K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a Development Hospitality Post Graduate Intern, which is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position for up to 24 months.
An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:
•Assist with the Game Day Hospitality Program, including coordination of food and drink orders with official K-State caterer Sodexo, development of Premium Seating Policy Guidelines and assist with management of over 30 K-State student staff at other hospitality and department special events (non-game/contest) and other public events in KSA venues as required.
•This position will be the goodwill ambassador and point of contact for all K-State Athletics premium seating donors at K-State athletic events and special venues; provide excellent customer service through the successful development and implementation of a hospitality program.
•Lead coordinator for training and scheduling of the Ahearn Fund Athletic Hospitality staff at K-State Baseball and Women’s Basketball games. Manage student-athlete events to include sport banquets, graduation receptions, meetings, etc.
•Schedule the tours of all K-State Athletics facilities for donors and train/coordinate staff to provide the tours.
•Ability to lift 50 pounds, considerable amount of walking and long periods of standing.
· Bachelor’s Degree in business, advertising, public relations, communications, hospitality or related field · Minimum of one year experience working or managing special events in a university or collegiate athletic environment. · Must have strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with attention to detail. · Experience with Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word, Publisher, etc. · Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
· Experience in design and writing targeted mass emails, invitations and letters with knowledge of donor related genre. · Experience facilitating events and programs. · Knowledge of customer relations techniques. · Experience supervising and scheduling employees
· Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
Please submit the following documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume which must contain three professional references with contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)
Additional Salary Information: $10 per hour (approximately $20,800 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) in the first year; potential to earn $12.50 (approximately $26,000 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) after completion of first year with a successful review. Paid biweekly (26 pay periods).
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