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USTA Middle States
1288 Valley Forge Road, Suite 74
P.O. Box 987
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0987
610-935-5000 (Phone)
610-935-5484 (Fax)

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Internship Opportunities

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Communications / Marketing Interns
Now accepting for SUMMER 2015 - DEADLINE:  February 2, 2015

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Middle States section, based in Valley Forge, Pa., is looking for a Communications/Marketing intern for Summer 2014. Interns in this position work closely with the Communications and Marketing team to develop and execute projects involving general public relations and marketing. 

In addition to assisting with a variety of marketing projects, this intern will also work with project management and planning, and will do feature and PR writing on a daily basis. Interns have the opportunity to work closely with both pro and recreational tennis, and will be exposed to all areas of tennis-related marketing and communications within Middle States. This includes event planning and execution, and the creative process. There is also the chance that feature writing will be published at the national level. Students are encouraged to use the internship for college credit.

Intern Opportunities:
-Graphic design - assist in the processes of creating original marketing materials, including photography and production
-Media - assist in strengthening media contacts and preparing press releases
-Publications - Assist in writing news and feature stories, utilizing interviews to collect data while also securing and producing advertising
-Database management
-Events Management - Assist with event planning of Middle States sponsored events
-Networking
-Other duties as assigned

Required experience:
-Current enrollment in a college or university, or recently graduated
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Strong interpersonal communications skills
-Computer experience in Microsoft Office platform; interest in the Adobe Creative Suite
-Interest in desktop publishing
-Strong editing skills
-Ability to keep deadlines, handle tasks responsibly and work independently
-Interest in, and knowledge of, one or more of the following fields: journalism, mass communications, media management, marketing, advertising, public relations, publishing and sports management

Duration/Compensation:

• Position begins the week of May 18, 2015*
• Candidate must be available for at least 15 hours per week, for a 10-week period*
• Candidate must be available to work weekend events when needed
• Candidate must have a valid driving license and reliable transportation
• USTA Middle States will work with the college or university to provide course credit
*Hours per week and duration of internship are negotiable, for the right candidate, based on student's needs. 

How to apply: 

Please send resume and cover letter to Michael Gladysz (gladysz@ms.usta.com). 
Include “Intern Application” in the subject line. Application deadline is February 2, 2015 

 

 

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