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Intern, Corporate Communications 2020 with Washington Nationals in WASHINGTON · DC

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The communications department works to promote and publicize the team’s off-field and business initiatives. The corporate communications intern will be given the unique opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable insight into the day-to-day workings of a sports communications department. S/he will gain hands-on experience writing content for press and promotional materials, as well as serving as an onsite PR assistant for media events.

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Duration of Internship: March 2020 to October 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Monitor and compile daily media clips on weekdays and during weekend homestands  
  • Help write press-related materials and create content for various promotional opportunities 
  • Research local/national media outlets and resources to build media lists 
  • Contact media regarding Nationals events and promotions 
  • Draft blog posts for Curly W Live, the official blog of the Nationals
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed one semester or be a recent graduate (within no more than six months). 
  • Public relations and/or communications-related focus is preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions
  • Excellent writing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office; writing portfolio will be required 
  • Social media experience is preferred 
  • Must be available for the entire term of the internship. 
  • Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together. 

Physical/Environmental Requirements:
  • Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Position will require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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