Intern Communications for Swimming
United States Olympic Committee - Colorado Springs, CO

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Functions include but are not limited to the following:
Assist with day-to-day communication department responsibilities

Local media outreach for key events

Compile and update event media guides and athlete bios

Compile event specific and weekly clip reports

Assist with hometown and long lead media outreach for National Teamers

Assist with community relations program, Swim Today

Assist with maintaining USA Swimming’s social media outlets

QUALIFICATIONS:
Educational Requirements: Enrolled in a Bachelor degree program at the junior or senior level status or higher, or recent college graduate

Proficient with Microsoft and Adobe Creative Suite

Passion for sport and the Ideals of the Olympic Movement

Sport experience preferred (i.e., active in competitive/intramural sports)

Must be eligible to work in the USA

Excellent communication and human relations skills

Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced multidisciplinary team environment

Willingness to participate in the full-time Intern Program

Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP Style

Knowledge of USA Swimming and its athletes is a plus but not required

Degree concentration in public relations, business or communications preferred

TOOLS/EQUIPMENT:
Standard Office Equipment

Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook

Proficiency with internet search capabilities and usage telecommunications equipment, fax machine, copier

Social media proficiency (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine)

Experience with InDesign/Photoshop preferred but not required

CONDITIONS:
Office environment in multi-story building on multi-building site

Business casual environment

Required Skills

Required Experience

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