Richmond Communications Internships

12 February 2014

Written by: Steinar Ellingsen

Supporting Richmond’s Communications team, the communications interns will receive hands-on experience at an AFL Club and get a valuable insight into this fast-paced sports industry.

The Communications interns will predominately work on the VFL program, but opportunities exist to contribute to web content related to the Club’s AFL team and community initiatives.


  • Excellent editorial skills for a variety of mediums including web, social media and publications
  • Good understanding of Australian rules football and the Victorian Football League
  • Understanding and ability to engage fans using various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms
  • Identify potential PR, media opportunities and good news stories Responsibilities
  • Write match reports and articles for the VFL to be published on Richmond’s website
  • Coordinate Richmond’s VFL social media channels on match-day
  • Support Richmond’s media and communications team for additional editorial and communications needs where possible


  • Availability on weekends
  • Some travel to regional areas
  • Own laptop
  • Own transport for regional travel purposes

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and an example of editorial work to Jaimee Damon, Communications Coordinator, Richmond Football Club via email: For any questions, please call 03 9426 4406.