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Job listing closed on 13 Nov 2023
8 Sept 2023

Digital Media Intern (Web & Digital Platforms)

🇺🇸 Houston, TX, USA
0+ years exp.

Looking for an internship that allows you to gain valuable, hands-on experience in the professional sports industry? If so, we have an opportunity with the Houston Texans!

The mission of the Houston Texans Draft Class program is to provide chosen future sports professionals the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in the professional sports industry through exposure throughout the Houston Texans organization. The chosen future sports professional will make meaningful contributions to Houston Texans business and/or football operations through in-depth meaningful curriculum and experiences.

The Houston Texans are seeking an individual for the position of Digital Media Intern (Web & Digital Platforms).

The Texans CHARGE

Be Champions in Every Way by Cultivating Excellence and Fearlessly Evolving

The Texans Teammate Habits:

Dedication to the Team

Be Adaptable

Passion for Work

Win with Integrity

Own the Outcome

Basic Function:

Assist the Digital Media department in developing and maintaining all Club digital and YouTube content and publications.

Job Function (Duties & Responsibilities):
  • Perform general website maintenance activities, including but not limited to data entry, updating transactions, player, coach and staff bios, depth chart, roster and landing page requests.
  • Create images for articles, videos, podcasts and photo galleries posted to digital platforms
  • Post transcripts, press releases, game releases, weekly books, and media advisories when released by PR/Marketing/CR
  • Prepare and assist with sending marketing- and business-related emails including Stampede, LUXE, LSSE, corporate sales and suites
  • Assist in trafficking and reporting site and YouTube analytics.
  • Assist in brainstorming innovative digital ideas and researching emerging technologies.
  • Publish content to website (articles, press releases, Gameday magazine features, transcripts, photo slideshows, videos).
  • Post videos to digital platforms and generate video thumbnail images, if applicable.
  • Track best practices across web app and email platforms.
  • Add and organize photos in photo management library and add appropriate search tags.
  • Collect, review and summarize marketing activations to drive internal creative processes.
  • Perform various other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the Digital Media Manager and Director of Digital Media.

Subject to reasonable accommodations, position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with other Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Skills Required:

Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.

Familiarity with titling, thumbnail creation and Search Engine Optimization for the YouTube platform.

Proficiency in digital asset management.

Strong copywriting and editing skills.

Graphic design and/or video editing skills a plus.

Ability to understand and read data analytics and deliver clear reports that can be shared internally.

Ability to be consistently prompt and dependable.

Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities.

Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications.

Ability to work effectively as a team member.

Ability to work long, flexible hours including gamedays, evenings, weekends and holidays as required.

Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information.

Ability and internal drive to demonstrate a winning attitude and a strong work ethic in the performance of all job responsibilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university preferred.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Prior experience in Digital Media, Web Development, Interactive Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Graphic Design or related field.

Title: Digital Media Intern (Web & Digital Platforms)

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Department: Digital Media

Reports to: Digital Media Manager

Please note that while resumes of all candidates will be considered, as a way for the Texans organization to acknowledge and reciprocate the tremendous support given the Team by local fans and the local community in general, qualified candidates with permanent addresses in the Houston metropolitan and surrounding areas will be given first consideration whenever possible.

If your skills and experience match our available position requirements, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. Due to the volume of resumes received by the Houston Texans, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

The Houston Texans organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.