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Marketer Internship – CLOSED

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  1. Are you passionate about sports and motivated to work in the Sports Industry?
  2. Are you interested in learning in-demand skills that will help you rise above your competition?
  3. Are you looking to combine your knowledge of and interest in sports with your Online Marketing & Social Media skills?
  4. Are you entrepreneurial and looking for valuable experience to help you land your dream job in the Sports Industry?


[font family=”Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif” size=”22″ color=”DE0202″ textshadow=”0″ alignment=”center” weight=”normal” style=”normal” lineheight=”110″]If you answered YES to these questions…..then the Sports Networker – Marketer Internship could be for you![/font]

About Sports Networker is the #1 resource online for Sports Business Professionals looking for the latest information on how to take their sports career to the next level.  We cover a number of topics including Sports Business, Sports Networking, Sports Marketing, Sports Sponsorship, Sports Sales, Sports Events, Sports Technology, Sports Social Media and Sports Jobs. reaches a network of over 150,000 sports executives and continues to grow everyday.  We also manage the largest sports business group on Linkedin – Sports Industry Network with over 125,000+ members and provide advanced content and training in our exclusive membership site – Sports Executives Association.

Job Description

The MARKETER INTERN will contribute to the development and implementation of Sports Networker’s online marketing strategy. As a member of our marketing team, you will have a passion for technology, social media and sports. Your role will be a critical part of our success and you’ll be clearly instructed on best practices and allowed to utilize your own marketing and social media skills.

The MARKETER INTERN role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the development of a cutting edge online marketing strategy
  • Setup and documentation of multiple social network profiles for Sports Networker
  • Monitor conversations online around the Sports Networker brand and associated keywords
  • Content syndication, promotion and link building activities – Blog and forum comments
  • Management of Facebook Fan Pages, Twitter accounts, Linkedin Group, YouTube channels and other emerging media platforms
  • Development of targeted, keyword rich content to be used on social media platforms
  • Conduct market research to document influential products, people and places in the sports industry
  • Building and nurturing of relationships with potential sponsors, affiliates, advocates and online influencers
  • Implementation and management of online contests and rewards programs that encourage sharing and engagement
  • Weekly reporting on valuable metrics and actionable insights for fan engagement and website growth

As an MARKETER INTERN, all of your time will be spent working remotely and collaborating with Sports Networker management using multiple online communication tools including Skype, Google Hangout, Basecamp, Google Docs, Hootsuite, WordPress (Edit Flow Plugin), etc. The MARKETER INTERN will report to the EDITORIAL PRODUCER.

Qualifications, Skills & Requirements

Sports Networker is looking for a passionate MARKETER INTERN with internet marketing experience, strong social and writing skills. We need someone knowledgeable of social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Google+ and demonstrated experience working with WordPress websites.

Qualifications & Skills

  1. Command of English Language: Speak, Read and Write English Very Well
  2. Excellent General Computer Skills (Browsing, Social Networking, Searching, Typing Skills, etc.)
  3. Experience with Document Building: Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Databases, Google Docs, etc.
  4. Proven experience in creating engaging content, online networking and relationship building
  5. Demonstrated proof of social media experience, engagement and personal branding
  6. Graphic Design skills considered an asset but not required
  7. Excellent Communication and Writing Skills
  8. Experience working with WordPress CMS


  1. You should be a self starter, able to work independently and meet deadlines
  2. Willingness to join an exciting team with ambitions for growth in our company
  3. Willingness to learn quickly and to be trained on in-demand skills
  4. Tenacious enthusiasm for sports, internet marketing, social media and supporting team members
  5. Daily communication with Contributing Team Members using WordPress editorial management software
  6. Access to your own Computer and High Speed Internet


The MARKETER INTERN role includes but is not limited to the following:

  1. Market Research
    • Documenting The OneBase of our Target Market to serve as the working basis of what to we will produce content around, where to distribute it and who to partner with. This is the act of conducting market research to document products, places, questions, answers, problems, solutions and people.
    • The MarketBase:
      • Products: Books, Movies, Services, Apps, Programs and Software
      • Places: Websites, Blogs, Forums, and Social Streams
    • The KnowledgeBase
      • Questions and Answers: FAQ
      • Problems and Solutions – The Roadmap
    • The FanBase
      • People: Bloggers, Advocates, Partners, Affiliates and Advertisers
  2. Social Networking
    • Setup and documentation of multiple social network profiles
    • Social Network Management
  3. Content Marketing
    • Content Marketing Optimization
    • Content Spinning – Development of targeted, keyword rich snippets to be used on social media platforms
    • Content Syndication Activities – Status Updates
    • Content Distribution Activities – Article Marketing
  4. Support Marketing
    • MarketBase Monitoring: Google Reader
    • MarketBase Subscribing: Blogs, Websites, Facebook, Twitter, etc
    • Link Building Activities – Blog Comments, Forum Comments, Social Media Interactions
    • Finding, building and nurturing of relationships with potential sponsors, affiliates, advocates and online influencers
  5. Report Creation
    • Create simple reports on research activities
    • Weekly reporting on valuable metrics and actionable insights for fan engagement and website growth
    • Assist in the development of a cutting edge online marketing strategy

Additional Information

THIS IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP that requires a passion for the sports industry, tireless hustle, attention to details and the ability to meet all deadlines.We require a minimum commitment of 20-25 hours per week. The duration of the internship is for 3 months (unpaid).  Potential for an additional 3 month (paid) job extension that will be discussed with short-listed candidates. If you are a student looking for relevant internship experience as a part of your college degree, we will work with you and your college program to ensure that you receive proper credit.

What’s In It For You?

Wondering about the benefits of working with Sports Networker? Point blank – it is rare opportunity and unparalleled experience.  This opportunity is a fully involved, learning by doing experience. You will be asked to take on critical tasks that directly contribute to the growth and success of Sports Networker.

  • Relevant, real-world experience in online marketing in the sports industry
  • In-demand skills training that you can take with you to your first job in sports
  • Opportunity to position yourself as a thought-leader in the sports industry
  • Promotion to our network following your internship (check out our last intern promotion)

If you are passionate about sports and dream about working in the sports industry……this opportunity will give you the experience and networking opportunities required to help launch your career in the sports industry.

Application Form Instructions

If you are up for the challenge, we encourage you to apply for the MARKETER INTERNSHIP position.  Applications will be reviewed by Sports Networker management and selected candidates will be asked to schedule an interview. Please follow these instructions to complete your application. IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications will not be considered

  1. Please complete this form in it’s entirety.
  2. Items marked with a * will cause the form to fail to complete.
  3. If you don’t have information for any of these fields, please put N/A (Not Available)
  4. Include the following in your Cover Letter:
    1. Of your current experiences in work, as it relates to this postion (see Responsibilities above), what did you like the most and why?
      1. What did you dislike the most and why?
    2. Are you available for 20-30 hours per week?
    3. What do you hope to get from this Experience
  5. BONUS: Since this role is heavily focused on social media, anything you can do to get our attention on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, etc would be considered a positive!

 Application Form


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