Athletic Intern - Athletics Communication Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Closed
Posted 41 Days ago
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 41 Days ago
Closed

Description

Athletic Intern - Athletics Communication Intern - 509094 The University of Alabama, United States Updated: about 5 hours ago Location: Tuscaloosa, ALABAMA Deadline: 17 Jun 2019 Job no:509094 Work type:Temporary Full-time (No benefits) Location:Tuscaloosa Categories:Communication Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA Department/Organization: 600113 Athletics Communications Job Summary: The Athletic Intern will work with the Athletic Department staff and student athletes in an intern position. The incumbent will assist in the everyday duties as specified by the internship. Additional Department Summary: The Athletics Communications Intern will work with the athletics communications office staff, as well as selected coaches and student-athletes in an intern position. The incumbent will assist in the everyday duties as specified by the internship. This position assists with the daily functions of the athletics communications office including event coverage, press releases, statistical and biographical upkeep, social media, and media coordination. Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in any field and at least one year of experience in a collegiate or professional athletics communications office either as an intern, graduate assistant or student assistant. Knowledge of desktop publishing software, such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, and experience with web applications such as Netitor, Sidearm, etc., necessary. Requires night and weekend work in support of athletic events. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. Skills and Knowledge: Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field. Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made. Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster Advertised:10 Jun 2019 Central Daylight Time Applications close:17 Jun 2019 Central Daylight Time

Skills

social media, public relations, press releases, event management, adobe photoshop, adobe indesign, journalism, athletics, advertising, coaching, organization, desktop publishing, hiring, sports writing, facebook

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