Job Advert: Social Media Intern at Christchurch United Football Club

Are you passionate about football and social media? Do you want to be a part of an exciting sports community and showcase your creative skills? Christchurch United Football Club is seeking a dynamic and motivated Social Media Intern to join our marketing and communications department and help us elevate our digital presence.

About Us: Christchurch United Football Club is a premier football club based in Christchurch, known for its dedication to fostering young talent and promoting the club within various high performing marketing campaigns. With a rich history and a commitment to excellence, we aim to provide an inspiring and inclusive environment for players, fans, and the local community.

Position: Social Media Intern

Role and Responsibilities: As a Social Media Intern, you will work closely with our marketing and communications department to develop and implement social media strategies that engage our audience and enhance our brand. Your creative ideas and digital savvy will play a key role in taking our social media platforms to the next level.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and curating engaging content for our social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and TikTok.
  • Developing and executing social media campaigns to promote upcoming matches, events, and community initiatives.
  • Monitoring social media trends and competitor activities to identify opportunities for growth.
  • Engaging with our online community by responding to comments and mentions in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assisting in capturing and editing multimedia content such as photos and short videos to showcase the club's activities and achievements.
  • Analyzing social media metrics to track the effectiveness of campaigns and generating reports for the team.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Enthusiasm for football.
  • Strong written communication skills with an eye for detail.
  • Creativity and a passion for storytelling through digital media.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and their functionalities.
  • Basic knowledge of photo and video editing tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and a proactive mindset.

Duration and Compensation: This is an internship position, with a flexible schedule to accommodate your academic and other work commitments. The internship is unpaid, but it offers a valuable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sports marketing and social media management, along with the chance to network within the sports industry.

How to Apply: If you're ready to kick-start your career in sports marketing and contribute to a vibrant football community, we want to hear from you! Please send your CV, a cover letter outlining your interest in the role, and any relevant social media handles or portfolio links to Application deadline is 17th August 2023.

Join us in shaping the digital presence of Christchurch United Football Club and making an impact in the world of football!