HiTOPS is always looking for volunteers to assist in various areas at our organization. If you would like to become a volunteer, please email Bill Schofield.
Princeton Half Marathon Summer Intern
We are actively searching for an intern to join our team for Summer 2016. Entering its fourth year, Princeton Half Marathon is used by HiTops to promote physical fitness and healthy living, while raising awareness about how healthier decisions made during adolescence can improve community health. This year’s race will be bringing 1750 runners into Princeton from across the country and around the world on Sunday, November 6th.
Description of Duties: The intern is a key member of the Princeton Half Marathon team and is integral to making the event a success. An organized, friendly person with great communication skills is needed to work with HiTops staff in a variety of ways, including helping to build sponsorships and work with existing sponsors, attend special events, interact with runners and the public via social media, meet with local government officials, market the race, and more.
Expected Outcomes/Outputs of Project: An increased brand awareness of Princeton Half Marathon. Stakeholders (athletes, community members, local businesses, sponsors, staff) feeling valued and have a positive experience with Princeton Half Marathon.
Experience Required: Actively pursuing a degree in Business, with Sports Management or Marketing preferred.
Skills and Characteristics: Ideal candidate will be organized, have excellent communication skills, be friendly and personable, comfortable with Microsoft Office and Google Docs, able to professionally interact on social media.
Time Commitment: Internship is expected to begin on or around Monday, May 16th, 2016. End date can be discussed based on intern’s schedule. Ideal candidate will be able to dedicate between 15 to 25 hours per week to the internship, and a flexible schedule can be arranged. Internship will be Monday through Fridays.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume (relating your experience and interests to the position) to Bill Schofield, Interim Executive Director, 21 Wiggins St., Princeton, NJ 08540 • or email Bill Schofield