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					Carolina Hurricanes Community Relations Internship

This position will serve as support and administrator for the development and execution of day-
to-day community relations activities, such as charitable donations, development of
relationships with the community, partners and beneficiaries, planning and execution of events
and other activities.



The position is available from:

Season: September – End of Season

All internships are unpaid

Typically, candidates selected have a background in Communications, Public Relations, Sports
Marketing/Management, Event Management or Hospitality and are Juniors, Seniors or Graduate
Students.

Qualifications required of applicant:
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Excellent writing skills
Ability to work well with others
Willingness to work extended/unusual hours (i.e. game nights and special events)
Ability to successfully multi-task
Proficient computer skills/ telephone skills

Sample duties:

       Coordinating and fulfilling community requests including fan mail, donation requests, and
        appearance requests.

       Database management of donations and item inventory

       Assisting with the Hurricanes Heroes ticket distribution program

       Assisting with community relations events and Foundation fundraisers, including but not limited
        to: Food Drive / Toy Drive, Game Night Silent Auction Booth, On-Line auction, Charity Golf
        Classic, "We Love the Hurricanes" Luncheon, Skate with the Canes, and Charity Casino Night &
        Wine Tasting

       Setting up and manning Slap Shot booth for community relations activities on an as-needed
        basis, with the idea of raising funds for the Foundation

       Assisting with clinics at schools and community organizations on an as-needed basis

       Assist in writing and development of Community Relations portion of team’s website, collateral
        material for special events and communication pieces

       Assisting in game night activities including the Silent Auction, coordinating the community table,
        and helping with special ticket programs and special player opportunities

       Assisting with other duties as outlined by the Community Relations / Community Development
        Department.



Please plan on being available for the games and special events that occur during your internship period.