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Sport Management Opportunities

Updated listings: June 7, 2024

INTERNSHIP Opportunities

Fall Internship – Athletic Communications Intern – NC State University

The NC State Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for an 11-month internship (Aug – June) in Athletics Communications. The interns will report to the Director of Athletic Communications and will assist the Athletics Communications office with coverage of the university’s 22-sport varsity athletics program. The anticipated start date is August 2024 with an anticipated end date of June 30, 2024. Dates are somewhat flexible. The intern will be paid an hourly rate of $12.50 with a maximum of 40 hours per week.



Part-Time Position at the USA Baseball National Training Complex (Cary, NC) – Game Day Operations

The USA Baseball National Training Complex (NTC) opened in 2007 and since has hosted the 2011 Pan American Team, 2009 USA Baseball World Cup Team, 2008 and 2020 United States Olympic Baseball Team, and the 2008 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels home baseball schedule. This year the National Training Complex will once again serve as the host site for the National High School Invitational. Additionally, USA Baseball will hold the Collegiate National Team, 12U-15U National Teams, the annual National Team Identification Series, and various Prospect Development Pipeline events.


SPORT Jobs
Assistant Coach, Women’s Rugby – Queens University of Charlotte

Queens University of Charlotte’s Royals began their four-year transition into the Division I ASUN Conference on July 1, 2022 and became the only North Carolina school to play in the ASUN. This position is considered a Responsible Employee for purposes of the university’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. As such, this position is required to report any incident of sexual misconduct or interpersonal violence to the university’s Title IX Coordinator when made aware of such. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible,12-month position that reports to the Head Coach, Women’s Rugby.



Retail Golf Instructor/Teaching Professional – PGA TOUR Superstore – Raleigh, NC

As the leading specialty golf retailer, PGA TOUR Superstore proudly offers you the opportunity to earn competitive pay as you pursue your passion into a lasting golf career. With a private, technology-rich environment in which the Golf Instructor can operate, all lessons are taught within a private golf simulator driven by industry-leading launch monitor technology and outfitted with high-speed video capture from multiple camera angles. Emerging technologies in ground force pressure mapping or 3D motion analysis are also available at a growing number of retail store locations which help our instructors tailor game improvement game plans that inspire people to play their best and achieve their goals.



Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach / Goalkeeper Coach – Duke University

Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate for the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach / Goalkeeper Coach position. This position will assist the Head Coach with the organizing, planning and coaching of the Women’s Soccer team.



Player Development and Video Assistant – Duke University

Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate for the Player Development and Video Assistant position. This position will assist the women’s basketball program with day-to-day operations.



Associate Director of Sports Marketing – Duke University

Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Associate Director of Sports Marketing with a concentration in Women’s Basketball. This position will oversee the development, coordination and implementation of the Women’s Basketball marketing plan for Duke University. The successful candidate will be a key team player in building revenue generation, game day atmosphere, branding and community outreach.



Account Executive, Group Sales – Charlotte Hornets

Hornets Sports & Entertainment (HSE) is seeking a passionate, committed, high-energy sales person to sell group tickets for our organization. As a Group Sales Account Executive you should be highly motivated and organized with an outgoing personality. HSE provides valuable benefits and competitive time off policies to help you and your family lead healthy, balanced lives.



Head Swim Coach/Aquatics Coordinator – Salem College

The Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator is a dual role which has oversight of pool and facility maintenance and coaches the Swim Team. This person will need to be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision making skills and possess the ability to work with diverse populations. The Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator must be able to enforce pool policies and be able to communicate effectively why policies are in place. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that reports to the Director of Athletics.



Assistant Tennis Pro – Invited Clubs – Raleigh, NC

The Assistant Tennis Professional is responsible for assisting the Tennis Director with all Club tennis activity programming, including developing and promoting racquets programs for all age groups.

Posted within the last 30 days

INTERNSHIP Opportunities

Greensboro Grasshoppers Food & Beverage Intern

The Greensboro Grasshoppers, the High-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are looking to fill a Food & Beverage Intern position for the 2024 season. We are eager to find an energetic individual who will help in supervising our concessions at First National Bank Field.
Overall Responsibility: The intern primarily will report to the Director of Food & Beverage and will help in overseeing all aspects of concessions. The intern will also gain experience in operations, finance, and human resources.



Greensboro Grasshoppers Stadium Operations Trainee

The Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class High-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are looking to fill a Stadium Operations Trainee position for the 2024 season. We are eager to find an energetic individual who will help in the supervision of the overall operation at First National Bank Field.The intern primarily will report to the Director of Stadium Operations and will help in overseeing all aspects of general operations. The trainee will also gain experience in other areas such as tickets, merchandising, sales, and promotions as needed.



2 Student Manager Positions/Internships – Men’s Soccer – NC State

NC State Men’s Soccer team currently has two open positions for Student Managers. These can be part-time jobs or internships depending on your needs. These positions start August 2024 and run until May 2024 or longer. Please reach out to Kaneile Thomas, Director of Operations – Men’s Soccer for more information and to apply: Kthoma23@ncsu.edu



Intern, Marketing & Retail – Major League Baseball – Vero Beach, FL

The Intern, Marketing & Retail for the Jackie Robinson Training Complex (JRTC) assists with day-to-day marketing, communications, and retail operations, activities, and initiatives. These responsibilities include but are not limited to traditional media, social media, corporate partnerships, media relations, and community relations. The Intern, Marketing & Retail will also assist with day-to-day operations and responsibilities of the JRTC onsite gift shop and retail operations.



Social Media Intern (Summer Internship) – Premier Lacrosse League (Remote)

The PLL is seeking candidates to support the Premier Lacrosse League’s world-class content team. The role will work across a variety of tasks including content ideation, creation, caption writing, publishing, and community management. Hires will be full contributors and exist as members of PLL’s media team. Candidates must have an elevated understanding of social media trends, channels, and content formats. Proficiency in TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter are all required; channel-specific strengths will be viewed favorably.



Intern – Ticket Operations – Milwaukee Brewers

As part of Ticket Services Department, the Intern will The Ticket Operations Intern will support the Ticket Operations department by assisting with various operational and administrative duties throughout the office. This position will experience the daily functions of an MLB ticket operations department and support the ticket office management team in providing exceptional customer service as well as maximizing ticket sales and revenue opportunities. This internship will begin in February and go through June with the possibility of an extension.



Internship Positions with Kitty Hawk Kites – Multiple Locations

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. We sell clothing, kites, watersports equipment, toys – anything you need for your next adventure! KHK operates in 7 states, with over 25 locations along the east coast! We strive to be the leading company in adventure recreation and retailing, by building a reputation for fun, and excellence through dedication to customer service, quality, safety, and value. Open Positions Include:

Supply Chain Management Internship (Kill Devil Hills)
Retail Merchandising Intern (Outer Banks, NC)
Retail Merchandising Intern (Destin, FL)
Retail Merchandising Intern (Beaufort, NC)
Retail Merchandising Intern (Long Beach Island, NJ)



Wolfpack Sports Properties Internship

Currently, we are hiring students for our gameday Property Assistant internship. In it, students will receive hands-on sports sponsorship experience by working at NC State Athletics events. Students will be provided the opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes elements of college athletics and start their careers in sports. Additionally, our Property Assistants are paid for their time working, unlike other undergrad internships within Athletics. Please complete this form to apply.



Wake Forest Athletic Development Internship – Wake Forest University

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the development team at Wake Forest Athletics as we transition to a new Athletic Director and launch the ACC Network. Our three-phase program offers an outstanding opportunity to learn fundamental development operations from a successful and talented fundraising staff. Our interns will have access to learning every aspect of how a development office operates in a Power 5 conference school and will leave the program fully prepared for the next step in their career, as evidenced by our recent participants landing positions at top institutions.



Student Interns Needed – Wolfpack Football – NC State

Looking for a summer OR fall internship at NC State? Wolfpack Football is currently recruiting sport management majors for summer and fall internships. If you are interested, please contact Cole Cook, Director of On-Campus Recruiting for football, at cjcook4@ncsu.edu.



Kansas City Chiefs – Training Camp Intern

To provide hard-working, career minded candidates with an internship opportunity to experience the work environment of an NFL Training Camp on the event operations side.
TIME FRAME: Duration of the Chiefs 2024 Training Camp (Mid-July thru Mid-August) on the campus of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO.



Entertainment Intern – Carolina Panthers

Duties: Assisting in day-to-day functions of game day entertainment, cheerleader, mascot, drumline, and fan patrol programs; Working closely with Entertainment Manager on planning and execution of game day elements; Assisting with special events such as, but not limited to: Training Camp, Draft Party, Roadshows, FanFest, Tree Lighting, College football and Charlotte FC; Correspondence and coordination of entertainment groups involved with the game day experience; Assisting with mascot, cheerleader, and drumline’s year-round events and programming.



Business Intelligence Intern – Houston Texans

Support the efforts of the Business Analytics and Technology Department while delivering analytical and database management support to key business units throughout the Houston Texans organization and Lone Star Sports and Entertainment.



Internship: Esports Marketing & Content (Summer 2024) – Monumental Sports & Entertainment · Washington, DC

The Esports Marketing & Content Intern is responsible for promoting the Wizards District Gaming and District E brands through a variety of projects and special events. This is a paid internship. Do you have a passion for esports and building brand awareness through marketing and creating content? We’d love to hear from you!


SPORT Jobs

Kitchen Manager – Greensboro Grasshoppers

The Greensboro Grasshoppers are looking for a highly motivated Kitchen Manager. This position will oversee the ballpark’s kitchen operation, which supports suite level catering, picnics, and concession stands. The ideal candidate is comfortable in high-volume, fast-paced environments and preferably has a background in the sports and entertainment food and beverage industry. This is a salary position that will report to the Director of Food & Beverage.



Athletics Coordinator – Mooresville Parks & Recreation

Work includes organizing athletic activities, programs, and leagues; recruiting and supervising coaches, officials, and participants; publicizing program activities; and supervising the successful implementation of such programs. Work involves scheduling activities and events, and contact with participants, coaches, instructors, and officiating personnel. Employee assists in ordering equipment and supplies and maintaining the safety of activities.

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Recreation Operations Supervisor (Athletics) – Durham Parks & Recreation

We’re on the lookout for an accomplished Recreation Operations Supervisor to spearhead our athletic unit and programs! Are you passionate about fostering a culture of excellence, creating unforgettable experiences and teamwork through athletics? We’re seeking a dynamic leader with a proven track record in coordinating and managing diverse sports programs. As a Recreation Operations Supervisor, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to develop and oversee a range of athletic activities, from leagues to athletic events and tournaments. As our ideal candidate you are a high-performing administrator, creative thinker, good with budgeting, documentation, hiring, and managing projects. If you’re a strategic thinker with a keen eye for talent development and a commitment to promoting sportsmanship and healthy competition, we want you on our team! Join us in shaping the future of athletics and fostering a vibrant recreational atmosphere for our community. Apply now to be a part of our dedicated team!



Athletic Supervisor – Pender County Parks & Recreation

Performs administrative support work planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and overseeing athletic programs for Pender County, and related work as apparent or assigned. Worked is performed under the moderate supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director.



Athletic Program Specialist – Fuquay-Varina PRCR

Performs professional work in planning, coordinating, implementing, and supervising youth and adult athletic programs in the Town. An employee in this class plans, coordinates, and implements athletic programs for citizens of the community. Work involves considerable planning and scheduling of activities and for facilities usage, and contact with participants, officiating personnel, coaches, contracted staff, and community groups for assigned sports.

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Seasonal Positions with Kitty Hawk Kites – Multiple NC Locations

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. We sell clothing, kites, watersports equipment, toys – anything you need for your next adventure! KHK operates in 7 states, with over 25 locations along the east coast! We strive to be the leading company in adventure recreation and retailing, by building a reputation for fun, and excellence through dedication to customer service, quality, safety, and value. Open Positions Include:

Retail Store Assistant Manager OBX (Avon, NC; Corolla, NC; …)
Seasonal Assistant Manager (Beaufort, NC)
Seasonal Retail Keyholder (Atlantic Beach, NC; Beaufort, NC)
Seasonal Retail Sales Crew Member (Atlantic Beach, NC; Beaufort, NC)
Seasonal Retail Sales Crew Member (Outer Banks, NC)
Kiteboard & Wing Foil Instructor (Rodanthe, NC)
Kiteboarding Instructor (Outer Banks, NC; Rodanthe, NC)



Coordinator, Sports Experiences (Combat Sports) – Endeavor · Raleigh, NC

The Coordinator is responsible for operational sales efforts related to the Company’s various events and services. Primary responsibilities include managing the event live process, handling multiple tasks and projects, anticipating event needs, discerning work priorities, and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.



Ticket Sales Representative – Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are looking for proactive sales people to join our high energy sales staff to demonstrate the value associated with Warriors ticket packages at Chase Center to prospects throughout the Bay Area. As a Ticket Sales Representative, you will be directly responsible for selling and servicing new accounts, prospecting in-arena during home games, creating new ideas to increase ticket sales, and perform basic office functions as needed. This position reports to the Manager, Ticket Sales. This is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise while learning more about this growing sports and entertainment organization that values your initiative and dedication!

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