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Northwoods League

Media Relations/Communications Internship

St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club
Saint Cloud, MN
Web/Creative Services: Media/Video Production

The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club is seeking an enthusiastic individual for a Media Relations/Communications Internship for the summer of 2018. The Rox are a proud member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.  The Northwoods League has over 180 alumni who have gone on to play Major League Baseball. The Rox had nearly 60,000 fans attend games during the 2017 season. During their first six seasons of existence, the club has been at or near the top of the Northwoods League’s North Division in attendance while creating an environment that is entertaining for families of Central Minnesota.


RESPONSIBILITIES: (Reports directly to General Manager.  This position starts early May and Ends Mid/Late August)


·         Consistently manages the media email and social media accounts

·         Updates/Manages Rox Website (Stories, post-game recap, roster updates, and other website pages)

·         Creates graphics and promotes upcoming game promotions releases on social media and website

·         Writes and sends out newsletter of season news updates and upcoming promotions

·         Writes upcoming promotional and player stories for website leading into a homestand

·         Writes and continues to update the Rox Report game insert

·         Works with Photography Intern on design of the Rox trading card sets and other promotional items

·         Creates bios for players and coaches to go on the website, in the game program and back of trading cards

·         Updates the roster, bios, photos and probable pitchers on the league’s online stats website

·         Helps distribute 100,000 pocket schedules throughout Central Minnesota

·         Updates the Rox record books when applicable.

·         Writes (and works with video team) to create human interest stories about current players, coaches and alumni for website and social media

Game Day

·         Produces Rox Report (game program insert)

·         Prints rosters of both teams for press box

·         Manages the press box (Fills refrigerator in press box with water/pop, cleans etc)

·         Sets up stat computer in press box for team statistician

·         Sets up music computer along with mixer board that plugs into the sound system in press box

·         Promotes the game & promotions through social media /website (Also sets up ‘game tonight’ signs)

During Games

·         Updates social media – Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram

·         Assist Team Photographer if needed with capturing game day photos

·         Assists announcer and official scorer in the press box (must have the ability to score a baseball game)

·         Assists with promotions as needed (Junior Public Address, Row of the Game Winners etc)

·         Post video highlights on social media


·         Updates Social Media

·         Confirms the stats computer is finalized through the league’s online stat site.

·         Writes game story

·         Sends story to media and newsletter list

·         Posts story on website

·         Along with the Photography Intern upload photos to Facebook and post link to album on Twitter

·         Takes down Press box equipment and cleans up the press box

·         Other duties as assigned:


-          Must have strong social media skills. (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram)

-          Ability to work some long hours, nights, weekends, and potential holidays

-          Strong graphic design skills: Proficient in Photoshop or InDesign programs                                                     

-          Succeed in a team environment, Positive attitude and upbeat personality, even under stressful times

-          Comfortable interacting in front of large crowds

-          Very knowledgeable about the game of baseball, has the ability to score a baseball game

-          Strong writing skills

-          Enthusiastic positive attitude with a drive to succeed


To Apply: Please email your updated resume, cover letter and graphic design samples to info@stcloudrox.com

For any questions please call 320-240-9798 or email info@stcloudrox.com

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