Communications/Public Relations Intern

The Communications | Public Relations Intern will get real world professional sports experience writing, editing and publishing content for the club's various communications platforms. Tasks will include assisting with the day-to-day operations of the department as it serves as the new bureau and media conduit for the club.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General department support including daily clips execution and administrative duties
  • Composing and editing press releases
  • Produce a variety of content over the club’s digital platforms
  • Write, edit and post articles for the team website
  • Gather quotes from players and coaches
  • Sit in on practice, game and other press conferences and transcribe quotes following
  • Research and organize stats before and after games
  • Build and edit match notes
  • Assist with media responsibilities and daily promotion of the organizational brand
  • Assist in the development of the team media guide
  • Write, edit update and post player bios

Desired Qualifications:

  • Superior writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills including proficiency in AP style supported by at least two writing samples.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism
  • Available 20-25 hours per week, including nights, weekends and match days
  • Demonstrated writing and grammar proficiency
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Familiarity with sports communication, preferably soccer-specific
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment
  • Availability to occasionally work long hours and handle some light physical activity
  • Experience with InDesign, HootSuite and/or Sprout Social a plus

Interested? Send your resume, cover letter, and any additional brief materials you wish to submit to careers@kcwoso.com, with “Communications Intern” in the Subject line

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.