Job Posting - Public Relations Intern (Tulsa 66ers)

The Tulsa 66ers, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder, is currently seeking qualified individuals for a paid Public Relations internship that will assist in the communication efforts of the organization. Interning with the Tulsa 66ers will allow you to explore a career in professional sports while working side by side with our talented employees, and our affiliate organization; the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Our intern program targets high-potential students who have demonstrated leadership in academics, work experience and extracurricular activities. It is important that a student exhibits a high-level of interest and ability and be well rounded as well as technically educated. Internships are an average of 12-16 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Oversee media work areas and assist writers and broadcasters covering the 66ers
• Writing and editing portions of various publications, including the 66ers media guide, game-night program, news releases and online web content
• Simple video filming and editing of media interviews
• Help oversee the team’s statistical records and game notes
• Coordinate community appearances by 66ers players and staff
• Maintain good attendance and punctuality
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Current college student, preferably pursuing a degree in communication, public relations, journalism or other related fields
• General knowledge of the game of basketball and statistical categories
• Past experience working sporting events or in a sports information office a plus
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Proficient in AP Style and the journalistic form of writing
• Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, primarily InDesign and Photoshop, a plus
• Knowledge of HTML coding a plus
• Experience in iMovie a plus
• Superior attention to detail, especially under pressure of deadlines
• Capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time
• Successful at working in a team environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Willing to work nights and weekends including all 24 Tulsa 66ers home games

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources
Tulsa 66ers
10425 South 82nd East Avenue, Suite 105
Tulsa, OK 74133
Fax: (405) 208-4777
Please reference the Job Title in your correspondence.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*