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Athletic Communications Internship

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Part time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Athletic Communications Internship position for the 2021-2022 academic year. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Supervised by the Director of Athletic Communications, this position will average approximately 20 hours per week assisting in the coverage of our 27 varsity athletic programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a primary media contact for selected sports
  • Maintain in-game and cumulative statistics
  • Oversee student worker athletic communications staff on game-days
  • Write press releases, including game recaps, award announcements, and student profiles for amherst.athletics.edu
  • Assist with the management of the department's social media platforms and in the creation of photo and video content
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

  • Strong time management and organizational skills with an ability to work independently
  • Excellent writing and editing abilities
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite and statistical programs preferred
  • Working knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and their specific playing rules, NCAA regulations, and statistics
  • Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community
  • Excellent interpersonal, commu nication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

The Amherst College Athletic Communications Office uses Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Premiere Pro) as our primary editing software and, PrestoStats, and NCAA Genius LiveStats as our primary stat software.

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 2021-11-09 Expires: 2021-12-11

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