Marketing & Communications Internship
Job Details
USA Sport Group - Whitehouse Station, NJ
All Levels

USA Sport Group is at the forefront of providing high-quality sports enrichment programs to over 50,000 children annually. With classes and camps taking place in over 400 towns across NY, NJ & CT including preschool sports, soccer, tennis, basketball, t-ball, and more, we are always on the lookout for great people to join our team.

As a USA Sport Group Intern you will gain hands-on work experience at an exciting, fast-paced, sports company. USA Sport Group internships can provide you with college course credits (depending on school requirements), or simply provide necessary work experience to prepare you for your future career.

The Marketing & Communications Internship is designed for students who are interested in advertising and promoting youth sports programs. Students will gain knowledge and experience in advertising campaigns, email marketing, social media marketing, SEO, content creation, graphic design, community outreach, grassroots marketing and more. This position is ideal for students currently studying or seeking a career in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, graphic design, or digital/ social media,

You will work under the guidance of our Marketing Coordinator and/or Program Managers to implement both our online and traditional marketing initiatives. You will have the opportunity contribute new ideas for marketing campaigns, in particular drafting and sending email marketing communications and creating new and fresh social media content.

Part of your experience will be based off-site; where you will travel to program hotspots to build and develop relationships with locally run businesses that can help assist in promoting and marketing our programs to their community. While off-site you will also deliver and distribute company product information to potential customers.  Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Researching new marketing avenues – including information on cost-per-click, demographics, etc
  • Designing & creating literature, posters, advertisements, and online promotional materials
  • Collecting & analyzing data from marketing campaigns.
  • Assist customers with their registration via phone and live chat.

Does this sound like you?

  • Knowledge & understanding of different marketing strategies
  • High energy and desire to successfully manage various projects
  • Experience using graphic design software (desirable, not required)
  • Ability to deliver company philosophy and uphold customer service standards
  • Clear and friendly phone manner
  • Computer literate - especially Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task in a pressurized environment
  • Good communication skills both verbally and in written
  • An interest or passion for sports

Flexible Internships Available  

  • 6-12 weeks of work experience
  • 10-20 hours per week
  • A blend of Virtual and onsite hours can be offered
  • Customizable hours based around your studies
  • Earn course credits

Semester Overview

  • Fall:  10-week semester. Start middle of September through November.
  • Spring 1: 10-week semester. Start late January to beginning of April.
  • Spring 2:  10-week semester. Start beginning of April to the middle of June.
  • Summer: 8 to 10-week semester. Start middle of June through August.

USA Sport Group hires interns with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Those with the following majors are encouraged to apply: sports management or administration; parks, recreation & leisure; fitness administration; athletic administration; business. We are committed to the professional development of our entire team. Our extensive initial training, ongoing education, and individualized support ensure all our interns get the most out of their work experience.

Here are a few more reasons why you should join the USA Sport Group Team:

  • A rewarding and fulfilling employment experience
  • Flexible & customizable working hours
  • Individualized training and continuing support provided
  • Course credits available
  • Travel expenses provided
  • Excellent performance can lead to an offer of paid full or part-time work