Intern, Tournament Operations - WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational with PGA TOUR in Memphis · TN

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  • The World Golf Championships - FedEx St. Jude Invitational is seeking a Tournament Operations Intern. This role is based in Memphis, Tennessee and will support the team in the planning, preparation and execution of the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational.
Qualified candidates will have the following: 
  • Education
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) with a major in Sports Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or another related field
  • Event Management experience with exposure to golf tournaments or sports event planning/operations
  • Skills Required 
    • Ability to work in a team environment and have strong interpersonal skills 
    • Must take initiative in project management and problem solving 
    • Capacity to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and remain composed under pressure 
    • Organization, attention to detail and time management 
    • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, clients, vendors and general public 
    • Labor and lifting required 
    • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Dates and Hours: Mid-April to late July
  • Applicant must be willing to work long hours prior to and during the tournament (event dates are June 29 - July 5) 
    • April and May: 40 hours/week 
    • June: 50 - 100 hours/week 
    • July: 20 - 40 hours/week 

  • Assist and coordinate with vendors on set-up and tear-down of the event including: assisting with location and placement of equipment, organization of equipment and space
  • Develop and maintain new and existing databases and spreadsheets around on-site corporate sponsors, hospitality clients, and vendors
  • Receive and manage shipments from corporate clients and vendors including: managing on-site storage of all items and maintaining tracking of packages and inventory
  • Oversee several tournament areas during event week
  • Special projects as needed or assigned

Our benefits include:
  • Competitive wages including performance bonuses 
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • 401(k) plus employer match and contribution
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Wellness Program 
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass  
 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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