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Job listing closed on 23 Mar 2024
16 Feb 2024

Communications Assistant

🇺🇸 Englewood, CO, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$45,000 – US$50,000 per year

The Denver Broncos are one of the most popular franchises in all of sports. Whether judged by the measure of wins and championships, attendance, national television exposure or by the Broncos' reputation locally and throughout the NFL, there are few parallels in the world of professional sports. We are dedicated to being champions in all that we do - whether on the field, in the community, or at the workplace. We are looking for employees who are passionate about what they do, have fun doing it, and proud to represent the Denver Broncos Football Club and Empower Field at Mile High.

We are excited to hire a Communications Assistant! This position will assist the public relations department in publicity related to the Denver Broncos’ communications efforts.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the media relations department with day-to-day communication responsibilities by:
    • Supporting the football and business departments within the organization
    • Collaborating on departmental projects and initiatives as assigned, including writing press releases and contributing to weekly game notes
    • Developing professional relationships with members of the media
    • Helping with recording, transcribing and executing player interviews
    • Assist with press box and media will call management at home games.
  • Contribute to strategic communication efforts by:
    • Helping track, create, fulfill and distribute credentials and parking for media and staff
    • Promoting initiatives and assisting with events as needed
    • Serving as an on-site contact for business and community events as needed
    • Attending game entertainment meetings and promoting gameday initiatives through collaboration with marketing, sponsorship, and community relations staff.
  • Assist with producing and compiling departmental content by:
    • Coordinating the organization and distribution of daily executive news summaries
    • Contributing to the editing of the media guide, weekly release, flip card and other departmental publications
  • Performing administrative tasks as necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, or a communications-related field
  • 2+ years’ experience (full-time/internship/graduate assistant) working in a professional sports setting, high profile collegiate level sport or related field.
  • Strong writing ability and knowledge of AP style
  • Experience transcribing quotes
  • Ability to work flexible/long hours (early mornings, late evenings, weekends, holidays and travel) for work assignments and games
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Preferred expectations:

  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and desktop publishing
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail and capacity to thrive in pressure situations
  • Previous experience working with a football team is preferred

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary for this role is $45,000 - $50,000. This a non-exempt position that will be eligible for overtime pay. This position will be required to work game days and/or events outside of a normal working hours as needed.

This position will be located at the Denver Broncos Training Center in Englewood, CO.

This job posting will remain open until we have identified an adequate applicant pool. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. There may be a timed skills test issued during the interview process.

The Denver Broncos Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization.