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Event Operations Intern - Topnotch Events (Cleveland · OH)

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
About Topnotch Events:
Topnotch Events is a leading event management company specializing in professional tennis events. Topnotch Event’s parent company, Topnotch Management, is a global sports agency specializing in tennis, soccer, and pickleball. Both organizations are based in Downtown Cleveland. 

About Tennis in the Land:
As one of the biggest women’s tennis events in the country, Tennis in the Land (WTA 250) welcomes some of the top women tennis players in the world to Cleveland, Ohio, the week prior to the US Open. With $300,000 in prize money and valuable ranking points at stake, this is one of the premier stand-alone women’s tennis events in the United States and is the only professional women’s sporting event in Cleveland. 

Internship overview:
Topnotch will be bringing on motivated individuals who want to be an integral part of planning and operating of a week-long WTA Tour event in Cleveland, OH, broadcast live around the world. The opportunity is to join one of the leading tennis agencies in the world as it brings to life a professional tennis event. Interns will learn from experienced sports marketing professionals and play a meaningful role in the execution of a world-class tournament.

Operations 
  • During event week, assist with all tournament operations needs. This can range from setting up courts and hanging signage to assisting with the tournament credentialing system and volunteer management
  • Prepare for the tournament throughout the summer by coordinating event-related items and tasks 
  • Work with marketing and graphic design team to organize signage and other promotional item needs

Special Events
  • Work to create and implement all of the special events in the lead-up to the event as well as during the event. Examples of special events: Kids' Day, Women in Business Forum, Mental Health Monday, Pride Day, etc.
  • Assist with mini-events throughout the summer that help promote Tennis in the Land to potential ticket buyers
Interns will receive a monthly stipend of $1,250.

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 available to stay with us through the end of the tournament (August 27, 2023)?

  2. Why do you want to work in event operations?

  3. Have you had previous experience that you think can lend to supporting Tennis in the Land operations?