Event Operations Intern - Spring 2023

Job description

Hashtag Sports is seeking an Event Operations Intern to join our growing team remotely as we accelerate attendance and grow our year-round calendar of events. This position is a fast-paced opportunity for a sports-loving young professional who is looking to learn how to plan and promote unforgettable experiences.. 


The internship will focus on supporting event preparation, execution and wrap up for the Hashtag Sports 2023 conference and Hashtag Sports Awards, as well as planning for the Creators United Summit.


The intern should have excellent knowledge of sports and entertainment culture as well as an interest in business and events. This position requires high attention to detail and the ability to think critically. The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, and willing to roll up their sleeves.


Responsibilities

  • Gain hands-on operational and logistics experience by working with our Event Director to support planning, preparation, execution and wrap up

  • Contribute to agenda planning and programming ideation and execution

  • Assist with management of the event volunteer program

  • Help research, identify, and select vendors, venues, and key stakeholders to stay on budget

  • Contribute to prospecting and outreach related to sponsorship opportunities with the event sales team

  • Learn how to manage marketing channels and communicate with registrants

  • Serve as a liaison with key stakeholders, including the Attendee Advisory Committee


Job requirements

  • Interest in sports, media, and entertainment

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive

  • Proven work ethic, problem-solving skills, and ability to wear entrepreneurial hat

  • Solid understanding of event planning and strategy

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (copywriting experience a plus)

  • Comfortable with Google Docs, Sheets and Drive

  • Familiarity with Canva is a plus (or willingness to learn)

  • Passion for marketing and industry best practices