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Marketing Internship

Spring/Summer/Fall 2017 Marketing and Administrative Internship

Interns will increase their marketing skills by being actively involved with all aspects of marketing, promotion, and administrative work for the HJGT, the HCAT (Collegiate Tour) under the direct supervision and mentorship of 3-4 full time HJGT staff members. The internship will be based in Jacksonville, Florida and will require minimal travel. Normal marketing hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Interns will receive 2 days of free time per week. No other internship will better prepare you for a career in marketing with the hands on training that you will receive. The following information will help you gain an understanding of the HJGT internship.

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is now accepting applications for Spring, Summer and Fall 2017! Its not too early or late too apply with the nations largest junior golf tour.

2017 Spring Dates: January-May

2017 Summer Dates: May-August

2017 Fall Dates: August- December

Intern Assignments:
Pre and post tournament press releases
Constant website updates
Sales and marketing of tour and upcoming tournaments
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
Online retail sales, marketing, and customer service
Hotel relations
Tour promotions
Create weekly tournament videos for YouTube upload
Sponsorship strategies
Partnership contributions
Contract negotiation

Qualifications:
Sales and Marketing experience (preferred)
Interest for the sport of golf (preferred)
Great organizational skills
Ability to handle an aggressive environment and work schedule
Working towards bachelor degree or masters
Willingness to work 40-45 hours per week
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
Self-motivated and hard-working
Strong written and verbal skills
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
Strong customer service skills

This internship is unpaid although the HJGT provides all interns with 100% free housing. Apply now for any program period. Spring application deadline is November 15, 2016, Summer application deadline is April 1, 2017 and Fall application deadline is July 1, 2017 Spring dates: The Marketing Team runs from January 2 to May 12th. Summer Date Ranges: Mid-May to Mid-August. Fall Date Ranges: Mid-August to Mid-December for both Marketing and Operations positions. The Marketing and Administrative Interns is one team consisting of 7 to 10 interns. Write to Internships@hjgt.org and submit a cover letter and resume to secure an interview.

Why intern with the HJGT?

-College credit for getting hands on, Once in a lifetime educational experience
-Travel the country
-Provided with fully furnished housing
-Employee discounts on most major golf equipment and apparel (Generally 30-50% off retail)
-Hands on experience and to learn every aspect of tournament operations, retail marketing, and video productions.
-Resume building workshops
-Classroom sessions with HJGT employees to assist with career planning
-Recommendation letters from full time employees
-Networking events

HJGT Interns will also be provided with 100% paid housing in Jacksonville, Florida if their college or permanent residence is more than 50 miles away from HJGT headquarters. This includes:

-Bedding
-Furniture
-Washer and Dryer
-Appliances (stove and microwave)
-Internet and TV

College Credit:
Students will be able to use the HJGT internship for college credit. Your institution will decide the amount of credits. All interns must be enrolled in at least one credit

Career Enrichment:
There are countless benefits to participating in the HJGT internship. Interns will meet and interact with many people and get to know the future stars of the PGA and LPGA tours. Interns will be around influential and successful sponsors, parents, and spectators. Interns will also work closely with golf professionals, directors of golf and course superintendents. In addition to the contacts made, the internship also serves as an opportunity to obtain full time employment with the HJGT or through its network. This internship is unlike many other programs because of the hands on experience you will receive. Interns will be given daily tasks that have a big impact on the organization. You will learn how to manage people, manage departments, and problem solve in a fast and fun environment.

How to Apply?
If you are interested in applying for an internship position with the HJGT, please email your resume and cover letter to internships@hjgt.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. We are accepting all Applications for all program internship periods. Please specify what position you are applying for in the email subject line when you submit your resume and cover letter and whether you want to intern in the Spring, Summer and or Fall for 2017.