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Media Relations Internship - Little League Baseball Incorporated (Williamsport)

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                        Little League® International Media Relations Internship – Summer 2023
Little League® International of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates to join the communications efforts for the summer of 2023 at Headquarters.  The internship will run from approximately May to August and is subject to availability as candidates must be available to work during the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series in mid-August. The hours typically follow normal business hours, Monday – Friday and earns $15 per hour for up to 35 hours per week.
 
All applicants must be willing to comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols and acceptance into the internship is contingent on all applicable background checks. The preferred fields of study include Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, Journalism, or related field.

ABOUT LITTLE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL

Located in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, we are the administrative and operational headquarters for Little League Baseball and Softball, the leading nonprofit youth sports organization with 80+ years of history supporting youth baseball and softball. Little League® is played in approximately 6,500 communities across more than 80 countries around the world. We believe in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MEDIA RELATIONS INTERN AT LITTLE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL
Our internship program provides a hands-on learning experience with one of the world’s most visible sporting events. It provides behind-the-scenes access to the inner-workings of media relations in a global sports organization. Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the successful candidate will assist in feature writing projects, research projects, media relations, administrative tasks, and other daily tasks as assigned. 

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
  • Assisting in the drafting of media materials, including press releases, media alerts, and media guides
  • Creating and maintaining media distribution lists for pitching and press releases
  • Fulfilling media inquiries and photo requests, including scrubbing photos of competitor logos
  • Assisting in the media credentialing process for the Little League World Series
  • Producing and editing written content, including features and profiles for Little League official publications
  • Conducting research and interviews for feature stories, notable alumni, and award recipients
  • Completing other daily projects and administrative duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A MEDIA RELATIONS INTERN:
  • Strong writing abilities, oral communications, and computer skills
  • Familiarity of Associated Press (AP) writing style
  • Knowledge of social media and current trends
  • Ability to learn quickly with a comfort around computer systems
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of baseball and softball
  • Willingness to conduct research and provide creative ideas for content
  • Familiarity with online publishing (WordPress), the Adobe Creative Suite, and media monitoring software (i.e., Meltwater/Cision/IQ Media) is a plus.
DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE STARTS HERE – ALL ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO APPLY! We are dedicated in providing a diverse, accepting, and supportive work environment that holds all employees to the highest standards of conduct, integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and engagement. We strive to transform our organization into a place where employees work, thrive, and grow while supporting our collective and individual successes. 

Note: Please upload your resume, cover letter and 2-3 written work samples.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: As the pandemic continues to impact the world, we are committed to providing safe working conditions at all our locations. We adhere to CDC, state, and local guidance regarding COVID-19. 
 
Little League International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome underrepresented minorities to apply!


 


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Work Sample #1

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  3. Work Sample #3

  4. Are you familiar Associated Press (AP) writing style?

  5. Do you have experience with online publishing (WordPress), the Adobe Creative Suite, and media monitoring software (i.e., Meltwater/Cision/IQ Media)?