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Tour Media Official, Symetra Tour 

Description

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), headquartered in Daytona Beach, FL, is currently seeking a full-time, Symetra Tour Media Official/Coordinator. Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, this position is responsible for the day-to-day functions of communications and media relations for the Symetra Tour. This position serves as the onsite media official at selected events while creating and maintaining relationships with media members, players and internal team mates. This position is based in Daytona Beach, FL and requires up to 40% travel (up to 20 weeks per year).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Schedule, manage and conduct press conferences & interviews; arranging one-on-one interviews for players with the media
  • Write and produce notes and content for symetratour.com
  • Create and coordinate content for multiple Symetra Tour social media platforms
  • Works directly with Tournament Directors and local PR teams to ensure maximum exposure for selected events and to ensure media center and all other media related issues run smoothly
  • Write and publish various communications related documents such as press/news releases, feature stories, etc.
  • Collaborate with other teammates to produce written materials and publications and updated statistics to media members
  • Maintain the information on the LPGA's Online Media Center
  • Liaison for print, television & radio requests for player interviews, monitor and measure media coverage
  • Assigned to special projects as needed
 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Sport Management, Journalism or related field required
  • At least 2 years experience in sports information or media relations desirable; golf background desirable
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate pro-active initiative, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledgeable in use and application of social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint required
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Strong technical/digital and verbal/written communication skills are a must
  • A positive, can-do attitude, and ability to produce high quality work, with a strong attention to detail, within tight deadlines is essential

The LPGA offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k) with employer match, golf and fitness center privileges, access to all of our events, and many other great benefits to all full-time employees.

 
Location Headquarters  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
 
 
EOE Statement We strive for diversity within our workforce. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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