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Spring 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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Charlotte Hornets | Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Position Overview

Hornets Sports & Entertainment is looking for a college student to serve as an intern for the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department. The CSR intern will serve as support and administrator to the department by assisting with day-to-day and long term community initiatives. The intern will also gain hands-on experience planning and executing major events, maintaining community/corporate partnerships and working with the charitable foundation of the Charlotte Hornets.

This is a non-paid internship, a stipend is provided for transportation, food and parking expenses. You will need to able to work 20-40 hours per week. You are required to receive academic credit. Hours will include most arena events, throughout the semester that may occur on evenings and/or weekends, including Community Events and Hornets games.

The Spring 2020 program runs from January 9th, 2020 to April 17th, 2020.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Take role in planning and coordinating community initiatives - including but not limited to Military Care, hospital visits and game day donation drive
* Coordinate and fulfill community donation requests and nonprofit event sponsorship requests
* Assist the Charlotte Hornets Foundation with planning and executing annual fundraisers
* Database management of donation requests and autographed memorabilia inventory
* Assist with coordinating player appearance and fan experiences

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, you should demonstrate the following competencies:

* Must be able to receive academic credit.
* Must be able to work 25-30 hours a week; in addition to home games and special events.
* Must have access to reliable transportation daily, during office hours.
* Positive attitude
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Passion to work in the sport industry and community outreach is preferred
* Willingness to work extended hours (i.e. game nights and special events)
* Ability to successfully multi-task and maintain organization
* Self-starter, creative, and adaptable
* Proficient in MS Office applications