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Communications Intern - Greenville Swamp Rabbits (GREENVILLE · SC)

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Communications/Community Relations: Media/Public Relations Servicing
TITLE:                                    Communications Intern
POSITION TYPE:                 Internship (2023 - 2024 Full Season)
COMPANY:                          Spire Sports + Entertainment:  Greenville Swamp Rabbits 
LOCATION:                          Greenville, SC
REPORTS TO:                      Director of Communications & Team Services
POSTED DATE:                    7/25/2023
Spire Sports & Entertainment is a diversified sports and entertainment organization that pushes the boundaries of traditional marketing to foster business growth in the rapidly changing modern era. Having acquired the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL in March of 2020, the organization has seen tremendous growth in all areas of business development, highlighted by overall league-recognition as the ECHL’s ‘Rising Star Award’ winner and finalist in back-to-back seasons. 
As an organization we continue to strive daily to work and live by our core principles of what it means to be a R.A.B.B.I.T:
R – Relentless
A – Accountable
B – Believe
B – Bring Urgency
I – Impactful
T – Team-first Mentality

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits seek a Communications Intern. This team member works directly with the Media Relations & Creative Services department, supervised by the Media Relations Manager & Team Broadcaster. During the internship, the intern will be afforded the opportunity to develop and apply skills in various areas including but not limited to media relations, social media, marketing, as well as introductions to data management and business analytics. This person will be part of a team focused environment.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Support the Media Relations Manager on gamedays with hockey communication
  • Maintain and prepare press row on gamedays
  • Research and build a network of multimedia and social media engagement opportunities 
  • Support with Game Notes and Stat Packs (Hockey Operations elements)
  • Assistance with postgame highlight reels; media distributions and email communication
  • Contribute to Social Media channels on gamedays -- with game and fan interaction updates 
  • Support other departments as assigned
  • Educational Requirements:  Enrolled in a Bachelor or Master’s degree program. MUST be able to receive course credit 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills. 
  • Familiarity with Hockey preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced multidisciplinary team environment

Internship High Points:
  • Academic credit internship 
  • Corporate social media management skills
  • Knowledge of working in the front office of a professional sports team
  • Experience in development of driving marketing strategy
Start Date: October, 2023

EEOC: The Greenville Swamp Rabbits 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. Will you be able to receive College Credit for this Internship?

  2. Are you available to participate in a season long internship, encompassing the entire 2023-2024 season?