Communications PR/CR Intern - Wisconsin Herd

Job Locations US-WI-Oshkosh
ID
2022-1554
Category
Herd
Type
Intern

Overview

Job Title:             Communications PR/CR Intern

Class:                    Part Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to:         Communications Coordinator

 

As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are requiring that all full-time/part-time team members and new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain limited exceptions.

                       

The Milwaukee Bucks are looking for talented people who embrace diversity, equity & inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

 

It all begins with outstanding talent, It all begins with YOU! #FearTheDeer 

 

Summary:    

The Wisconsin Herd is looking for a passionate Communications PR/CR Intern for the upcoming 2022-23 NBA G League season this fall! This individual will work in a fast-pace, hands-on environment and learn the intricacies of public and community relations in the sports industry. The ideal candidate will divide time between office hours and game functions.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to teams' digital communication efforts including writing newsletter copy, game & news stories, and assisting with press releases & website updates.
  • Assist the communications department with their day-to-day operations on a wide range of projects, including digital initiatives, and community and public relations activities that maintain the continuity and integrity of the Milwaukee Bucks & Wisconsin Herd brand.
  • Support media relations.
  • Assist with game notes, stat distribution and game night duties.
  • Monitor media requests and create & distribute media credentials.
  • Help implement Wisconsin Herd community programs including player appearances, donation request fulfillment, hosting game night guests such as non-profit of the night partners, hand-out promotional materials, etc.
  • Conduct media interviews on game days for digital communication efforts.
  • Research community events and calendars to incorporate Herd activation.
  • Monitor news stories and share internally with staff.
  • Assist broadcast partner with responsibilities as assigned.
  • Basic office duties and other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a college or university.
  • Studying Communications, PR, Journalism, or sports management.
  • Be available to provide public relations support for all Wisconsin Herd home and away games as needed for the 2022-23 season.
  • Previous sports experience is not required but is a plus!
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and general computer skills.
  • Be highly motivated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • High proficiency in both written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent customer service skills that showcase a positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • Analytical skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Capacity to think creatively and contribute new insights.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities on deadline.
  • Ability to think and react quickly and appropriately to unpredictable situations.
  • Ability to work all Wisconsin Herd home games, including weekends and holidays.
  • Solid understanding of basketball statistics.
  • Available to work 20+ hours a week (including assigned game coverage).

 

 

All offers for employment with the Milwaukee Bucks are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. We will consider people with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal laws.

The Milwaukee Bucks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Ethnic Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

We provide our employees with a robust employee benefits plan that focuses on the mental and physical wellness of our team.  We strive to offer a flexible work environment that allows our team members to be productive in both their work and home lives.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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