Bree Nidds, Director of Sports Development, is ready to answer your questions about Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Virginia's Blue Ridge Sports is offering the following internship position:
VBR Sports, a division of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge
Non-Paid Internship (For-Credit)
POSITION: Sports Marketing Intern (Spring 2019)
REPORTS TO: Director of Sports Development
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Pursuing a degree in Business, Sports Management, Hospitality & Tourism, or relevant program preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Direct contact skills involve meeting with clients, hospitality industry, elected officials, and dealing in-house with co-workers. The ability to carry out job requirements without supervision.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Must be highly organized and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-tech environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required. The person occupying this position must maintain a valid driver’s license in order to perform responsibilities related to job functions. Travel and flexible hours are required, including weekends.
This position is responsible for supporting the VBR Sports in effort to promote Virginia’s Blue Ridge and its facilities as the destination of choice for meetings, conferences and sporting events. The position does not guarantee part-time or full-time employment at Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge upon completion of the internship.
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is an equal opportunity employer.