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Photography & Social Media Intern

Job Details

Legal Address 0TW50 - New York, NY
2 Year Degree
Road Warrior



Kids in the Game sport and enrichment-based programs can be found in schools and communities across New York City, serving thousands of children every year. Our goal is to provide positive experiences and opportunities through sports and creative play. We inspire kids to embrace new experiences, adopt a healthy lifestyle, and build integrity. Our work is focused on achieving four ultimate impacts:


  • Enhancing emotional intelligence

  • Creating a positive sense of self

  • Developing NYC into the nation’s top talent hub

  • Integrating our communities


We believe that what sets us apart is who we are and how we connect with people. We are a Certified B Corporation and we’re committed to doing business for good. We are striving every day to have a positive impact in the lives of our youth, and we believe that it all starts with being the best part of their day. To learn more about our programs and our team, visit



We’re looking for a Photography and Social Media superstar to support the work of our Marketing, Development and Customer Experience teams. This role reports directly to the Marketing Coordinator. This individual interfaces with our community publicly, our customers privately, and the Kids in the Game team internally. We’re looking for someone to cultivate positive relationships with our community through storytelling, social media management, and excellent customer service.


Kids in the Game offers seasonal internships throughout the year. Internships are typically 12-16 weeks long and Interns would be expected to work between 25-35 hours per week at our office location. Below are the dates for each season.

  • Spring 2024: January 15th - May 10th

  • Summer 2024: May 13th - September 13th


Compensation: Internships are unpaid opportunities for first term Interns. However, there are potential opportunities to extend for a second term, paid internship. We can also offer class credit where applicable.


You’ll know this role is for you if:

  • You love working with and interacting with kids. You enjoy providing spaces to highlight youth programs across NYC.

  • You have a passion for social media management. You are excited to capture and create unique content across platforms and media types.

  • You have an eye for photography and design, and enjoy being creative.

  • You are looking to expand your knowledge and understanding of marketing strategies, and be engaged in a collaborative team environment.


The key functions of your role will include: 


  • Traveling throughout New York City and connecting with our coaches and kids at a variety of programs including recess, after school, sports, and enrichment classes.

  • Being an epic storyteller with an eye for capturing the little moments at programs through photography.

  • Editing photos to be shared out to the team internally as well as externally through social media

  • Establish best practices for our customer social media protocols.

  • Capture videos, create Instagram Reels, and have a strong eye for social media campaigns.

  • Construct, build, and maintain a creative content calendar for social media marketing efforts.

  • Create copy for social media captions and other marketing materials.

  • Connect with the Kids in the Game team internally to ensure all stakeholders have necessary relevant information.



  • We are a youthful, passionate, and committed team of individuals who care about our youth and city.

  • We support each other personally and professionally by encouraging a growth mindset and shared sense of purpose.

  • We use games & team building exercises to maintain a robust team culture.

  • We offer you the freedom to work outside of the office and reach new parts of NYC – every day can be a different experience as you visit all of our schools and programs and get a feel for all parts of the city.

  • We are an active team and regularly participate in company social leagues, workout classes, and sporting events.



At Kids in the Game, you can expect to be welcomed into an engaging and spirited environment that emphasizes the importance of teamwork, open communication, and collaboration. We are proud to foster an inclusive environment where our team members feel respected by and connected to one another. We value the unique experiences, perspectives, and passions of our employees, and we look forward to adding dynamic personalities to our team.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all of our interns and employees. We recruit candidates from across the city, state, and country, from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We have developed partnerships with organizations that allow us to target our hiring practices to include chronically discriminated against or low-income groups, and improve their access to high-quality employment opportunities.



  • You are resourceful and comfortable operating autonomously, but won’t hesitate to ask questions when they arise.

  • You never leave messages unanswered.

  • You have a passion for sports-based youth development.

  • You can handle influxes in workload and execute tasks on time with a high level of attention to detail.

  • You work very well with other people and are an effective communicator.

  • You handle conversations with composure and empathy.

  • You love learning new things.

  • You are able to use technology as a driving force.

  • You are open to feedback so that you may continuously improve and grow.