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Communications & Marketing Internship

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Florida Sports Foundation

Clearwater, FL 33755
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Florida Sports Foundation offers a full-time Communications and Marketing Internship position three times per year. This internship provides a well-rounded experience, working with various aspects of communications, marketing, community outreach, event management, promotion, and other areas of interest. Students selected as a Florida Sports Foundation Communications and Marketing Intern can expect to gain the following experience:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office/Adobe-based applications
  • Database management
  • Event coverage
  • Writing techniques
  • Developing relationships with media
  • Interview skills/public speaking
  • Social Media Each term provides a different experience, focusing on the seasonal priorities of the Foundation. Candidates must be available to commit 30-40 hours per week during the term of the internship. More details are provided below on internship projects and requirements for each term. Fall Term
  • Will begin in September and end following Senior Games in mid-December.
  • Compensation: this is an unpaid internship Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a college or university communications, marketing, or athletics office as a student assistant, intern, or volunteer.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills, problem-solving, and decision-making skills that produce results in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Must possess good writing and editing ability.
  • Knowledge of all social platforms is required.
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, & Premiere will be given preference.
  • Ability to proactively and conscientiously post on all social platforms
  • Self-starter with strong passion for social and new media technologies.
  • Able to manage, prioritize and execute multiple projects at the same time.
  • Understand organizational commitments and missions.
  • Must submit 3 press releases, published articles or other journalistic writing samples that you have authored.
  • Must submit 3 samples or hyperlinks to examples of your graphic design work. Bonus items:
  • HTML familiarity
  • Paid advertisement knowledge (Ad Words, Social Paid Ads, SEO)
  • Some working knowledge of ad placement and development
  • Experience with video and video editing software (Final Cut Pro) is a plus. Duties:
  • Assist with editing web pages and posting developed press releases
  • Responsible for developing an editorial content calendar and meeting deadlines for content distribution.
  • Assist in developing content for social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).
  • Assist in implementing marketing plans.
  • Develop, pitch, write, proofread, and/or edit articles for the FSF website.
  • Creating cross platform marketing plans that engage the world to Come Play in Florida.
  • Gather storylines, bios and photos of Sunshine State Games and Florida Senior Games athletes as needed for news releases announcing award winners, convention app, convention signage and multimedia presentations.
  • Assist with onsite coverage of Sunshine State Games and Florida Senior Games events as well as Florida Sports Foundation meetings.
  • Receive telephone calls in a professional manner. Handle calls if possible and forward detailed messages for other calls. Field requests for pertinent information.
  • Maintain informative and accurate records as well as an organized filing system for designated areas of responsibility.
  • Assist in producing and editing video content for the FSF website.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Reference: 615820814