XOS Digital, Inc., a leading digital sports media company, is looking to add a qualified communications intern to its Lake Mary office for the 2012 summer semester. This position is for academic credit and offers flexible hours, casual dress code and a chance to work with some of the country's best sports teams. If selected, the intern will walk away with a portfolio full of finished work and a letter of recommendation. An exceptional intern is always considered for entry-level positions, too. The Communications Intern is responsible for assisting the Affiliate Network team in all aspects of sales, marketing and corporate communications. Projects address multiple collegiate sports organizations and their associated news outlets across the country. Projects include news release drafting, media list compilation, affiliates site monitoring and communicating with news affiliates regarding the SEC Video Zone.
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital is the leading provider of digital asset management solutions for collegiate and professional sports organizations. Conference officials, league offices, coaching staffs and athletic departments rely on the XOS portfolio of products and services to manage, analyze, archive, distribute, protect and monetize their digital assets. The XOS Thunder™ Coaching Platform, XOS Xchange™, XOS PlayerOnDemand™, XOS Digital Licensing Portal™, and the XOS Digital Sports Network™ digital media distribution technology provide the most advanced, comprehensive digital asset management solution available in the world.
Conduct quality control checks of news affiliates' websites
Renew current affiliates' contracts for secondary terms
Draft news releases
Generate media lists for news distribution
Archive company media coverage
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Exceptional organizational skills
Experience with Microsoft Office products, primarily Word & Excel
Availability to work late May - early August
Desired or Required:
Junior or Senior college student enrolled at an accredited educational institution - Area of study: Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism; sports knowledge preferred
Salary or Range:
Non-paid, academic credit only
We're seeking a passionate, creative candidate hoping to build an outstanding portfolio of work.