Community Development Intern (Year-Long) - Houston Texans (Houston · TX)

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Looking for an internship that allows you to gain valuable, hands-on experience in the professional sports industry? If so, we have an opportunity with the Houston Texans! 

The mission of the Houston Texans Draft Class program is to provide chosen future sports professionals the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in the professional sports industry through exposure throughout the Houston Texans organization.  The chosen future sports professional will make meaningful contributions to Houston Texans business and/or football operations through in-depth meaningful curriculum and experiences.
The Houston Texans are seeking an individual for the position of Community Development Intern.
Our Texans Teammate Habits:
Dedication to the team
Be adaptable
Passion for work 
Win with integrity
Own the outcome 
Culture: We attract the best and brightest professionals by nurturing core ideals such as character, hard work, discipline, and teamwork. We reward performances and demand a total commitment to excellence and a will to win in everything that we choose to do.

Basic Function: Assist the Community Development and Foundation staff with events and all other department responsibilities. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 
·   Assist Community Development staff on events and gameday initiatives related to the following NFL platforms: Breast Cancer Awareness, Military Appreciation, PLAY 60, My Cause My Cleats and Inspire Change
·  Assist Senior Community and Youth Football Manager with coordination and execution of youth football programs including Houston Texans Flag Football, Flag-in-Schools, Showcase League, NFL FLAG, Coach of the Week, and other high school football initiatives.
·   Execute gameday recognitions and features.
·   Monitor community section of the Houston Texans website and make updates as needed.
·   Attend and participate in weekly Community Development staff meetings.
·   Maintain organization within player appearance request inbox and voicemail. Respond to requests in a timely manner, handling each request with respect and referring fan to other solutions when necessary.
·   Assist with the coordination of all Community Development events including charitable drives and player appearances.
·   Assist Foundation personnel with special events and projects program implementation where needed.
·  Assist Community Development team with creation of annual Community Impact Report and Houston Texans Foundation annual recap.
·   Assist with coordination of interdepartmental autograph sessions.
·   Recruit volunteers for Texans Care Employee Volunteer program events, track volunteer hours and send updates to staff.
· Fulfill departmental administrative tasks as assigned.
·  Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the executive team, Director of Community Relations, Community Relations Associate or other departmental staff members.
·  Position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with other Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Skills Required: 
·   Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software. 
·   Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks. 
·   Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications.
·   Ability to maintain attention to detail and to produce high-quality work in accordance with directions given.  
·   Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information.
·   Display strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain solid working relationships. 
·   Exhibit professional approach to customer service.

Subject to reasonable accommodations, position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with staff, peers, and other Club and therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Travel requirements: Occasional local travel related to Community Development events required.

Educational Requirements: 
·   Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university, preferred.
·   Non-profit or community service experience, strongly preferred.
·   Event experience, strongly preferred
Title:  Community Development Intern 
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Department:  Community Development  
Reports to:  Director of Community Development

Please note that while resumes of all candidates will be considered, as a way for the Texans organization to acknowledge and reciprocate the tremendous support given the Team by local fans and the local community in general, qualified candidates with permanent addresses in the Houston metropolitan and surrounding areas will be given first consideration whenever possible.
If your skills and experience match our available position requirements, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. Due to the volume of resumes received by the Houston Texans, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to commit to a full-time work schedule which includes weekends, evenings and holidays, as necessary, from approximately June 2022 through May 2023?

  2. Do you understand that this position pays a non-negotiable hourly rate of $12/hr, does not qualify for relocation, and is a temporary position with no guarantee for a full-time offer after May 2023?

  3. Do you live in Houston or the surrounding areas? (YES/NO) If No, can you find dependable housing and transportation for the duration of the internship? (YES/NO)