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Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates five professional sports teams: the 2019 WNBA Champion Washington Mystics, the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, NBA's Washington Wizards, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, and NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capital One Arena in DC. MSE also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University's campus. In conjunction with the District of Columbia and Events DC, MSE is a partner in a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus that opened in September 2018. Facility highlights include MedStar Wizards Performance Center, the brand-new training facility for the Wizards, Go-Go and Mystics, and a 4,200-seat arena which serves as the new home of the Mystics and Go-Go. MSE also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Visit www.monumentalsports.com.

MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company. As a member of our team:

  1. You will provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.

  2. You will champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve.

  3. You will work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.

  4. You will measure performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are compelled by data.

  5. You will prize leadership, but you should value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.

  6. You will innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.

  7. You will have fun. We are in the business of happiness.

Position Overview: The Digital Content Intern is responsible for supporting the Wizards digital department on a variety of projects while building the Wizards brand via its many verticals including washingtonwizards.com, social media channels, and other digital platforms.

Do you have a love for creating social media content and a passion for working in a fun and fast-paced environment? We'd love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with coverage during Wizards games and practices (including nights and weekends), inclusive of capturing and editing video content.

  • Conceptualize content for daily social and digital use, such as short-form, behind-the-scenes, hype videos, and GIF creation.

  • Optimize content for each social platform in terms of sizing, relevance, and timing. Emphasis on Reels and Tik Tok specific content.

  • Support game day/night coverage of all home and road games in addition to team events.

  • Collaborate with Digital and Productions teams on implementing new content ideas and programming.

  • Assist in uploading content on various platforms including Tik Tok, Reels, Snapchat and YouTube.

  • Assist in logging social content and monitoring fan engagement on daily basis.

  • Have a strong emphasis on an increased social following and league rankings on all platforms.

  • Support Internal reporting and analytics on social media performance and growth to relevant partners.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Acquired or working toward a degree in digital media, marketing, communications or related fields.

  • Availability to work 20-25 hours per week from September 2022 to May 2023.

  • Strong content editing and creation skills, using Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, and others.

  • Previous digital or social media experience is a plus, but not required.

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills & organization skills.

  • Experienced in graphic design, motion graphics experience a plus.

  • Ability to work creatively and efficiently in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Knowledgeable about NBA players and teams; experience in professional sports is helpful.

  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Reliable transportation and housing.

All applicants for employment at Monumental Sports are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Monumental Sports will evaluate requests for reasonable accommodations for applicants unable to be vaccinated due to a religious belief, disability or pregnancy on an individualized basis in accordance with applicable laws.

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.

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