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Trainee – Social & Digital Media

Kansas City Royals

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/22/2022

Trainee - Social & Digital Media | Kansas City Royals

Trainee – Social & Digital Media

Kansas City Royals

Apply by Ended 11/22/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Kansas City, MO, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

The Social and Digital Trainee will assist with day-to-day Social Media & Digital operations from January through the end of the 2023 Royals baseball season.


  • Assist with social strategy, ideation, execution and management of club’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn with a heavy emphasis on TikTok and Instagram Stories
  • Assist social media manager in maintaining organizational social media calendar
  • Create monthly rundowns of upcoming birthdays, holidays, On This Day, etc.
  • Assist in creating and developing social media campaigns
  • Research and monitor other team and league social accounts and digital trends to develop new concepts, ideas and best practices
  • Assist with submitting creative requests for graphics and collaborate with creative team for Slate assets
  • Manage Facebook inbox
  • Assist with updates including video uploads and the MLB Ballpark App
  • Assist social media team with uploading content to YouTube
  • Upload photo and video content from all games and events into Greenfly for player use
  • Organize and report on the daily, weekly and monthly analytics for all social media platforms and provide sponsored content metrics to partnerships
  • Keep track and organize all social media posts, initiatives and campaigns throughout the season
  • Attend all Royals home games and assist in gathering and posting social media content featuring Marketing and Community events, fans and game action (especially pre-game and post-game) with a heavy emphasis on Instagram Stories
  • Work with Marketing to create Facebook events for theme nights
  • Communicate and collaborate with MLB and departments throughout the Royals organization on digital and social media initiatives throughout the season
  • Assist gameday video staff in various tasks
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the Pine Tar Collective agency

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree study in a related program
  • Avid user of social media (experience using on behalf of a business preferred)
  • Social analytics experience preferred
  • Practical graphic design experience
  • Background in photography/video preferred
  • Baseball knowledge and/or knowledge of the Kansas City Royals organization
  • Familiar with Microsoft Applications; experience with Adobe Creative Suites a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, organization and customer service skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Position requires attendance at most Royals home games
  • Ability to work January through the end of the season
  • Possess a professional attitude that is customer service oriented
  • Ability to work in outside elements including heat, rain, cold and snow
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