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Job listing closed on 7 May 2024
26 Apr 2024

Seasonal Communications Assistant

🇺🇸 Metairie, LA, USA
0+ years exp.

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Who we are:

The mission of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans is to be #1 in everything we do and to be a global brand to all of our fans. We take pride in the growth and success of the entire Gulf Coast region and are committed to leveraging our resources and goodwill to foster meaningful change for the greater good of society and our community. We celebrate individuality and value all identities and experiences, and value the perspectives of our team members. Our team members are integral to our success, and we stand beside them through success and hardship. We make it a priority to make all team members feel included and their opinions be heard. Together, we win!

Who you are:

You want to be part of a team that values community, integrity, excellence, and an organization where people come first and are celebrated. You love the industry of sports, and are excited by the potential of working for two major leagues, the NFL and the NBA. You understand and appreciate that New Orleans is a unique city with so much to offer, and you want to be a part of the vibrant community that wants to see its teams be the best. You are passionate, driven, and ready to work hard and have fun.

Position Summary:

The New Orleans Saints communications spring/summer student assistants will provide support to the club’s communications department. The position will assist the football communications staff and digital media staffs, working in conjunction with both departments to carry out their day-to-day operations. The position is seasonal and will run from May 27-August 16, 2024.

What you will be doing:

  • Writing, editing and proofreading press releases and contributing elements and proofreading game releases.
  • Assisting in writing and proofreading of 2024 media guide and 2024 yearbook
  • Writing of content and proofreading for 2024 Saints Gameday programs, including player profiles and other supplemental content
  • Credentialing for veterans minicamp, OTAs and assisting in start of in-season game credentialing
  • Research of statistical information for both internal and external use
  • Assisting in facilitation of media operations of team activities (OTAs and veterans minicamp) open to media
  • Assistance with Community Relations/Alumni events
  • Fulfillment of sponsorship, marketing and digital media/production requests for players, including media days
  • Assisting in fulfillment of team headshots for players, coaches and staff
  • Additional duties as assigned by the football communications staff

What you’ll bring:

Possessing bachelor’s degree or working towards bachelor’s degree

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Ability to work independently with a task with limited guidance and complete it with additional follow-through and follow-up when necessary
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to handle physical requirements, including set up for events
  • Ability to interact with team’s players and staff both internally and externally in a professional manner
  • Ability to work with and around confidential information when necessary

Applications must be submitted online. Please do not mail or email resumes to the Saints. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Saints Human Resources or Hiring Manager to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

The New Orleans Saints are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for candidates and employees regardless of their membership in any protected classifications. The Saints will not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, and pregnancy), religion, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and/or any other legally protected class under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This anti-discrimination policy applies with respect to all employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge. The Saints are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act and state law. If you feel you need an accommodation for a disability, please inform us. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. If you request an accommodation, it is essential that you participate fully in the interactive process.