Communications and Public Relations Postgraduate Intern
Georgia Tech Athletic Association
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Internships (not perm.)
The Georgia Tech Athletic Association, which is located in the heart of midtown Atlanta, is seeking a communications and public relations postgraduate intern for the 2023-24 academic year. This position will assist the communications and public relations staff in the coverage and promotion of Georgia Tech’s 17 NCAA Division I athletics programs.
The selected candidate will:
Be the primary contact for cross country, track & field, swimming & diving and men’s tennis
Be the secondary contact for men’s basketball
Be required to work home events for those sports, as well as other home events as needed
Be required to travel to postseason events for those sports
Be required to work regular in-person office hours, as well as night, weekend and holiday work schedules
Assist in special projects/events as they develop
Assist in the implementation of Georgia Tech athletics’ content strategy
Fulfill other duties as assigned by associate A.D./communications and public relations
Minimum of one (1) year experience in a college or university communications office (undergraduate or postgraduate)
Must possess strong interpersonal communication, organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills that produce results in a fast-paced team environment
Must possess good writing and editing ability (AP style)
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign (publications), Adobe Photoshop (photo editing/graphic design) and NCAA Live Stats/Stat Crew
Must be proficient in popular social media platforms (including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) and social media best practices
Experience with video and video editing software is a plus
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT / SALARY
Approximate appointment: August 14, 2023 through June 14, 2024
$2,750 / month
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Mike Flynn at email@example.com by Friday, May 26, 2023.
Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans.
This position is employed and paid through Georgia Tech athletics’ third-party staffing agency partner.
With 400-plus student-athletes across 17 varsity sports, Georgia Tech competes at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), while also developing young people who will change the world. Georgia Tech has long been a leader in innovation in college athletics with the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Program (known as the Total Person Program at GT), commitments to athletics scholarships until a student-athlete graduates and the use of virtual reality in recruiting among the many concepts that originated on The Flats. The Yellow Jackets have won five national championships during their illustrious history (four in football – 1917, 1928, 1952 and 1990; one in women’s tennis – 2007), appeared in two Final Fours in men’s basketball (1990 and 2004) and three College World Series in baseball (1994, 2002 and 2006). Combining world-class education with top-notch athletics, Georgia Tech has produced 86 Academic All-Americans.