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 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Media Relations Internship

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is accepting applications for a Media Relations Intern to support the Media Relations department. 

Responsibilities: The intern will assist with the overall management of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Media Relations department. Responsibilities range from writing, editing and design of athletic publications, press releases and web pages to game management and statistical compilation at conference championships.

Some of the duties the intern will be responsible for include, but are not limited to:

1) Assist in the production of publications: media guides, weekly notes, promotional flyers, etc.
2) Assist in writing and distribution of press releases, feature stories and result reporting for applicable sports.
3) Maintain informative and accurate records as well as an organized filing system for designated areas of responsibility. Includes: news clippings, web searches and record keeping.
4) Assist with general office work; filing, mailing, correspondence.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Stat Crew statistical software and Acrobat is preferred. The selected candidate must be able to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations. Applicants should be outgoing, detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment. Good communication skills and a high level of professionalism are essential.

This is an unpaid internship.

To Apply: please send resume, name and contact of three professional references and writing/design samples to:

Mr. Brian Howard, Assistant Director of Media Relations (brian.howard@themeac.com) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No Phone Calls Please.

 


Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championships Intern

Purpose of the Job:
To assist the Director of Championships and his staff with the day-to-day operations of the department as well as with preparations for special events and championships.


The duties will include, but not be limited to the following:
            -event management
            -marketing and promotions
            -production of marketing materials
            -distribution of facility information

Duties to include:

1. Disseminating pre-championship information to teams.
2. Disseminating pre-championship information to Staff.
3. Assisting with tournament registration and coaches meetings.
4. Oversee volunteers.
5. Assisting with overseeing the championship section of the website.                                                       
6. Assist director with awards ceremony.
7. Assist director with post tournament team evaluations.
8. Assist director with post tournament reports.
9. Manage and assist with championship publications.
10. Assist director with overseeing Hall of Fame Ceremony.
11. Responsible for ordering and disseminating team gifts and awards.  

Requirements
- Positive and energetic team player with the ability to work independently
- Interested in pursuing a career in athletics
- Working knowledge of word, excel and internet
- Outgoing individual with outstanding customer relations skills
- Strong work ethic
- Currently pursuing a bachelors degree (minimum)
 
Interested Candidates
Internship applications will be accepted until the internship position is filled.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and list of references to compliance@themeac.com



Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Compliance Internship  

Position Overview
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) offers a position for a Compliance Intern to support the Compliance Office.

Organization Description
The MEAC is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I conference, made up of 13 (thirteen) outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic Coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Hampton University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University,  North Carolina Central University, Savannah State University, and South Carolina State University.

Job Description

The Compliance Intern Shall:
1. Prepare compliance related reports
2. Process entry/event entry forms for championships
3. Maintain and file compliance related forms
4. Accurately review and track conference official certification, NCAA squad lists and weekly participation rosters and notify memberships of missing information
5. Track NCAA waivers and violations to prepare mid-year and final reports
6. Assist with the coordination of Cheerleading Championship
7. Assist with the MEAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
8. Assist with updating of MEAC SAAC and Compliance Websites
9. Develop/revise conference compliance forms and prepare materials for meetings
10. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director for Compliance & Championships and Assistant Commissioner for Administration & Compliance 

Requirements
- Positive and energetic team player with the ability to work independently
- Interested in pursuing a career in athletics
- Working knowledge of word, excel and internet
- Outgoing individual with outstanding customer relations skills
- Strong work ethic
- Currently pursuing a bachelors degree (minimum)
 
Interested Candidates
Internship applications will be accepted until the internship position is filled.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and list of references to compliance@themeac.com


 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Corporate Partnership & Marketing Internship

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is accepting applications for a Marketing Intern to support the Corporate Partnership & Marketing Department.

Responsibilities: The intern will assist with the overall management of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Marketing Department. Responsibilities range from identifying and researching prospective partners, writing, editing, designing marketing materials for MEAC Championships and events, maintaining the conference's social media aspects, performing weekly in-office duties, and assisting with the front desk staff in specific situations.

Requirements: Students in business, sports management, communications or marketing with knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe, Photoshop, In-Design, and Acrobat preferred. The selected candidate must be able to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; have the ability to work under deadlines. Applicants should be detail oriented, organized, have good communication skills, a positive attitude, and a high level of professionalism.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and a design/ writing sample to:

Mr. William Price, Director of Corporate Partnerships and Marketing (william.price@themeac.com)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


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