Public Relations Seasonal Intern / Pro Sports
Timeframe: January 2018 - May 2018. (Part-Time, 25 hours week) Assists in writing press releases, media advisories and other media material as directed by the Communications Department.
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):
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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