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6 Feb 2024

2024 Summer Communications Internship

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Columbus, OH, USA
Internship
0+ years exp.

Overview

The intern will assist the communications staff with writing and editing of team publications, press releases and other written materials as needed; management of news and photo archives; maintenance of media distribution lists; preparation for the NHL Draft; and staff support during Development Camp and Free Agency.

Duties and tasks:

  • Write and edit publications, primarily the team’s Media Guide, as well as press releases and other written materials as needed.
  • Manage news clippings.
  • Maintain and update media distribution lists.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating photo and physical archives.
  • Assist with development of media guides for NHL Draft and Development Camp.
  • Assist PR staff with media requests during Development Camp.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize practices, processes employed by an NHL Communications department in preparation for a season.
  • Compose press releases and media guide content in order to improve writing competency.


Intern Benefits:

  • 15-20 intern hours available each week
  • Internship timeline – May - August


Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in college, Junior or Senior preferred, journalism or communications major encouraged. Sports information experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Experience with InDesign a plus.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing and editorial skills.


Please note this is an unpaid internship.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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