Media Relations Intern

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MEAC
2730 Ellsmere Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

The intern will assist with the overall management of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Media Relations department. Responsibilities range from writing, editing and design of athletic publications, press releases and web pages to game management and statistical compilation at conference championships.

To Apply: please send resume, name and contact of three professional references and writing/design samples to:

Ms. Sahar Rashid, Assistant Director of Media Relations (rashids@themeac.com) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
No Phone Calls Please.


Responsibilities

Some of the duties the intern will be responsible for include, but are not limited to:
1) Assist in the production of publications: media guides, weekly notes, promotional flyers, etc.
2) Assist in writing and distribution of press releases, feature stories and result reporting for applicable sports.
3) Maintain informative and accurate records as well as an organized filing system for designated areas of responsibility. Includes: news clippings, web searches and record keeping.
4) Assist with general office work; filing, mailing, correspondence.

Requirements

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Stat Crew statistical software and Acrobat is preferred. The selected candidate must be able to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations. Applicants should be outgoing, detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment. Good communication skills and a high level of professionalism are essential.

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