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TLN Social Media Intern (Seasonal Internship)

Mission

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

Core Values

Stay Grounded

Think Critically

Encourage Creativity

Persevere through the noise

Operate like an owner

Be Helpful

About:
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).

Company Values:
  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful
Position Overview:
The Lacrosse Network is looking to hire a Social Media Intern to assist with growing our large digital following across all platforms (Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, SnapChat). This candidate must be a skilled communicator who can write social copy, post live during games, and assist with successful promotional campaigns across the organization. The role requires an expert level of lacrosse knowledge – knowing its roots, players, and the game itself inside and out. While we are focused on core lacrosse fans, it is also imperative to attract new fans outside of the game. This candidate must have experience running popular social media accounts, understanding of brand voice, and knowledge of the ever-changing social media ecosystem. Reports directly to the Manager of TLN.

Qualifications:
  • Experience working across all social media platforms
  • Weekend availability is required to watch NCAA games remotely
  • Base level video editing experience + graphic design experience required
  • Well-versed in and passionate about lacrosse
  • Knowledge of top teams, top players, and marquee events
  • Having a grasp on internet pop culture
  • Data-focused mindset – always tracking analytics and improving accordingly
  • Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Ability to build and run campaigns for various initiatives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Editing social cuts optimized for each platform
  • Watching college lacrosse every weekend and creating edits from the best moments
  • Source content from the lacrosse community via submissions or otherwise
  • Assist in story creation and content roadmaps
  • Create promotional material for marquee campaigns – (merch, new YouTube videos, data capture opportunities, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with influencers and athletes
  • Monitor analytics across all O+O handles
  • Always keeping a pulse on what’s happening in the sport, ready to react at a moment’s notice
  Compensation & Opportunities 
  • $15.00 – $17.00 an hour
  • Internship position / 30 hours per week
  • Media access to college and top lacrosse events
  • Opportunity to work alongside and learn from leaders of Premier Lacrosse League and The Lacrosse Network business units
We require COVID-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of eight teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the PLL is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, The Chernin Group, Arctos Sports Partners, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), The Kraft Group, Bolt Capital and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was named 2020 Sports Breakthrough by the Sports Business Journal, and recognized as a 2021 Best Employer in Sports by  Front Office Sports.

For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL

TikTok: @PLL