Public Relations Intern

International Speedway Corporation Talladega, AL

The Public Relations Intern will learn the intricacies of Talladega Superspeedway's Public Relations Department, while strengthening their own professional attributes.


* Write and edit official track press releases/announcements

* Research and develop story ideas for releases, souvenir event program

* Assist in maintaining strong ties to track community through charitable donations and events

* Analyze race statistics and track records for implementation into the Talladega Superspeedway media guide

* Strategize with PR team on ways to better engage with local and national media

* Plan and execute driver/personality appearances with PR/CM team in local markets

* File and build credential requests from media outlets, team PR representatives and track guests

* Prepare and maintain media center, credential office and press box for event weekend

* Other tasks as assigned by Public Relations leadership team


* Create a mock AP style press release writing sample (writing assignment will be provided)

* Must be able to receive academic credit and provide paperwork (unless recently graduated)

* Self-motivated and committed

* Personable and articulate

* Available to work evenings and weekend events when necessary

* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


* Flexible start/end dates, 24 plus hours per week, possibly some evenings and weekends

* Spring Internships - January through May | Fall Internships - August through November

* Summer internships are not available

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