Job Posting - Community Relations Intern

The Oklahoma City Thunder is currently seeking an individual to fill our Community Relations internship opening for the spring semester. This exciting internship program is designed to develop valuable skills and gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. This position will serve as support and administer for the development and execution of the day-to-day Community Relations activities, such as charitable donations; development of relationships with the community, partners and beneficiaries; and planning and execution of events and other activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinating and fulfilling community requests including donation requests and appearance requests
• Database management of donations and item inventory
• Assisting with Community Relations special events and fundraisers
• Assisting with Thunder Fit Clinics at schools on an as-needed basis
• Assisting with Reading Time Outs and Rolling Thunder Book Bus visits at schools on an as-needed basis
• Assisting with Thunder Reading Challenge mailings and database upkeep
• Assisting in game night activities including auctions/raffles, managing the Tickets for Kids table and helping with special player appearance opportunities in the arena
• Working onsite with the Thunder Events Center manager to assist with needs related to that facility
• Maintain good attendance and punctuality
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Presently enrolled in an accredited college or university
• Eligible to receive course credit for the internship
• Must be at least in Junior Year status
• Candidates should be computer proficient, detail oriented, and enthusiastic about working within a sport-related field
• Background within a sports marketing, community service or communications depart is encouraged

This is a paid internship reporting to the Community Relations Events Manager.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources
Oklahoma City Thunder
211 N. Robinson Ave, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Fax: (405) 208-4777
Please reference the Job Title in your correspondence.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*