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2018 Merchandise and Grassroots Marketing Internship

Washington Kastles
Washington, DC
Retail/Licensing: Retail Management

Job Description
Help the staff of the Washington Kastles prior to and during the World TeamTennis season in July. Assist Merchandise and Grassroots Marketing Coordinator with preparation of marketing collateral for the upcoming Kastles season. Develop a plan for selling and promotion of team merchandise for sale on website and team store at stadium.
Desired Experience
Candidate should have a background in retail sales, grassroots marketing, event planning and/or project management. Strong organizational skills are a must. Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required. Graphic design skills are highly desired. Sports and/or tennis background a plus, but not required. Intern must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Assist Merchandise and Grassroots Marketing Coordinator as a project manager; ensure all marketing projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Help with managing the merchandise inventory.
  • Work with local tennis clubs to manage new merchandise distribution channels, as well as distribute Kastles marketing collateral.
  • Assist team with set up and breakdown, as well as management of the Kastles store at Kastles Stadium on match days.
  • Attend local events and represent the Kastles in the community as part of the Kastles grassroots marketing efforts.
  • Assist with stadium setup and teardown on all match days.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Merchandise and Grassroots Marketing Coordinator and the senior staff of the Washington Kastles.
Internship will begin in mid May and end on August 3. All internship positions require a full-time commitment during business hours. Significant weekend and evening hours will also be required, including attendance at all Kastles home matches. Internships are unpaid, but can be done for college credit.
All interns must provide their own computers for use when working with the Washington Kastles. 
The Kastles are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed and decided upon as they are received.
No phone calls please. EOE.

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