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2020 Spring/Summer Social Media and Website Management Intern with Midwest Sports Production in Shawnee · KS

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The world of social media is fast-paced and ever-changing, and Midwest Sports Productions is looking for an individual who thrives on creating engaging content that captures an audience’s attention. Who understands the nuances of online engagement and the importance of supporting an organization through an online presence. 
 
If you are seeking an intern position in the sports industry with a fast-paced style and hands-on learning, then Midwest Sports Productions is the place! 
 
The MSP Team is a fun-loving, energized and dynamic group at the heart of Midwest Sports   Productions' world class events. Our goal is to drive excitement, win new customers, and introduce existing customers to new and exciting experiences. 
 
Each mission and execution is different and is catered to the audience at hand: be it providing the energy needed in the office, igniting the coolest youth sports event in town, visiting a club team just to say thanks for 'playing MSP,' a special guest of ours about to   perform or supporting a team that's in need.  We make sure that every MSP family member we engage with gets a special interaction, giving them that little something extra when they need it most and creating a whole new level of energetic feel before, during and after MSP events.
 
Our Social Media and Website Management Intern will create daily content for our various social media channels. You will assist in the development of a strategic plan for posting and updating as well as monitoring engagement and responding when appropriate. You will also be on-site at many of our 150+ events to provide the audience with live and up-to-date content.
 
In addition to Social Media and Website projects, you may also have the opportunity to work in other services such as marketing, event management, business development initiatives and game-day operations as needed. 
 
 Time Period
This is an Unpaid Internship. Internship will span over a semester of college and involves about 600 hours (Can be flexible based on needs)
 
Hours 
We can offer flexible hours during the week based on the needs of your supervisor and can be discussed. Weekend availability is a must – you will be expected to work on weekends posting social media content.
   
 Professional Requirements
 
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a relevant major, such as Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Recreation & Parks Management, etc.  

 Personal Requirements 
  • Punctual and self-motivating 
  • Must be comfortable working independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent verbal/communication 
  • Attention to detail 
 
Attire
Comfortable, appropriate office/field attire is acceptable
 
Social Media & Website Management
Qualifications desired: 
  • Prior experience managing business-oriented social media accounts
  • Displays in-depth knowledge & understanding of social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube
  • Demonstrates creativity
  • Ability to effectively communicate info & ideas in written format
  • Demonstrates customer service techniques when needed

The Social Media Manager will administer all social media accounts. Administration includes but is not limited to:
  • Creating and implementing social media marketing plan
  • Strategic planning and scheduling of social media posts that may include:
  • General event marketing
  • On-site coverage/posting during events
  • Event recaps 
  • Current topic and news related articles that coincide with the mission, values and vision of MSP
  • Development of brand awareness and online reputation
  • Responding to direct messages and comments in a professional manner
  • Oversees design (timeline cover photos, profile pic., landing pages, etc.)

Responsibilities include:
  • Brand development
  • Engagement of customers
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, apps, design & strategy

Website Management:
  • Makes updates to current event websites as needed
  • Consistently ensures everything is operating properly 
  • Administers SEO and generation of inbound traffic

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


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