Post Title: Media & Marketing Intern

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Remuneration: Expenses

Contract Duration: 6 month internship

Based: Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow – but considerable travel within ROI and NI is envisaged

Triathlon Ireland:

Triathlon Ireland (TI) is the national governing body for the sport of Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquathlon in Ireland. Our primary responsibility is the development, promotion and safeguarding of the sport of triathlon in Ireland.

Job Purpose:

The Intern will assist with the promotion of the sport of triathlon in the media along with ensuring TI’s website and social media outlets are maintained to the highest standards. The Intern will also assist with sponsorship servicing and event activation.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Website and Social Media platforms

2. PR and media related queries along with the issuing of press releases, race reports and results.

3. Event Activation

4. Assistance in sponsorship servicing

5. Assistance in relevant coordination, logistics and communications for events.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATION

The position may suit a recent graduate looking to gain experience in a wide range of areas including social media, traditional media, PR, sports marketing, sponsorship and event management. The successful intern will also gain a broad understanding of the running of an NGB and the Irish Sports landscape.

Requirements:

3rd level degree in a PR, Marketing, Event Management or related field.
A passion and understanding of the sport of triathlon
Knowledge of social media and web
Excellent communication and writing skills
Knowledge of the principles of PR, sports promotion and marketing
A proven ability to work on own initiative
Full clean driving licence
Other

Due to the nature of the position regular weekend and out of hours work is required. Time off will be give in lieu of out of office hours worked.

Application:

Please forward a brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the role along with a CV to scott@triathlonireland.com

This post will be subject to a Garda Vetting check.