Athletes Without Borders (AWB) is a non-profit organization that empowers youth through sports.

 

Bringing our vision to fruition takes a lot of work, so we are looking for exceptional individuals that have an unbridled passion for helping others succeed and enhancing the world around them. We are inclined to accept applicants with a desire to work in the sports entertainment and digital marketing industries but we're open all applications.

Are you a leader who is looking to garner valuable experience in the planning and implementation of not only sports related, but an array of different activities and programs? 

If so than one of these positions may be for you.


Open Positions

  • Digital Marketing Associate

  • Programs & Operations Associate

Athletes Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants must complete a background check

 

Digital Marketing Associate

Digital Marketing Associates are responsible for coordinating and executing the AWB's social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This role offers a total immersion into all of our programs and successful candidates will work closely with key members of our staff, external social media consultants and partnering organizations in order to execute on our initiatives. 

This role is instrumental in increasing our social media presence and overall visibility for our organization. 

 

Role reports to:

  • Director of Marketing & Communciaitons

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Create social media campaigns to engage and grow our community of fans/followers
  • Coordinate online marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Track and monitor social media metrics
  • Develop press releases and human-interest stores for assigned sports topics
  • Develop content exclusive to Athletes Without Borders sponsors and donors
  • Collaborate with other internal departments on projects and assignments

Desired Qualifications include: 

  • Enrolled in an accredited College or University
  • Detail-oriented, Organized, Self-motivated and Focused on Success 
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills (including proofreading), Reporting, Multi-tasking
  • Experience and/or demonstrated interest on social media trends and best practices
  • Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility and variety
  • Experience with Excel
  • Familiarity with Photoshop a plus
  • Video creation/editing experience a plus
  • Knowledge of sports industry a plus

Benefits:

  • Internships with Athletes Without Borders are unpaid, part time positions that provide valuable hands on experience with real projects... solving real problems.
  • Course credit may apply.
  • There may be opportunities for interns to travel during their implementation of duties.
  • Interns will interact with important contacts in the sports management industry that could be valuable in the future.

 


How to apply

  • Email cover letter, resume and samples of any other relevant experience to: info@awborders.org
  • Include the position you are applying for in the subject line

 

Programs & Operations Associate

Program & Operations Associates are responsible for critical tasks related to planning and executing organization initiatives.  This role will allow you assist and take an ownership stake in major projects and gain real world work experience.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and be team oriented, technically savvy and visually creative.

We're looking for a go-getter with an analytical mind, out-of-box/innovative thinker, coupled with marketing savvy.

 

Role reports to:

  • Director of Programs & Operations

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of all events
  • Production / distribution of event promotional materials, entry forms, feedback forms, etc.
  • Assist with telephone marketing to attract participants
  • Develop event sponsorship proposals and promotional materials
  • Develop press releases and human-interest stores for assigned sports topics
  • Create and execute on marketing campaigns and advertising initatives

Desired Qualifications include: 

  • Enrolled in an accredited College or University
  • Detail-oriented, Organized, Self-motivated and Focused on Success 
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills (including proofreading), Reporting, Multi-tasking
  • Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility and variety
  • Experience with Excel
  • Familiarity with Photoshop a plus
  • Video creation/editing experience a plus
  • Knowledge of sports industry a plus

Benefits:

  • Internships with Athletes Without Borders are unpaid, part time positions that provide valuable hands on experience with real projects... solving real problems.
  • Course credit may apply.
  • There may be opportunities for interns to travel during their implementation of duties.
  • Interns will interact with important contacts in the sports management industry that could be valuable in the future.

 


How to apply

  • Email cover letter, resume and samples of any other relevant experience to: info@awborders.org
  • Include the position you are applying for in the subject line