Community Relations Intern – Detroit Pistons (Auburn Hills, MI)

This Intern will assist with written correspondence, coordinate the department's donation program and help with various program initiatives. The position will also assist with the department database and public/media relation’s efforts. This is an UNPAID internship.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  1. Assist with secondary program development and implementation
  2. Coordinate ticket distribution program through outreach to non-profit organizations and other community groups.
  3. Drafting thank-you and recognition responses, as well as general responses to incoming requests
  4. Assist with database tracking and follow up
  5. Conduct research with respect to other community relations programs, and provide a summary of findings
  6. Keep a library of any print materials such as media clips, stories and mentions
  7. Assist with coordination of program events
  8. Handle general office duties such as data entry, copying, filing and faxing


  1. Must possess excellent organization and communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
  2. Must possess strong written and verbal skills, and be flexible and self-disciplined
  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word required; Internet and Excel and Power Point preferred
  4. Experience in communications, English, journalism, public relations, marketing, sports management or recreation

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

  1. Are you currently in school, working towards a degree?

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