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Communications Internship - Kansas City Mavericks (Independence · MO)

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Sports Jobs in Independence · MO
Internship: Internship
The Kansas City Mavericks are looking for driven, enthusiastic interns to join the team during the 2021-2022 season. The ideal candidate will have a professional demeanor, with the ability to communicate clearly to supervisors at all levels (both internally and externally), and take pride in all work they complete. The individual needs to be detail oriented, have ability to manage various tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines. The ability to work independently by taking initiative, recommending solutions, and making informed decisions is a necessity.

Job Summary:
This position will provide support to the Communications Department of the Kansas City Mavericks, in addition to aiding all departments of the organization. This includes assisting Mavericks Communications Staff on game days with various tasks, assisting with internal statistical and historical data, distribution of Communications Department materials, and providing first-class customer service to fans/clients, ensuring all customer needs are met in an efficient, and positive manner.

Job Functions:
  • Build and edit Mavericks game notes in Adobe InDesign
  • Assist with game-day operations 
  • Pre and postgame press box set up 
  • Distribute game highlights (Adobe Premiere Pro may be needed to reduce file size) 
  • Interaction and fulfillment of on-site media requests during games
  • Assist in game day media relation tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Current college student (undergraduate or graduate). Must be able to receive course-credit.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Premiere Pro
  • Interest in pursuing future career in professional sports and/or entertainment industry
  • Experience in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or Digital Media field preferred, but not required
  • Self-starter mentality and desire to take initiative 
  • Must be able to work games and events on nights, weekends, and holidays

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.