Brown University Athletics is seeking candidates for a Communications Intern for the 2023-2024 season. The successful candidate will assist in the social media, content, and game day needs of assigned varsity sports. The position will serve as a secondary contact for the football, menâ™s basketball and menâ™s lacrosse programs and the primary contact for select other sports. Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1). Â
Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ï‚· Assist with content and social media efforts for positionâ™s primary and secondary sport assignments. ï‚· Assist with game day coverage of positionâ™s primary and secondary sport assignments including but not limited to managing social accounts, the keeping of statistics, and the posting of pre, post, and in-game content. ï‚· Write press releases to appear on BrownBears.com. ï‚· Maintain daily internal and external communications for primary sport assignments. ï‚· Perform additional duties and assist with other projects as assigned. ï‚· Ability to work nights and weekends. Â
Qualifications: ï‚· High School Diploma/GED ï‚· Interest in collegiate athletics, athletic administration, or communications and social media. ï‚· Familiarity with social platforms, specifically Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. ï‚· Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere. ï‚· Familiarity with DSLR cameras, Canon preferred. ï‚· Strong understanding of a wide range of sports, their rules and statistics. ï‚· Strong writing skills. ï‚· Strong attention to detail. ï‚· Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills. ï‚· Ability to stay calm under pressure and multitask. ï‚· Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment ï‚· The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Education and credit check, and MVR check satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.
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Athletic Communications Intern
Athletics and Recreation
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.