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Red Zebra Broadcasting, ESPN 980, and the Washington Redskins Radio Network

Accounting Intern

Sports Account Executive

Street Team Position

Marketing and Client Services Internship Program

 


Accounting Intern

 

Red Zebra Broadcasting, LLC , (a/k/a ESPN980) is a local DC sports broadcasting company and is searching for a student Intern currently enrolled at a local college and pursuing a degree and career in Accounting or Finance. This is a temporary, part time, nonpaying position and suited for an individual who wants to learn accounting basics in a professional fast paced work environment.

This intern assignment will qualify for college credit towards the completion of the individual’s degree. The number of credit hours depends on the College/University degree requirements. You will work directly with the Corporate Controller, Finance staff and Chief Financial Officer.

Benefits

 

  • Gain an understanding of the accounting cycle and how financial data is summarized
  • Learn how to perform routine entry level accounting duties
  • Learn how to reconcile GL accounts utilizing MS Office
  • Learn how to analyze and compare financial results
  • Gain hands on experience with accounting and other business software

Duties

  • Enter original source documents into our accounting system (Quickbooks)
  • Prepare miscellaneous reports and schedules utilizing MS Office and Quickbooks
  • Assist the Corporate Controller in the month end close process
  • Perform other light duties as assigned

Work Hours:

Flexible depending on school schedule and availability

Location:

RZB corporate headquarters located in Rockville, Maryland

How to Apply:

Send a letter of interest to the CFO at FordC@Redskins.com

Red Zebra Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


 

Client Services & Marketing Internship

Principal Job Functions:

The purpose of this internship is to give students an opportunity to learn and provide support in the day to day operations of the Marketing & Client Services department. Responsibilities may include designing and creating new sales materials, planning and assisting in the execution of station promotional events, supporting the sales and marketing teams, client and market research, and working at station remote broadcasts including home game dates. Interns may also work with clients on day to day projects involving game day marketing campaigns and on-air advertising.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Applicants must be dedicated, hard-working, self motivated and open to learning new skills through hands-on experience.
  • Must apply creativity and initiative to all projects.
  • Clear verbal, written and typing/computer skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of media, sports and entertainment industries is preferred.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word programs are used daily.

Requirements and Reporting Structure:

This is an unpaid internship and students must earn college credit. Students must be entering at least their junior year in college to be considered. The main office location of Red Zebra Broadcasting is in Rockville, MD and applicants must be able to provide their own transportation to the station as well as possible events at FedEx Field in Landover, MD or Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA.

 

If Interested: Please email a cover letter and resume to Jenny Hinkle, jenny.hinkle@redskins.com. No phone calls please.

NOTE
All resumes and cover letters need to be submitted by the following dates:
Summer Semester – February 15th
Fall Semester – July 15th

Spring Semester – November 15th

Red Zebra Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Red Zebra Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Organizations that distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers may request notices of new full-time vacancies at Red Zebra Broadcasting by contacting our receptionist at 301-230-3500.


Street Team Position

ESPN980 Street Team Member

ESPN 980 is in search of a few good all stars to join our street team! As an ESPN 980 street team member, you will serve as a brand ambassador and gain a first-hand perspective into the many aspects of the sports radio, marketing and advertising industries! This part-time position is perfect for those looking for experience in promotions & live events.

Responsibilities include:

Setting up event and staging elements, attending promotions which include Redskins Games, Remote Broadcasts, station events, and sales appearances.

Supporting programming staff during live broadcasts, listener interaction at all events.

Requirements:

  • Must be dedicated, hard-working, self motivated and open to learning new skills through hands-on experience.
  • Must apply creativity and initiative to all projects.
  • Clear verbal skills and an outgoing, adaptive personality are essential.
  • Knowledge of media, sports and entertainment industries is preferred.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation, a clean driving record, and a comfort level driving station vehicles, full-size SUV’s.
  • Be able to lift at least fifty pounds and be able to learn how to set up station display materials.
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to work a minimum of ten to twelve hours a week during football season.
  • Be able to work well in a team environment.

 

If interested, send your resume and a cover letter to Andrew Clark at clarka@redskins.com. No phone calls please.


Red Zebra Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Organizations that distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers may request notices of new full-time vacancies at Red Zebra Broadcasting by contacting our receptionist at 301-230-3500.

 


 


Sports Account Executives

Sports Account Executive

Red Zebra Broadcasting (a/k/a ESPN 980 & Sports Talk 570) is searching for Sports Account Executives with a track record of success to sell effective sports marketing programs and radio advertising. Red Zebra owns and operates four sports radio stations in the greater Washington DC area and located in Rockville, Maryland. We are seeking Media Sales professionals who have the creativity and marketing smarts to help high level corporate clients develop profitable sports oriented sales campaigns.

The ideal candidate must be willing to work hard, stay organized and develop relationships with scores of companies – especially adept at creating new business. They must be driven to help their customers succeed.

Our team sells advertising across popular sports talk shows including the all-new Bram Weinstein Show, The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi, The Cooley and Kevin Show with Chris Cooley and Kevin Sheehan, Inside the Locker Room with Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell, The Sports Reporters with Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, and DMV Game Time with Nick Ashooh and Tim Murray. ESPN 980 Sports Account Executives also sell various play-by-play packages including Washington Redskins Football, University of Maryland Football and Basketball, University of Virginia Football and Basketball and others. Candidate must be a self-starter with a consultative, proactive sales approach who can generate new business while expanding the existing base of client advertisers.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Job emphasis is on creating new business and upselling existing account lists.
  2. Proactively prospecting and qualifying potential new advertising accounts.
  3. Sell advertising and sponsorship opportunities on the Redskins Radio Network, ESPN 980, espn980.com and SportsTalk 570.
  4. Present persuasive sales presentations to multi levels of targeted organizations.
  5. Comfort in successfully closing accounts in excess of $50,000 annually.
  6. Attain Quota assignment in excess of $1 Million.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two to three years of advertising sales experience with proven success.
  • Determination when facing resistance
  • Desire to influence the thinking of others and gain agreement via logic and alternatives
  • Desire to be highly successful
  • A desire to be of service to others and help them succeed
  • Possess strong long and short term objectives and goals
  • Have the capacity to sense and establish a customer’s needs
  • High ethics and does what is right
  • Outstanding computer skills including solid knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • A four year college degree, preferably in Marketing and/or Advertising.

 

Interested candidates should send a resume to jobs@espn980.com.

Red Zebra Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

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