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.
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
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