Media & Events Intern – Swimming Waikato


Swimming Waikato are looking for a passionate, driven, and social-media savvy individual to join our team until March 2021. This remote internship requires 1-2 full days/week of availability. Please note that this will be an unpaid internship, however, incidentals will be covered.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Help to brainstorm, create content and draft copy for posting across social platforms
  • Increase club engagement on social media platforms
  • Research opportunities to promote Swimming Waikato and member initiatives/ achievements
  • Research opportunities to promote both the active and competitive benefits of swimming
  • Supporting the planning and operation of events run by Swimming Waikato Competitions


  • Must be available min 1 day per week (8 hours)
  • Marketing or communications experience is preferred, or a demonstrated interest in social media/marketing
  • Self-motivated team player who is eager to learn
  • Ability to work independently with passion and energy
  • Organizational skills, strong writing ability, and attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Google Docs, PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic design and video editing experience a plus
  • Previous event planning experience would be valuable

How to apply:

Please email an expression of interest to [email protected]

What to include:

  • Contact details
  • Previous experiences
  • What you believe you can bring to Swimming Waikato and its membership
  • Availability (days and times)
  • Any written references you may have, alternatively, you may provide a referee