Sports Communication Internship

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by American Junior Golf Association

Braselton, GA 30517
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities
  • Execute the AJGA's social media plan and promotional plan
  • Write and publish blogs, press releases, features and web stories
  • Create short- and long-form content for the AJGA website and social media
  • Create sponsor impact content before, during and after an event
  • Conduct interviews
  • Work with local media
  • Photography / videography (shoot and edit)
  • Serve as on-course rules official, start and score players, and assist with overall operations as needed
  • Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance and replenishment
  • Public speaking
  • Customer service Qualifications
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, content creation and public relations skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent motivation, organization, communication, and work quality
  • Golf knowledge is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Willingness to take an active leadership role amongst diverse set of teammates
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a team atmosphere
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Experience in photography, video, graphic design and/or social media preferred Requirements
  • Must be at least 21 years old prior to the start of the internship
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license for a minimum of three years
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Must either be working towards or achieved a Bachelor's Degree
  • Work outside in extreme weather and temperatures
  • Work in direct sun exposure
  • Drive and operate company vehicles and travel via plane
  • Drive and operate a golf cart
  • Use and operate company equipment, i.e. radios / walkie-talkies / cameras / computers
  • Ability to spot golf balls on the course
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Lift equipment up to approximately 50 pounds Details
  • Spring and Summer Season (mid-March - mid-May/ mid-May - August/Labor Day)
  • The AJGA will compensate interns the hourly federal minimum wage ($7.25) plus time and one-half for overtime worked.
  • Spring Interns on average will work 40 - 60 hours per week
  • Summer Interns on average will work 50 - 65 hours per week
  • The AJGA will compensate a majority of tournament-related expenses (lodging, food, gas and laundry).
  • Travel to Atlanta for the start of the internship will be paid in full by the AJGA but travel home at end of the internship is on the intern.
  • Each intern will be provided with clothing, shoes and sunglasses
  • In limited instances a week off could happen for a team. In this case all travel, food and lodging will be on each individual if they determine to go home or stay in the city in which they are located. In this case, time off is unpaid. Deadline Dates
  • Spring Deadline: November 1, 2018
  • Summer Deadline: November 26, 2018
  • **Summer candidate finalists will be required to attend a mandatory Intern Recruiting Weekend January 25 - 27, 2019. Travel, food and lodging will be covered. To Apply Please visit for all information. For any questions, contact Lauren Shelly, Director of Recruiting & Special Events via
  • Reference: 561330889

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