Speedway Children's Charities Intern, Texas Motor Speedway

QUALIFICATIONS:


College Level Student or recent graduate- B.A., B.S. with the following majors, but not limited to, hospitality management, non-profit, sports or motorsport management, public relations or related field.

 

Good organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy; proactive; creative; team player; good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook).  Must be able to work any scheduled event weekends that occur during the internship.

DUTIES:

Day-to-day:

  • Assist with keeping open communication with the Board of Trustees, Texas Motor Speedway, and partner organizations by making phone calls, sending emails, sending faxes, and mass mailings.
  • Update social media daily.
  • Keep the office organized to help provide a stress-free work environment.

 

Events:

  • Update databases and contact lists leading up to event weekends.
  • Maintain auction item list for each event (detailing items, confirming items, contact person for items donated, etc.).
  • Be another set of eyes for editing minute-by-minute and scripts for events.
  • Collaborate with SCC staff to communicate with volunteers and organize volunteer lists and time slots for events.
  • Act as Volunteer Manager during events (help check volunteers in, be the go-to person for any volunteer questions, and be a clear example of expected duties for volunteers).
  • Get hands-on experience by helping coordinate behind the scenes.

 

Grants:

  • Maintain and update databases to correspond with changes made throughout the grant process.
  • Keep open and frequent communication with the Board of Trustees about deadlines and updates for grants.
  • Become aware of organizations applying for grants.

 

Speedway Children's Charities Internship Application

 

This is an unpaid internship. However, as a token of gratitude, all interns who complete the semester internship and work the race events held during the semester internship will receive a $500 stipend.