Richmond FC communications internship

15 October 2014

Written by: Callum Godde

Richmond FC is offering media and journalism students the chance to intern with the club’s VFL program in 2015.

The role is voluntary, running over the course of the VFL season from April to September.

The successful candidate will have video and text production skills, and a good grasp of social media.

Reporting to the club’s communications coordinator, you will file weekly match reports and other news content, while also coordinating the clubs match-day social media.

The successful applicant will be expected to work weekends, own a laptop and have their own method of transport for some regional travel.

upstart’s sport editor, Callum Godde, undertook a similar program with VFL club Box Hill this season.

“I thoroughly enjoyed it,” he says. “If you’re interested in covering some top-quality sport and polishing your writing skills, then this role is definitely for you.”

Applications much be submitted by 5pm Friday November 28, and should be emailed to

Find more details here.