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Football Communications Gameday & Training Camp Assistant

Detroit Lions


Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Detroit, MI, USA

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Job Description

The Detroit Lions currently need a Football Communications Game Day & Training Camp Assistant.  We will accept applications for this position until 11:59PM on May 2, 2024 (subject to change).

This is a part-time position working with the Detroit Lions Football Communications department. During the months of July and August, the selected candidate will be expected to attend multiple Detroit Lions training camp practices at the team’s training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The selected candidate will also be expected to work all Detroit Lions home games of the 2024 football calendar season at Ford Field in Detroit, MI.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Football Communications Game Day & Training Camp Assistant position will have responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Gather audio and transcribe quotes from press conferences and media sessions or for additional projects
  • Monitor practice to ensure media and spectators remain in appropriate areas
  • Support football communications staff with media credentialing at practice
  • Assist at media will call on gamedays
  • Support football communications staff with photographer check-in on gamedays
  • Assist with stat distribution to various stadium locations on gamedays
  • Set up media viewing areas at practice and in the press-box on gamedays

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Qualifications Required

  • Candidates must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university while in this role
  • Candidates are expected to have availability for all Detroit Lions home games, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Will adjust schedule as needed to meet work goals and time constraints
  • A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record is required
  • Candidates who are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas will be preferred: Communications, Journalism, Sports Management, Sports Marketing or Sports Communications
  • Candidates who have experience with transcribing interviews are preferred
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer) is required
  • Effective use of both writing and oral communication skills is required

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