Digital Media / New Media Internship (Fall/Winter 2019) with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Wilkes-Barre, PA

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This New Media/Digital Media Internship will assist in enhancing the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' online presence.  The New Media/Digital Media intern will play a critical role in content creation for the team's various digital platforms, including the team website, app, social media channels and other outlets.

This is an UNPAID, semester-long position, running from September 2019-December 2019.  Applicants MUST be receiving school credit to be considered.  Local candidates preferred.

Duties
  • Assist with day to day maintenance of all digital channels
  • In-Game updates across all Social Media outlets for home a select road games.
  • Coordinate game-night marketing initiatives (First Goal Contest, Check In To Win Contest, Starting Lineup Graphic, Starting Goaltender Graphic, End of Period Scoring Graphics, Postgame Graphics)
  • Updating Photo Galleries on Penguins Flickr and Facebook page.
  • Coverage of team practices
  • Assist with postgame video gathering (coaches/player interviews, game highlights)
  • Coordination of weekly scheduled social media activities (This Date In Penguins History, WBS Legends, Trivia Contests, Birthdays, etc).
  • Explore new digital initiatives and help maintain existing social media channels
  • Tracking of social media growth and reach.
  • Assist with video shoots, game day arena setup and implementation of special events, including but not limited to season ticket holder parties, charity appearances and season kickoff parties
  • Other duties as assigned (in office, at arena, remote)
 
Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of ice hockey and the Penguins organization
  • Must receive school credit.
  • Must have own transportation to assigned events.
  • Flexible hours based on workload.
  • Available to work evenings and weekend events.
  • Ability to think creatively.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Photoshop, Social Media Outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest)
  • Knowledge of video editing programs (Premier Pro, Final Cut) a plus.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, be self directed and able to follow both written and oral instructions.
  • Neat and professional appearance.
  • Ability to lift items up to 30 pounds

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 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. How did you hear about this job?

  2. What is our parent team's name?

  3. Will you receive school credit for this internship?

  4. Are you available to work nights and weekends?

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