The Tornadoes organization is seeking highly self-directed student interns for the Fall of 2018. Internships will be focused with a respective scope of work, but duties may vary to encompass all Tornadoes daily organization needs. KC Tornadoes interns are expected to work as a team and alongside front office staff, and general responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Event coordination and support
- Database management
- Website updates
- Market research, surveys and reporting
- Interaction with small businesses and large corporations
- Relationship-building with other community organizations
- Materials preparation (including possible opportunities for copy-writing, design, still and video photography)
- Social media posting
- Assist at live events
- Administrative work
This is a great opportunities for students to see how a professional sports team operate s and observe interactions and decision-making among leaders in a corporate setting. Out interns will have a hand in the brainstorming process to help develop our organization into a sustainable, family-friendly, and community-oriented operation. Interns in this program will also have the access to networking with regional leaders, professional development and corporate mentoring.
Desired Skills: Candidates must be highly self-directed and possess effectual critical thinking skills. Strong communication skills, including high levels of both written and spoken English language, required. Students must be organized and proficient or have an interest in becoming proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive, MailChimp, WordPress, and all social media platforms. Our ideal candidate will be a team player, as well as proactive, independent, and manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines. Announcement
Desired Areas of Interests: Administration, Non-Profits, Sales, Marketing, Sports Management
Requirements: Please send a current resume, cover letter, which of the desired areas of interest apply to you from the list above, and the names/contact information for two people who would recommend you for this position, at your earliest convenience, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be holding in-person interviews in Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday, July 31st, and request that if chosen for a fall internship — you be available for a morning training to be held in Kansas City, Missouri on Thursday, August 2nd. Samples of work and written communication may be requested. Required education: high school or above.