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Communications Seasonal Assistant with New York Jets in Florham Park · NJ

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COMMUNICATIONS – Seasonal 
FLORHAM PARK, NJ
PAID
 
Approx. Start and End Dates:
TBD - January 2022 
 
Job Description:
A seasonal assistant in the New York Jets Communications Department plays a versatile and crucial role in the day-to-day operations of the department. Our goal is to provide you with real-life work experience and a hands-on knowledge of corporate communications, media and public relations all while in a major NFL market. We are looking for qualified and dedicated individuals with a proven ability to learn, adapt and seamlessly transition between all elements of the position, while contributing original ideas to merge with tested department practices.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Compile, distribute and catalog Daily Clips, Broadcast Clips and Social Clips and                                  monitor/record social media, TV and the internet for team-related news
  • Record and transcribe press conferences and player availabilities
  • Draft media releases
  • Fill season-long and individual game credential requests in addition to practice and various              other events
  • Prepare interview preparation documents for both players, coaches and executives
  • Write and edit media guide and weekly game release
  • Facilitate and organize player interviews
  • Assist in the maintenance of the team’s media website
  • Help plan and prepare media pitches, both for the football team and corporate endeavors
  • Staff and assist planning of corporate communication events
  • Miscellaneous statistical and research projects
  • Daily interaction with media members
  • Work with other departments on various projects and assignments
  • Gameday responsibilities when team is at home and on the road
 
Requirements: 
  • College graduate with a concentration in Communications, Public Relations or related                      background
  • Strong writing skills; proven experience in use of AP style preferred
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Canva a plus
  • Experience with football statistics and statistic websites a plus
  • Must be able to work at least 40 hours per week including nights and weekends 
  • Position is based in Florham Park, NJ. Frequent travel is required to MetLife Stadium in East      Rutherford, NJ. Candidate is required to provide own transportation to and from locations.
  • Must be available to work all Jets games
  • Candidates should be prepared for both on-site and virtual work
 
How to Apply: 
Interested applicants should complete an application and submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their experience and how they would translate to this position, as well as any applicable writing samples at the link below. 
Position: Communications Seasonal Assistant
Department: Communications
Fill out the application and upload your resume and cover letter here. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you still enrolled in school? If so, when is your expected graduation date?

  3. What areas do you have experience with (please list all that apply): Corporate Communications / Press Releases / Football Stats & Notes / Credentials

  4. Have you worked in Communications, Public Relations or a related department for another professional team in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL or MLS? If so, please describe your time there and your experience.


 

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