Eden Prairie, MN
The Minnesota Vikings are seeking a PR Intern to assist with the day-to-day operation of supporting the communications team. The ideal candidate will have PR experience in sports, media or a PR agency and excellent attention to detail. This position is full-time and will extend through the duration of the 2017 football season.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in design, layout, writing and editing content for annual team media guide published each offseason distributed to media, coaching staffs and club executives throughout the NFL.
Assist with media interview requests (coaches, players and staff).
Assist with responding and fulfilling all photo and donation requests for the department.
Updating the layout and production of gameday materials including but not limited to the flipcard, press box seating chart, pregame notes documents and other press materials.
Execute gameday activities, including setting up the press box, assisting media with gameday stats, and coordinating gameday staff.
Regularly set up, transcribe and tear down weekly press conferences.
Transcribe and distribute player, coaches and executives quotes.
Assist the department with the media credential request and distribution process.
Maintain the media work room at Winter Park as well as the PR work room at U.S. Bank Stadium
Disseminate daily injury report.
Handle all logistics for media shoots at the Winter Park facility.
Assist in weekly game release: contribute notes, update records section, write game summaries, supplemental bios and supplemental statistics.
Serve as field media liaison during mini-camp, OTAs and regular season practice.
Assist at organizational community and corporate events when needed.
Assist the scouting and personnel department with researching and writing potential draft picks biographies.
Assist Exec. Director of Communications with planning and execution of communications in regards to the opening of the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center in March 2018.
Compile and distribute daily news clips.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, PR or similar field.
Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
Experience with stat programs such as StatsPass and Pro Football Reference.
Exhibit strong communications skills and the ability to think on their feet in stressful, time-sensitive situations.
Must be a self-starter as well as detail oriented when it comes to completing tasks.
Must exhibit strong active listening and communication skills.
CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS: This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information. To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving boxes etc.
Ability to navigate stadium
Ability to work in inclement weather
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Standard office for regular office hours, on-site events
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