Youth Football Publicist

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by National Football League

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description

The temporary Youth Football Publicist will provide administrative support to the NFL Communications Department's Youth Football initiatives.
  • Proactively pitch key youth and high school football storylines to local and national media.
  • Compose content across all forms of media to support Youth Football initiatives.
  • Contribute to the development of promotional plans for youth football initiatives at NFL tentpole events.
  • Distribute youth football announcements on and NFL PR Twitter
  • Serve as a conduit to Club PR and Youth & High School Football staff
  • Build a database of media members that cover youth football and related stories at major media organizations in all NFL markets
  • Assist with the promotion of NFL Foundation initiatives including Character Playbook, Inside Out program and grant programming.
  • Compile youth and high school football and NFL Foundation clips packages.
  • Produce weekly recaps of the key aspects of pregame shows on Sundays

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Attention to detail
  • Writing and editing skills; Strong grammatical knowledge
  • Verbal communications and phone presence
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Ability to work Sundays in the office.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of sports publicity experience, NFL club experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field

Reference: 561331203

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