The Los Angeles Clippers are looking for a Communications Assistant

Job Description:

This position is responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Communications Department in all areas including, but not limited to, composing press materials, assisting with the departmental game night staff program, compiling collateral material, running department-related errands, helping with special event planning and set-up, gathering research and performing administrative duties for all of the members in the Communications Department.


This is a part-time role based out of our DTLA office.


The LA Clippers are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. New members of our team must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will need to provide verification of vaccination for COVID-19 at least seven days prior to their start date.


Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the production of Game Notes and statistical information for media.

  • Compiles basketball communications material: press releases, media guides and game notes.

  • Responds to internal and external requests for basketball and team-related information as directed.

  • Builds and maintains current media distribution lists.

  • Maintains and organizes the Clippers photo archives and database.

  • Consolidates and distributes daily press clippings and NBA league statistics.

  • Assists with the execution of press conferences.

  • Provides assistance with team’s yearly reports and publications.

  • Assists the Communications department in the production and editing stages of all team publications

  • Performs clerical duties (i.e., collecting messages, running errands, etc.).

  • Manages the Communications Department game-night internship program.

  • Prepares and disseminates material to the local and national media.

  • Maintains and supervises the media check-in operation and press room during games.

  • Assists with in-game media relations functions, including in-game and post-game statistical production and distribution of written material.

  • Regularly assists with the distribution of daily and seasonal credentials.

Qualifications:

  • College graduate with a degree in a related field (Journalism, Communications/Public Relations, English or Sports Administration).

  • Must have at least one year of experience in sports communications or public relations at either the professional or collegiate level to effectively perform the duties listed above.

  • Must have solid knowledge of the NBA, statistics and basketball terminology.

  • Must have strong writing skills.

  • Demonstrated dedication with the ability to lead projects from origin through execution.

  • Ability to learn, contribute and flourish in a fast-growing, dynamic environment.

  • Effective interpersonal skills, both oral and written.

  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.





 

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