Trainee - Community Basketball Programs with Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA

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Communications/Community Relations: Community Relations
Here’s your chance to experience a bold and dynamic organization first hand.  The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club will be looking for passionate team players to participate in our 2019-2020 Trainee Program.  The program is designed to give top candidates real-life experience in the sports and entertainment industry, in addition to providing educational and networking opportunities. Any qualified applicant who has a college degree with a Bachelors or Masters is eligible to apply for the Atlanta Hawks Trainee Program. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day/event responsibilities (depending on department assignments). Trainees are paid $13.50/hour and overtime if applicable. Trainees are benefit-eligible after 30 days (medical, dental, vision).

This person will serve as the administrative assistant for the Community Basketball Programs department. Their main responsibility will be to inventory gear and promotional items; event logistics and planning assistance; grassroots marketing; event coordination; offsite warehouse management. Staffing support is required to deliver on the goals of exceptional employee experience and operational experience.

Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Assist with activation at Jr Hawks and Jr NBA events
  • Assist with on court coaching at community basketball programs
  • Assist with daily administrative tasks to aide in planning, promotion and execution of basketball programs.
  • Assist with event load-ins and load-outs
  • Assist with media content capture at basketball program events
  • Assist with inventory maintenance for uniforms, promo items, autograph items, etc.
  • Assist with research of grassroots basketball programs in the Atlanta market. Generate contact databases for Jr Hawks Program prospecting.
  • Help promote and expand Lady Ballers program
  • Help market paid programming registrations
  • Grow contact databases
  • Oversee opening weekend Jr Hawks league gyms for weekend table promotions. Deliver coaching resources to coaches
  • Promote all coach education platforms
  • Provide administrative support for events such as Hawks-Naismith Series, Jr NBA events, Coaches Education platform events

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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