Spring 2019 Internship - Marketing and Admin

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour - Winter Garden, FL3.4

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $28,000 a year
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
Title: Sales, Marketing and Admin Intern
Department: Marketing
Semester: Spring 2019 (January 2 - May 10)
Application Deadline: December 1st, 2018

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. Currently the HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the United States hosting more 2-day nationally ranked events than any other tour.

In 2017, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour announced a partnership with Nexus, an international hospitality and entertainment company backed by financier Joe Lewis and Tavistock Group, golfing great Tiger Woods and musician and entertainer Justin Timberlake, which will further our collective goal of growing the game of golf, broadening the Tour’s reach across the U.S. and around the world.

Position Summary
Interns will increase their marketing skills by being actively involved with all aspects of marketing, promotion, and administrative work for the HJGT, the HCAT (Collegiate Tour) under the direct supervision and mentorship of 3-4 full time HJGT staff members. The internship will be based in Orlando, Florida and will require minimal travel. Our headquarters is located at Orange County National Golf Course in Winter Garden, FL. Normal marketing hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Interns will receive 2 days of free time per week. No other internship will better prepare you for a career in marketing with the hands on training that you will receive. The following information will help you gain an understanding of the HJGT internship.

Intern Assignments:
Pre- and Post-Press Releases
Constant Website Updates
Sales and Marketing of Tour and Upcoming Tournaments
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube)
Online retail sales, marketing, and customer service
Hotel relations
Tour Promotions
Create weekly tournament videos for YouTube upload
Sponsorship strategies
Partnership contributions
Contract negotiation

Sales and Marketing experience (preferred)
Interest for the sport of golf (preferred)
Great organizational skills
Ability to handle an aggressive environment and work schedule
Working towards bachelor degree or masters
Willingness to work 40 hours per week
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
Self-motivated and hard-working
Strong written and verbal skills
‍Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
‍Strong customer service skills

Why intern with the HJGT?
College credit for getting hands on, Once in a lifetime educational experience
Minimal Travel
Access to 3 golf courses at Orange County NTL. Interns can play Crooked Cat and Panther Lake for $25 and the Tooth for $5.
Daily lunch deals and specials at Orange County National
Employee discounts on most major golf equipment and apparel (Generally 30-50% off retail)
Hands on experience and to learn every aspect of tournament operations, retail marketing, and video productions.
Resume building workshops
Classroom sessions with HJGT employees to assist with career planning
Recommendation letters from full time employees
Networking events
Provided with fully furnished housing at Tuscana Resort in Orlando, FL. Amenities include full pool, cabanas, gym, movie theater, and restaurant. Click here to view video of our 3 condos at Tuscana.

Condos include :
Washer and Dryer
Appliances (stove and microwave)
Internet and TV

College Credit:
Students will be able to use the HJGT internship for college credit. Your institution will decide the amount of credits. All interns must be enrolled in at least one credit

Career Enrichment:
There are countless benefits to participating in the HJGT internship. Interns will meet and interact with many people and get to know the future stars of the PGA and LPGA tours. Interns will be around influential and successful sponsors, parents, and spectators. Interns will also work closely with golf professionals, directors of golf and course superintendents. In addition to the contacts made, the internship also serves as an opportunity to obtain full time employment with the HJGT or through its network. This internship is unlike many other programs because of the hands on experience you will receive. Interns will be given daily tasks that have a big impact on the organization. You will learn how to manage people, manage departments, and problem solve in a fast and fun environment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the associate may be required to work varying schedules including nights and weekend to reflect the business needs of the company.

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

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.