Monday, October 15, 2012

ThunderDome is hiring a Marketing/Promotions Intern

Are you a runner preparing for a career in sports &/or marketing? If you are we'd love to have you as our Marketing/Promotions Intern! Read below and if interested please email your resume to

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Assist ThunderDome Running with marketing & promotional projects.  Duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Marketing the business through direct mail, email, social media, participating in events, etc.
- Write blog entries
- Blog content ideas
- Update Facebook & Twitter
- Research advertising opportunities
- Promotion ideas
- E-newsletters – create & write content
- Seek out marketing opportunities & cross promotion opportunities

- Distribute promotional materials at events such as road races, fitness expos, etc.
- Represent ThunderDome Running in a professional manner
- Research potential promotional events

- Candidate should have completed at least 1 year of college; preferably working towards a sports and/or marketing related degree
- Self motivated
- Timely follow up & follow through
- Excellent oral & written communication skills
- Outstanding customer service skills
- Experience with Facebook & Twitter
- Computer/PC skills
- Friendly, upbeat & outgoing personality
- Able to work with little supervision; will be working from home the majority of the time
- Knowledge of running/track
- Experience in cross country and/or track & field at the high school or college level is ideal

COMPENSATION:  This internship is unpaid and on a voluntary basis. Intern will receive ThunderDome apparel & entry fees to participate in select road races.

COMMITMENT:  16 weeks with an average of 8 or more hours/week.

(1) Understand the responsibilities involved in marketing/promoting a small business.
(2) Represent the business and feel confident in promoting our services
(3) Understand the branding of ThunderDome Running
(4) Improve communication skills – networking, conversing, advertising, social media, writing, etc.
(5) Network with other businesses and athletes to further expand ThunderDome Running
(6) Be responsible for daily marketing activities for the business.
(7) Expand your knowledge of the sport of running.