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Available (tentative): September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Communications Intern will assist with day-to-day communications operations.

The successful candidate will report to the Director – Media Services. Duties include:

  • Assist in all aspects of communications for 23 Big 12 sports.
  • Serving as the primary media contact as well as a liaison to member schools communications staffs for several Olympic sports
  • Contribute to social media strategy through management of the Conference's official accounts by carrying out publicity on these platforms and participating in content planning and execution
  • Maintain and develop various aspects of the Big 12 website.
  • Assist with production/design of record books, championship materials and social media content.
  • Distribution of announcements to local, regional and national media via digital platforms.
  • Travel to selected championships and media day sites.
  • Maintenance of historical and statistical files.
  • Interacting with member school administrators and coaches groups.
  • Assist with weekend duties for football, men's and women's basketball, baseball, soccer and volleyball as necessary.
  • Projects as assigned by members of the media services and digital staff.

Bachelor's Degree required. Applicants should have a strong knowledge of sports. Excellent journalistic writing and communication abilities with a knowledge of Associated Press style guidelines is expected. Experience/knowledge with website content management systems, social media, desktop publishing and graphic design is essential. Experience in a campus athletic department, particularly a communications or marketing office, is desired.

Salary (tentative): $20,000 for 10 months.

Submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references and work samples to the contact information below. Email is preferred. Work samples should include 3-5 items such as press releases, feature stories, graphic design work, game notes, etc.

Brad Clements, Assistant Commissioner/Human Resources Director
Big 12 Conference
400 East John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75062

Big 12 Conference is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Deadline for application is August 21, 2017 -->

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