Digital Media Intern - Colorado Eagles (Windsor · CO)

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About Our Internship Program
The Colorado Eagles are committed to providing college students with a one-of-a-kind internship program that will prepare you for your future career in the sports industry. With the Eagles you will be able to learn from some of the best in the industry and strengthen your skills and knowledge in sports management. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with Eagles front office staff members and learn how a professional team operates through a multitude of real-life tasks and situations. 

How To Make Our Team
Our interns bring a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills. Working in sports requires a large time commitment so we expect that all interns will be available for 90% of games and a good portion of community appearances and events. Games and events can fall on nights, weekends, and/or holidays, and we ask that you understand this before applying. We require that all interns have a reliable form of transportation to and from games and community events and maintain a professional appearance when working for the Eagles. 

Why Digital Media?
Digital Media has proved to be one of the most important touch points with fans and customers over the past few years. This position allows for a lot of creative freedom and encourages individuals to come up with new ideas. If you enjoy being creative in many capacities and are excited to engage with our fanbase, you’ve come to the right place.

What You Will Gain from Us
  • Opportunity to meet with each department within the Eagles front office to learn more about different areas in the sports industry.
  • Career guidance and coaching from our front office staff.
  • Experience in developing and executing in digital and social media.
  • Learn about all aspects of digital media and visual content and have a hand in creating content for the team and our players.

Your Responsibilities
  • Ideate and create compelling, social-specific content, both photo and video, of Eagles games, practices, players’ lifestyle and community events.
  • Assist the Digital Media Manager with writing engaging, timely and on-brand copy for social media posts during games, practices and events.
  • Manipulate graphical templates and conceptualize ideas for engaging graphics.
  • Assist with monitoring daily content and fan engagement across social channels - actively engage and respond to followers and brainstorm ways to increase social conversation.
  • Assist in tracking metrics for all organic content and sponsorship initiatives and building weekly and monthly reports for Eagles management.
  • Assist in scheduling and implementing a monthly/weekly/daily social media calendar.
  • Identify top players and fans and develop behind-the-scenes, off-ice and community feature storylines and narratives around them.
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions and generate ideas for social content that will engage and entertain fans. 

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes.
  • Experience in capturing and editing photo and video content, using both cell phone and DSLR camera during game and non-game settings. 
  • Strong visual eye for social media graphics, photography, videos, etc. 
  • General experience in Adobe Suite preferred, experience with Photoshop and Premiere is a plus.
  • Experience managing various social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok) is a plus, but not required.
  • Must have strong writing, grammar and proofreading skills and sound editorial judgment.
  • Capacity to think creatively and contribute new ideas.
  • Strong desire to continue learning and growing their career, strengths/weaknesses, and skills.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in college and able to receive school credit.
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule to include weekends, nights, and holidays as needed.

This is an unpaid position for college credit. All applicants must currently be enrolled in college or a trade school. If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to the Digital Media Manager.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you plan to apply for other internship(s) with the Colorado Eagles? If yes, which internship(s)?

  2. Are you currently enrolled in college or a trade school? If yes, will you be receiving school credit?

  3. What is your availability from September- May?