Public Relations Internship

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FishDuck.com Public Relations Internship/Positions

We have had many milestones at FishDuck.com that have gone unrecognized by the public and we wish to have an Intern assist in writing and distributing Press Releases for us.  This representative of the site will also help set up media interviews, and begin relationships with other sites and publications where there is a mutual benefit in working together.  This is a part of marketing that has enormous potential at FishDuck.com and the immediate results will be impressive in your resume’.  Poise and public speaking skills are essential, with superb writing skills a must for this position.

Considering the limited amount of marketing done with the website to date—this becomes a high impact situation for FishDuck.com and for your career.

“My experience at FishDuck.com has greatly expanded my opportunities in the sports journalism industry. With the reputation FishDuck has earned with the biggest media outlets, promoting my work was easy, and directly led to me other internships and writing jobs.” —Josh Schlichter, UO Student

For the Non-Student and the Retired?  We would love having someone experienced in PR guiding our students and helping to begin an overall strategy for the site.  Not experienced in PR, but have been a manager?  We value management experience to help keep our goals for this dept. on track.  Join us and share your skills!

FAQs about Internships/Volunteer Positions at FishDuck.com

How to Apply: For more information about the opportunities at FishDuck.com, please email Charles Fischer at charles@fishduck.com or call 541-915-4541. To apply, email a cover letter and resume indicating which position(s) you are applying for. Please highlight relevant experience (watching sports counts!) and include contact information for at least two professional references. Applicants for this position should also submit two writing samples such as term papers, or it may be informal, such as personal blog entries.

FishDuck.com is the hottest, fastest-growing Oregon Duck football site on the web. More than 60 volunteers help with Writing, Editing, Photography, Research, and the Social Media aspects of the site, serving visitors from more than 50 countries who read our articles up to a quarter million times every month. We seek to educate and entertain our readers with Football Analysis, Op-Ed articles, Recruiting, History, and even Humor. We have been interviewed and cited/quoted as a source by the Wall Street Journal, and twice have been featured in prominent articles in the Online Sports Section of The Washington Post for our contributions to fans and coaches wanting to learn about the Oregon Spread Offense.  FishDuck.com has even been accredited by Google News as an official Oregon Sports news source. Our football instructional videos have been viewed more than a Million times and we are UO Media Credentialed, sitting on Press Row in the Autzen Press Box and Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene.