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 2021-22 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.
DUTIES The successful candidate will: • Be the primary contact for cross country, track & field and men’s tennis • Be the secondary contact for men’s basketball and swimming & diving • Be required to work home events for those sports as well as other home events as needed • Be required to work regular 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 assistant A.D./communications & public relations.
REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s degree • 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 1, 2021 through June 1, 2022 • $2,200 / month • Parking
Qualified candidates should submit an cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Mike Flynn at email@example.com by Friday, June 18, 2021.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Parking is provided
About Georgia Tech Athletic Association
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 85 Academic All-Americans.