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Job listing closed on 13 May 2024
20 Apr 2024

Colorado Rapids Digital Intern

🇺🇸 Commerce City, CO, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.
US$18.29 per hour

Job Title: Digital Intern

Department: Digital

Business Unit: Rapids

Location: Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – Commerce City, Colorado

Reports To: Managing Editor, Digital and Social

Employment Type: Part-Time–Hourly– Exempt

Supervisor Position: No


Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American Sports and Entertainment holding company based in Denver, Colorado. KSE is committed to providing world class sports and entertainment for both live and broadcast audiences. We are the employer of choice as the owner and operator of Ball Arena, DICK’S Sporting Goods Park, the Paramount Theatre, Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Major League Fishing/Fishing League Worldwide (MLFLW), Winnercomm, Outdoor Sportsman Group and SkyCam.

The Rapids Digital department manages all digital assets for Colorado Rapids Soccer Club, one of the founding clubs in Major League Soccer. This includes, the team’s space within the MLS App, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and a share of the weekly email communication. The department acts as the primary news & information outlet for the club and their goal is to amplify the brand and ethos of the club 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The group’s goal is to tell the story of the club like nobody else can, focusing specifically on visual content.

As part of the Rapids Digital department, the Digital Intern will assist in content creation for the team’s social media platforms as well as the website, live gameday coverage and a variety of organizational tasks, such as scheduling social posts, tagging content and tracking performance metrics.

Examples of work performed:

  • Assist in creating engaging content for team’s social media platforms.
  • Generate multimedia content (written, photo, video), highlighting team news, player features and more.
  • Utilize social media management tools (e.g., Later, Meta Business Suite) to assist in scheduling social posts, and ensure consistent content delivery.
  • Monitor scheduled posts to ensure accuracy, relevance, and optimal timing for maximum reach and engagement.
  • Assist in live coverage of match days, including pre-match buildup, in-game updates, and post-match interviews.
  • Utilize social media analytics tools to track performance metrics, including reach, engagement and follower growth.
  • Tag content and create relevant lists within analytics platform for optimal reporting.
  • Assist in monitoring industry trends and competitor analysis to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Contribute to brainstorm sessions and bring fresh and innovative content ideas to the table.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business needs. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Typical Office Conditions
  • Lift 50 lbs. daily
  • Work in extreme weather conditions


  • Minimum
    1. Currently Enrolled in related degree
    2. High School or GED
    3. Experience with basic production equipment.
    4. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • All Colorado Interns are required to attend all KSE Internship Program hosted events that occur during business hours. If unable to attend due to work, school or unforeseen circumstance, the Intern must inform the Internship Program Committee.
  • All Interns are required to participate in the KSE Mentorship Program by meeting with assigned Mentor in person or virtually.
  • Please note: This position cannot work more than 29 hours per week.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and demonstrate professionalism
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently & in a group setting and demonstrate good judgment skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to changing environments


  • Base hourly range $18.29 per hour

All applicants for employment at KSE may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.