DenverBroncos.com/Publications Intern

Posted on February 16th, 2011

Responsibilities:

Provide editorial and multimedia support from mid June through the end of the 2011 season, including playoffs, if necessary (approximately late January):

• Updating website content, including, but not limited to:
o Daily stories, Player bios and roster, Game day content, Multimedia, Transactions, Transcriptions, Community stories and Spanish content

• Collecting player-related content, including, but not limited to:
o Fan Q&As, Blogs and Features

• Collecting and expanding video, audio and photo content offerings

• Preparing and sending wireless and email updates

• Writing feature articles and news items for team publications, including Broncos Gameday and Broncos Magazine

Qualifications and Experience:

• Current student or recent graduate in journalism, PR, communications or similar discipline

• Minimum of two years experience as a student working for a college newspaper, website, college sports information office or in a communications department of a sports organization.

• Understanding of Social Media, i.e. Twitter and Facebook

• Strong writing, interpersonal and computer skills

• Excellent attention to detail

• Willingness to work flexible hours (weekends and travel)

• Comfort working on multiple projects with tight deadlines in fast-paced environment

• Knowledge and experience with video and still photography, HTML, Photoshop and video/audio editing software.
o Basic shooting and editing video skills and demo reels sent with resume will receive extra consideration.

Compensation:

A monthly stipend will be provided during the internship

Additional Information:

• Final candidates will be selected to participate in an interview process (in-person for local candidates/via video conference for out-of-town candidates)

• Recent interns have secured jobs with the Indianapolis Colts, Mountain West Conference, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Phoenix Coyotes, USA Taekwondo, Washington Post and other major newspapers.

• 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus

Application Process:

Please mail or email a resume, cover letter, references and published writing samples to Kyle Sonneman in the Broncos’ team media department by March 16, 2011.

Mailing Address:
Denver Broncos Football Club (attn: Kyle Sonneman)
13655 Broncos Parkway
Englewood, CO 80112

Email: kyle.sonneman@broncos.nfl.net