Hoop Group’s Girls Events Division Internship – Hoop Group

School: Hoop Group
Position: Hoop Group's Girls Events Division
Description:

The Hoop Group is a comprehensive basketball company dedicated to fulfilling dreams of players, parents, and coaches. We provide the best instruction, competition, and exposure to athletes of all ages and ability. Hoop Group originated in 1963 as an overnight summer camp for boys and girls. Since then, we have expanded to include tournaments, instructional programs, consulting, recruiting assistance, and many other services: establishing ourselves as a basketball powerhouse. Today, Hoop Group is a leader in grassroots basketball with over 300 events and over 100,000 participants each year.

 

Internship Description

Hoop Group Girls Events is seeking qualified individuals to assist in the daily operations of the growing brand. Spring (February-May) interns will work in a hybrid fashion involving working remotely, at Hoop Group Headquarters (Neptune, NJ), and at events. Event-related expenses are covered by the company. Candidates who excel will have   the option to extend their internship through the summer (June-August).

 

Interns will be involved in all facets of Hoop Group Girls Events:

Sales/Marketing

  • Manage incoming correspondence with customers via email and telephone
  • Communicate and work effectively with college and grassroots basketball coaches
  • Recruit new and returning participants for individual and team events via calls, texts, and email campaigns
  • Social media content creation and account management/analytics
  • Assist Vice President of Sales and Marketing with special projects as assigned

 

Operations/Finance

  • Prepare and execute event logistics (event set up and tear down, crowd management, etc)
  • Point of sale ticketing and cash management at events
  • Assist with the scheduling of team tournaments and camps

 

Professional Qualifications

  • Outgoing and personable
  • Able to anticipate needs and determine priorities
  • Work a non-traditional schedule and travel to assigned locations
  • Maintain decorum and confidentiality when interacting with high profile customers and coaches
  • Desire to pursue a career in the sports and/or coaching industries is a plus but not required
  • Experience with graphic design, editing, photography, and/or videography is a plus but not required
Applicant Information:

Candidates should email a brief cover letter noting their anticipated availability (spring and/or summer semester) and resume in PDF format to Ashley Biddle at [email protected].

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