Job Posting – Sports Event Intern
About GLSA & GLCVB
The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA) is a division of the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB). The GLSA’s mission is to be the leading voice of sports tourism in the Greater Lansing area and to promote economic growth by attracting a diverse range of sporting events to the region. The GLSA will strive to enhance the quality of life for area residents through the development of local sports and fitness programs for all ages, and to support the continued development and maintenance of safe, high-quality athletic facilities.
The vision of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to inspire everyone to celebrate and love Greater Lansing as much as we do! Which goes hand in hand with our mission, to positively impact our community’s quality of life by developing the region as a visitor destination.
The GLSA/GLCVB is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization vows not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (includes gender identity and sexual orientation), physical or mental disability, or age.
We are seeking a current college student to join the Greater Lansing Sports Authority. This position is paid, with evening and weekend work required. The position is semester-based May-September. Position reports to the Executive Director of the Greater Lansing Sports Authority and assists in providing services and support for sporting events in which the GLSA is involved.
- On-site sport event assistance, including several evenings and weekends.
- Various administrative and clerical functions.
- Creation of team bags and other customized information.
- Researching prospective sporting events for the Greater Lansing area.
- Assist with updating of social media content specifically showcasing onsite event happenings.
Creative and collaborative, dynamic, fast paced work environment. Part-time intern position located in professional office in Lansing, MI. Standard work hours Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am – 5 pm., with opportunity for flexible/part-time remote schedule. This position involves working evening and weekend events.
Our preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of sport management and event coordination, strong organizational and time management skills, and an ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite are required. Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills are essential to success in this position. Reliable transportation is required.
Experience in sport management or coordination is preferred.
Essential Physical and Environmental Requirements
- Requires physical activity for extended periods of time such as computer work/keyboarding, telephone use, bending, reaching, twisting, sitting, and standing.
- Requires lifting, pushing and pulling objects over 25 pounds.
- Travel in personal automobile and air travel required for Bureau Business.
Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Sports Event Intern” in the subject line.