2015 Marketing and Administrative Internship

Interns will increase their marketing skills by being actively involved with all aspects of marketing, promotion, and administrative work for the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, the Hurricane Tour Shop (online golf retail store), Hurricane Pro Am Series, and Hurricane Collegiate Golf Tour under the direct supervision and mentorship of HJGT staff members. The internship will be based in Jacksonville, Florida and will require minimal travel. 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. Please visit the HJGT’s website for more information about who we are before applying at www.hjgt.org. Internship Dates: Spring 2015 January-May Summer 2015 May-August Fall 2015 August-December Intern Assignments:

  • Pre and post tournament press releases
  • Constant website updates
  • Sales and marketing of tour and upcoming tournaments
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Online retail sales, marketing, and customer service
  • Hotel relations
  • Tour promotions
  • Create weekly tournament videos for YouTube upload
  • Sponsorship strategies
  • Partnership contributions
  • Contract negotiation
  • Product purchasing
  • Revenue building

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Willingness to work 45-50 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

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour has announced the release of their new free app for the iPhone, Blackberry and Android.

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