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Editorial Producer Internship – CLOSED

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  • Are you passionate about sports and motivated to work in the Sports Industry?
  • Are you interested in learning in-demand skills that will help you rise above your competition?
  • Are you looking to combine your knowledge of and interest in sports with your Content Website Production skills?
  • Are you entrepreneurial and looking for valuable experience to help you land your dream job in the Sports Industry?

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About Sports Networker

SportsNetworker.com 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.

SportsNetworker.com reaches a network of over 100,000 sports executives and continues to grow everyday.  We also manage the largest sports business group on Linkedin – Sports Industry Network with over 100,000+ members and provide advanced content and training in our exclusive membership site – Sports Executives Association.

Job Description

The EDITORIAL PRODUCER INTERN will contribute to the daily management of author communication, editorial reviews, article writing, article optimization and publishing on SportsNetworker.com.   The EDITORIAL PRODUCER INTERNrole includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Daily communication with Sports Networker Contributing Authors using WordPress editorial management software
  • Daily management of content calendar, article editing, optimization and publishing on SportsNetworker.com
  • Daily production of original content including list articles, review articles, daily news syndication articles and weekly news digest articles
  • Weekly production of the Sports Networker newsletter
  • Assist in the production of monthly webinars and live Q&A’s
  • Research, documenting and scheduling of interviews with influential sports business professionals
  • Management of Sports Networker databases and job postings
  • Weekly reporting on valuable metrics and actionable insights for keyword optimization, blog engagement and website growth

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

Qualifications, Skills & Requirements

Sports Networker is looking for a passionate EDITORIAL PRODUCER INTERN with online publishing experience, strong communication and writing skills. We need someone with demonstrated experience working with WordPress websites and the ability to manage a team of 40+ authors while meeting daily publishing deadlines.

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. Excellent creative writing skills, a proven passion for blogging
  5. Demonstrated proof of social media experience, engagement and relationship building
  6. Must have experience in working with WordPress Content Management System
  7. Graphic Design skills considered an asset but not required

Requirements

  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 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

Responsibilities

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

  1. Project Discovery
    • Keyword Research & Documenting
    • Keyword Tagging
    • Grouping the Money Tree
  2. Queuing Content
    • First Content – Standard Pages
    • News Syndication Articles – Briefs & Digests
    • Pillar Suggestion Articles
    • Pillar Solutions Articles
    • Core and Base Articles
  3. Reviewing Research, Content & Marketing
    • Review Market Research
      • The MarketBase – Products & Places
      • The KnowledgeBase – Questions, Answers, Problems & Solutions
      • The FanBase – People
    • Review articles for styling, formatting, editing and fleshing
    • Review Content and Support Marketing
  4. Publishing Content
    • Optimize articles for SEO purposes
    • Schedule articles for publishing on assigned website
    • Assign tasks for Content Marketing of Published Articles
  5. Staff Management
    • Assign tasks to team members using Project Management System (PM)
    • Daily communication with team members via PM site and WordPress editorial management software
    • Produce editorial and task review videos to provide direction and feedback to staff
    • Weekly reporting on valuable metrics and actionable insights for fan engagement and website growth

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 the sports industry
  • In-Demand skills training that you will take with you in 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 EDITORIAL PRODUCER INTERNSHIP role by completing the application form below.  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 in your Cover Letter the following:
    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

 Application Form

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