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Athletic Media Relations -- Graduate Assistant or Internship (Two Positions)

East Tennessee State University seeks qualified applicants for two graduate assistant positions in the area of Athletic Media Relations. These individuals will assist the media relations staff with game-day operations for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball, and will serve as the primary contact these sports: women’s basketball, baseball, volleyball, men’s/women’s soccer, track and field, women’s tennis, and triathlon. Production of ETSU Athletics publications, development of game-day publications, helping to maintain the department’s website (, assisting with various social media accounts, as well as other departmental duties will be assigned by the Director for Communications. Applicants should possess strong writing, editing and graphic design skills, as well as a good understanding of Statcrew Software and NCAA Genius Live Stats (experience with football, basketball, baseball, soccer and volleyball preferred), Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. Previous experience working in a college sports information office preferred.

The Buccaneers compete at the NCAA Division I level and are members of the Southern Conference. ETSU sponsors 19 varsity sports (football, baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s golf, women’s golf, indoor and outdoor track and field (men and women), cross country (men and women), softball, volleyball and women’s triathlon.  

Graduate assistants will receive:

  • An annual stipend of $8,300 (A 12-month contract renewable for two years.)
  • Housing waiver good for rent in a fully-furnished apartment complex that is within walking distance of campus.
  • In-state maintenance tuition waiver and out-of-state tuition waiver (Does not include books and fees)

 Interns will receive:

  • An annual stipend of $14,300
  • Housing waiver good for rent in a fully-furnished apartment complex that is within walking distance of campus.

Send letter of application, resume, writing and publication samples, and references to Kevin Brown, Director for Communications, P.O. Box 70707, Johnson City, Tenn., 37614. To expedite the application process, candidates are encouraged to e-mail application letter and resume to [email protected].