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Student Worker (Athletic Media Relations)

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Athletic Media Relations (10000840)
Employee Designation:  Student

Job Information

The Ole Miss Athletics Communications Office is committed to providing the best and most robust media coverage of Rebel sports.

 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT

• Work closely with full-time staff, graduate assistants, to develop and execute initiatives to further heighten the coverage and excitement centering around Ole Miss Athletics.

• Executing game day set-up and game day responsibilities at the direction of their communications department supervisor, with a potential of weekly office hours.

• Work special events including but not limited to: Square Jam, Grove Bowl, etc.

• Assist with gameday operations, writing press releases and other feature stories for olemisssports.com.

• Help with execution of social media plans and creation of digital content.

• Assist full-time staff with other duties as assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Interest in pursuing a career in sports administration, advertising, public relations, event management, operations, or marketing

• Full-time student at the University of Mississippi

• Strong organizational, and written/verbal communication skills

• Awareness of the urgency of certain projects and deadlines

• Comfortable and able to communicate effectively with the public and follow through with minimal direction

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

• Basic familiarity of social media (Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram)

• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Studio preferred

• Marketing, Business, IMC, Journalism, Sports & Recreation, or related major preferred

 

PERKS

• Direct experience working in collegiate athletics communications, particularly the SEC

• Class credit available on a case by case basis

• Semester-long internship for fall of 2022 with the possibility of renewal.

 

HOW TO APPLY

• Applications are being accepted now. Interested candidates should apply via the link provided. https://forms.gle/xWFvWtxruozvQGcZ8

 

QUESTIONS?

Ole Miss Athletics Communications Department mgmarsh1@go.olemiss.edu

 

INTERVIEW PROCESS

• Once the application deadline has passed, applications and resumes will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted with selected applicants.

• Selected applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for the position.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi