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Job listing closed on 15 May 2024
26 Apr 2024

Football Communications Gameday & Training Camp Assistant

🇺🇸 Detroit, MI, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.


The Lions, much like the city and community they represent, are built on a blue-collar work ethic that values hustle and conviction.

Ford Field, the home of the Lions since 2002 in the heart of Detroit, is part of a vibrant sports and entertainment district featuring all four major professional sports franchises. Ford Field is also home to a dedicated and passionate multi-generational fan base reflective of the innovation, creativity and drive synonymous with Detroit.

Under the leadership of Sheila Hamp, the great granddaughter of Henry Ford, the Lions have ushered in an era of rebirth focused on creating an inclusive and equitable experience for employees, partners and fans. Building off the rich and diverse history of the city, the Lions embrace transparency and value contribution from all areas of the organization. We believe in the power of a pride, and acknowledge winning together takes understanding, acceptance, and teamwork. We believe in our “we” culture and are committed to building a new tradition that Detroit and Michigan can be proud of.

One Pride. For All.

The Detroit Lions currently need a Football Communications Game Day & Training Camp Assistant. We will accept applications for this position until 11:59PM on May 2, 2024 (subject to change).

This is a part-time position working with the Detroit Lions Football Communications department. During the months of July and August, the selected candidate will be expected to attend multiple Detroit Lions training camp practices at the team’s training facility in Allen Park, Mich. The selected candidate will also be expected to work all Detroit Lions home games of the 2024 football calendar season at Ford Field in Detroit, MI.


The Football Communications Game Day & Training Camp Assistant position will have responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Gather audio and transcribe quotes from press conferences and media sessions or for additional projects
  • Monitor practice to ensure media and spectators remain in appropriate areas
  • Support football communications staff with media credentialing at practice
  • Assist at media will call on gamedays
  • Support football communications staff with photographer check-in on gamedays
  • Assist with stat distribution to various stadium locations on gamedays
  • Set up media viewing areas at practice and in the press-box on gamedays


  • Candidates must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university while in this role
  • Candidates are expected to have availability for all Detroit Lions home games, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Will adjust schedule as needed to meet work goals and time constraints
  • A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record is required
  • Candidates who are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas will be preferred: Communications, Journalism, Sports Management, Sports Marketing or Sports Communications
  • Candidates who have experience with transcribing interviews are preferred
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer) is required
  • Effective use of both writing and oral communication skills is required

Candidate is expected to attend all Detroit Lions home games for the 2024 football calendar. Local candidates will be preferred.


To apply, please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.

Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails.