Race Intern Job Description

Reports to: Development Coordinator

Position Status: Intern (unpaid); Course Credit offered.

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week (15 hrs minimum, M-F between 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m.; two-semester commitment preferred)

Basic Function:

The Race Intern will assist the Komen staff with various duties including revenue generation and event logistics. Other duties assigned as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the staff with logistical and fundraising efforts surrounding the annual Susan G. Komen San Antonio Race for the Cure
  • Work with event vendors and volunteers for Race day
  • Recruit local cheer groups and bands to provide entertainment for Race day
  • Represent Affiliate as needed at community events
  • Work with local businesses to help them build Race for the Cure teams and fundraise for the event
  • Assist with development and implementation of weekly Team Captain emails, meetings, and webinars
  • Solicit in-kind donations and fundraising incentives for prizes and rewards
  • Provide on-site assistance for event set-up and Race day
  • Respond to event inquiries and concerns
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

  • Must have customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be comfortable speaking to groups of 10-50
  • Must have own laptop computer
  • A passion for writing and discipline to edit using AP style
  • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills
  • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate and work in a team environment
  • Undergraduate or graduate student required
  • Must be able to attend Race for the Cure and set-up (TBD)
  • Must have own transportation and willingness to travel throughout the City of San Antonio

Benefits

Opportunity to work within the nonprofit sector and develop fundraising and leadership skills. Be part of a mission to save lives from breast cancer.

Please Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Mercedes Esquivel, Development Coordinator, at mercedes@sakomen.net