The Communications Intern will be responsible for improving and creating innovative Sporting Fields + Athletics (SF+A) communication platforms. In addition, secondary responsibilities will include assisting the Sporting Kansas City Youth Soccer department with communication material on an as needed basis. This individual will oversee all SF+A social media platforms, will help research and implement trending mass communication programs (Constant Contact), maintain and improve current communication processes (Website via WordPress), and help create any necessary marketing material.
Essential Functions:Create and maintain various social media accounts for Swope Soccer Village and Wyandotte Sporting Fields (Facebook & Twitter).Capture meeting, event, and training content (photo and video).Create database and send out monthly SF+A newsletter.Update and maintain SF+A’s website.Design and produce digital material for various event and departmental needs.Research and present new communication procedures, programs, and applications to Department Manager.Plan, create, and execute special projects with SF+A Operation Coordinators & Department Manager. Attend all SF+A Team Meetings and events.Assist Sporting Kansas City Youth Soccer with their creative needs.Represent Sporting Kansas City in a professional manner.
Personal Attributes:Self-motivatedMust pay attention to detailMust be able to communicate effectivelyAble to react quicklyBe innovative and creative
Required Proficiencies:Adobe products (Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop)WordPress
Internship Experiences:Various Kansas City sport & business site visits and Q&A opportunities with industry leadersMajor League Soccer game day experiencesShadowing opportunities tailored to your career pathFull access to LinkedIn Learning training and webinars
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.