Public Relations Coordinator Internship - Kennesaw , Georgia, United States, 30144

The Georgia State Games is looking for talented, aggressive, outgoing and innovative interns to assist in the preparation for this year's events. Internship opportunities are offered in both paid and unpaid positions depending on intern's experience & skills, time commitment, availability, academic credit and semester sought. Internships are first offered to students completing the internship for academic credit. Dates and times for internships are flexible. All applicants must have strong writing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Internship offers either housing and some meal reimbursement OR a few paid stipends of up to a $1,000 semester stipends. Full-time internships are preferred & recommended, but part-time unpaid internships are also available. Benefits of a Georgia Games Internship: -Housing & Partial Meals Reimbursements- -Apartments have portable high speed internet access, Free TV cable, full kitchen, Washer/dryer access, FREE fitness center, business center and pool! -All Apartment Utilities are covered. -Paid Stipends (limited number available) -Earn academic credit -Fulfill community service hours -Individual office work stations and laptop computers Internships Options include semester-long, full-time, part-time, weekend only & four-week compact options Internship History: -Internship program has been offered for over 24 years -Students have come from the following US States: AK, AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MS, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI and WV and from the countries of Canada, China, England, Germany and Hungary just to intern with the Georgia Games. Internships are first offered to students completing the internship for academic credit. -Interns have turned down the United State Olympic Committee, Professional and College programs to intern with the Georgia Games. To Apply: Go to under internships and complete an: 1) Application 2) Sports questionnaire 3) Resume and 4) Cover letter. The Public Relations Coordinators are responsible for the developing, implementing and evaluating of the promotions, public relations, results, photography and social media programs for all aspects of the Georgia State Games and related programs. Activities/Tasks -Coordinate with Graphic design and website internship to ensure compliance with all needed activities. -Develop professional relationships with traditional and new media outlets; -Write news stories for EACH sporting championships; -Provide accurate and timely information on all programs to the media and be available at all times for media inquires. -Generate news coverage by distributing press releases, media kits, athlete biographies, and other newsworthy materials to the media. -Develop and coordinate a media volunteer program, involving individuals that will generate stories, news coverage and competition results for the championships and districts. -Work with sports chair to develop volunteer time schedules, accurate results reporting and athlete biographies. -Oversee all outgoing publications and promotional materials. -Design and produce Official Programs as needed; -Co-Produce a newsletter that reaches volunteers, sponsors and sport organizations. List includes over 40,000+ circulation. -Assist in securing and servicing media coverage, such as radio involvement, newspaper special segments, websites and television specials. -Oversee all aspects of a results system that catalogues more than 3,500 media winners at the Georgia Games Championship. -Supervise and update the content, maintenance and development of the Georgia Games website. -Compile a yearly record of game activities. -Coordinate all photography activities; -Compile and document all event results and post to all media outlets including Internet and database. -Supervise all on-site activities as determined by Executive Director. -Continue, maintain and update previous social media programs and activities. -Complete all other duties as assigned.