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

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Internship: Internship
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 and Broadcast Clips
  • Monitor and record social media, TV and the internet for team-related posts
  • Record and transcribe press conferences and player availabilities
  • Draft media releases and itineraries
  • Fill season-long and individual game credential requests in addition to practice and various other events
  • Prepare interview preparation documents for both players and coaches
  • Write and edit media guide and weekly game release
  • Assist with content for department social media accounts
  • Facilitate player interviews
  • Pitch stories for both 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 and Photoshop a plus
  • Experience with football statistics and statistic websites a plus
  • Experience with social media a plus
  • Must be able to work at least 40 hours per week including nights and weekends 
  • Must be available to work all Jets home games
  • 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.

Please provide a cover letter detailing your experience and how it would translate to this position, as well as any applicable writing samples.

Approx. Start and End Dates: May 2020 - January 2021

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you still enrolled in school? (Yes/No)

  3. If so, when is your expected graduation date?

  4. What areas do you have experience with? Please list all that apply: Corporate Communications / Press Releases / Football Stats & Notes / Credentials / Transcripts


 

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