USA Diving, the non-profit National Governing Body for Diving in the U.S., headquartered in Indianapolis, seeks an EVENTS INTERN, to assist in the planning and production of USA Diving National Events. This is a paid internship opportunity.
Assist with projects and ongoing event programs, including event planning and implementation.
Assist in the general "look" of events through management of signage and related displays.
Assist in compiling the USA Diving events calendar.
Coordinate logistics of designated events.
Communicate with and assist Meet Directors and local hosts of designated USA Diving events.
Assist with data analysis of USA Diving events
General event-related office assistance.
Support National Event Manager on-site at USA Diving events as necessary in areas which could include:
Assist in the set-up event signage and décor at national championship events
Assist with event registration table (check-in athletes and coaches upon arrival, help them check their dive sheets, issue credentials and goodie bags as necessary). Typically, this should only be for the first couple of high volume registration days and then an LOC volunteer would take-over.
Coordinate scoring table is running per established timeline and with required number of volunteers (announcer, score writer, Colorado advancer) for each event
Assist with DiveMeets and Colorado representatives to solve technical issues as they arise
Assist with the posting of start lists for each event and disseminate paperwork as necessary (announcers, judges, videographer, photographer) if volunteers are not available
Line athletes up for introductions and awards
Assist with medal distribution during awards presentations
Act as second point of contact for LOC
Assist the National Event Manager in the ordering and creative approval process of awards/medals for all events
Work with Anthony Travel (or directly with hotel) to secure a hotel block for staff, medical and officials at National level events.
Manage staff, medical and official hotel block and rooming list for national events.
Book and manage staff, meet management and key volunteer travel for USA Diving National level events (including air travel and ground transportation).
Book and manage judges’ and medical travel for USA Diving National level events (including air travel and ground transportation).
Junior or senior in college majoring in business, marketing, sports management or a related field
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
Energetic and detail-oriented
Previous experience in special events preferred
Part-time (approximately 20-30 hours per week)
This is a paid internship with compensation based on availability.
Parking is provided
Reports to: National Event Manager Start Date January 2018 End Date: August 31, 2018
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