The Charlotte Independence and Independence Soccer Club are looking for a creative, hard-working, individual who is interested in learning and gaining practical experience in sports media and communications. Positions are less than 30 hours per week but will depend on the number of hours needed to complete course credit. Work schedules will be set at the beginning of the internship.
Help maintain and update Charlotte Independence and Charlotte Independence Soccer Club social platforms and website
Pitch and create content — articles, videos, photos, etc.
Write press releases, team news and features
Contribute to media relations efforts, including quote transcriptions and game notes
Other matchday roles as needed
Specific job knowledge and qualifications:
Open to college students seeking internships to fulfill class credit requirements
Must have a working knowledge of soccer
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Experience with various social media platforms
Understanding of AP Style
Knowledge of and access to the Adobe Creative Suite, mainly Photoshop and InDesign, is a plus
Ability to work nights, weekends on an as-needed basis for game days and breaking team-related news
Brainstorming new ideas and content for Independence promotional graphics, videos, social media posts, etc...
Instructions for candidates:
Verify that you are eligible to receive college credit (mandatory) before you apply for an internship. You must be able to provide a verification letter from career services or from faculty. Absolutely mandatory.
When applying online, include your cover letter and a resume (note: pdf format is best to avoid compatibility issues).
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.