Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf?
From the USGA Handicap System to national amateur and open championships, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules and supporting sustainable golf course management practices, the United States Golf Association promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.
The asst. manager of women’s championship communications will have an integral role in shaping the communications and PR program for USGA’s women’s championships, with heavy emphasis and ownership over the U.S. Senior Women’s Open, U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur, and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur. This position will join the USGA’s championship communications team and will collaborate closely with members of many departments. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and interested in working collaboratively to drive programs and strategy forward to contribute to the overall success of the USGA’s women’s championships.
Liberty Corner, NJ
What You Can Expect:
- Manage communications and PR for the U.S. Senior Women’s Open, including onsite during the championship as well as working to extend the narrative throughout the year
- Manage and implement the communications program for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championships
- Draft original communications content in support of assigned championships and help generate and coordinate media coverage throughout the year.
- Develop and maintain relationships with media, players, and critical stakeholders
- Support U.S. Women’s Open communications and PR initiatives
- Travel up to 20%
What You Bring to the USGA:
- A BA/BS degree or equivalent with a focus on communications, media relations, journalism or PR preferred
- 5 years of experience in communications, media relations and PR, with golf knowledge strongly preferred
- Strong writing and project management skills
- Positive attitude and the ability to display consistent initiative that reflects innovative thinking.
About the USGA:
The USGA celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide. Founded in 1894, we conduct golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open. With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment and amateur status rules. Our operating jurisdiction for these governance functions includes the United States, its territories and Mexico. The USGA Handicap System is utilized in more than 40 countries and our Course Rating System covers 95 percent of the world’s golf courses, enabling all golfers to play on an equitable basis. The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future. The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts. To learn more, visit usga.org.
The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer