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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States (on-site)
8 days ago
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States
8 days ago
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Communications/Public Relations


The Best Players Need the Best People.

This position is responsible for the creative development and implementation of PR plans for Championship Management events on the PGA TOUR schedule, under direction of department head or supervisor.

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism
  • Minimum five years of experience required, preferably in Golf or Sports Event Communications
  • Proficient skills in writing, editing, content creation, idea pitching and public speaking
  • Demonstrated capacity to communicate and lead effectively within and across diverse groups
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS Office Software applications
  • A professional image, interpersonal skills, willingness to travel and ability to work as a team is essential
  • Experienced in social media applications

  • Develop and implement customized, year-round, tournament public relations plans for select Championship Management events to elevate consumer awareness and generate sales revenue
  • Championship Management Tournament duties include: Development and implementation of calendar year PR timeline; year-round planning and liaising with tournament Executive Director and their staff; PR liaison with title sponsor's PR counterpart; day-to-day relationship building/maintenance with local media; develop and approve all written materials (press releases, tournament program, messaging, etc.); press release distribution and follow up; recaps/summaries of PR activities; oversight of local PR agency for additional support as needed
  • Development of tournament media guides
  • Work closely with PGA TOUR's Tournament Marketing department to produce e-marketing, digital, advertising and other promotional aspects of Championship Management events
  • Assist with credentialing process as assigned
  • Travel to tournament for on-site media relations for the tournament
  • Coordinate with player agents to schedule press conferences and all other media requests ranging from broadcast partners, down to local media requests for both pre-tournament and post-round interviews
  • Oversee fulfillment of informational statistics and interview requests from media, tournaments, television, print, radio, etc.
  • Coordination of media day, closing ceremony, and all other announcements;
  • Assist with communications counterparts and act as support for other Championship Management events as required
  • Manage and participate in promoting player and individual tournament storylines (local and national) across all media facets (print, digital, broadcast, radio, etc.)
  • Support department's corporate communications function and special assignments
  • Work closely with tournament and PGA TOUR social and digital channels for content creation to promote assigned events
  • Produce necessary materials for Senior Management in advance of press conferences, speaking engagements, presentations, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring media and storytelling efforts in market directly correlate to ticket sales and YOY event growth
  • Liaise with international media to grow the PGA TOUR brand as well as player brands outside of the U.S.
  • Work closely with PGA TOUR's International Marketing and Communications department across platforms spanning digital, print, broadcast, traditional or OTT media
  • Assist in Storytelling efforts and overall content creation for Championship Management events assigned
  • Responsible for foresight of future Championship Management events on PGA TOUR schedule and coordinating announcements of those tournaments
  • Travel to select co-sanctioned PGA TOUR events in a media official capacity to further develop relationships with PGA TOUR staff, players, agents, vendors and others
  • Collaborate with TOUR players via Catalyst program to produce extensive dossiers and background elements for media opportunities and in support of the PGA TOUR's storytelling efforts within the broadcast
  • Support internal communications efforts with Daily Clippings duties as scheduled
  • Special projects or other duties as assigned

Job ID: 72404723
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA , FL , US

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