Athletics Communications Intern (part-time) - 11676 The University of Akron, United States Updated: about 19 hours ago Location: Akron, OHIO Job Type: PartTime Application Instructions To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references to your profile. Responsibilities Produce extensive copywriting (media releases, media guides and website), layout and design (media guides, website and other publications), editing and record keeping. Perform all game day obligations of assigned sports, which includes being the primary contact for volleyball and at least two Olympic sports and assist on game day with other duties related to football and basketball. Maintain GoZips.com, the department's official website and the University's various athletics related social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Interact within the department's external relations operation, which includes marketing and promotions, Zips Digital Network, ticketing and development. Required Qualifications A relevant Bachelor's degree and a minimum of (1) one-year experience in athletics media relations. Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent computer skills that include knowledge of Photoshop and In-Design required. Salary $11.86 hourly minimum Application Deadline May 31, 2019 Background Check Statement The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment. About UA The University of Akron, a Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Athletics Communications Intern. Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.