Monday, April 5, 2010

Public Relations Intern, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, Minneapolis, Minn.

Public Relations Intern, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx,
Minneapolis, Minn.

Exciting opportunity to work in the NBA & WNBA! The Minnesota
Timberwolves & Lynx seek energetic, can-do interns to aid members of the
public relations department with implementing the department's
strategies and objectives for the NBA/WNBA team.

Responsibilities in the fast-paced environment to include, but not
limited to, the following: monitoring media coverage, filing and
recording press clippings, working Timberwolves home games, assisting
with team's community news program and other public relations department
projects as needed.

. Monitor and record local media coverage.
. Search all print media for Timberwolves/Lynx content, distributing to
staff and updating player/personnel files.
. Participate in Timberwolves/Lynx game-day in-arena media setup and
take down.
. Assist with game-night media hospitality.
. Write periodic feature articles for Timberwolves/Lynx publications.
. Provide media and teams with statistical and press content.
. Produce and deliver visiting team media packets.
. Deliver content for team's community newspaper program.
. Assist with writing press releases and newsletters.

. Must be at least a junior or senior in college.
. Must be able to receive college credit for professional experience
. Demonstrated organizational skills
. Able to multi-task under time constraints
. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel
. Ability to work with a wide variety of people
. Strong writing & communications skills necessary
. Communications major (public relations, journalism, etc.) preferred

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

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