Internship Description

  • Assist with office responsibilities
  • Assigned to Radford University Intercollegiate Athletic sports; including but not limited to:
    •    Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Lacrosse, Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Men’s & Women’s Tennis
  • Oversee various responsibilities for specifically assigned sports or projects, including but not limited to:
    •    Responsible for special projects and coordination of events for the Highlander Kids Club
    •    Plan and implement the promotions and game day activities for assigned sports
    •    Develop promotional plans for assigned sports
    •    Oversee design and placement of advertising for events
    •    Coordinate with Facilities and Operations prior to and during events to ensure proper set up for promotional activities and game day events
    •    Assist with managing public address announcers, coordinating music, video board elements, cheer squad, pep band and other marketing interns to direct      the flow of the game and promotions
    •    Write formats for events with timing for band, cheer, promotions, video board operators and music operators
    •    Write scripts for public address announcer for events highlighting sponsors and describing promotional activities
    •    Fulfill sponsor elements such as logo exposure, PA announcements, promotions and events
    •    Improve the atmosphere at each event through the use of games, giveaways, contests, trivia and music
    •    Promote athletic events and communicate promotions within the residence halls, Greek system, RU student body and community groups
    •    Create flyers, newspaper ads, and newsletters
    •    Attend weekly Marketing meetings with other team members


  • Must hold a minimum of 6 office hours per week
  • Responsible for meeting additional event quotas as game day staff:
    • This quota includes all home athletic events you are assigned to (You will be assigned to either Volleyball/Soccer, MBB/WBB, Baseball/Softball/Lacrosse and everyone will assist with Tennis and Track and Field

For more information, questions about the internship, or general interest, please contact our athletics marketing staff:  (540) 831-7889

Or stop by the Dedmon Center ticket office during regular business hours.

Aug 2, 2016
School of Communication