, promotion and execution of all community relations programs and events
• Assist with processing donation and appearance requests 
• Assist in the coordination and maintenance of the LA Sparks Foundation
• Maintain various databases and spreadsheets
• Maintain inventory for all memorabilia and promotional items
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong creative-thinking skills
• Passion to work in the sports industry and with non-profits
• Ability to successfully multi-task and maintain organization 
• Ability to work efficiently under pressure
• Ability to work well with others

Special Requirements:
Will need to have reliable transportation; some use of personal vehicle
Includes some night and weekend hours for events
  

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. • Do you understand this position is an unpaid/for college credit only position?

2. • Do you have housing in the Los Angeles area? If no, please describe your living arrangements as the Sparks do not offer relocation expenses.

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Creative Sponsorship Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

Reports To:               Coordinator, Partnership Activation                      

Hours:                                    2 – 3 days per week/ Part-time

                                    Seasonal: Spring/Summer 2015

Salary:                        For college class/program credit only; experience

Summary:      This position is responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Partner Activation with day-to-day duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and manage multiple projects in various stages of progress
  • Formulate design concepts, presentations, templates, and other collateral from initial idea to final execution.
  • Develop understanding of target audience and market for specifically aimed sponsorship pieces.
  • Meet any and all deadlines provided by sponsorship team.

Requirements:

·         Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator

·         Knowledgeable on both Mac and PC

·         Must be a highly detail-oriented, self-motivated communicator who follows direction and functions well in a dynamic environment

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Ability to work independently and also respond to creative direction and feedback.

·         Experience managing multiple projects, adapting to changing schedules, finishing tasks quickly, and meeting deadlines.

·         Familiarity with different design formats for both print and web

·         **Must provide portfolio of work that includes applicable graphic design and/or animations

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. • Do you have housing in the Los Angeles area? If no, please describe your living arrangements as the Sparks do not offer relocation expenses.

2. • Do you understand this position is an unpaid/for college credit only position?

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Game Operations Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

Hours: 25-30 hrs. /week

Seasonal: April-September (Seasonal)

Salary: For college class/program credit only
Job Description: 
This is an opportunity to work in the fast-paced world of WNBA game presentation with the Los Angeles Sparks. Interns will work directly with the Director of Game Operations, while also providing support with the creative aspects of in game entertainment, as well as marketing, game day communication, and sponsorship fulfillment. This department is responsible for the planning and execution of each game night’s format. The intern group serves as the staff that makes everything outside of the actual “game” possible. There are optional, extended opportunities for in office work that will involve managing new projects, research, creating new campaigns, and managing various game elements.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
- Attend ALL Sparks home games to help with the implementation of programs throughout the game
- Assist in coordinating game-day set-up including banners, on-court props, halftime details, booths, giveaways, etc
- Assist in coordinating on-court promotions, national anthem, on-court contests, halftime events, and other in-arena game night activities 
- Assist sponsorship department on game-day projects including all on-court and halftimes promotions, etc.
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- Computer experience
- Strong organizational, multitasking, prioritization and time management skills

- Attention to detail and accuracy

- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Friendly, positive attitude 

- Ability to take direction/feeback

Special Requirements:
- Some use of personal vehicle
- Job includes night & weekend hours

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Is there an element of game day that you have specific interest/focused qualification around? (i.e. entertainment, talent booking, basketball, dance, marketing, customer service)

2. Do you understand that this internship is unpaid and for college credit only?

3. Do you have housing available in the Los Angeles area?

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Sponsorship Intern - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

Reports To:               Coordinator, Partnership Activation               

Hours:                       2 – 3 days per week/ Part-time 

Seasonal: Spring/Summer 2015

Salary:                        For college class/program credit only; experience

Summary:      This position is responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Partner Activation with day-to-day duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Market research (partner/brand insights, new market trends)
  • Support proposal and recap building
  • Assist in Partner follow up (mailers, e-mail blasts, corporate newsletter, etc.)
  • Assist in 2016 activation planning (pre-game ideas, structure, logistics)

Requirements:

·         Possess a strong work ethic

·         Willingness to learn (coachable)

·         Detail oriented

·         Can manage high pressured environments

·         Knowledgeable in PowerPoint and Excel

·         Personable/outgoing

·         Event/marketing/promotions experience a plus

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. • Do you have housing in the Los Angeles area? If no, please describe your living arrangements as the Sparks do not offer relocation expenses.

2. • Do you understand this position is an unpaid/for college credit only position?

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Player/Basketball Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Strength & Conditioning Coach - Los Angeles Sparks (los Angeles, CA)

Occupational Summary:                                                                                                                          The main objective is creating the optimal training program for the Los Angeles Sparks Athletes using the format criteria listed under essential duties and responsibilities.

Title: Strength & Conditioning Coach

Based At: 5120 Goldleaf Circle, Suite 130, Los Angeles, CA 90056

Submit Resume: bbops@la-sparks.com  

Reporting To: Executive Vice President/General Manager & Head Athletic Trainer

Hours: Part-time
May 2015 – October 2015

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct a comprehensive assessment of all athletes, identifying strengths and weaknesses in the areas of Propioception, Flexibility, Power and Strength
• Develop and supervise an individual program to address the above weaknesses
• Monitor each of the athletes’ performance in all areas closely and continuously throughout the season
• Make necessary modifications to individual training programs to sustain improvement
• Create and conduct a proper team static/dynamic flexibility program
• Supervise all player weightlifting and conditioning programs
• Conduct daily, or as necessary, weightlifting and conditioning programs both at home and on the road
• Produce daily and bi-monthly weightlifting / conditioning progress reports
• Administer and supervise nutrition plans for players
• Work closely with team trainer to ensure all strength and conditioning needs of each player are being satisfied

Special Requirements:
• Must be a US legal resident
• B.S. degree in Exercise Science or related field
• Must have a valid / current certification from a recognized organization (Preference will be applied to candidates with a C.S.C.S. certification or National Academy of Sports Medicine certification – NASM)
• CPR / First Aid
• Liability Insurance
• Previous experience in a major college (Division 1A or 2A) Strength and Conditioning program (at least 1 year)
• Experience / Knowledge in strength and conditioning in basketball
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience and knowledge using computers for computer based programs, reports and communication purposes
• Great attitude
• Job includes nights and weekend hours

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