The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org .
Sports Partnerships Intern
UNICEF USA seeks an intern for its Sports Partnerships team who will learn the essentials of strategic sports partnerships and community engagement and gain experience working closely with UNICEF Ambassadors, Supporters and the sports industry at large. The intern will complete their internship with an understanding of issues, events, and how UNICEF USA works with professional sports leagues, teams, athletes and agencies to bring awareness to helping children around the world. The ideal candidate should possess strong communication skills, demonstrate initiative, creativity and enthusiasm, understand the importance of attention to details, be nimble and resourceful, and express an interest in learning about sports partnerships, communication and events through hands-on experience. We are currently seeking unpaid interns for our fall cohort that will commence February 11, 2020 and end May 8, 2020.
* Take part in UNICEF USA's relationships with professional sports leagues, teams, athletes and agencies. Potentially including athletes/teams in the following leagues and more: NBA, NFL, MLS, MLB, NHL, WWE, PGA, LPGA, and WTA * Monitor social media and sports media sources for sports-related activities * Help with special events and support special projects related to UNICEF USA's objectives and incorporating sports partnerships * Assist in researching athletes for future partnerships * Assist with brainstorming content for social media guides for partnered athletes, teams and leagues * Be aware of sports headlines related or useful to Sports Partnerships * Support UNICEF key moments and campaigns that they related to our sports partners * Prepare materials such as briefing packets, schedules/itineraries, run-of-shows, talking points, social media guides, etc. for athletes, staff and constituents for athlete-related activities
* Must be a current student enrolled in a College or University degree program * Sports Management or Sports Marketing major preferred * Applicants should possess strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media * Attention to detail and organizational skills * Fluency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel is preferred * Must be a highly motivated team player who enthusiastically embraces the mission of UNICEF and UNICEF USA * Must demonstrate UNICEF USA Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork and Service
Time Frame:Spring 2020
Days per Week: Flexible
Hours per Week: 14-21 hours
This is an unpaid internship.Travel stipend provided.
UNICEF USA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee
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