Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Compensation for this position is $440 per week for a maximum duration of 40 total weeks. Start date TBD.
The intern will administer athletic communications activities for several of BC's men's and women's varsity sports (to be assigned).
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: arranging and supervising team media and photo days; creating and updating statistical records for teams; maintaining team biographical files; writing, editing, and maintaining sport information on the bceagles.com website; writing press releases, game recaps and preparing electronic media guides; managing communications game operations at home events as assigned; managing social media accounts and supervising work-study students in sports coverage.
This position is extremely hands-on and interns will be expected to produce publish-ready material.
Essential Functions * Home athletic event coverage * Maintaining and updating team biographies and stats * Writing press releases and preparing electronic media guides * Managing and posting to web and various social media accounts * Supervising work-study students in sports coverage * Receiving and responding to media questions * Arranging and supervising team media
Position Details: Department: 011001 - Athletics General Position: 00014319 - Intern - Athletic Communications Grade: 00
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
* Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred * At least 2 years of experience/undergraduate involvement in intercollegiate athletics is required, preferably at a NCAA Division I institution. * A strong desire to pursue a career in the field of sports management and/or athletic administration is required. * Time and Resource Management * Strong written and verbal skills with the ability to work with time sensitive projects * Considerable organizational and supervisory skills required * Excellent writing and desktop publishing skills, plus proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, other publishing programs a plus * Requires ability to manage multiple tasks with very strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills * Ability to thrive in a diverse fast paced student-athlete service driven environment in a collegiate setting * Ability to take direction * Ability to foster and maintain working relationships with other departments in the university and the community * This position will be expected to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC, and institutional rules.
Work Conditions/Demands * Evening and weekend work may be required. These demands are primarily centered on athletic competitions. * Holidays and early morning hours are frequently required for various athletic competitions and operational set up of athletic and other events. * Ability to maintain a flexible schedule is required. * The primary working conditions include both an indoor office setting and outdoor event locations. Some medium lifting will be required for event preparation and set up. In most cases, events will occur regardless of weather so exposure to elements is likely.
Interested candidates are highly encouraged to submit a cover letter with their application.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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