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Collegiate Sports PR and Communication Symposium

By shirleysr
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 7:21 pm — 

On Monday, March 24th we will be having a PR and Communication Symposium with our Vice President of Communications, Director of Interactive Media, Radio Play-by-Play Announcer, and Fox Sports South Sideline Reporter. Just this past week we have successfully had our first Business Symposium on rebranding to the Hornets, and we are looking to have the same success with our PR and Communication Symposium as well.


Don’t miss the inaugural Collegiate Sports Public Relations and Communications Symposium with a special guest panel from the Charlotte Bobcats. Learn from an NBA franchise perspective about the various areas of Public Relations, Broadcasting, Social Media and re-branding as the team gets ready to enter next season as the Charlotte Hornets. The collegiate Collegiate Sports PR and Communications Symposium is a must attend for any college Broadcasting, Public Relations, Communications or Journalism major, regardless of career industry aspirations.


$20 Tickets: Includes Symposium and Bobcats Game


Purchase Tickets ?


Use Special Offer Code: BUZZ

How it Works:


Check in: 2:45 to 3:15 p.m. (Please arrive promptly at TWCA during this time)

Symposium: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (30 minute panel disscussion, 30 minute Q&A)

Bobcats vs. Rockets: 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)


Students will exit the Arena at 4:30 p.m. and are encouraged to visit local restaurants and shops.


Tickets for this exclusive event are just $20* and are open to college students of any major. The $20 ticket cost includes both the Symposium AND the game that night! To purchase tickets, please click the link below and enter the Special Offer Code: BUZZ. We hope to see you there!


Order early! Space for Collegiate Symposium will be limited to the first 500 students to register. If you are registering multiple people at one time, we will reach out to get the other names of the members of your party.


Purchase Tickets ?


For more information, please contact Jeff Gibbons at 704.688.9044 or


*There is a $5 per order fee; you can order as a group of friends to keep costs contained.


Strategic Partnerships and Communications Intern

Advocates for Youth


Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and promoting policies which help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. We provide information, training, and advocacy to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, and the media in the U.S. and internationally. Interns support this mission and are treated as contributing staff members.


The Strategic Partnerships and Communications Intern will provide key support in a collaborative messaging project with reproductive health, rights and justice organizations around the country.  The project will build upon public opinion research addressing young people and sexual and reproductive health and rights and policy priorities, as well as related communications and social media campaigns designed to support these issues. The two areas of focus of the project are: 1) reframing the negative narrative around pregnant and parenting young people; and 2) young people’s access to reproductive health services, with a focus on implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Intern will be expected to:

  • Assist in managing logistics for multiple conference calls and at least one in-person convening.
  • Participate in conference calls, convenings and regular meetings.
  • Conduct research on messaging being used by partners in the field.
  • Collect communications materials and other messages being used by partners in the field.
  • Help draft messaging reports to share with partners and funders



  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong inter-personal and communications skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, facility with internet research.
  • Motivated, committed undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated interest in sexual and reproductive health and rights.


Intern is expected to make a commitment of approximately 8-12 weeks, 35 hours per week at $10/hour.


Application Procedure:

Submit a cover letter describing your interests and experiences, your resume, and a short 2-page writing sample to


Position will remain open until filled.  No phone calls please.

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