This webpage serves as a resource for C&IS students to search for internships in communication and media. The job postings are intended for all undergraduate majors and are for internships located in the state, region and internationally. No representations are made about the job postings included on this site. Advertisement of these job postings should not be interpreted as an endorsement or otherwise encouragement for students to apply for positions. Students bear the burden of researching all employers, and terms of employment, before responding to the job postings.

Alabama Athletics Marketing is looking for an intern to function as our women’s basketball emcee for the 2018-19 season. This position will report to the marketing contact for women’s basketball.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Engage fans during the game to help create a fun and exciting atmosphere
-Work with marketing game staff to execute in-game promotions involving fans
-Work with marketing staff create strategic in-game activations
-On-screen host for video board activations
-Be able to function as a live host, capable of adapting to different in-game elements
 
REQUIREMENTS:
-Marketing, Communications, PR, Journalism, or Broadcasting major preferred
-Experience in front of the camera preferred
-Strong oral skills
-Work most/all women’s basketball home games
 
This is a great opportunity for students to gain hands on experience with one of the top collegiate athletic programs. It is a paid opportunity, so serious inquiries only please.  If you are interested or have questions you can send your resume to Shelby Fisher at sfisher@ia.ua.edu.

Multimedia Sports Reporter Intern

Sporting News is a DAZN Group company and a market leader in the creation, distribution and monetization of premium sports media content for digital audiences worldwide, reaching an audience in excess of 30 million sports fans each month.

We are seeking ambitious, motivated, and creative multimedia sports reporters and social content producers for a paid internship from February-July 2019 in our Charlotte, N.C. office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sporting News interns should expect to be involved in all aspects of content creation, from pitching ideas to managing the brand social media accounts. Interns will also gain experience shaping breaking news coverage, writing and editing, and developing SEO best practices.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have the ability to work smart and fast in a digital environment.
  • Know how to write clean, concise and interesting content in a variety of digital formats.
  • Have a working knowledge of U.S. sports and the U.S. sports media market.
  • Have solid understanding of best SEO practices.
  • Be a team player, willing to work with editors and writers to produce quality content.
  • Have strong grammar skills, meticulous attention to detail and a firm grasp of AP style.
  • Be flexible, willing to work a combination of days, nights and weekends out of our Charlotte, N.C., office.(No telecommuting)

To apply:

  • Email maxwell@performgroup.com with your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Spring 2019 Internship Applicant.”
  • Provide three links to relevant pieces of content, notable social media posts, demo reels, or portfolios in the email or in PDF.
  • Provide links to your social media channels.
  • The deadline for all applications is Sunday, November 4th.
  • Internship offers will go out no later than Wednesday, November 21st.

The NBA is seeking a graduate for a full-time position as a part of their social content publishing team. This position is part of the NBA Emerging Media group which focuses on identifying, creating, distributing and publishing content for the NBA’s social and digital platforms and its many domestic and international partners throughout the world. As the demand for content on the NBA’s social platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with them in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment. This is a project employee position based out of the Secaucus, New Jersey office that is intended to continue throughout the 2018-19 NBA season.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Publish content to the NBA’s social media handles on various platforms (Including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok) to promote NBA games and drive engagement across platforms
  • Provide real-time game coverage across the league on the NBA’s social media handles from the NBA’s Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
  • Write short-form copy and post highlights to share across the NBA’s social media handles in real-time
  • Become an expert on each social media platform and bring new ideas to the table for the NBA to further engage current fans and reach new audiences
  • Stay on top of social trends to help inform the NBA’s content creation for social media handles
  • Actively participating in content planning for the NBA’s social media handles
  • Potential to cover NBA events by publishing behind-the-scenes content to the NBA’s social media handles

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League and their players, coaches, and teams
  • Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok
  • Background in social media or digital media publishing
  • Strong writing and communication skills, as well as ability to execute editorial judgment
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability and willingness to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail-oriented approach
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred

 

To learn more about this posting, or to apply, visit their website by clicking here.

Paste magazine is looking for editorial and social media interns to join them in their Decatur, Ga., office. Winter/spring internships begin in January and conclude in May. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 16.

They’re looking for smart, talented and hungry writers/editors who love music, movies and all that jazz. On the social side, they want to hear from you if you are glued to Twitter all day, and can brainstorm creative and hilarious content for all of our social platforms. Internships are unpaid, though all in-house interns will receive a $500 stipend. Typical hours are 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, though scheduling is flexible to accommodate classes and part-time jobs. In-house candidates are preferred, though remote interns will also be considered.

As an intern, you won’t be making anyone coffee, unless you want some, in which case you will make your own. Instead, you’ll be working with their editorial staff, writing and editing daily, as well as handling administrative tasks, such as assessing the CDs we receive each week. Social media interns will be based in the Decatur, Ga., office, and will help manage all of Paste’s social media platforms.

If all this is music to your ears, editorial applicants can send a resume, cover letter and (preferably published) clips to internships@pastemagazine.com. Social applicants can send a resume, cover letter and social media handles to annie@pastemagazine.com. Be sure to note education (with GPA), relevant experience, any specific sections you are interested in, and why you want to intern at Paste. Find more info on their internship page here, and feel free to reach out with any questions.

TOD’S a premier luxury Italian brand is seeking a dynamic student for Spring 2019 Internship, who is interested in Public Relations. This internship must include course credit and offers an hourly stipend.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sending and receiving samples
  • Logging in and out sample loans
  • Organizing sample closet
  • Log in new merchandise
  • Scanning credits in newspapers and magazines
  • Researching credits online
  • Updating editorial coverage reports
  • Helping with Credit Requests from magazines
  • Helping with weekly and monthly reports, presentations
  • Updating editorial contacts database
  • Creating editorial library
  • Create weekly competitive research recaps
  • Helping where needed with events

REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST be eligible to receive school credit for internship hours
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs

The TOD’S Group operates in the luxury sector under its proprietary brands (TOD’S, HOGAN, and FAY) and licensed brands (ROGER VIVIER). It actively creates, produces and distributes shoes, leather goods and accessories, and apparel. The firm’s mission is to offer global customers top-quality products that satisfy their functional requirements and aspirations.

To apply, submit a resume to je.johnson@todsgroup.com.

AppleCare College Advisor

This job is for students who want to become the friendly voice of Apple. Students in this position would answer the call for customers contacting Apple for help. They would provide world-class customer experience, troubleshooting, and technical support.

This position is paid and comes with full corporate benefits including tuition reimbursement, paid time off, discounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and the opportunity to make a difference.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work schedule designed around class schedule
  • Receive a comprehensive training
  • Experience growth and career development

 

For more information and to apply, visit www.apple.com/jobs/us/college_advisor.html.

The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) is accepting applications for their 2019 summer internship/scholarship program. AWSM is a non-profit organization founded as a support network and advocacy group for women in sports. They work to promote and increase diversity in sports media. One of their hallmark programs is AWSM Scholars, which has placed nearly 200 young women in paid internships since 1990.

This year, they have up to nine internships available for female college students who have completed at least one year of school. All of these internships are supplemented by $1,000 scholarships. The paid internships are in four areas: sportswriting, broadcast production, media relations and social media. The media relations position will be working with a sports team or organization.

Last summer AWSM internship winners worked at ESPN, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, MLB.com and USA Softball, among other organizations. They’re putting together a similarly stellar lineup for 2019.

The application deadline is Oct. 15. It costs $40 for non-members and it’s free for members. An annual membership is just $25 for students.

To apply for this position, click here.

Assist communications department with duties that pertain to all media relations functions for the Orlando Magic.

Reports To: Communications Manager

 

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season: ALL HOME GAMES
  • Event night responsibilities: No
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: None

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with game day/night operations, including preparing media credentials and setting up all media operations areas and distributing statistics, among other responsibilities.
  • Assist with the production of the media guide and other department materials.
  • Participate in planning, setting up and controlling all aspects of press conferences.
  • Prepare and deliver advance packets to the team hotel the day prior to all games (including weekends).
  • Attend community relations and other events as needed as the public relations representative.
  • Write press releases as needed and follow through with the editing/distribution process.
  • Responsible for keeping and updating team statistics during NBA season.
  • Assist with compilation of news clippings from local, national and international news media & the Internet.
  • Assist with the game-day program by writing articles and feature stories.
  • Office/administration duties, including data entry, answering phones, copying, filing and faxing, moving boxes.
  • Makes decisions with little or no choice as to the methods and procedures used in achieving results.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Junior, Senior or graduate-level students or recent college graduates (up to 18 months) required.
  • Sports management, public relations, communications and journalism or related majors preferred.
  • Basketball knowledge required.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills required.
  • Previous SID experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word and other related computer skills required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on AP writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to take direction without follow up.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority.
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required.
  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.
  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department.

 

To apply, visit this link. Position closes 9/21/18.

To serve as an in-house Graphic Designer for the Orlando Magic servicing internal and external creative needs and providing consistently legendary and innovative designs that enhance the brand, support organizational goals, and position the team as an industry leader.

Reports To: Assistant Director of Graphic Production

Indirectly Reports To: Director, Live Entertainment & Production

 

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season: 1-20
  • Event night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 1-20

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop visually compelling marketing campaigns that support organizational goals, creating designs and new creative for the Orlando Magic that enhance and elevate the brand’s level of excellence.
  • Seek, understand, prioritize and translate client input into strategic creative solutions that meet the client’s marketing and communications objectives.
  • Design and layout a wide variety of materials including but not limited to:
  • Traditional and digital billboards
  • Brochures
  • Direct mail
  • Logos
  • Digital Signage
  • Social Media
  • Collaborate and contribute to the creative development process as a member of the Graphic Production team, consistently partnering with other creative areas of the organization and working with external agencies as applicable.
  • Ensure quality control, including proofing, reviewing, and evaluating creative output.
  • Assist Assistant Director of Graphic Production with the evaluation of and assignment of departmental work projects. Help determine scope of projects and assist with the designation of staff resources based on daily work flow.
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Graphic Production to serve as point of contact with external vendors such as printers, designers, sign companies, newspapers, etc. in relation to the production quality and delivery of creative projects.
  • Work with Digital Content Coordinator to organize and maintain creative assets for use within the organization. Support organizational file management procedures and organize projects and assets for long-term archival.
  • Anticipate production challenges and troubleshoot any potential negative outcomes.
  • Adhere to company brand, campaign and platform guidelines when designing.
  • Design and distribute art for Amway Center exterior displays as assigned by the Assistant Director of Graphic Production including content for Orlando Magic Marketing, Corporate Partnerships and Orlando Venues.
  • Maintain working knowledge of social media trends and participate in ideation, strategic planning and creation of social media content for all Orlando Magic social platforms.
  • Complete text, layout or graphic changes to other department’s projects.
  • Assist with art approvals, printing, art uploads, delivery, etc.
  • Prepare files for printer and deliver according to system specifications.
  • Represent the Graphic Production team and the Marketing department to others with integrity, courage and a spirit of teamwork.
  • Articulate and support creative needs for media day and photo shoots.
  • Assist in brainstorming and providing feedback to creative teams as requested.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects according to deadlines.
  • Assure that internal client presentations are on time, professional, engaging, persuasive and supported by a sound design rationale.
  • Serve as mentor to departmental intern. Provide creative direction, input and feedback on daily intern assignments. Provide organizational knowledge in terms of job process and internal client relationships. Provide technical support for hardware and software requirements.
  • Set high standards for themselves and their work; hold themselves and their teammates to that same high standard.
  • Engage in continued design and technology education and online training.
  • Provide additional organization support by participation of external initiatives including, but not limited to, assigned Innovation Lab projects, Creative Spark, and Fun Addicts.
  • Makes decisions while working within the limits of standard practice
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to stand on feet and walk for 3+ hours per game

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in Graphic Design or graphics related field or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator experience in an OS X environment required
  • Proficient knowledge of pre-press, print production and proper file set up for outsource production
  • Knowledge of still photography and an eye for photographic shots that will convey necessary messages of the design
  • Preferred candidate would have experience or knowledge of motion graphic content creation (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash and/or HTML5)
  • Experience integrating 3D artwork into traditional print design
  • Professional sports experience and/or NBA knowledge strongly preferred
  • Experience designing for non-traditional sign sizes
  • Understanding a broad range of file formats and how they relate to LED displays such as electronic billboards and fascia displays
  • Ability to interact professionally and confidentially with all levels of ownership/family management and staff required
  • Excellent design skills and creativity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to take direction without follow up
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required
  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary

 

To apply, visit this link. Position closes on 9/21/18.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the director of Education, Marketing & Communications with weekly and daily tasks related to articles
  • Write articles related to commercial and residential real estate as well as other sectors related to real estate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic knowledge of AP style
  • Self-motivated
  • Function well with deadlines
  • Know how to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the industry
  • Know or be able to adapt to real estate subject matter
  • Journalism experience a plus

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

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