Lancaster Inferno

Lancaster Inferno

Communications Coordinator Intern

Lancaster Inferno - Intern
Lancaster · PA · Open to Remote
Communications/Community Relations: Communications Department Management

Job Description

The Communications Coordinator Intern will help to create content, generate publicity and craft messaging for Lancaster Inferno. They will draft, edit, and publish press releases and web articles, while being a point of contact with our women’s teams. This person participates in ideation, strategy, planning and execution for Lancaster Inferno. This position will work directly with the Media Team.

This is a paid internship through PA Career Link (if qualified applicant) or an unpaid position in exchange for college credit. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft, edit, proofread and publish press releases and web articles/blog posts related to Lancaster Inferno.
  • Interface with local media, including newspaper, television, and websites covering local activities.
  • Serve as a primary contact for club and media inquiries about the women’s teams.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of a biweekly fan-facing newsletter. 
  • Assist with media tracking and coverage analysis.
  • Manage media lists targeted specifically to maximize coverage of the women’s teams.
  • Work with the social media intern on live updates on game days (home & away).
  • Attend team functions, practices and or events (as needed/desired for written content).
  • Contribute written content for all away/road matches (can be done remotely).
  • Assist in press box operations, including preparation of announcements, player introductions, etc.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned.


  • Ability to pass comprehensive background check. Attend and pass SafeSport training.
  • Pursuing a degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field preferred and/or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and a collaborative, team-first approach.
  • Excellent communication skills, with exceptional proficiencies in writing and editing.
  • Ability to work independently in a multi-faceted, fast, fluid, and deadline-driven environment.
  • Enthusiasm for the team, sports, and women's soccer
  • Spanish language skills are a plus.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following to [email protected]:
  • Resume
  • References (3)
  • Writing Samples (3) of your work that show the range and quality of your writing (ie: press releases, articles, social media content)

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.

About Lancaster Inferno

Founded in 2008, Lancaster Inferno fields a women's pre-professional soccer team that competes in the USL W League. The First Team roster is composed of players who want to pursue their professional aspirations and features current/post college players and former professionals.

Headquartered in Pod 2 on the Campus of Rock Lititz (Lititz, PA), the Inferno is committed to providing a complete pathway from youth to pre-professional soccer. In addition to the pre-professional team, Inferno fields U20/U23 women’s teams during the summer months, and youth travel teams from the U9-U19 age groups year-round (Lancaster Inferno FC). Lancaster Inferno FC is the only all-girls travel soccer club in Pennsylvania that provides a player pathway from youth to pre-professional.

About the United Soccer League (USL)

The United Soccer League (USL) is the heartbeat of American soccer. Impacting more than 200 communities across the United States, the USL is the first and only soccer organization in the United States to build a youth-to-professional pathway for both men and women within one ecosystem. That structure includes three professional leagues: USL Super League (women), USL Championship (men), and USL League One (men); two pre-professional leagues: USL League Two (men) and the USL W League (women); and two youth platforms: USL Academy and USL Youth.