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Communications Graduate Assistant

*Update: We are NOW ACCEPTING applications for the 2015-16 Graduate Assistant*

The Boston Bruins Communications Graduate Assistant is an all encompassing position that fulfills a variety of roles within the sub-divisions of the Bruins Communications Department. The Graduate Assistant will gain experience working in the public relations, media relations, and content aspects of the department. This paid position requires a one-year commitment from August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016. This position is geared toward recent college graduates.

Essential duties are as follows:
  • Work closely and collaborate with full-time communications staff members to help coordinate public and media relations efforts of the department.
  • Managing media monitoring services as well as compiling daily press clippings.
  • Supporting the gameday media operations for all Boston Bruins home games, which includes setting up all media areas, the press box and credential distribution.
  • Authoring feature stories for the Boston Bruins website, bostonbruins.com.
  • Coordinating interviews between members of the local and national media and Bruins players.
  • Transcribing coach and player interviews for distribution to local media.
  • Working with the Bruins Communications staff to create and develop pitches to publicize the Bruins players, staff and organization.
  • Distribution of press clippings and stat packets to Bruins management, coaching staff and media.
  • Assisting in the media operations of the NHL Draft including research of prospects and drafted players, coordinating interviews with drafted players, authoring biographies of drafted players and authoring feature stories on bostonbruins.com.
  • Assisting in the media operations of the Bruins Development Camp - a week-long camp for Bruins prospects and draft picks. This will include coordinating interviews with players and local/national media, authoring biographies of attendees, transcribing coach and player interviews after practices and authoring feature stories on bostonbruins.com.
The Graduate Assistant position will have an integral role within the department with many responsibilities on top of those listed above. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, which includes being organized, responsible, and punctual. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and the ability to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Candidates should have a Bachelors degree plus previous internship experience, preferably in a sport-related or PR-related capacity.

This position is paid an hourly wage. Hours/scheduling for this position will be coordinated on a weekly basis, as the number of hours/workdays will depend on the team's schedule and will vary from week to week.

Interested candidates should mail (please do not fax or email) a resume and cover letter to:

Brandon McNelis
Boston Bruins Communications
Boston Bruins
100 Legends Way
Boston, MA 02114

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