SUMMARY:This is an exciting opportunity for an individual interested in a career in Marketing and Public Relations. Intern will observe, learn and develop skills necessary to explore career opportunities within the chosen field. Individual may qualify for college credit if allowed by their college/university. This position is an unpaid internship.
Intern will learn and be exposed to: •Inner workings of major non-profit sports and event organization •Public Relations efforts such as: Media Relations, Media Pitching, Writing and Editing of Press Releases, Strategic Communications, Media Stunts, Advertising, Marketing Communications, Promotions, In-Game Entertainment and Event Management Department Operations: •Participate in writing press releases, media advisories, internal communications and other media material as directed by the Coordinator of Public Relations •Learn and participate with all facets of organizational public relations and community outreach efforts •Exposed to the establishment of relationships with local and national media in promoting OBC programming and events •Ability to attend local events with the marketing and promotions team •Learn and participate with Orange Bowl social media efforts as needed Media/Public Relations: •Detailed and hands-on maintenance of relevant local and regional media contact lists and in the creation of media pitches for stories regarding OBC events, programs and initiatives •Participate with PR calendar listings, all media opportunities surrounding Orange Bowl events and promotional appearances (if applicable) •Learn to create and plan PR events, media stunts, and community appearances (locally as well as regionally) •Exposed to logistics associated with the creation and distribution of news releases, content development for OBC programming and events and the Orange Bowl communications plan(s) •Learn to identify and secure media appearances and press opportunities for Orange Bowl initiatives
Media Operations: •Participation in the coordination of OBC media operations, media press conferences, and media days and media press boxes for all events •Acquire knowledge in the implementation of Orange Bowl game week including: press security and escorts, customer service, feedback reports and surveys
Publications: •Be trained in the production of Orange Bowl publications
Website: •Participate in opportunities as it relates to updating the website
General: •Execute Assistance on special projects •Other opportunities as may be available
• Recent graduate or currently pursuing a degree or career in Public Relations Marketing, Communications, or Sports Management • Public Relations training or experience preferred • Motivated, highly organized, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all corporate, personnel and research matters • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint • Training writing in AP Style a plus • Training creating and building media lists a plus • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus • Event training or experience a plus • Video editing skills a plus • Possess or demonstrate superb attention to detail • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds
Note: Preferred commitment of a minimum of 20 hours a week consistent with academic demands/schedule
The Orange Bowl Committee, Inc. (OBC) is a three hundred forty eight (348) member, primarily-volunteer non-profit sports organization that promotes and serves the South Florida Community. The Orange Bowl Events feature a year-round schedule culminating with the Capital One Orange Bowl game. Other Orange Bowl core events include the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic, Orange Bowl Youth Footbal...l Alliance, presented by Sports Authority, Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta Series, and Orange Bowl Paddle Championships. The office is centrally located in Miami Lakes, in northern Miami-Dade County, just south of the Broward county line. The staff consists of 29 full-time, approximately 8 assistantships, 15 interns, ticket sales representatives, and festival supports. This is an excellent opportunity for applicants who desire to make a career in athletics and gain experience working in numerous South Florida sports and entertainment venues. Additional inquiries and questions should be address to: ATTN: Human Resources 14360 N.W. 77th Court Miami Lakes, Florida 33016 Phone: 305-341-4700 Fax: 305-341-4750 firstname.lastname@example.org The OBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.