NFL Careers

Communications Intern

Seattle Seahawks
Renton , WA
Internship: Internship
The Communications Intern will be responsible for assisting the Communications/Public Relations Department in a variety of duties. We are looking for a responsible, organized, hardworking detailed individual who would like to gain experience in the PR and sports industry.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 
Support the Communications department in all areas. Duties would include, but not limited to:
  • Collect, organize and distribute daily clips
  • Assist with gameday duties including press box set-up, in game responsibilities and late press box obligations
  • Coordinate and execute post-game interviews and transcriptions
  • Responsible for transcription of weekly press conferences
  • Tabulate team and individual statistics for various uses
  • Assist media with post-practice requests and help control locker room traffic
  • Write content for and Gameday Magazine
  • Assist sideline reporters and broadcast teams on game day
  • Coordinate and execute player/coach phone interviews
  • Develop and distribute weekly press releases and press packets
  • Responsible for distribution of weekly injury reports
  • Assist in the coordination of credential distribution
  • Must be willing to help staff with occasional evening and weekend PR events
Required Skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Proficient in transcription and typing 
  • Photoshop and graphic design skills preferred but not required
  • Must have effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, while keeping a calm demeanor in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks at once
  • Must be a team player and goal oriented
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Experience with CRM database systems, Archtics ticketing system, and Eventbrite preferred but not required

Time Frame: 
We will offer two full season internships that will last the duration of the NFL season; late July-February and two summer internships mid-July thru late August depending on our preseason schedule.

 Applicant must: 
  • Be currently enrolled as a junior, senior, or recent graduate (within 6 months) from a four year college or university. Grad school students are eligible to apply as well. 
  • Have authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Have a current driver’s license 
  • Be able to work 30 hours per week as well as game day/nights, weekends and other various events

Selection Process:
Final applicants will be contacted and invited to participate in our interview process starting in early May. All interviews will take place at our team headquarters in Renton or at our stadium in Seattle and must be done in person. Further, we will not pay for any interview related expenses such as travel or lodging; these expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicant.

NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants that apply, we ask that you do not contact us during this process. 

General Information:
Interns are responsible for their own housing, travel, and relocation expenses. A background check will be conducted prior to starting work with us. 

Applicants Must:
  •  Attached a current resume and cover letter
  • Answer all of the questions below

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. YES/NO: I am a junior or senior or recent graduate within the past six months

  3. YES/NO: I have local housing available in or near Seattle

  4. YES/NO: I am able to work full-time during the NFL season

  5. YES/NO:I am looking for a summer only internship

  6. YES/NO: I am willing to relocate and I understand that any costs associated with the relocation are my responsibility.

  7. YES/NO: I am authorized to work in the U.S.

  8. YES: I understand that due to the large volume of applicants that apply, I will not contact the Seahawks staff during this process.


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