Internship — Bishops Gate Golf Academy (Howey-in-the-Hills, FL)

BGGA Marketing Intern Job Description

Bishops Gate Golf Academy is accepting applications for a Marketing and Communications
Associate position for the Summer of 2015. This entry-level position prepares you for a future
career path in the marketing industry and, more specifically, the sports industry. Below you will
find a brief overview of what will be expected from the Marketing and Communications Associate
through the day-to-day operations of BGGA’s Marketing Department.

About Bishops Gate Golf Academy

The mission of Bishops Gate Golf Academy is to develop Mastery, Autonomy, and Purpose in our
players to create a new generation of self-directed student-athletes who believe in their limitless
power and potential.

Under the direction of LGA Certified Golf Instructor Kevin Smeltz, our coaching team delivers a
strong program that combines technical, mental, strategic, and physical training into an
individual blueprint for each athlete. With exclusive access to the world-class Golf Training
Center at Bishops Gate and a partnership with the premier Montverde Academy, Bishops Gate Golf
Academy is changing the game when it comes to junior golf development.

Located near Orlando, Florida, Bishops Gate Golf Academy offers the Full-Time Junior Program,
Full-Time Player Development Program, Summer and Winter Camps, and private lessons. More
information is available online at

List of Responsibilities

• Work within BGGA Branding Guidelines to develop online and print advertisements, marketing
collateral, and other collateral
• Assist with management of all of BGGA’s social media outlets
• Content creation
• Posting on behalf on BGGA
• Monitoring social media for relevant trends/posts/conversations
• Assist with analytics of website, AdWords, and Social Media
• Assist with preparation of email database and weekly eblasts
• Attend weekend tournaments to take pictures of BGGA students
• Write a weekly “At BGGA” news/blog post for
• Assist in writing the occasional Press Release
• Assist sales and marketing with clinic preparation
• Prepare admissions folders, gather “give-away” packages
• During Summer Camp, help prepare camp packages

Preferred Qualifications

• 1-3 years of marketing experience, preferably in the Sports Industry
• 2+ years of experience with Social Media Platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc)
• Golf knowledge
• Experience in writing stories for golf
• Proficient in the use of Mac OS
• Proficient in the use of the Adobe Creative Suite
• Proficient in the use of Canon DSLR cameras
• Some knowledge of video production or animation
• HTML, CSS, and/or other Code writing experience
• Willingness to travel should the need arise
• Valid driver’s license


To apply, contact Ben Hicks, Marketing Manager, at