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Social Media & Event Internship - Kansas City Royals (Kansas City, MO)

Social Media & Event Internship (Seasonal)

Job Summary:

The Social Media & Event Intern will assist with day-to-day Digital & Social Media operations and Marketing Department special events & stadium entertainment.

Accountabilities:

  • Develop engaging content for club's social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest through photography, copy writing and graphic design.
  • Maintain organizational social media calendar.
  • Assist in creating and developing social media campaigns.
  • Monitor and report on digital trends and industry social networks.
  • Assist with royals.com updates and email communication.
  • Create content for royals.com and the MLB.com Ballpark App.
  • Assist in taking photos of game and non-game events, as well as organize and archive photos from all games and events.
  • Organize and report on the daily, weekly and month analytics for all digital and social media platforms.
  • Communicate and collaborate with MLB Advanced Media on digital and social media initiatives throughout the season.
  • Manage the Royals Rewards program including developing and launching promotions and sweepstakes.
  • Coordinate planning and scheduling for in-stadium entertainment stage.
  • Manage event day logistics for in-stadium entertainment stage on 20+ pre-game performance dates.
  • Work with Royals Box Office to complete comp ticket requests.
  • Be involved in the planning of select marketing special events from start to finish.
  • Assist with event set-up and production for all Marketing Special Events, including Salute to the Negro Leagues, Big Slick Celebrity Classic, Girls Night Out, Fan Appreciation Day, etc.
  • Sit in on advertising agency meetings and being involved in the branding execution.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the Marketing Department.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree study in a related program.
  • Avid user of social media (experience using on behalf of a business preferred).
  • Social analytics experience preferred.
  • Practical graphic design experience.
  • Background in photography preferred.
  • Baseball knowledge and/or knowledge of the Kansas City Royals organization.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Applications; experience with Adobe Creative Suites a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, organization and customer service skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous experience in entertainment industry/booking preferred.
  • Position requires attendance at most Royals home games.
  • Ability to work March though the end of the season.
  • Possess a professional attitude that is customer service oriented.
  • Ability to work in outside elements including heat, rain, cold and snow.
  • Required to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances and lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Available to work 35 hours weekly including holidays, evenings and weekends.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application or resume no later than Friday, February 24th.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available to work 35 hours per week from March-October?
2. Are you able to work holidays, evenings and weekends?
3. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree study in a related program?

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