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Events Intern

Volleyball Canada

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 10/28/2022

Events Intern | Volleyball Canada

Events Intern

Volleyball Canada

Apply by Ended 10/28/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Ottawa, ON, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

Volleyball Canada will host 6 National Championship events across the country in 2023 which will welcome over 1000 teams and 30,000 participants throughout the month of May 2023. This internship will support the National Championships while independently managing various projects relating to the events. The successful applicant will be expected to travel to one or more of the events for the duration of the event, including a few days before and after the event for set-up and wrap-up. Following indoor nationals, the intern will continue to support planning and execution of the Beach Nationals in August 2023.

The ideal candidate would be able to take on the full internship however VC is willing to accommodate a fall internship separate from Jan – Aug 2023.

The internship will support all planning and execution aspects related to Nationals however responsibilities will focus on the following:

  • Responsible for managing the Nationals email account. Respond to questions pertaining to the logistics of the events (e.g. competition, venues, transportation, etc.)
  • Assist with athlete/team accreditation plan and implementation
  • Assist with the coach check-in preparation and on-site management
  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of the sneaker recycling program
  • Manage the rentals of administrative and logistical equipment needed on-site for the event including computers, printers, radios, etc.
  • Assist with the management and scheduling of event crew for all Nationals’ events
  • Prepare the practice schedule booking software
  • Process practice time requests and manage the practice schedules for all Nationals’ events
  • Work with event schedulers and the registration coordinator to ensure court specifications match the practice schedule layout
  • Prepare and implement the event pass pre-sale for spectators
  • Manage incoming ticket sales and related questions and inquires
  • Develop an information sheet to train on-site ticketing staff
  • Coordinate Will Call and event pass sales on-site
  • Create signage for public information on event passes

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a pleasant and professional manner both verbally and in writing with staff, athletes, volunteers, suppliers and the general public
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgment in a fast-paced environment with many conflicting priorities
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Able to identify problems and work with others to resolve them
  • Detail oriented and able to double check work to ensure accuracy
  • Ability to show leadership to build and maintain excellent working relationships
  • Experience in Microsoft Office is an asset
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn on the job and take initiative
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