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Athletics Communications Intern

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 Athletics Communications Intern position. The Athletics Communications Intern is a part-time, one-year term position. 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.

Amherst College Athletic Communications invites applications for an internship position for the 2021-2022 academic year. 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
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, 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.

Applicants should send a resume, at least two writing samples, and three references to:

Kris Dufour

Director of Athletic Communications


A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

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

To find information about job group and level (JGL) follow this link.


Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-06

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