PlayTimes Internship

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PlayTimes
 Virtual
Posted: September 25 2016
Company Location: Takoma Park, MD
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

PlayTimes is the only social network dedicated to play. PlayTimes offers a website and app that helps people easily and quickly create and find play they love, when they want and where they want. We need a team of detailed-oriented, highly-responsible interns to create a robust database containing information on where adults, youth, children and dogs play in the United States. Play spaces include fields, field houses, gyms, playgrounds, parks, hiking trails, etc.. Interns will perform online research and data input and work closely with the founders to prepare for the launch of the app. Ideally, interns will have an interest in social entrepreneurship and social networking.

An intern can live anywhere in the United States. Full-time preferred, part-time considered.

Responsibilities

Day-to-day tasks will include, for instance:
Working with a team to identify, through research and inspection, all play spaces in your area and, eventually, across the United States;
Inputting that information into a shared spreadsheet;
Working with the app and website designers and developers to ensure all information is accurately represented;
Possibly managing other interns;
Communicate, via email, text and Skype, with the founders to keep them updated on your progress;
Working closely with the founders to help prepare the app for launch.

Requirements

Must enjoy sports and other play, have research experience, and be willing and able to work with and possibly manage other interns. Must be detail-oriented, communicate effectively, meet deadlines and work well with a team. Ideally, interns will have an interest in social entrepreneurship and social networking.

Skills

Required - English & Spanish languages, Research Experience, Research Information, Playgrounds, Active Team Player, Dependable Team Player, Dependable, Time Management, Detail Oriented, Spelling, Internet, Internet Research, Excel, Skype, Reliable, Sports Development, Sports, Entrepreneurial Skills, Social Entrepreneurship, Non-profit Administration, Social Networking Sites, Social Networking

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