The New Jersey State Golf Association, through a grant subsidized by the USGA’s P.J. Boatwright Internship program, seeks a qualified, highly motivated individual for a three-month internship during the period of mid-May, 2021 through mid-August, 2021. The program is geared toward a college student interested in obtaining basic skills in the pursuit of a career in golf administration. This is a paid internship.
In-office hours (located in Kenilworth, NJ): Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. “Tournament day” hours: Arrival at site as early as 6:00 a.m. Departure possibly as late as 8:00 p.m. There are approximately 25-30 “tournament days” during the internship to which intern will be assigned. Given that this internship occurs during the peak season of the NJSGA, there is no provision for extended vacation time.
o Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). o Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. o Exceptional knowledge of, and related functionality of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr) o High level of self-motivation and commitment to teamwork. o Desire to work in a fast-paced, task oriented atmosphere. o Reliability, punctuality, and accountability. o Well-mannered with a positive and productive attitude. o Valid driver’s license and means of reliable transportation. o Ability to lift and move approximately 50 lbs. o Interest in and general knowledge of the game of golf and golf terminology.
Assist Senior Staff in office and at NJSGA tournaments, Member Golf Days, meetings and events. This includes (but is not limited to):
Tournament duties include usage of tournament management / scoring software, course marking/setup, creation of event-related materials, volunteer coordination, player assistance, and various on-course tasks.
Communications duties include maintenance of Social Media accounts (primarily Twitter and Facebook), content creation for web site and media guides, as well as research, photography, and interviews.
Assist other staff with projects as necessary, in addition to general office work.
Attend virtual orientation (funded by the USGA) in Liberty Corner, NJ.
$2,000.00 / month plus travel reimbursement and NJSGA apparel/uniforms.
March 12, 2021
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