Media Relations Manager

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The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), headquartered in Lawrence, Kan., is a leading golf organization and since 1926, has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and worldwide. GCSAA's mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. We assist our members through education and advancement efforts, increasing the visibility of their facilities and enhancing the reputation of the golf course management profession. Are you interested in working for an association who aspires to become the global leader in golf course management?
To elevate the image and reputation of GCSAA and its 18,000 members, we are seeking a polished professional with excellent relationship building skills to join our Publications team. This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day media relations efforts of the association, including servicing general media requests, formulating relationships with members of both the golf course management industry and general golf media and creating tournament fact sheets for upcoming events.
Qualified candidates should have a solid understanding of the golf industry and the role of the superintendent and the ability to establish contacts and develop relationships with the media, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Travel, up to 25-30%, is also required.

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field or equivalent experience required. Minimum three years' experience in a media/public relations or communications role is also required. Previous experience working in a press box or media center preferred.
We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. This is a non-exempt (hourly) position that is expected to earn ample overtime during their travels. The starting wage for this position is $21.65 - $24.04/hour and will receive GCSAA's attractive benefit package including but not limited to health, dental, vision, life and company matched 401(k).
Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at and select Careers at GCSAA.
If you need assistance applying, please email is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled To learn more about GCSAA and the EIFG, visit and .
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