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Internship | posted 2/26/2012 by Elite Design Corporation

Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
MLS DIGITAL INTERN-SOCIAL MEDIA - Major League Soccer League Office (New York, NY)

MLS Digital Intern, Social Media

Spring/Summer 2012, Full-Time
Start Date: March 1, 2012
Duration: 6 months or 12 months

All MLS/SUM Internship Program participants must be 18 years old or older and either a college student (sophomore status or higher preferred), graduate student, or have graduated within six months of their acceptance into the program.

Reporting to the Director of Social Media, the Social Media intern will work to achieve the league’s online and social media goals. The focus of this internship is to manage and optimize the league’s social media sites and aide in the production of a comprehensive social media campaign.

• Manage, monitor and optimize MLS activities on all social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Foursquare, MySpace, etc.
• Write, publish and update content on including articles, blogs, videos and more.
• Coordinate user-generated content collected via social media promotions and sweepstakes.
• Monitor article and blog comments on
• Create photo galleries by selecting, editing and uploading photos.
• Support additional digital staff members when requested.
• Evening and weekend hours will be required.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Web savvy; Must possess experience with social media platforms.
• Knowledge of HTML; Experience with an HTML editor preferred.
• Experience with photo editing software (i.e. Adobe Photoshop) preferred.
• Knowledge of soccer a plus.
• Self-motivated, driven team player.

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