| The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is seeking candidates to fill its Communications/Public Relations internship position for the 2017-2018 college football season. The internship program period begins June 15, 2017 and concludes February 15, 2018. Each position pays a stipend of $1,800.00 per month. Please note that housing is not provided by the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. |
This year’s internship class will help plan and execute two Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games featuring the University of Alabama vs. Florida State University and the University of Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech. Interns will also play a vital role in the planning and execution of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Interns will also assist with other Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl events and initiatives during their term. Interns are assigned to a specific concentration area but are expected to provide support to all areas of the company’s business in a direct, supporting or administrative role. Qualified applicants should be team first, sports-minded, self-motivators who are willing to accept the long hours and hard work required to succeed in the sports industry. Additionally, qualified applicants should be committed to pursuing a career in the business of athletics.
APPLICANT GUIDELINES Interested candidates can apply by submitting their cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates applying for the Communications role are required to submit three writing samples in addition to a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. Ideal examples of content to submit would be press releases, feature stories or similar professional writings. Candidate cover letters should fully respond to the following questions/requests: Please clearly indicate which concentration area you are interested in obtaining. Please indicate if you will have any academic obligations (classes, projects, etc.) during the internship period of June 15, 2017 through February 15, 2018 How does your prior work experience and skill set specifically make you the ideal candidate for an internship with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl? All required documents must be received by March 9, 2017. Applicant submissions without all of the required documentation will not be considered for the program. Applicant submissions not received by March 9, 2017 will not be considered for the program. The cover letter, resume, contact information for references, and all other application materials should be in ONE file. Candidates should not contact the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl office for initial status updates. Candidate evaluation consists of a resume evaluation period, teleconference interview period and a final in-person interview period. Final selection of candidates is targeted for May 5, 2017. Please note that the final selection date could be extended as evaluations are conducted.
PRIMARY POSITION ROLE: Responsible for assisting with day to day projects and initiatives in support of PBI’s communications, messaging and branding goals. Position will contribute to specific aspects of the organization’s public relations and media operations efforts, while also assisting in other areas.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Media Lists Maintain and manage Bowl media lists and update as necessary
Press Clips Collect and sort all incoming clips Input clip / messaging data into PR database/Produce Clip Books
Collateral Production Coordinate production of game program, media guide and additional collateral materials. Assist with content development for all print projects Media Relations Write, edit and proof news releases/media alerts Assist in developing story angles and media outreach Book/coordinate media interviews Management / production of Bowl press kits Respond to media inquiries
Media Operations Assist with fulfillment and distribution of media credentials/parking passes Assist with the creation and execution of the media operations timelines Assist in Bowl Week media operations, including media hotel operations, press conferences, media transportation, etc. Game day Assist in set up of press box Operate Media Will Call Enforce/monitor field level policies Assist with post-game press conference/procedures Assist with management of media operations volunteers
Hall of Fame Research and collect data on current inductee class Assist with travel coordination and local transportation Assist with on-site hospitality Research potential inductees
Other Research as needed Maintenance of PR Division operations manual Scheduling of photographers and creation of shot charts Scheduling of PR team meetings Assist with tickets sales calls as needed Assist other interns as needed (Staff College Corner, volunteer events, Board meetings, etc.) Assist with Play It Smart Program Assist with Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge Preparation Assist with Dodd Trophy initiatives Monitor/update game record books
*Responsibilities are subject to change
STAFF SUPERVISION: Vice President of Communications and the Communications Manager