Media Relations Intern - 2017

ROLE

This position is responsible for assisting in tasks pertinent to the day-to-day operations in the Cubs media relations department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist in coordinating all aspects of the media relations office, including but not limited to:

  • Compile and archive local daily media clips and distribute internally throughout the office
  • Assist in compiling Minor League clips and writing the Minor League report on a regular basis
  • Proofread and edit Chicago Cubs Season in Review/Postseason guide
  • Assist in getting the credentials ready for home games
  • Photocopy and distribute statistics, game notes and other documents requested by the media, visiting team, etc
  • Utilize various websites and publications to assist with statistical research for game notes and projects
  • Deliver materials around the ballpark, including walking multiple ramps to reach the press box
  • Assist media outlets with ticket purchases during the season
  • Assist with clerical duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in print journalism, public relations or communications-related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of the organization’s history, baseball history and statistics, along with a good working knowledge of computer technology, specifically InDesign
  • Demonstrated understanding of the media and the ability to work productively and positively with media and internal departments
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organization and editing skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior work experience or internship(s) in sports or media

The Chicago Cubs are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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