Trainee, Basketball Communications

  Sports Facility
  Southeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 07/23/21

Job Summary

A quick summary about the Basketball Communications Trainee role:The role will report to the Manager, Public Relations, and will assist the PR staff with daily activities to service members of the media and the basketball operations staff. The trainee will have duties to fulfill on game days as well as non-game days and will gain invaluable experience as a season member of the PR staff.What the Basketball Communications Trainee will be responsible for: 

  • Assist with game notes, press releases, and player of the Week/Month nominations.
  • Distribute department's daily mail and cut out and compile newspaper clippings about the              organization.
  • Create and distribute season and single-game credentials for media, visiting team, and                      organization
  • Prepare and distribute pregame packets for the visiting team and media.
  • On occasion accompany players to interviews/appearances.
  • Handle administrative responsibilities, including processing confidential reports, tracking                deadlines, managing purchase requests, and taking meeting notes.
  • Assist with media availability and player interviews at practice and shoot-around.
  • Game Day Responsibilities: 
  • Distribute department's daily mail and cut out and compile newspaper clippings about the     organization.
  • Create and place media seating cards and seating charts throughout the arena.
  • Create single-game credentials for the upcoming game.
  • Complete the Next Opponent packets.
  • Assist with updating the game notes
  • Send the Scout's e-mail and excel sheet to the Basketball Operations department.
  • Prep the game notes for the next game.
  • Hand out media credentials at the media entrance beginning 3 ½ hours before tip-off.
  • Complete the post-game notes and help edit the post-game quotes.
  •  On occasion, record and transcribe post-game quotes.
  •  Other duties as assigned.


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