The ASUN Conference is accepting applications for an internship position as Media Relations Assistant. The 12-month temporary position has an expected start date no later than mid-July and runs to July 2019. Total 12-month stipend is $22,000.
The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations. The ASUN is an equal opportunity employer. Female and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, references via e-mail to: Patrick McCoy [email@example.com]; Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations.
Primary Duties - Assist in all aspects of media relations, with a strong emphasis on social media and updating conference website - Serve as the primary media contact for selected sports, possibly to include assignments to cover Coastal Collegiate Sports Association. - Create original content for ASUN properties, written and video segments - Create content and assist in managing of ASUN social media accounts - Travel to and provide on-site media support for certain ASUN championships - Compile necessary materials for and design certain conference documents/projects - Update the ASUN Record Book at the conclusion of championships for assigned sports - Serve as liaison with NCAA Statistical Staff for assigned sports - Other duties as assigned by the commissioner
The successful applicant will work in the ASUN Media Relations office at the LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson, Georgia, in conjunction with the Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations. Weekend hours and evening work will be a significant component of the position. Flexible office hours and the opportunity for remote site working will be expected and accommodated.
Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree required; background in communications or journalism strongly desired - Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite and StatCrew software preferred - Experience with website maintenance operations - Experience in media relations or demonstration of required skills in a comparable field - Broad knowledge of sports sponsored by the ASUN - Strong writing and computer skills - Ability to work independently and efficiently on a variety of time-sensitive projects
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
About ASUN Conference
The ASUN Conference is a NCAA Division I league with eight member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The ASUN meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement with a true balance between student and athlete. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the ASUN footprint reaches into seven of the top 50 media markets in the nation. The ASUN includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University. Liberty University and the University of North Alabama will join the league for the 2018-19 season.