2018-19 Public Relations Internship with Orange Bowl Committee in Hialeah, FL

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The ORANGE BOWL COMMITTEE Inc., (OBC), based in Miami Lakes, was created in 1935 with the mission of generating tourism for South Florida through an annual football game and supporting events. The OBC is seeking highly motivated candidates for its 2018-19 Public Relations Internship Program.  The Orange Bowl Internship Program is available year-round.
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
  • Be trained in the production of Orange Bowl publications
  • Participate in opportunities as it relates to updating the website
  • 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.   
Review of applications will continue until position(s) is/are filled. The Internship Program is UNPAID.  No phone calls please. The OBC policy requires that all persons interested in employment complete an application through the Orange Bowl’s online process for a position which has been advertised or posted and for which they are qualified. A resume alone is not sufficient to consider an individual as an applicant.
The OBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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