The intern of the athletics communications staff is the individual who directs and oversees content creation and distribution for selected Butler Athletics teams.
This individual performs the role of an internal beat reporter, focusing on telling compelling stories in written, video, social media, graphics or other innovative formats. Duties also include generating and overseeing the distribution of record books/media guides, news articles and short-form video, stats and social media interactions. The individual is also responsible for developing external media relationships and managing media requests for assigned sports as well as managing gameday media relations duties including statistics.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic
Ability to work nights and weekends
Experience working in a college athletics communications office preferred
Familiarity with StatCrew software, video editing, and graphic design preferred
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
About Butler University
Butler University is a nationally recognized comprehensive university encompassing five colleges—Arts, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences—and the Andre B. Lacy School of Business. Together, they offer more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, eight pre-professional programs, and 19 graduate programs. Around 4,700 students are enrolled at Butler, representing 45 states and 49 countries. Ninety-five percent of Butler students will have participated in some form of internship, student teaching, clinical rotation, research, or service learning by the time they graduate. This community-centered immersion is coupled with classroom learning that nurtures critical thinking, effective communication, cooperative teamwork, and ethical decision making to prepare students for both professional success and to have lasting impact in their communities.