Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League

PR / Communications Intern (Summer Internship)

Premier Lacrosse League - Intern
Jobs in Open to Remote
Communications/Community Relations: Community Relations
About:
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).

Company Values:
  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful

Position and Responsibilities Overview:
The PLL is seeking a talented professional for a PR and communications internship. Interns will work directly with the PR & Communications Manager, along with our content and marketing teams to prepare press materials for the league, manage credentialed media at events, identify opportunities for earned media coverage, and pitch stories about the league, teams, and players to press. This is an intern role estimated at 40 hours per week that will require a self-starter mentality and a strong desire to make an impact on the league’s sixth season. 

Qualifications: 
  • Preference for background or education in Communications or Journalism
  • Must have strong writing and editing skills 
  • Hard worker who is a “doer” first; must be ready to roll their sleeves up 
  • Highly motivated and eager to make an impact on the organization 
  • Willingness to travel to select tour stops 
  • Lacrosse background and knowledge of the league is a plus 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends 
  • Ability to travel 

Responsibilities: 
  • Manage media credential request form 
  • Build targeted media lists for pitching
  • Coordinate onsite press logistics 
  • Check-in media and manage game-day requests 
  • Assist with post-game press conferences 
  • Conduct media outreach in PLL tour stop markets 
  • Draft press releases for major league initiatives and events
  • Prepare media recaps for major announcements and competition weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation:
  • $15.00 - $17.00 an hour
  • Based on location and experience

We require COVID-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. 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.