Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports North (Wisconsin) Communicatio
Milwaukee, WI US
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Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports North (Wisconsin) Communications/Marketing (FFE0005755)
Job Description

Fox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.

The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it's like to work in the entertainment industry.

FOX Sports Wisconsin reaches more than 1.5 million homes and telecasts nearly 2,600 hours of locally produced programming per year. For more information on the Emmy Award-winning regional sports network, visit:

Become aware of the value of social media and how it works as a PR/marketing tool:

  • Write copy: learn to create Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (and other social media platforms) posts specific to company and team initiatives, goals and events

  • Schedule and organize: become familiar with digital platforms by organizing and sending out social media posts outlined by Communications and Marketing departments

  • Implement social media contests: assist PR/Marketing with the implementation and follow up duties related to contests: contacting fans, mailing out items, etc

  • Interact and communicate with fans: follow up with fans by responding to questions, comments, etc with guidance from communications team.

Develop leadership skills and gain experience with PR/Marketing events:

i.e. Viewing parties, tailgates, signature station events, etc

  • Prepare: help plan, organize and prepare for off-site, on-the-ground PR/Marketing events
  • Learn independence and responsibility: become familiar with how to execute and mange a Marketing/PR event

  • Document: take photos, write re-cap, etc for post-event PR purposes

Understand the importance of business relationships

  • Observe: Attend pre/post game set, production truck, live shoots, etc to gain an understanding of "presence" and responsibility in different professional settings

  • Prepare and Follow Up: work with communications and Marketing/OAP to fulfill client and team requests: dub in-game drops, features, etc and get to clients in a timely matter

  • Research: Assist departments with client/team research for numerous different projects to learn multi-tasking ability and importance of preparation


Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, sports management or related field

  • Schedule that allows student to work 15-20 hours/week in the office

    • Office Location: 400 N Executive Drive, Suite 200, Brookfield, WI 53005

  • Flexibility that allows student to work minimum of 10 events

To participate in Fox's Internship program you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited university and be sophomore status or above.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.
  • Housing is not provided, so please have a housing option guaranteed before applying.

Application Process:

Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Company
FOX
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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