Athletic Communications Intern

Brown University

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is seeking candidates for a Communications Intern for the 2024-2025 season. The successful candidate will assist in the social media, content, and game day needs of assigned varsity sports. The position will serve as a secondary contact for the football, men’s basketball and men’s lacrosse programs and the primary contact for select other sports.

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with content and social media efforts for position’s primary and secondary sport
  • assignments.
  • Assist with game day coverage of position’s primary and secondary sport assignments including but not limited to managing social accounts, the keeping of statistics, and the posting of pre, post, and in-game content.
  • Write press releases to appear on
  • Maintain daily internal and external communications for primary sport assignments.
  • Perform additional duties and assist with other projects as assigned.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Interest in collegiate athletics, athletic administration, or communications and social media.
  • Familiarity with social platforms, specifically Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere.
  • Familiarity with DSLR cameras, Canon preferred.
  • Strong understanding of a wide range of sports, their rules and statistics.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and multitask.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

Background Check – Criminal, Education, MVR

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Benefits of Working at Brown:
Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

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Job Posting Title:
Athletic Communications Intern

Athletics and Recreation

Ungraded Staff

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Time Type:
Part time

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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