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Communications & Broadcasting Internship - Florida Everblades Professional Hockey Club (Estero · FL)

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Sports Jobs in Estero · FL
Internship: Internship
DEPARTMENT: Marketing, PR & Community Relations
INTERNSHIP:  Communications & Broadcasting Internship (2 positions available) 
DIRECT REPORT: Director of Marketing, PR & Community Relations 
(2021-22 Season, September 2021 - May 2022) 

JOB SUMMARY:
The Florida Everblades hockey club of the ECHL are offering an opportunity to college students looking to gain real world public relations, media relations & communications experience and position themselves for a career in the Sports Industry upon graduation. The ideal candidate would be available to work between 15-20 hours a week during regular office hours and required to attend all home games (in-season).  

 FUNCTIONS:
The Communications & Broadcasting Intern will be responsible for several key functions of the Florida Everblades Hockey Club day-to-day operations in the Communications, Public Relations, and Media Relations department. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist the Director of Marketing, PR & Community Relations and department staff in all day-to-day aspects of the job
  • Assist in operating website, social media platforms, team app and other programs to fulfill daily responsibilities 
  • Opportunity to broadcast all Everblades away games remotely (subject to change) 
  • Assist in creation of all home and away game highlights
  • Write feature articles & create video content to be published on the Everblades website and other online platforms
  • Compile game notes, bios, game previews, game recaps and statistical packages for all personnel needed and communication channels 
  • Assist in media interactions with team members including setting up our live post-game press conference with media members, players and coaching staff which follows each home game
  • Assist in game night operations of press box prior to & during all Everblades home games 
  • Archive/ track all media coverage as it relates to our team
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Director of Marketing, PR & Community Relations 

Desired Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and eligible for college credit.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism
  • Available 20-25 hours per week, including nights, weekends and game days
  • Familiarity with web page maintenance
  • Demonstrated writing and grammar proficiency in AP Style
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) & Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Premiere, InDesign, Photoshop) 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented 
  • Familiarity with Ice Hockey preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced multidisciplinary team environment
  • Flexibility in terms of handling a variety of assignments under tight deadlines while maintaining a strong focus on branding, consistency and quality
 
KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
  • Passion for and knowledge of the game of hockey is considered an asset
  • High degree of personal integrity and honest 
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to creative suggestion and work within client specifications
  • Strong ability to adapt to changes, work effectively under pressure and produce accurate results in a fast paced environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. Are you open to relocation?

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