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Media Relations Intern (2019-2020 Season) with Houston Rockets in Houston, TX

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Internship: Internship

General Description: 
This position is responsible for assisting the Media Relations Department with day-to-day duties. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to: 
Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.  
  • Prepare daily news clippings from local, national and international news media & the Internet and distribute to appropriate personnel
  • Assist in producing and distributing media credentials
  • Producing weekly newsletters and press releases
  • Distribute press conference and post-game quotes to local and national media
  • Assist game day/night operations
  • Assist with media guides & department manuals
  • Providing practice coverage for media relations department
  • Assisting with the research of game notes
  • Office/administration duties, including data entry, answering phones, copying, filing and faxing.
  • Maintaining media relations storage areas in an orderly fashion
  • Work with all departments to provide public relations support for marketing, community, corporate, broadcasting, promotion, business and sales initiatives
  • Receptionist training
  • College student or graduated within the last 6 months with a degree in Communications/Public Relations or Sports Management
  • Self motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work  nights, weekends, and holidays
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. 
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. 


Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Yes/No. I am a current college student or have graduated within the last 6 months.

  3. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston.

  4. Yes/No. I understand that this is a season-long internship, begining August 2019 and ending May 2020.

  5. Yes/No. I am able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.