Jun 10, 2021

Video and Digital Media Internship - Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer- Closing date 17 Jun 2021

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  • Richmond, VA, USA
Intern Media digital

Job Description

The Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer Club, an independent USL League One team
located in Richmond, VA, is accepting applications for an internship in Video and Digital Media. This is a temporary paid position from June 28, 2021 to November 30, 2021, that will report to the Director of Digital Media.

Primary Duties
  • Create original digital content for Richmond Kickers' properties
  • Create content and assist in managing of Richmond Kickers' social media accounts
  • Create and capture compelling video content ranging from on-field action on matchday, behind-the-scenes access, to even 1-on-1 player features
  • Edit and finalize video content for the official club website, social media, and paid advertising; optimize video content for different platforms
  • Compile necessary materials for and design certain club documents/projects
  • Attend all professional team home games and attend team training sessions; be available to work remotely on away games
  • Actively contribute in meetings as a member of the creative team
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Duties could be altered due to potential COVID-19 protocols put in place by USL League One
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required; background in videography, graphic design, or communications strongly desired
  • Multilingual (Spanish preferred) abilities desired, but not required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite preferred; Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required
  • Proficiency in Social Media Platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube preferred. Basic knowledge of these social media platforms is required
  • Proficiency in videography using equipment like DSLRs and even high-end cell phones preferred. Basic knowledge of videography equipment required
  • Must have access to insured videography equipment
  • Must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection for any out of office work
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading required
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on a variety of time-sensitive projects
  • High degree of integrity and discretion in dealing with sensitive subject matters.
  • Knowledge of sports/soccer is preferred, but not required
  • Able to work well in a cross-functional team environment while maintaining a positive attitude

For consideration, all interested participants must submit 3-5 pieces of work or an online portfolio that highlights skills and abilities, in addition to a current resume. 
The Richmond Kickers 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.

Job Questions:

  1. What's is an example of a piece of content you saw that made connect more with a team or brand?

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