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Community Programming Intern – Spring 2023

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Community Programming Intern – Spring 2023 | Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Community Programming Intern – Spring 2023

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Cleveland, OH, USA

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 Job Description

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) serves to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events.
GCSC supports the local economy, utilizes sports as a vehicle to forward community agendas and maintains a goal of producing events that are more successful when held in Cleveland than in other cities.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission is hiring for our Spring internship program (January – May), with an anticipation start date of January 10, 2023.

As Community Programming Intern, you will:
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Support the Youth Education through Sports programming series
  • Assist with city-wide community impact programming for major events through the Velocity campaign
  • Assist full-time staff with on-site management of youth and community programming
  • Attend on-site walkthroughs and planning meetings
  • Assist with research and outreach to community organizations
  • Aid in the planning and logistics for future hosted events
Work hands on as event operation staff during Greater Cleveland Sports Commission events such as:
  • JVA Rock ‘n Rumble – January 7-8 & January 14-15
  • Greater Cleveland Sports Awards – January 25
  • 2023 Nike North Coast Cup – February 18-20
  • Dru Joyce Classic – April 14-16
  • 2023 Nike North Coast Cup – April 28-30
  • Velocity (fundraising and programming campaign) – planning ongoing
  • Pan-American Masters Games – Summer 2024 – planning ongoing

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Prior experience with youth and event planning is preferred
  • Experience working with large and diverse groups of people (children, adults, students, etc.)
  • Eager to learn the business of sports and ability to think outside the box
  • Interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion in sports, including adaptive sports, gender equity, LGBTQIA+ athletes, mental health, and racial equity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be passionate and have a team-player attitude
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited College/University (undergraduate or post-graduate program) or have recently completed (6-months)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment during events with long hours
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