Events Intern (Summer 2019)

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Loudon, NH 03307
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the largest sports venue in New England, is looking for a highly-motivated Events Department Intern that is passionate and prepared to work in a fast-paced environment. The focus of the internship will be to assist the Events Manager in daily event operations, including scheduling all entertainment for our Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race. Duties will include:
  • Research new event ideas and vendors
  • Assist in the execution of all events, including employee, NASCAR race weekends and various facility rentals
  • Assist in booking daily event operations including PA Announcers, bands, fan-zone entertainment
  • Assist in the scheduling of all pre-race entertainment, and various event VIP's
  • Assist in sending invitations, reservations and in the execution of the end of the year awards dinner for LRRS
  • Work with Events Manager on execution of FanZone Entertainment and layout
  • Other duties as assigned Requirements:
  • Hours 20-40 hours per week depending on what's needed for course credit
  • Must be available to work weekends and some nights
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
  • Must have sufficient experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced ever changing environment
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK OUR NASCAR WEEKEND JULY 19th-21st Characteristics/Qualifications:
  • Degree-seeking college student majoring in hospitality, sports management, or other related field
  • Experience with event operations and behind the scenes details of major sporting events. General knowledge of NASCAR is a plus
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to problem solve quickly Compensation:
  • This is a credit-based program and an unpaid internship
  • College credit must be received
  • Compensation for housing, transportation, and/or relocating will not be provided
  • Reference: 561321454

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