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Media Relations Intern (2017-18 Season) / Pro Sports


Houston Rockets


General Description:

This position is responsible for assisting the Media Relations Department with day-to-day duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.
  • Prepare daily news clippings from local, national and international news media & the Internet and distribute to appropriate personnel
  • Assist in producing and distributing media credentials
  • Producing weekly newsletters and press releases
  • Distribute press conference and post-game quotes to local and national media
  • Assist game day/night operations
  • Assist with media guides & department manuals
  • Providing practice coverage for media relations department
  • Assisting with the research of game notes
  • Office/administration duties, including data entry, answering phones, copying, filing and faxing.
  • Maintaining media relations storage areas in an orderly fashion
  • Work with all departments to provide public relations support for marketing, community, corporate, broadcasting, promotion, business and sales initiatives
  • Receptionist training

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College student or graduated within the last 6 months with a degree in Communications/Public Relations or Sports Management
  • Self motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays

    PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.


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