Race Intern Job Description

Reports to: Project 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 (Date TBD)
  • Must have own transportation and willingness to travel throughout the City of San Antonio


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: Breanna Davila, Project Coordinator, at info@sakomen.net.