Group1001 RISE Fellowship (New York City OR Detroit)

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 14, 2022

RISE is seeking two full-time Fellows, former professional athletes within a men's or women's team or individual league, with an interest in two or more of the following skill-building themes:

  • Communications, Events & Marketing
  • Programs & Curriculum: Curriculum and Execution
  • Partnerships and Strategic Alliances
  • Business Administration/Finance


  • Demonstrated previous internship, work or leadership experience
  • Interest in the sports and nonprofit sector
  • The capacity to work on multiple tasks and projects with attention to detail, prioritize a challenging workload, being well organized and dependable, positive and solution-oriented
  • Proactive mindset with a self-starter attitude, able to predict the next steps, provide suggestions and ask the right questions to keep work moving forward
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and on diverse teams of staff or volunteers
  • Willingness to be flexible and proactive in a fast-paced and challenging work environment
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Prior statistical and analytical course work
  • Deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.
  • Graphic design experience is a plus
  • Comfort engaging with partners/fans and some knowledge of the sales process
  • Proficient with SalesForce
  • Budget management experience
  • Ability to create and keep partnerships through stewardship and cultivation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Compensation and Logistics:

Fellowship will be a salaried position, with earning $60,000/year. Candidates will be expected to work approximately/at a minimum 40 hours per week, typically during regular business hours, but with the possibility of evening and weekend hours as well. This fellowship is a 12-month appointment.

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