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Millsaps College
Sports Information Assistant (Intern)

Millsaps College, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA), located in Jackson, Mississippi is seeking applicants for a full-time, 10-month internship as a Sports Information Assistant.

This position will report to the Director of Athletic Communications and has an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018 and an end date of May 31, 2019.

Description:
Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Compiling statistics and records for dissemination to all internal and external constituencies (including but not limited to, the media, community and opposing teams).
  • Writing game recaps and features stories on gomajors.com for assigned athletic programs.
  • Compiling in-game statistics for assigned athletic programs on the StatCrew software.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the athletic department’s website which is powered by SIDEARM Sports.
  • Providing play by play commentary on select internet broadcasts of the Majors home athletic events.
  • Assisting in coordinating the department’s social media efforts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Qualifications:
Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, sport management or related field and possess strong writing, editing, oral, and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in a sports information office is preferred, and knowledge in broadcasting and graphic design is highly desired.

Candidates must be capable of learning new tasks quickly and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to applicants that have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and StatCrew programs and proficiency with Mac and PC computers.

Compensation:
The position offers a stipend and on-campus housing.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, referecnes and writing samples in email format to:

Donavon Martin Jr.
Director of Athletic Communications
Millsaps College Athletics
1701 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39210
martid2@millsaps.edu