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Communications and Public Relations Intern


Communications and Public Relations Intern | KC NWSL

Communications and Public Relations Intern


Apply by 4/11/2023

Posted 15 days ago

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Riverside, MO, USA

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 Job Description

The Kansas City Current is seeking a Communications & Public Relations Intern.  They will receive real world professional sports experience writing, editing and publishing content for the club's various communications platforms. Tasks will include assisting with the day-to-day operations of the department as it serves as the new bureau and media conduit for the club.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General department support including daily clips execution and administrative duties
  • Composing and editing press releases
  • Produce a variety of content over the club’s digital platforms
  • Write, edit and post articles for the team website
  • Gather quotes from players and coaches
  • Sit in on practice, game and other press conferences and transcribe quotes following
  • Research and organize stats before and after games
  • Build and edit match notes
  • Assist with media responsibilities and daily promotion of the organizational brand
  • Assist in the development of the team media guide
  • Write, edit update and post player bios

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Superior writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills including proficiency in AP style supported by at least two writing samples.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism
  • Available 20-25 hours per week, including nights, weekends and match days
  • Demonstrated writing and grammar proficiency
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Familiarity with sports communication, preferably soccer-specific
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment
  • Availability to occasionally work long hours and handle some light physical activity
  • Experience with InDesign, HootSuite and/or Sprout Social a plus
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally mandated accommodations.

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