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2015 TENNESSEE GOLF INTERN - Job Description and Information

Golf House Tennessee is located just 20 miles south of Nashville in Franklin Tennessee.  It houses the three major golf associations for the state of Tennessee – Tennessee Golf Foundation, Tennessee Section PGA & Tennessee Golf Association. The Tennessee Golf Foundation is currently accepting resumes for the following 2015 summer internship:


Intern Position:                              

Marketing & Fundraising Intern

The Marketing/Fundraising Intern will work daily with the Executive Offices of the Tennessee Golf Foundation, located at Golf House Tennessee in Franklin. The Intern’s goal is to assist with all promotions, marketing, media and membership outlets of all three Associations. The Intern will also assist with fundraising activities for the Tennessee Golf Foundation and sponsor related activities for all Associations. The Intern requires the ability and professionalism to interact with high-level donors, sponsors, media and directors of the Associations.

Internship Objectives:        

The internships involve exposure to a wide variety of golf activities. Experience will include but is not limited to golf tournament prep and administration, communications with juniors, parents, sponsors, media and donors. The Internships are aimed at developing recent college graduates or upper classmen with professional skills such as leadership and organizational efficiency, educating them in the role of philanthropy and the non-profit sector, offering them experience in the golf world and an understanding of the business leaders who enjoy the sport..


  • Administrative support of supervisor and related staff, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral) with customers (golfers, parents, sponsors, donors) and fellow staff.
  • Ability to communicate and mentor junior golfers and children from ages 4 to 17 – all socio and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Flexibility to handle many different jobs/roles and work with different staff and personalities.
  • Flexibility to work inside an office or outside on the golf course, as needed.
  • Excellent planning skills and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office, social media and internet programs. Knowledge of various office machines helpful.
  • Golf background and knowledge is not required but a strong desire to learn the game and its traditions is required.
  • Willing to work a 40-hour workweek, with the understanding that there will be some weekend hours required.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, transportation and be willing to travel within the state, including limited overnight stays.

Mid May 2015 thru end of July 2015. Estimated work week of 40 hours per week & rate $10.00 per hour.A Background Check is required prior to employment primarily for criminal related matters. Candidates for the intern position should know that they would be expected to act in a professional manner at all times.

Please send your Resume and a brief summary of which position is of most interest to you and why, to:

Connie Pearce

Tennessee Golf Foundation, 400 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37069

E-mail:     Phone:  615-790-7600 (ext 330)   

Electronic resumes preferred.


DEADLINE TO APPLY:  April 1, 2015

Golf House Tennessee
400 Franklin Road · Franklin, TN 37069
P: (615) 790-7600 F: (615) 790-8600