POSITION: USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Digital Communications Internship – Golf Association of Michigan LENGTH: Three months (May 1 – August 1); Start and end dates flexible based on school schedule HOURS: 40 Hours per Week LOCATION: The Golf Association of Michigan’s office – Farmington Hills, Mich.
ABOUT THE GAM: The Golf Association of Michigan, founded in 1919, is the governing body for amateur golf in the state. As a not-for-profit organization, our purpose is to represent, promote, preserve, and serve the best interests of the game. JOB DESCRIPTION: The selected candidate will be exposed to many different facets of a state golf associations with an emphasis in video production, communications, and social media. A balance of time will be spent on-site at events and championships and in the Association’s office. This position will also include exposure to course rating and other GAM membership activities.
JOB DUTIES: o Support GAM Director of Communications and Media Consultant on site at championships (travel to events required) o Create and share content daily on social media o Assist in production of annual Michigan Links Magazine o Coordinate onsite registration for the Drive, Chip and Putt Local Qualifiers with Michigan PGA o Generate content for GAM member and club newsletters, website and blogs o Develop marketing materials and campaigns for GAM Membership and GAM Foundation o Assist on site at GAM Foundation Fundraisers o Committee involvement with GAM Communications, Diversity & Inclusion and Member Relations Committees o Participate in Course Rating with GAM Volunteers
REQUIREMENTS: o A college degree or currently enrolled in college o Experience with graphic design or design platforms o Interest in golf administration o Knowledge of social media platforms o Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) o Prior golf tournament experience a plus o Dependable automotive transportation o Strong organizational and communication skills o A growth mindset and willingness to learn o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt o Ability to work in team environment and independently
BENEFITS: o Compensation – Stipend paid by USGA o All out of the office expenses will be covered by the GAM (Meals, Mileage, etc.) o Staff clothing for event and tournament work will be provided by the GAM o Opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of golf administration & communications o Networking opportunities with GAM members, host facility staff, and GAM volunteers