Fall Social Media Intern

Washington Redskins

Full Time
Washington Redskins
Ashburn, VA

Job Details

The Washington Redskins are seeking a creative and qualified individual to support the Digital Media department as an intern, with the primary focus on social media platforms.

The right individual must take great pride in their work and pay strong attention to detail. Applicant must have a strong understanding of social media platforms and digital trends. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, while keeping organized and maintaining high standards in all work. Needs to be able to work as part of a team or individually.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor daily content and fan engagement on various Redskins social media sites, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vine, Pinterest, Snapchat and Reddit.
  • Manage and monitor spam and commenting modules on social sites, as well as initiate fan discussion and engage with fans on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Conceptualize and research creative ways to improve the Redskins social media platforms and integration on Redskins.com and other team microsites. Assist in the dissemination of Redskins breaking news and team updates across all social channels, including mobile platforms.
  • Assist with the management of sponsored content, fan contests and promotions, including providing analytic reports and archiving database records.
  • Help to identify Redskins fan groups, contribute content to Redskins Rally, and participate through various social media platforms.
  • Manage and update various sections of the Redskins website including Health & Wellness, Schedule, Events, Photo Galleries and other pages.
  • Documenting various Redskins events through photography and film, and uploading pictures, videos and blog content onto Redskins.com and other social sites.
  • Track and monitor success of online initiatives using various analytic tools to produce daily, weekly and monthly reports to find areas for improvement.
  • Researching potential vendors for the Redskins to partner with for future social media engagements.
  • Assist with other duties as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms and how the Redskins desire to be branded in the online space.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organization and project management skills.
  • Polite, positive, self-starter who works well with others.
  • Must possess superior writing skills and editorial judgment.
  • Strong knowledge of sports and football.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Above average computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are required; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, video editing (iMovie/Adobe Premiere), HTML and CSS is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to receive college credit and have completed course work in the field of Public Relations, Communications, Graphic Design, Advertising, or a related field.
  • Must provide own means of transportation to Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia.
  • Interested applicants must be willing and able to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings during peak times of the year.

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