The Trenton Devils, an ECHL team, recently announced an opening for a public relations internship for this upcoming summer. While you may think interning during the offseason wouldn’t be as beneficial, you will likely get a great experience assisting with the team’s media guide and planning for the upcoming season. For more information and to apply, you can visit this website.
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Public Relations and Broadcasting with day-to-day duties. The position is unpaid, but may be used for college credit. The internship requires approximately 15 hours a week.
The position includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks: -Drafting of press releases regarding appearances, player signings, or other items.
-Assistance with the creation of the 2008-2009 Media Guide, including biographical and statistical work.
-Being present at community appearances and other events.
-Helping create new strategies to open relations with new markets and/or media.
Candidates must have:
-High School Diploma
-Strong verbal and writing skills (an absolute must)
-Ability to multitask
-Strong work ethic
-Basic knowledge of hockey
-Flexible evening hours and availability on weekends