Be An Intern

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

The Arena Racing USA internship program is intended to provide valuable educational and real-life experiences for undergraduate and graduate students. This internship program will be under the direction of the Arena Racing USA, LLC. staff and will feature weekly group meetings to ensure all interns receive proper guidance and gain valuable insight into every facet of the organization. All internships are unpaid and should count toward academic credit. The following position(s) are ideally suited for students with a flexible work schedule eager to obtain hands on experience at the ground level of a soon-to-be national organization.

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Students seeking an internship should meet the following criteria:

  • Current student in a college/university with at least 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Ideal candidates should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must have a fan-friendly attitude.
  • During the season, interns will follow the schedule set by the Arena Racing team. Availability includes: days, evenings, and weekends.

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Minimum hours per week required by school program.

Public Relations and Social Media | APPLY

Primary Role:  Help create and implement a public relations and social media plan to expand awareness and  interest.

  • Help to write articles, press releases and advisories and post or publish per the plan,
  • Compose articles and social media posts about Arena Racing events, drivers, special interest, stories, etc.,
  • Updates and management of social media mediums (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) as well as blogs and other outlets,
  • Create and publish a weekly digital newsletter featuring Arena Racing USA news, as well as other relevant stories and articles,
  • Work with Arena Racing staff to implement and monitor social media advertisements,
  • Special assignments as needed.

Event and Grassroots Marketing | APPLY
(This position will require both evening and weekend work, outside of our own event weekends)

Primary Role:  Gain exposure and create “buzz” for Arena Racing through event marketing initiatives, brochure distribution, word-of-mouth initiatives, and corporate alliances.

  • Help to develop & manage event and grassroots marketing initiatives,
  • Develop and manage a “Street Team” for Arena Racing,
  • Coordinate and distribute Arena Racing marketing materials across Richmond,
  • Research and attend community happenings and coordinate driver/car appearances,
  • Add Arena Racing event dates to local event calendars (Internet & print),
  • Special assignments as needed.

Sponsorship Fulfillment | APPLY

Primary Role:  Ensure sponsor benefits & obligations are implemented

  • Once a sponsor has signed on, utilize the Sponsor Fulfillment Checklist to ensure that all actions and benefits promised by both parties, are carried-out in a timely manner.  This checklist will include from the day the sponsor signs-on, through the event, and any post-event actions or benefits promised,
  • Update the sponsor throughout the entire event cycle: planning, promotion, registration, event day and post-event,
  • Assist in race day promotions relating to sponsor contracts and servicing,
  • Work with sponsor to measure and document tangible and intangible results of their sponsorship,
  • Special assignments as needed

Sales Intern | APPLY

Primary Role:  Reach out to corporate and community groups

  • Building lists and executing sales campaigns consistent with the Arena Racing USA message and events
  • Manage the Customer Relations Management (CRM) system to ensure up-to-date database
  • Create and execute ticket promotions
  • Race day: fulfillment of tickets and other group/sponsor obligations
  • Special assignments as needed

 

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and other position-specific materials: APPLY

Please indicate the specific internship position of interest and dates of availability.

Arena Racing USA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Contact Us:

CORPORATE OFFICE:
Arena Racing USA®
4501 Highwoods Parkway
Suite 420
Glen Allen, VA 23060
PHONE:(804) 835-5211
EMAIL: contactus@ArenaRacingUSA.com


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