Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Internship Opportunity: The Cincinnati Bengals

A message from former SBC board member Steven Hudy---

The Cincinnati Bengals have recently expanded their New Media department.  We are currently looking for interns on a semester long basis, the first starting in late July with training camp and ending during winter break.  The position is paid hourly, but is limited to 30 hours a week.

The position would offer experience in the growing field of new digital media  and offers hands on experience in both video production and graphic design for Bengals.com and the Cincinnati Bengals' social assets.

Ideal candidates will meet the following qualifications:

-Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop 
-Prior professional level video camera experience (i.e. Panasonic AG AC-160A)
-Ability to oversee a project from start to finish 
-Excellent time management skills
-The flexibility to work non-traditional work hours (projects may require work outside of 9-5 on M-F)
-Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and be a team player
-Possess great creativity and problem solving skills
-Strong attention to detail

Other preferred experience and skills:

-Experience using a DSLR camera
-Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects
-Knowledge to properly light a shoot
-Basic understanding of football
-Any web design experience

 To be considered: Please email a cover letter, resume, and links to at least three samples of your video portfolio. Steven.Hudy@bengals.nfl.net 

SBC- we are looking to fill this position in an extremely timely manner, so I'd appreciate you sharing this opportunity with your members.  It's a great opportunity to build a resume while working with an NFL franchise.

Friday, June 20, 2014

PGA- Summer Volunteer Opportunity

They are sponsoring the hole in one contest at Summerfest this year and are looking for volunteers who want to help work our booth throughout the festival.  The work would entail getting people to register for tickets and handing out championship information.  In exchange the volunteer would recieve a free ticket to Summerfest (which includes the opportunity to stay well after your shift is over), great parking and a free tee shirt.  They're looking for 3-4 people each day of the Festival (June 25-29 & July 1-6) to work from either 12PM-4PM or 4PM-8PM. 

If interested please contact Lauren (lries@pgahq.com) with your availability. 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Job Opportunity: The Sports Quotient

Hi Wisconsin Sports Business Club!

My name is Molly Owens and I am the Head Recruiter and Olympic Insider at the sports quotient (http://www.thesportsquotient.com). We are a fast-growing digital- sports media startup that’s providing a platform for young, sports writers to share their insight with like-minded readers and attain the recognition they deserve. We currently have around 100 writers and 30 staff that represent more than 50 Universities across the nation.

I am reaching out to you because our goal is to have writers and beat reporters from coast to coast, striving to provide coverage for every professional & collegiate team. We are also looking to integrate fantasy games, sports quizzes, and numerous other agendas.

Would you be willing to pass this on to the rest of your Club Members? Not only is it a great opportunity for people interested in sports journalism, but a great resume- builder!

The following are available writing and team positions:

Weekly Columnist- Opinionated/ analytical approach on whatever sport you decide to cover

Beat Reporter- Are you a huge fan of a single team? Become SQ’s lead reporter for that team, covering major headlines and breaking news.

Pulse Contributor- Funny vine? Amazing story? Pulsers aggregate the must-see content from around the web and provide light (often comical) commentary.

Sports Statistician- Researching those crazy, unheard of stats on a daily basis.

Other available positions: Editors, Fantasy Sports Gurus, Sports IQ Quiz Creators, Newsletter Developer, Fact Checkers, Radio/Video Broadcasters, Graphic Designers, and team members to run SQ’s Instagram & Snapchat accounts.

If you, or anyone is interested in joining or hearing more about the SQ team, they can contact me at molly@thesportsquotient.com.