Media & PR Manager

Oakcliff Sailing
4 South St
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
United States

Media - Public Relations
Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Oakcliff Sailing is seeking a full-time, paid intern to train under the current Media & PR Manager, Francis George.

The ideal candidate does not need a lot of experience but should have a hard work ethic, an inherent drive to learn, and an enthusiastic attitude about sailing, storytelling, and creating compelling content. There will be a mix of office tasks and field work like covering inshore regattas (mostly match racing) and going offshore as an OnBoard Reporter (OBR).

Good interpersonal and organizational skills are a must and a strong sense of creativity is key. Excellent writing skills are necessary. At least some knowledge of racing is a must. Experience in video editing, working in Adobe Creative Cloud, and piloting a drone are ideal but, if not, training will be provided.
Job Requirements
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Writing press releases, newsletters, and editorial pieces
Video Editing
Social Media Management
Website maintenance (no coding necessary)
Coordinating with media outlets to distribute news
Interviewing competitors
Cataloging digital footage
Employer Contact Information
Oakcliff Sailing
Francis George
4 South St
Oyster Bay NY 11771
United States
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Oakcliff Sailing is an adult and youth training center for athletes who have progressed beyond traditional coaching methods and want to take the next step in their career. We offer trainees a proving ground to develop their skills in the three big veins of professional sailing: the America’s Cup, the Olympics, and around-the-world races. Our goal is to take American sailing back to the highest level world-wide.

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