Intern will obtain real game and sports season experience in working inside a professional sports team’s marketing department specifically focusing on social media. The intern will have access to and the explanation from the manager to understand the 2023 marketing plan so that the intern may contribute to its success through their work on social media posts. The intern will work with the manager to measure outcomes of the campaign.
Other Areas of Learning:
- Contribute to Aces Social Media platform through the creation of content (in-game and non game day)
- Work with Digital Marketing Manager on web site updates. Digital Marketing Manager will teach the intern how to update our website, work with intern on copywriting and web design.
- Aid in the production of the Aces Loaded Podcast including learning what goes in to producing a podcast and how it is distributed to networks. Intern will be able to review the success of each episode and contribute to future episode ideas and story boarding.
- Use Aces cameras and equipment to capture the event on game day.
- Learn about a marketing plan, how it is developed, why we do it.
- Begin to understand an organization’s key KPI’s focused on social media content, why do we post what we post.
- Hands-on, real time social media experience
- Gain practical knowledge of website backends (Wordpress/Forge)
- Learn how to stay “in-voice” across social and all platforms
- Live events coverage
- Understanding of sports marketing and content
- The importance of event logistics and timing
- Learn and refine video editing skills and learn production skills
The Marketing Intern will begin the first week of April and will conclude in September following the end of the Reno Aces regular season. This intern is encouraged to be present for two (2) Reno Aces games per homestand (approx. 8 hours) and 3 days in the office (approx. 12 hours). There are 12 total homestands and two homestands per month. Game assignments will be designated by the Digital Marketing Manager. Flexibility is available for academic schedule.
Game day report time is approximately one (1) hour prior to first pitch (game times vary). The Marketing Intern will work no more than 20 hours per week and game/office hours will vary depending on status of team (Home vs. Away). On game days, the Marketing Intern will arrive one (1) hour before the game, and be dismissed between the 6th inning and the game’s conclusion. On none, game days the Marketing Intern will work four (4) hour shifts 3x per week equaling 12 hours.
The internship may be eligible to earn college credit. Internship is unpaid and is not entitled to a paid job at the internship’s end.
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.