Communications and Media (Internship)

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Communications and Media (Internship)
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Chicago

Media and Communications Intern

The WNBA Chicago Sky is seeking a creative communications and media intern to join their team for the 2018 season. This internship program is a hands-on opportunity for students to build their work experience and learn the behind-the-scenes operations of a WNBA team. Interns will participate in a series of events and activities exposing them to all departments as well as the many facets of working for a professional sports team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pitch and write innovative and compelling content for Chicago Sky’s website and digital properties.

  • Help monitor the team’s social media channels and engage with fans (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube).

  • Assist creative team in ideation and execution of content creation, including but not limited to filming, editing, photography and production for the team’s digital assets.

  • Aid in media and public relations responsibilities on game days, as well as during player appearances and press events

Desired qualifications:

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • High attention to quality and detail

  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task

  • Experience and an interest in working in sports is required

    Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at time of application

  • This is an unpaid internship and students should ideally be able to gain academic credit for their participation

    Applicants are asked to please provide resume and writing samples to the Chicago Sky’s Manager of Communications and Media, Kelly Kane at [email protected].

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