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Job listing closed on 29 Mar 2024
22 Feb 2024

Social Responsibility Associate

🇺🇸 Metairie, LA, USA
0+ years exp.

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Who we are:

The mission of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans is to be #1 in everything we do and to be a global brand to all of our fans. We take pride in the growth and success of the entire Gulf Coast region and are committed to leveraging our resources and goodwill to foster meaningful change for the greater good of society and our community. We celebrate individuality and value all identities and experiences, and value the perspectives of our team members. Our team members are integral to our success, and we stand beside them through success and hardship. We make it a priority to make all team members feel included and their opinions be heard. Together, we win!

Who you are:

You want to be part of a team that values community, integrity, excellence, and an organization where people come first and are celebrated. You love the industry of sports, and are excited by the potential of working for two major leagues, the NFL and the NBA. You understand and appreciate that New Orleans is a unique city with so much to offer, and you want to be a part of the vibrant community that wants to see its teams be the best. You are passionate, driven, and ready to work hard and have fun.

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the New Orleans Saints Social Responsibility Manager, the Social Responsibility Associate provides support to all of the members of the department and leads, organizes, and executes specific outreach programming as directed by leadership. The New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Associate Program is a one-year, paid internship focused on the 2024-25 sports seasons. The position is oriented toward recent or soon-to-be college graduates who are starting their professional journey in sports.

This temporary position is based in the New Orleans, LA area, and will run from July 8, 2024 – April 30, 2025, and will work exclusively with the New Orleans Saints.

What you will be doing:

New Orleans Saints

  • Assist with the planning, preparation, and implementation of various community-focused programs, events, & initiatives
  • Aid in the planning and team’s execution of NFL programs/initiatives including, but not limited to, Crucial Catch, Salute to Service, Inspire Change, etc.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of designated community-focused activations with New Orleans Saints corporate partners
  • Assist with management of New Orleans Saints community-focused social media accounts
  • Assist with administrative duties such as data entry, research, correspondence to fan requests, etc. as assigned
  • Work with Marketing, Game Operations, Communications, Digital, Video Production and Broadcast departments to create awareness of all community initiatives
  • Support Youth Sports Development activations as needed

What you’ll bring:

  • Recently graduated, or is a rising senior in an accredited bachelor’s degree program
  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to New Orleans for one year
  • Possess an exceptional work ethic, a strong desire to succeed, and a professional demeanor
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and maintain confidentiality
  • Must possess excellent organizational, written, verbal, listening, and communication skills
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as dictated by games and the NFL and NBA schedules
  • Must occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Regular engagement in light athletic and physical activity as part of programs and clinics
  • Must be confident and comfortable with public speaking engagements
  • Must be open to working with individuals of all ages, athletic abilities, and backgrounds

What we offer:

  • Medical Insurance Options
  • 401K Program with Company Contribution
  • Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Program and Gym Membership

Applications must be submitted online. Please do not mail or email resumes to the Saints. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Saints Human Resources or Hiring Manager to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

The New Orleans Saints are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for candidates and employees regardless of their membership in any protected classifications. The Saints will not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, and pregnancy), religion, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and/or any other legally protected class under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This anti-discrimination policy applies with respect to all employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge. The Saints are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act and state law. If you feel you need an accommodation for a disability, please inform us. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. If you request an accommodation, it is essential that you participate fully in the interactive process.