PR Coordinator, Alli Sports
NBC Sports - Burr Ridge, IL

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a temp project non-staff position with an estimated duration of 9 months (April 2013 – December 2013), unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose
Successfully assist and execute many aspects of live-event public relations and communication for Dew Tour and Alli Sports properties. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting Dew Tour PR efforts, media tracking and on-site hosting, in addition to various PR responsibilities across Red Bull Signature Series, Motocross Free Flow Tour and Alli Sports.


  • Create and Maintain Dew Tour media materials
    - Press distribution lists
    - Q&A documents
    - event one-pagers
    - website content
    - athlete bio’s
  • Work with Dew Tour Social Media team to develop social media content
  • Organize and update Dew Tour Media Guide in preparation for each event
  • Work directly with PR agency to maintain media tracking documents
  • Assist with year-end recaps and event comparisons/breakdowns for Dew Tour and other Alli properties
  • Lead PR efforts for Free Flow Tour throughout summer with event-specific and season-long goals
    - In conjunction with MarComm Director, develop media plan for Free Flow Tour
    - Provide weekly recaps for PR around individual FFT events and a season Tour recap
    - Assist in creating media distribution lists

  • Function as part of overall on site media team with PR agency and Alli team members
    - Assist media with any questions and/or inquiries
    - Assist with setting up athlete interviews
    - Track on site results, create daily clippings
    - Assist in the Media Center and at competition venues
    - Keep all start lists/ results/ standings/ releases organized and accessible for media
    - Keep liability and photography waivers organized

    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
  • At least one (1) year related experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Must be willing to work in Burr Ridge, IL (Near Chicago, IL)
  • Must be willing to travel to on-site event locations, as needed (approximately 10% of time, max.)

  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Willing to take on any task large or small
  • Time management skills to coordinate working in and out of office, handling short deadlines and completing all tasks in a thorough manner
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, think and respond quickly while maintaining attention to detail
  • Must be capable of working within a team environment
  • An interest and passion for the sports entertainment industry

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