Intern - Media Relations
Kansas City Royals - Kansas City, MO

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Position is responsible for assisting the Communications Department in the day-to-day preparation for a game.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Computer statistical research for the daily game notes.
  • Computer generated daily news clips to be emailed to all facets of the organization.
  • Copying and collating of 100+ copies of game notes on a daily basis.
  • Copying and assembly of the computerized statistical packets provided by Major League Baseball.
  • Copying and collating of 100+ copies of the visiting team game notes on a daily basis.
  • Serves as a blogger for Royals.com, which includes sitting in with the field manager’s daily press conference to acquire information for blogging.
  • Work with Royals.com as a “real time correspondent” to find stories to post in real time on the website and Twitter.
  • Assist in the press box during each home game and compile the post-game notes for dissemination to the media.
  • Other related duties as required
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer applications, including Excel spreadsheets, and Adobe InDesign
  • Knowledge of the game of baseball, including expansive statistical understanding and the ability to translate that understanding into game note form.
  • Work hours include holidays, weekends and evenings
  • Work independently with team oriented goals
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work under own initiative
EOE

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