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Publications Intern


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The Melbourne Aces are accepting applications for a Publications Intern located in the Sporting Capitol of the World, Melbourne Australia. The Aces are coming off their first ABL Championship and their most successful season are part of eight team league that play in the Australian Baseball League (ABL) co-founded by Major League Baseball (MLB). The team plays from November to mid-February and is a winter league sanctioned by the Office of the Commissioner with MLB affiliate teams participating. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about international baseball and become a part of the Aces organization. This internship will provide you with a greater understanding and experience with written journalism, storytelling and marketing but will further develop your career in baseball. Interns will need to arrange their own travel to and from Australia and will receive a monthly stipend. Some shared housing is available but remains the intern’s responsibility.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare written content for the team website (melbourneaces.com.au) including, but not limited to game recaps and previews, player profiles, feature stories, breaking news and other press releases and game info as needed.
  • Serve as editor for team website (melbourneaces.com.au) and assist in maintaining website daily and updating as needed.
  • Assist in the creation of the stadium program, media guide and game notes.
  • Assist in the development of traditional media marketing strategies through analytics and data.
  • Assist in developing schedules and planning postings on Aces social media platforms, including in-game and outside of game action on platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and LinkedIn.
  • Help in managing and curating content and strategy for social media and marketing across all Aces digital platforms.
  • Assist in the pre-game preparation of the Stadium before each home game and as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the General Manager & Marketing and Events Manager.

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the sport of baseball is preferred.
  • Experience with WordPress is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred but not required.
  • Previously interned for a Minor League Baseball team, in a collegiate athletics department or comparable organization in a similar capacity.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Professional, organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
Job details
Date posted
8 Jul 2020
Marketing & Advertising
Marketing Communications
~ $60,000
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Full Time
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Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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