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Public Relations Seasonal Intern / Pro Sports

Sacramento Kings

Timeframe: January 2018 - May 2018. (Part-Time, 25 hours week)

Wage: $11.00/hour, No relocation or housing expenses provided.

Qualifications: MUST be enrolled in a College or University or a recent graduate (within 6 months) to be considered.

Summary: This position is responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Communications Department in all areas including, but not limited to, writing press material, pitching media stories, fielding media calls, running department-related errands, helping with special event planning and set-up, gathering research and performing some administrative duties for the Communication Department.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA’s):

  • Assists in writing press releases, media advisories and other media material as directed by the Communications Department.
  • Responds to internal and external requests for information as directed by the supervisor.
  • Builds and maintains current media lists.
  • Clips all articles as directed by supervisor and maintains up-to-date media clips log.
  • Assists in coordinating special events; duties can include receiving bids, preparing event time frames and schedules and final reports, etc.
  • Assists in preparing and disseminating media material.
  • Performs clerical duties (i.e., collecting messages, scheduling appointments, running errands, etc.).
  • Other various duties and projects as assigned.
  • NOTE: This is not a player-related position. The Communications Intern will work on business operations elements of the Sacramento Kings, including community relations, Golden 1 Center and related projects, Sleep Train Arena, and partnership announcements.


  • 1-2 years of Public Relations experience preferred.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field preferred.
  • Must be able to work game nights, extended hours, days, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media channels and Internet search capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining composure.
  • Must be goal, detail, and multi-task oriented with the ability to prioritize.
  • Service oriented; committed to teamwork and catering to the customer.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality with sensitive information.

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