NFL Careers

Digital Media Intern

Seattle Seahawks
Renton , WA
Internship: Internship
The Seahawks Digital Media Internship is a hands-on program designed to develop digital media professionals in the sports industry. The intern will assist the Seattle Seahawks digital media team with the daily management of the organization’s online properties including but not limited to, and all active social media platforms.
The intern will be responsible for maintaining assigned content categories for the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink Field, the Sea Gals and other organizational websites.
By the end of the internship, and in accordance to their strengths and desire to build their weaknesses, the intern will have the opportunity to have first-hand experience in digital media management, digital content production, social media, videography, web design/development, ad-trafficking and the collaborative process that brings it all together.
The intern will be expected to learn heavily through experience and extensive resources will be available to facilitate the edification process at the intern’s initiative.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • This internship's workload will be a majority content management, with elements of social media and other digital content production like video
  • Trafficking of website advertisements and reporting for corporate partners
  • Reporting of key metrics and analytics to internal and external stakeholders 
  • Support the management of official mobile applications throughout the season and on game days
  • Posting of content (articles, press releases, photo galleries, videos) to official websites using a content management system
  • Collaborate and communicate with social managers in developing content calendar
  • Actively participate in the monitoring of official social media channels
  • Management of assigned site features
  • Assist in the shooting video of press conferences and events as needed
  • Produce assigned site and social content features (graphics, written, photo, video)
  • Maintain quality assurance of site content and features
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders on digital media projects
  • Work with internal departments (Public Relations, Community Outreach, Fan Development, Marketing etc.) in fulfilling digital media needs as requested
  • Manage various tasks for home/away games, including weekends, holidays and evenings
Required Skills:
  • Above average fluency in HTML and CSS
  • Above average fluency in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat and their analytics. 
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud (namely Photoshop, Premiere, Dreamweaver)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Familiarity of DoubleClick DFP and DSM a plus
  • Interest and experience in the sports industry a plus
Time Frame: 
Most of our intern placements will last the duration of the NFL season (approx. late June or early July – February). 
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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