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Liberal Arts Career Services

American Junior Golf Association, Communications Intern, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9147

Thu, October 30, 2014

The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. 

Description 
The AJGA is looking for talented and well-rounded applicants to serve as communications interns. The communications internship is an entry-level position and you must be 21 at the start of the internship. Interns will travel extensively throughout the United States during the internship to help conduct national junior golf tournaments. 

Responsibilities 
• Prepare each tournament’s printed materials 
• Shoot photography and video footage 
• Conduct interviews 
• Distribute post-round results and news releases to local and national media 
• Maintain media, public and sponsor relations 
• Execute the AJGA’s social media plan 
• Blog and write features for the The Insider 
• Update the AJGA’s website 
• On-course rules officiating 
• Start and score players 
• Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance and replenishment 
• Public speaking 
• Customer service 

Qualifications 
• Excellent communication, public speaking and public relations skills 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite 
• Experience in sports information, media relations or newspaper writing is ideal 
• Outstanding writing and editing skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
• Ability to work and communicate in a team atmosphere 
• Experience in photography, video and social media 
• Published media clips preferred 
• Highly motivated 
• Golf knowledge is preferred, but not mandatory 
• Willingness to take an active leadership role amongst diverse teammates 
• Mindset to be flexible and fulfill Operations Intern tasks when required (see Tournament Operations description) 

Physical Demands 
• Work outside in extreme weather and temperatures 
• Work in direct sun exposure 
• Drive and operate company vehicles, golf carts and travel via plane if necessary 
• Use and operate company equipment, i.e. radios/walkie-talkies 
• 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 and Application 
• Additional details can be found at www.ajga.org/careers 
• Spring and Summer Season (mid-March – mid-May/ mid-May – August/Labor Day) 
• You must be at least 21 years old prior to the start of the internship 
• The AJGA will pay a $225 per week stipend for the spring and a $250 per week stipend for the summer. 
• All tournament-related expenses (lodging, food, gas and laundry) will be paid by the AJGA 
• 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. 
• Travel to and from Atlanta prior to and after the internship will be on a stipend basis. 
• Each intern will be provided with an assortment of Ralph Lauren clothing, Under Armour® shoes and Under Armour® sunglasses
 
 
BTT Gateway Job ID 9147  

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