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Job listing closed on 13 Nov 2023
12 Oct 2023

Content Creator Intern Program

🇺🇸 The Bronx, NY, USA
2+ years exp.
US$15 per hour

Department: Publications/Digital & Social Content

Reports To: Chief Photographer/Senior Photography Editor and Director, Digital and Social Content

Job Classification: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

The New York Yankees are looking for creative and talented individuals to join our Content Creator Intern Program. The ideal candidates are enthusiastic about creating fresh content and are skilled in shooting and editing photos and/or video. (The exact assignments will be based on the selected interns’ specific skill sets.)

This will be a hands-on program that provides interns the chance to gain experience in their field of photography/video for Yankees digital and social media platforms and with Yankees publications and marketing materials, which supports one of the most storied and successful sports organizations in the world. The internship could run through the end of the 2024 MLB season, with schedules based on the Yankees’ needs during the baseball season and the off-season. This is a paid position (no school credit is available).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist Yankees photography and social media staff with daily game day needs, including shooting fan photos, corporate signage, special events, game action, and other projects as assigned
  • Live edit games for upload to Getty Images
  • Edit, caption, tag, archive, and organize all images and files for the New York Yankees archive
  • Shoot non-game day events
  • Monitor social media trends and present new ideas to enhance the current content strategy

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 2 years of photography and/or video experience, preferred
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite and Photo Mechanic required
  • Experience with digital asset management, including meta-data tagging and management, preferred
  • Ability to work in an outdoor stadium setting, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where you will be required to problem-solve, follow direction, and produce content in real-time under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact with colleagues, external partners and the public
  • Ability to work in a sports environment in a professional manner
  • Strong understanding of social media landscape and how to capture engaging content for specific platforms

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. The New York Yankees are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

The hourly rate for this role is $15.00/hour.