Sponsorship Department Internships Offered at the NRHA Futurity
Oklahoma City, Okla. – October 8, 2013 – By Christina Brezack – The National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Sponsorship Department is vital in growing and maintaining working relationships with equine and western industry leaders from a diverse cross section of manufacturers, corporations, retailers, breeding/training facilities and publications. The NRHA offers a Sponsorship Department Internship each year at Reining’s premier event, the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show, in Oklahoma City, Okla. The application deadline is October 21, 2013.
The intern will work with the Sponsorship Department to maintain relationships with 40+ Corporate Partners and event sponsors. Internship responsibilities will include assisting in fulfilling sponsorship obligations, producing special events, carrying out promotional activities and many other activities.
The Sponsorship Intern will be required to assist with all functions of the department including early mornings and lengthy days which are common during major events. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively, and also be organized, innovative, enthusiastic, persevering and dependable.
Anyone is able to apply as well as junior- and senior-level college students working on Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications or Animal Science degrees are preferred. The candidate must have his/her own transportation.
Assist with set up of the show including hanging arena banners, setting promotional material and organizing special awards. Assist with Sponsorship Department hosted events throughout the show such as draw parties, exhibitor parties and VIP receptions. Assist with other show functions as needed.
Stipend based on length of internship (daily rate of $45/day, plus lodging and reimbursement for travel to and from show). Sponsorship Department will assist you with college credit.
Application Deadlines and Duration
2013 NRHA Futurity
Apply by: October 21, 2013
- Term: Approx. November 24 – December 9
- Please note – you cannot serve as an intern and compete in the same show.
Resumes and cover letters for the internship should be submitted to:
NRHA Sponsorship Coordinator
3000 N.W. 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Incorporated in 1966, the National Reining Horse Association is the standard setting body for the sport of Reining. NRHA, with their International Headquarters in Oklahoma City, is responsible for promoting the sport of Reining and working to ensure the highest standards of competition. To learn more about the NRHA, its programs and family of corporate partners, visit nrha.com.