Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports Detroit - Social Media/PR
Southfield, MI US
Posted 21 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports Detroit - Social Media/PR (FFE0005750)
Job Description

Fox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.

The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it's like to work in the entertainment industry.

Social Media is included in the Marketing Department at Fox Sports Detroit. While the focus is on creating content for social media, integrating it into broadcasts and supporting our partnerships with the teams, it has multiple functions within the organization including: creating and managing partnership agreements within the collegiate and professional sports realm, designing and executing promotions with the Ad Sales department, planning and implementing annual station promotions and overseeing the overall branding and image of the station.

Current projects and tasks that will be assigned to the intern:

The intern will work on creating content for social media for FOX Sports Detroit, integrating social media into game broadcasts and researching strategic digital opportunities.

Learning Objectives:

Gain the basic understanding of the functions of integrating Social Media into the broadcast and the functions of the Marketing department as a whole. Learn the ad sales process as it relates to executing promotions.


  • Be a sophomore (second year college student) or above. Recent graduates are not eligible for this program.
  • All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.
  • Previous work experience in an office environment preferred.
  • Previous internship experience preferred.
  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Television production courses preferred
  • Computer proficiency and sports knowledge a plus
  • Must have a positive attitude, be eager to learn and hard working
  • Exhibit professional appearance, communication and composure when representing Fox Sports Detroit
  • Experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and design software such as Photoshop/Adobe
  • Some graphics/design experience a plus
  • Experience with Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) a must
  • Ability to be flexible on work hours...will be required to work some off-site/off-hour events
To participate in Fox's Internship program you must meet the following criteria:
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited university and be sophomore status or above
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.
Application Process:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
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