Media Relations Intern Media Relations Intern

Houston Rockets Houston Rockets

Location Houston, TX
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Part Time
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Contact Information 1510 Polk St. Houston, TX 77002 (713) 627-3865


This position is responsible for assisting the Media Relations Department with day-to-day duties.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • College student pursuing a Communications/Public Relations or Sports Management degree • Self motivated, organized, and detail oriented • Flexible schedule and ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others. • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs. • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions: 1. Yes/No. I am able to accept college credit as compensation for this position. 2. Yes/No. I have local housing available in/near Houston. 3. Yes/No. I understand that this is a season long internship, that starts in August and ends in May. 4. Yes/No. I am able to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.


• Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. • Prepare daily news clippings from local, national and international news media & the Internet and distribute to appropriate personnel • Assist in producing and distributing media credentials • Producing weekly newsletters and press releases • Distribute press conference and post-game quotes to local and national media • Assist game day/night operations • Assist with media guides & department manuals • Providing practice coverage for media relations department • Assisting with the research of game Notes • Office/administration duties, including data entry, answering phones, copying, filing and faxing. • Maintaining media relations storage areas in an orderly fashion • Work with all departments to provide public relations support for marketing, community, corporate, broadcasting, promotion, business and sales initiatives • Receptionist training