Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Gardner-Webb University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Athletic Graduate Intern – Media Relations

Gardner-Webb University’s Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Intern position in its Athletics Media Relations Department.

Job Duties:

  • Serve as the primary contact for selected sports as well as assisting with other sports as assigned.
  • Timely production of website content, social media content, press releases and publications for assigned sports.
  • Successful input, compilation and distribution of statistics for assigned sports is also necessary and some travel may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree and acceptance into a graduate program at Gardner-Webb are required.
  • A degree in sports management, communications, journalism or related field and experience as an undergraduate in an athletics communications office is preferred.
  • Familiarity with statistics software (StatCrew), social media platforms, desktop publishing software (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Creative Suite) and photography is preferred.

compensation:

The Graduate Intern position is up to a two-year commitment beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year and includes bi-weekly pay, books and a limited meal plan.

Other details:

Evening and weekend hours are common and holiday hours are also expected. The position reports to the Assistant Athletics Director for Media Relations.

application:

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please complete the application using the link below and include a cover letter, resume, three references and writing samples with the application. Questions regarding the position or applications requirements can be directed to Marc Rabb ([email protected]u).

Gardner-Webb sponsors 22 NCAA Division I sports and competes as a full member of the Big South Conference and as an associate member of the Southern Conference (wrestling) and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (men’s and women’s swimming).