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Communiations Intern

Columbus Crew SC

Communiations Intern | Columbus Crew SC

Communiations Intern

Columbus Crew SC


Apply by 12/25/2022

Posted 14 days ago

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Columbus, OH, USA

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 Job Description

Columbus Crew is seeking multiple Communications Interns to support the Communications Department with daily media relations and digital content duties. The Communications Intern plays a role in all departmental activities, including day-to-day media relations, player communications, match day press functions and content development for all digital platforms. This position has frequent interaction with Crew management and players, along with team staff from other MLS clubs, and as a result professionalism and attention to detail are critical attributes for this role.

The Communications Internship requires up to 25 hours per week exclusive of matchdays and is primarily based at the OhioHealth Performance Center in Columbus, Ohio. This internship begins in early 2023 and ends in or around December, and has flexible hours to allow the opportunity to learn from experienced communications professionals while balancing a course schedule simultaneously.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

  • Assist Communications Department with match day media relations responsibilities, including press box management, media credentialing, digital content and post-game quotes
  • Assist at Club events on non-match days as needed
  • Create multiple pieces of written content, such as press releases, media advisories, game notes and articles for ColumbusCrew.com.
  • Assist with media and internal content needs at team training sessions from time to time as opportunities allow
  • Aggregate and assist with updating Club’s digital media resources page
  • Maintain Club’s current media distribution list, and assist in developing segmented lists, along with researching new potential media outlets and blogs to foster relationships
  • Archive and track analytics of ongoing media coverage as well as put together media clips packs
  • Transcribe quotes following Club media availabilities as needed
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Undergraduate (junior or senior), Graduate Student, or recent college graduate with an emphasis in journalism, communications or related field
  • Excellent writing, grammar and editing abilities
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • Strong understanding of digital and social media platforms
  • Maintain highest level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Adobe products (InDesign, Photoshop) a plus
  • Possess an outgoing, engaging and professional manner preferred
  • Knowledge of global soccer, Columbus Crew and Major League Soccer is preferred
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays is required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required

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