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Remote Internship - Sports Information Director - Alliance Fastpitch (Winter Park · FL · Open to Remote)

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Alliance Fastpitch: Member League Sports Information Intern

This position is responsible for telling the story of the athletes, coaches, and teams that helps to increase the exposure and awareness of the Member League and the Alliance Fastpitch. This intern will assist in all aspects of the sports information operation for the Member League’s social media presence, and ensure the implementation of all League communication needs. He or she will also serve as the primary media contact for all Member League inquiries and will assist in maintaining records and statistics for Member League teams and individuals. 

This position works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, and he or she reports to the League Commissioner and/or Administrator. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Executing all responsibilities assigned by the Member League Commissioner in relation to sports information and League communication needs
  • Preparing featured team or player stories, event previews, news releases and feature articles for Member League website
  • Distributing information to local, state and national media as necessary. Develop relationships with local media. Schedule interviews as appropriate
  • Responds to and manages internal and external media requests for information, photos, and interviews with student-athletes, coaches, and other Member League personnel
  • Ensuring League competitions have accurate statistics; maintaining League records and statistical files
  • Compiles and distributes statistics, post-event scores, and stories on Member League outlets including website and social media platforms
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the Member League’s website including news stories, Players of the Month, schedules, statistics, and standings leader boards for each age division, including year or season-end summaries for each age division within the Member League
  • Assisting in managing and updating the Member League’s various social media accounts including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Uses social media to promote the Member League and its affiliated teams, athletes, coaches and events
  • Reviews and evaluates current media trends to determine implementation and best practices
  • Performing other duties as directed by the League Commissioner and League Administrator. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Enrolled in a sports management, communication, digital media, public relations or related degree plan or program.
  • Ideal skills include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro, WordPress or related editing and/or web based programs. 
  • Ideal candidates have a youth sports background, preferably in softball. 


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. What experience or knowledge do you have in softball?