Athletic Intern - Athletics Communication Intern - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

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 Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in any field, OR individuals currently enrolled in college completing their undergraduate studies.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's 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.

Skills and Knowledge:

Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field. Based on Qualifications

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics Communications
  • Athletic Intern - Athletics Communication Intern
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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