Academy Media Internship

  • D.C. United
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • 04 May, 2024
Intern Academy Media MLS Youth

Job Description

DC Untied is seeking applicants for a Academy Media Internship Position. The candidate will assist with all aspects of the club’s media channels.  

As part of the Academy Operations team, you will work closely with the Academy Director, Academy Administrator, Digital Marketing Contractor and coaching staff to help with marketing activities as required.  Candidates must be available to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. This is an unpaid internship. 

Projects may include, but are not limited to:
  • Media coverage of DC United Academy
  • Assist with content management of social media and digital channels
  • Assist with content creation for social media channels and website
  • Capture real-time photo/video content at Academy training, matches, and community events
Through these tasks the candidate can expect to learn about.
·       The end-to-end functioning of an Academy media team- including digital and social media planning, communications strategy, and event management.
·       Working experience running social media accounts
·       Introductory knowledge of video shooting/editing
·       The day-to-day operations of a soccer Academy/first team of an official MLS club.
Candidates should possess a strong professional attitude and be extremely detail oriented.  Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in sports business, management, marketing etc. All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and complete a background check.

D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.