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The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission (GWASC) has worked to promote, acquire, and support a diversity of youth, amateur, and professional sports programs and events thereby enhancing the Wichita area economy and quality of life. GWASC works extremely hard to operate and maintain successful recurring events, including the Prairie Fire Races (Fall and Spring) Greater Wichita Sports Banquet featuring the Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award, National Baseball Congress World Series and Wichita Corporate Challenge. The internship program includes some nights and weekends. Interns are unpaid; however, they have the opportunity to network with individuals and organizations in the community.

Fall Session        (Application Period: April 1 – July 1)
Anticipated Start: Last Monday in August until Thanksgiving

Events: Prairie Fire Marathon (Full, Half, 5K)

Responsibilities:
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Race Weekend Coordination

Spring Session  (Application Period: August 1 – October 1)
Anticipated Start: 1st Monday in February until 2nd Friday in May

Events: Prairie Fire Spring Races (Half Marathon & 5K)

Responsibilities:
Ticket Sales – Individual, Group, Season Passes
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Race Weekend Coordination

Summer Session  (Application Period: November 1 – March 1)
Anticipated Start: 3rd Monday of May until 3rd Monday in August

Events:  National Baseball Congress World Series
Greater Wichita Sports Banquet
Wichita Corporate Challenge

Responsibilities:
Ticket Sales – Individual, Group, Season Passes
Sponsorship Sales – Work alongside staff on fulfilling sponsorship details
Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website
Event Operations – Event Day Promotions, Coordination of Staff

The internship will assist staff with all aspects of events: including but not limited to ticket sales, proposal development, event coordination, execution of promotions and social media coordination (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.).

For additional information about the internship program, contact jason@wichitasports.com or 316-265-6236.

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