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Spring 2022 Internship - Special Events Intern - Houston Astros (Houston · TX)

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Special Events Intern

Department: Special Events
Supervisor: Director, Special Events
Classification: Intern/Part-Time/Non-Exempt

 

Please note, as a condition of employment, COVID-19 vaccination (at least the initiation of the process) is required prior to start date. Accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be considered.

 

Summary:

The Special Events intern will work with the Special Events Department to learn about the execution of all non-baseball events and meetings held at Minute Maid Park. Our events business is wide-reaching and includes business meetings, galas, trade shows, corporate team building such as batting practices and softball games, holiday parties, and social events such as weddings and receptions

The internship requires an inquisitive, responsible self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This person must be a strong communicator with above average computer skills.  Ideal intern candidates should possess confidence and poise to deal with all of these entities.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Learn about all aspects of special events from administrative tasks such as contract generation, answering inquiries, disseminating information and database upkeep to the day-of event execution from start to finish.
  • Network and work with all departments within the Astros organization, our event execution partners and vendors, and our corporate and social clients.
  • Learn through observation and execution how a Special Events department functions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 

Education or Experience and/or Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • In pursuit or recent completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or a related field is preferred.
  • Shown past interest in Special Events field through previous internships, jobs, or shadowing opportunities.
  • High level of professionalism with ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Superior attention to detail and deadline orientation.
  • Ability to work efficiently.
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic.
  • Ability to maintain discretion concerning confidential records.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on excel and word preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills.
 

Questions:

  • Are you able to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays?
  • Do you understand that you are responsible for your own housing expenses and transportation during the internship?
  • What makes you the best candidate for the special events internship?
  • Do you have previous experience in special events by way of internships, jobs or shadowing opportunities?
  • If yes, please elaborate on your previous experience.
  • How does this position fit in with your long-term goals?
 

Work Environment:

This job operates in an office, clerical setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment.

 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see and hear. The employee is required to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, use hands/fingers to utilize various electronic platforms.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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