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2014 knc fall internship

  1. 1. 2013 Fall Internship Program (for 2014 KNC)
  2. 2. The KNC has established itselfover the past 43 years as one ofthe world’s most prestigiouswomen’s sporting championships“For us, it’s as big as the green jacket.Everybody wants to jump in that pond. It’ssomething that makes this event different.We all look upon the 18th green knowingthis and wanting so desperately to jump in.”- Natalie Gulbis“The Leap into Poppie’s Pond is THEmost poignant moment in women’s golf”– Golf Digest
  3. 3. KNC provides access to LPGAstars past and presentThe KNC showcases the best field on theLPGA Tour annually:– The top 115 female professional golferstravel to Palm Springs each year tocompete for the honor of jumping in toPoppies PondPast champions remain heavily involved:- Hall of Famer and 3-time KNC Champion,Annika Sorenstam hosts the Pro-Amcompetition and supports the eventthrough media day participation, sponsorappearances and a youth clinic- Additionally, 26 of the past 30 championswere in attendance last year to participatein the Champions Dinner and the KNCLegends Junior Challenge
  4. 4. KNC – Embraced by HollywoodThe KNC has a long tradition of celebrityinvolvement. Dinah Shore served astournament host of the event from it’sfounding in 1972 - 1994. Each year Dinahwould invite her friends from Hollywood toattend and celebrate the event. Celebrityremains a big part of the KNC experience.Starting in 2014, IMG intends to re-establishthis legacy by adding an entertainmentplatform including a new celebrity eventhost. Currently, dialogue is underway withEllen DeGeneres and several other highprofile Hollywood entertainers.
  5. 5. INTERNSHIP INFORMATION:The Kraft Nabisco Championship’s internship program is an extremely hands on experience where students willhave the opportunity to play a major role in the execution of the most prestigious event on the LPGA Tour.Championship interns are given the chance to really experience the field of Sports and Event Management.Specific internship positions will vary, however each intern will hold responsibilities serving the Championship as awhole as well as in their designated positions.This information packet contains specific responsibilities and job descriptions for each position. The 2013 Fallinternship program runs from September 15th through December 15th, 2013. Resumes should be submitted to theChampionship Office no later than August 1, 2013. Candidates will be notified by then if they have been selectedfor an interview. All interviews will take place in Rancho Mirage or via the telephone (for those unable to attend inperson). Final decisions will be made by August 15, 2013.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:All candidates must receive academic credit to be eligible. Interns for the Kraft Nabisco Championship will berequired to participate a minimum of 40 hours per week. As the Championship nears, there may be additionalparticipation hours required.Internship Overview
  6. 6. Dates: September 15th – December 15thResponsibilities and Description:– Have strong knowledge of all corporate partners and terms of their agreements– Responsible for sponsor and trade ticket fulfillment from ticketing and credentials colleague– Maintain communication with past ticket purchasers to secure renewals for 2014– Target and reach out to potential corporate ticket purchasers locally– Maintain and develop database of local and regional companies– Coordinate with local colleges and universities to promote ticket sales to students– Coordinate with local public and private golf course as well as high schools to develop ticket packages– Prepare presentations and offerings for new sales opportunities– Communicate with Corporate Partners to gain approval on their activation itemsGeneral Responsibilities:– Learn and assist with special events– Learn and assist with general championship operations– Learn and assist with daily administrative needsStaff Supervisor: Tournament Sales Director– Chris PetersonSales and Corporate Partnerships Intern (Los Angeles based)
  7. 7. Dates: September 15th – December 15thResponsibilities and Description:– Have strong knowledge of all corporate partners and terms of their agreements– Responsible for sponsor and trade ticket fulfillment from ticketing and credentials colleague– Maintain communication with past ticket purchasers to secure renewals for 2014– Target and reach out to potential corporate ticket purchasers locally– Maintain and develop database of local and regional companies– Coordinate with local colleges and universities to promote ticket sales to students– Coordinate with local public and private golf course as well as high schools to develop ticket packages– Prepare presentations and offerings for new sales opportunities– Communicate with Corporate Partners to gain approval on their activation itemsGeneral Responsibilities:– Learn and assist with special events– Learn and assist with general championship operations– Learn and assist with daily administrative needsStaff Supervisor: Tournament Sales Director– Chris PetersonSales and Corporate Partnerships Intern (Palm Springs based)
  8. 8. Dates: September 15th – December 15thResponsibilities and Description:– Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Kraft Nabisco Championship office including schedulingmeetings, answering inquiries about the tournament, and being the face of the office– Responsible for ordering, delivery and inventory of the tournament product for the 2014 Championship– Shadow volunteer team to develop product sampling at specific locations around the tournament– Hotel– Spectator Village– Clubhouse and Hospitality Locations– Responsible for inventory of all deliveries to the Kraft Nabisco Championship office– Assist Operations Manager and operations interns in course set up– Executing Social media items per scheduling calendarGeneral Responsibilities:– Learn and assist with special events– Learn and assist with general championship operations– Learn and assist with daily administrative needsStaff Supervisor: Tournament Coordinator – Dianne McPhersonOffice Administration & Social Media Intern (Palm Springs based)
  9. 9. March 31 – April 6, 2014

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