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8 Feb 2024

Communications Intern

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Green Bay, WI, USA
Internship
1+ year exp.

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JOB SUMMARY:

Paid internship from May through the 2024 NFL season. Assists communications staff with various duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of online newspaper and magazine clippings on a local and national level, including distribution.
  • Assists in compilation of team statistics, connections, series history, weekly update and maintenance of supplemental stats package.
  • Work with third-party web developers while regularly updating player and team information on the Packersโ€™ NFLOMG media website.
  • Writes in-season, supplemental bios of select players.
  • Assists with all aspects of information distribution including press releases, NFL releases, daily clips, overnight packet material, game notes and statistics.
  • Assists in assembly and production of weekly, in-season media packets.
  • Facilitates interviews with players and coaches in conjunction with other departmental staff.
  • Produces flip card for all home games.
  • Assists with player bios, statistics, general information as well as edits and proofs the annual Packers Media Guide as assigned by publication editor.
  • Proofs weekly in-season publicity items: weekly press release/game notes, updated bios, supplemental stats.
  • Contributes to other written materials of department, including the Season Review.
  • Regularly transcribes team media availabilities for use by the communications staff.
  • Staffs practice and media availability, as assigned.
  • Assists with press-box setup for home games.
  • Staffs all home games.
  • Archives and organizes all game information on weekly basis.
  • Handles fan and media telephone calls and emails as needed.
  • Assists with corporate communications, as requested by Director of Public Affairs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Communications.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One to three years experience in internship/position in public relations or sports information with a professional sports franchise, college sports information department or sports environment.
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate to high-profile athletes and media, are essential to position.
  • Must be able to process and appropriately distribute confidential information on a daily basis.
  • Ability to identify and navigate potential communication issues.
  • Should possess sufficient creative skills to positively publicize the organization as well as its players and staff.
  • Attention to detail, quality organizational skills and the ability to work under deadlines important.
  • Good computer skills, including knowledge of Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software and Adobe Photoshop, helpful.
  • Strong knowledge of NFLOMG and other statistical databases is helpful.
  • Needs to be able to work collaboratively with peers and possess a willingness to handle routine tasks.
  • Needs to be able to work long hours, weekends and some holidays.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time throughout the day.
  • Ability to focus on projects for periods of time.
  • Operate in professional office environment.
  • Role routinely uses standard office equipment.
  • Some heavy lifting is possible.

SUPERVISES: This position does not have any supervisory responsibility.

SUPERVISED BY: Assistant Director of Communications

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Resumes and cover letters must be submitted by March 1, 2024

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.

This job description has been approved by management. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing, and duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.



All resumes submitted will be reviewed and selected qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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