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 Communications Intern.
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Assist the Communications department with daily tasks.
Assist media with information regarding the Club.
Work with LSSE on PR for events.
Assist with daily transcripts.
Job Function (Duties & Responsibilities):
Perform daily issuance of daily news clips.
Assist with community public relations appearances to ensure club has coverage at most key events.
Assist in the process of building media lists for non-sports contacts.
Prepare media monitoring graphs and coverage reports. Research national non-sport awards for Club and executives to participate in.
Participate in the production of the weekly release.
Assist with transcriptions of player, coach and other Club management staff interviews and press releases.
Produce various gameday materials such as flip cards and releases.
Assist in pitching LSSE, corporate and community-related events.
Assist with aspects of producing and distributing credentials for Lone Star Sports & Entertainment events and Texans home games.
Produce Lone Star Sports & Entertainment media guide/update/key facts and figures. In addition to public relations support, provide other general support for LSSE as may be needed.
Complete various other miscellaneous tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
Produce various gameday materials such as flip cards and releases
Complete various other miscellaneous tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the Communications/PR departmental staff.
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.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software.
Proficiency in publishing design software, Adobe InDesign preferred.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities in a high energy environment.
Effective verbal and interpersonal communications.
Strong writing skills; proven experience in use of AP style preferred.
Ability to maintain attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure and within deadlines.
Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information.
Ability and internal drive to demonstrate a positive, winning attitude and a strong work ethic in the performance of all job responsibilities.
Supervisory Duties: N/A
Travel Requirements: Possible domestic travel to pre-season and regular season games.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year accredited college or university preferred.
High School diploma required.
College or professional sports media experience preferred.
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.