Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Athletic Marketing and Promotions Intern. This is a grant-funded position, available for 10 months in 2018-2019, with a salary of $22,311 plus room and board. The intern will be responsible for all marketing and promotional activities for the UVa-Wise Department of Athletics and its 13 varsity sports. This position will serve as a member of the Athletic Media Relations staff and will play a key role in developing and creating a fun and exciting game day environment that drives attendance. This individual will serve as the athletic department liaison to several groups on campus, including: Student Government Association (SGA) and its subcommittee Collegiate Athletic Promotions (CAP), the Student Activities Board, and all spirit groups. This individual will also work with the Office of Athletic Development on game day activations for sponsors. Additionally, this position will manage several student workers and is responsible for managing all marketing operations at home athletic events. The intern will demonstrate a commitment to NCAA rules compliance and adherence to NCAA and MEC regulations.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required, as well as work experience in a related field. The intern must have strong interpersonal and organizational communication skills; demonstrated skill with technologies used in athletics; the ability to work outdoors for extended periods; and must be able to multi-task in a hectic work environment. Significant professional interaction with athletic staff and students is required.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. Questions concerning the position may be directed to Darrell-Dingus Ely at firstname.lastname@example.org or 276-328-0188. UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree required.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Work experience in a related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal and organizational communications; demonstrated skill with technologies used in athletics; the ability to work outdoors for extended periods; the ability to multi-task in a hectic work environment.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite and athletics technologies.
Internal Number: 353_84755
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.