Sports Media/PR/Broadcasting - Sports Writing Intern; Sports-based Social Media
Sports Retail Firm - Union, NJ

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Sports Media - About Our Company

We are a popular sports collectibles and memorabilia company specializing in the online retail sale of Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Hockey Sports Cards, Collectibles, and Memorabilia.

Our offices are conveniently located in Union, New Jersey. We are looking for someone who would like to work with us as an intern for 3 months. Excellent learning opportunity for the right candidate.

Job Responsibilities

Increase awareness of the website with sports fans, and potential customers

Maintain contact with sports fans through our social media outlets and our sports fan blog network

Social media consists of website updates, blogs via Wordpress, maintain presence on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and others as appropriate.

Act as liaison between blog readers and corporation

Use latest syndication and blogging tools with HTML, when appropriate.

Management of online groups, and marketing to specific fan bases.

Communicate with sports fans of all various teams and sports

Respond promptly to blog comments and email

Research, write/edit and create layout for new articles and features.

Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to blogs, websites and social media outlets.

Benefits of an Internship at our company

This internship is great experience for you if you are interested in a career in the Sports Collectibles, Sports Writing or Social Media Industry

On the job training will be provided by some of the best market-leading professionals in the industry.

If you have an interest in collectibles or professional sports, this job will be a lot of fun for you. In fact, we allow you to walk, talk and think about sports all day if you want.

Occasionally meet famous athletes and celebrities at shows, games, and or signings.

Receive the benefits of a experiential training program lasting 3 months unlike anything you ever did in school.

We work in a very casual, people friendly environment, and can offer a flexible schedule to the right candidate.

Qualifications

Must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Writing, Communications, Business, Advertising, or Marketing and have an interest in Social Media and Sports Related Writing.

Local, past and present knowledge of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, and celebrities;

Experience in the sports collectibles industry is preferred but not neccessary;

Experience with HTML, Wordpress, Facebook, and Myspace is a bonus.

Must be computer and Internet/search engine savvy to perform online research.

Ability to utilize computerized word processing, blogging and internet software.

Desire to create, compose, and edit written materials and exhibit a positive attitude towards sports writing.

Possess engaging "conversational" writing skills with a professional demeanor.

Demonstrate excellent research and communication skills, both written and oral

Ability to be organized, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

Strong communication skills, positive outlook, and a professional disposition are a must.

Must be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, reliable and willing to be hands on if needed

Candidate must have a willingness to work for a small growing Internet company

Reliable transportation to Union, NJ.

This Internship Position is for approximately 20 hours/week for three months. Position starts ASAP. There is no salary for this internship, however after your three month internship, a full or part time position may be offered to you. Company has outstanding growth possibilities. Training will be provided.

If you or someone you know might be interested in this opportunity,

please contact us with a copy of your resume.

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