Public Relations Intern (traveling)

  • Internship
  • Anywhere

You’ll travel as part of the DIRTcar Racing team to all of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals series events in the Midwest. You’ll start out in our North Carolina office on or around June 3 to prepare PR duties, then head out on the road through the full series before concluding back in our office at the end of the tour in mid-July.

Duties:
• Travel to assigned events; provide race recaps immediately after an event
• Use DIRTcar Summer Nationals social media channels to promote events and increase attendance
• Conduct victory lane and/or other interviews with notable participants
• Maintain current statistics on assigned series
• Develop, write and distribute pre-event promotional materials and/or features on an on-going basis
• Promote assigned series to local, regional and national media; proactively contact local, regional and national media to ensure coverage
• Update points, photos, video and other content on assigned website(s); ensure content is current and accurate
• Liaison with participants, teams and owners; coordinate media access to participants
• Other duties as assigned

Candidate:
• Must be a currently enrolled student in an accredited college or university; preference given to rising juniors and seniors
• Preferred majors include Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, English
• Must be able to travel throughout the Central US and to North Carolina from June 1 through July 15, 2024
• Knowledge of/interest in grassroots motorsports preferred
• Strong verbal communication skills, strong writing skills
• Self-motivated, accountable, and energetic
• Position requires frequent standing, walking, occasional climbing, kneeling, twisting and bending; use of close vision
• High comfort level with internet usage; experience with web content management helpful

Position:
• Stipend paid a conclusion of internship at rate of $800/month (maximum of $2,400 if internship successfully completed in full)
• Lodging will be provided in accordance with company practice

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