Communications Specialist - Communications

PGA TOURMonday, November 20, 20170 application(s)
Employer Name PGA TOUR
Job Title Communications Specialist - Communications
City Ponte Vedra Beach
State Florida
Country USA
Job Region South
Job Category Communications/Public Relations
Salary Range Based on experience
Job Reference 1374
Job Level Entry Level

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism preferred
  • Prior experience in communications or public relations required
  • Prior exposure to golf tournament or sports event communications preferred
  • Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively within and across diverse groups
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS Office Software applications
  • A professional image, willingness to travel, and ability to work as a team is essential
  • Proficient skills in writing, editing, content creation, idea pitching and public speaking
  • Experienced in social media applications
  • Must be willing to travel to national and or international events

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the year-round promotion of PGA TOUR Champions to elevate the brands of Tour members while increasing year-round media engagement and coverage for co-sanctioned events on local and national platforms
  • Manage the local, national and international promotion of PGA TOUR Champions members and individual storylines in traditional and digital applications
  • Assist with oversight of media center at PGA TOUR Champions events, including pre-tournament credentialing, player and course access for media members, informational document distribution, press conferences and interview requests
  • Produce daily notes document after tournament rounds to ensure coverage on PGA TOUR-owned platforms as well as local and national distribution
  • Oversee fulfillment of informational statistics and interview requests from media, tournaments and broadcast partners.
  • Assist with the maintenance of all PGA TOUR Champions digital media guide applications
  • Collaborate with the PGA TOUR Champions digital team with content creation and implementation across .com and social platforms, including photography and video needs, as well as onsite interviews
  • Assist Senior Director of Communications with press conference needs, as well as tournament teams and Tournament Business Affairs leads with media day guidance and materials
  • Development of relationships with PGA TOUR Champions staff, players, agents and media to establish a trusted working environment from which to collaborate and promote Tour initiatives
  • Assist PGA TOUR communications team with media official needs at 1-2 co-sanctioned events annually, working closely with local and national media to promote TOUR players during tournament week
  • Approximately 18-20 weeks of travel is expected for this position (inclusive of 1-2 PGA TOUR events and/or Challenge Season events), with the potential for international travel included.
  • Support department's corporate communications function and special assignments
  • Special Projects or other duties as assigned

Our benefits include: 

  • Competitive wages including performance bonuses
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employer funded retirement plan
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass

 EOE/DFW

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