Employment & Internship Opportunities
Special Olympics Pennsylvania currently has the following volunteer and internship opportunities available to support our Marketing & Communications, Competition, and Training Departments:
Chief Financial Officer
A hands-on and participative C-suite executive position responsible for leading and developing the following areas: finance both local and statewide, strategic planning, business planning and budgeting, human resources strategy development (specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation), administration, risk management and IT. The Chief Financial Officer plays a critical role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in strategic decision making and operations as SOPA continues to enhance its quality programming and service capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a seasoned executive finance and operations leader to help lead a well-respected, high-impact organization.
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Director of State Events & Corporate Stewardship
Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of State Events & Corporate Stewardship (DSECS) to join its Development team. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the DSECS will lead and oversee all state event strategy, planning, and execution to maximize revenue generation and fully integrate events into ongoing donor relations efforts. The DSECS will provide consultative leadership in the ongoing assessment of both major and minor events and will make recommendations and changes to strategic priorities within the State Event portfolio through collaboration and coordination with other department leadership and regional teams to realize measurable net revenue growth and meaningful corporate donor/partner relations.
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No phone calls will be accepted. Resumes sent for positions other than this posting will not receive a response.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults (age 8-80) with intellectual disabilities. All training and competition opportunities are provided free of charge to athletes, enabling everyone to experience the benefits of Special Olympics that extend well beyond the playing field. The athletes of Special Olympics -- nearly 20,000 strong in Pennsylvania -- are constant reminders of all that is right with the human spirit. Pennsylvania is the 7th largest program and one of the strongest Special Olympics programs in the United States. For more information about how SOPA inspires greatness, visit www.specialolympicspa.org.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks a Communications and Social Media Marketing Intern that can commit to 15 - 20 hours (spread out) per week of work either remotely and in the Norristown office location. View our full internship description.
The Marketing and Development Intern will assist both the Special Events and Marketing Communications Managers in the implementation of various marketing strategies for Special Olympics Pennsylvania. The right individual is self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented and exhibits pro-active communication.
Sports Interns work with Competition Directors and assist in the planning for and implementation of sectional and state-wide competitions as well as general office/job-related duties as assigned. Depending upon the time of year these interns may also assist with the planning for and implementation of Coach Training Schools and the SOPA/SOYO Multi-Sport Training Camp.
Sports Internships are unpaid and can be structured to meet the requirements of the program/degree of the student applying. The number of internship opportunities each semester (Spring, Summer or Fall) is determined in part by the number of hours each intern is required to complete, but is generally limited to 1 per section (East, Central, West) of the state.
Apply today for the role of Sports/Event Management Intern!
Applications for the Sports Internships are accepted throughout the year. To apply please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-630-9456 (fax) or 2570 Blvd. of the Generals, Suite 124, Norristown, PA 19403. Please indicate in your cover letter the term during which you’d like to do your internship, the number of hours you need to complete, and desired location (Eastern, Western or Central PA).