Job Description- Rodeo Intern (seasonal)
Reports To: Rodeo Manager
Description The American Royal Association is seeking a Rodeo Intern. The main responsibility for this position is supporting and executing rodeo office functions. This is a paid, short-term position beginning September 3 and ending October 4. The role will be 40 hours most weeks and will require some evenings and weekends with overtime during the Rodeo.
Responsibilities Assist event manager with planning and execution of youth and pro rodeos Coordinate awards, contestant check-in, and contestant receivables Assist with registration processes General customer service including telephone calls, emails, messages, etc. Assist rodeo manager with set-up, day-of, and tear-down of events Other duties as assigned Qualifications Four year college degree preferred or comparable work experience Knowledge of Microsoft Office Rodeo knowledge preferred Ability to work a flexible schedule, including frequent evening and weekend hours, as well as some overtime hours during events Characteristics Exceptional organizational skills Outstanding customer service Strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills; capable of working with and setting priorities among stakeholders, volunteers, and others while promoting the overall interests of the American Royal Excellent work ethic Initiative Creative problem solving Strong communication skills, and ability to work well with a small staff, as well as with a dedicated group of volunteers Ability to complete occasional physical tasks such as lifting and carrying required Physical Demands Normal office/trade show demands Able to work in barns when needed Able to lift 25 lbs.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and resume to SaraB@AmericanRoyal.com.