Operations Intern, Basketball The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) focuses its efforts into providing sports programs for participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level. The philosophy of “Sports for All, Forever,” is shared by over 670,000 participants and over 100,000 volunteers.
AAU Basketball is one of the largest sports in the Amateur Athletic Union. They conduct multiple National Events all across the nation.
Intern will work at the AAU National Headquarters located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida near Walt Disney World® Resort
Internship provides a multitude of event management and operations experience
Duration of internship is mid-May through mid-August.
Assist in the daily planning and logistics of the events.
Assist with the travel and housing arrangements for all AAU officials and executive committee members.
Handle requests for entry materials.
Work closely with the AAU Basketball Sports Managers.
Assist with distribution of all medals, plaques, trophies and other awards for each sport.
During event – trouble shooting, logistics, working with various sport committees to ensure a well conducted event.
Assist Sports Manager with any additional projects/research/marketing campaigns/phone calls as needed and in the development, management and operational tasks needed to host nationwide AAU events.
Work in conjunction with National Sports Chair and Committees, Host Committees, District Directors and others to help promote, facilitate and properly run all AAU events.
Assist in the operations of Online Registration.
Respond to queries (phone and electronic) relating to various competition rules and regulations.
Assist with hosting events.
Monitor and assist teams with NCAA Certification.
Social Media- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube – in conjunction with social media staff.
Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in Sports Management/Administration, Business, Recreation, Physical Education, or similar field.
Must be organized and able to work through a project with little supervision.
Must be multi-task oriented with the ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure.
Strong communication/customer service skills both verbal and written are required.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and having some knowledge of Access and Adobe Photoshop.
Must be able to meet timely deadlines.
Must have proficient typing skills.
Must have own mode of transportation.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
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Additional Salary Information: $1,000 Stipend Per Month
About Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.
The AAU was founded in 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sports. During its early years, the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. in the international sports federations. The AAU worked closely with the Olympic movement to prepare athletes for the Olympic games. After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing s...ports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level. The philosophy of "Sports for All, Forever," is shared by over 670,000 participants and over 100,000 volunteers.