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Communications Intern

Indianapolis Colts

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 3/22/2023

Communications Intern | Indianapolis Colts

Communications Intern

Indianapolis Colts

Apply by Ended 3/22/2023

Posted 1 month ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Compile and distribute various media resources to team personnel:
    • Football & Corporate: daily clips.
    • Football: team and league statistics, gamebooks.
  • Develop and update player bios.
  • Manage individual and team records.
  • Compile “This Week in Indy,” a listing of events, restaurants, etc., which is distributed to the visiting team and visiting media prior to a home game.
  • Produce the weekly “broadcast book” for the head coach, which includes information about the network and announcers calling our game for that specific week.
  • Facilitate any player, coach or staff interview requests, as assigned.
  • Ensure the press conference room is ready with the mult box, microphone and visuals.
  • Record and transcribe audio from podium sessions as well as open locker room.
  • Assist with the weekly game release, which includes managing the connections section and proofing the final document.
  • Proof various team publications (media guide, yearbook and game day program).
  • Manage and clean the media room.
  • Ensure the media room has updated rosters, releases and league information.
  • Assist with stat research for postgame notes and the weekly game release.
  • Set up the press box with flip cards, weekly game releases, programs and press box notes.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • A bachelor’s degree in public relations or a communications-related field is preferred; relevant professional experience could be considered.
  • Minimum of one year of communications experience with a professional sports club, university athletic department, or other sports organization.
  • Excellent communication, writing and speaking skills.
  • Ability to complete projects independently.
  • Exceptional time management skills with an ability to adapt to a flexible schedule.
  • Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects.
  • Ability to use Adobe InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
  • Capability to learn current NFL statistics platforms (StatsPass, NFLGSIS, NFLOMG, Pro Football Reference).
  • Must be able to attend all home games during the preseason and regular season. Postseason travel may be required to league associated events, as determined by the club.
  • Must be organized, proactive and self-motivated.
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