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Community Relations & Operations FALL Internship - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)

The Community Relations & Operations Interns will gain hands-on experience through planning and implementing community events / activities, membership events and grassroots marketing activities with a goal of driving trial and lead generation.  

Interns will also work all Sky home games and assist with implementation of game operations and community activities in-arena.  Interns will also assist with day to day operation of the team retail function, community donation program, Sky Cares silent auctions and may also participate in the team's 50/50 Charitable fundraising on game days. 

Interns will assist with planning and executing events such as Sky Cares Golf Outing, Sky Cares Fundraising Bowling event, Sky Cares Fitness Festival, execution of Sky Legacy Partner and Sky Partner activations and promotions as well as other tasks as required.

Criteria & Qualifications:

  • Excellent phone & computer skills; specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Outgoing and able to be a Brand Ambassador - willingness to approach strangers to initiate conversations about the Sky
  • Willingness to assist with fundraising 
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Able to deal with internal and external clients in a professional manner
  • Marketing; sports administration; or related business majors
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task
  • Highly motivated, self starter with a passion for working in sports.
  • Live in Chicagoland Area 
  • Reliable Transportation 
  • Required to work Chicago Sky Events / Games (nights and weekends may apply) 
  • Must be willing to work 20-25 hours per week 

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Operations & Marketing and associated staff and is an unpaid, part time internship.   Academic credit is available.  Candidates should be local to Chicago or be willing to relocate at their own expense.  Must have access to own transport.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. When are you available to start?

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