Basketball Communication & Digital Media Associate

New Orleans Saints & PelicansMetairie, LA

6 months ago


Job Title

Basketball Communications/Digital Media Associate

Job Location

New Orleans, LA

Job Overview

The New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Associate Program is a ten-month intern-level program that exposes entry-level candidates to the business side of sports. This position will primarily work with the basketball communications and digital media staffs, contributing to the day-to-day operations of both departments. The temporary position is based in New Orleans, LA and will run from July 10, 2023 - April 30, 2024.


  • Medical Insurance options
  • Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Program and Gym Membership
  • Complimentary Lunch


  • Prepare and distribute daily media clips regarding the Pelicans and the NBA
  • Monitor team coverage from local and national media
  • Assist with the compilation of the team’s written media publications (media guide, game notes, press releases, interview transcripts, postseason guide, etc.)
  • Maintain statistical records and assist with the publication of media materials
  • Assist with interview requests
  • Responsible for the setup of the media room and production of printed materials for media
  • Assist with the execution of the communications plan at all basketball events (draft, press conferences, player appearances, etc.)
  • Compile credential requests and accommodate approved media with credentials for media-related events
  • Prepare and deliver media packets to the opposing teams' hotel
  • Manage day-to-day website tasks including improving functionality/design, making content updates/changes, and improving conversion rates across all Pelicans and Saints websites
  • Perform ongoing QA of digital properties
  • Build pages for digital properties using multiple CMS tools as well as front-end development capabilities


  • Recently graduated or rising senior in an accredited bachelor’s degree program
  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to New Orleans for ten months
  • Possess an outstanding work ethic, a strong desire to succeed, and a professional demeanor
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational, written, verbal, and listening skills
  • Proven knowledge of the NBA, statistics, and basketball terminology to effectively perform duties
  • Ability to react to change efficiently and handle additional tasks as assigned
  • Knowledge and experience with HTML, CSS, and Adobe Analytics preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop) preferred
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as determined by NBA and NFL schedules

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication19%

  • Marketing12%

  • Advertising7%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric5%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations5%

  • 325 other majors49%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • NBC Universal
  • Target
  • Nordstrom
  • Edelman
  • US Congress
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Metairie, LA | $3,352/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,539

  • Miscellaneous$799

  • Food$436

  • Utilities$291

  • Transportation$287


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