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USGA/NGA communications intern (Omaha, Nebraska)

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 15:50 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

The Nebraska Golf Association is able to offer this internship through funding received from the United States Golf Association Foundation's P.J. Boatwright Jr. Internship Program. This program was created to inspire and provide opportunities for qualified individuals interested in a career in golf administration, with a particular focus on attracting and developing a diverse pipeline of future leaders, while supporting traditional Allied Golf Associations that administer USGA core functions. The intern will provide assistance to the NGA Staff, Board of Directors, and Committee Members in the day-to-day operations of association activities, with a focus on NGA digital communication efforts and social media.

Duties
The USGA intern will work both in the association office and on site at association championship/events
• Responsible for capturing championship photography and video content
• Produce daily social media video segments from NGA championships/events
• Provide content and produce weekly NGA video blog — The Turn
• Assist with NGA media relations and media areas at championships
• Responsible for production of behind-the-scenes video stories from championships and other special projects
• Assist with all NGA social media efforts and digital communications
• Assist in preparation of the NGA's digital magazine — Nebraska Golfer

Qualifications
• Preferred area of study or background in media production, broadcating, journalism or communications
• Excellent writing and editing skills, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Experience in front of camera and conducting interviews
• Experience using video equipment, taking photos, editing and producing video
• Experience using Premiere, Photoshop and other Adobe products is preferred
• Golf background or strong interest in golf a plus

Compensation
• Salaried position paying $1,600 per month (gross)
• Supplied with a NGA uniform and will be reimbursed according to the NGA Reimbursement Policy for any mileage, meals and lodging (if necessary) when conducting NGA business

Leave
• The NGA observes Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day as paid holidays
• As this is a temporary salaried position, no paid sick leave or vacation leave is accrued
• Any leave that is taken must be pre-approved by the executive director and will be considered leave without pay

Terms and conditions
• This internship will begin in mid-May and conclude in mid-August; exact start and end dates are flexible
• NGA Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Intern is expected to work during normal business hours for duration of internship. Work at tournaments will require longer hours and may involve some weekends. Some flexibility is permitted with number of hours worked per day and days worked per week, not to exceed 40 hours per week
• Unacceptable performance of the above mentioned duties and/or lack of adherence to the outlined terms/conditions could be considered grounds for termination of the internship. Termination requires NGA board review/approval
• Executive director will submit a written report evaluating the intern's performance to the USGA at the conclusion of internsihip

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Interested individuals should submit a resume (with references) and cover letter to:
Craig Ames, Executive Director
Nebraska Golf Association
6618 South 118th Street
Omaha, NE 68137

or by email at cames@nebgolf.org


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