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» Corporate Partnerships Intern - Summer 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Fan Experience Intern Summer 2017 (May-Sept) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Event Operations Intern - Summer 2017 (Mid-May-August) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Chicago Fire Rec Soccer - Event & Operations Intern - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)
» Graphic Designer Intern - Winter/Spring 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview/Chicago, Il)
» Summer Intern Corporate Sponsorship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Ticket Sales & Service Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Performance Analysis Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Youth Soccer Coach & Operations Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Academy Operations Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» 2017 Team Toyota Stadium - Game day Grounds crew - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 - Summer Internships - FC Dallas Youth Development System - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship - DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship DIGITAL CONTENT - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship - GRAPHIC DESIGN - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship - MARKETING - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship - PARTNERSHIP MARKETING - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship HUMAN RESOURCES - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Summer Internship - STADIUM OPERATIONS - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» Houston Dynamo Game Day Internship - Houston Dynamo (Houston, TX)
» Houston Dynamo Summer Sponsorship Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash (Houston, TX)
» Dynamo Charities/Community Relations Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash (Houston, TX)
» Human Resources Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash/BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston, TX)
» Notification of Internships - Major League Soccer (Various Locations, XX)
» Game Day Staff - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Sales Internship - (Summer/Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, Fl)
» Marketing Internship (Summer/Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Team City Member - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Partnership Marketing Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Ticket Sales & Fan Services Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Group Ticket Sales Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Team Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Box Office Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Social Media Intern (Summer2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Digital Content Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Accounting Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Game Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Marketing Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Foundation/Community Relations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Event Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Equipment Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Legal Internship - Summer 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Corporate Partnership Sales Internship - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Corporate Partnership Activations Internship - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship, Safety & Security - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Youth Soccer Internship - Summer 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship, Event Marketing Ambassador - Swope Park Rangers, USL (Kansas City, MO)


Internships: Any Internship
Corporate Partnerships Intern - Summer 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Expectations: We are looking for a smart, driven and reliable individual to join our team as a Corporate Partnership intern in order to assist us in providing the highest level of service to all of our Partners.   As an Intern with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, you will aid the club in continuing to strive to be a premier club on and off of the pitch, you will play a large role in the achievement of this goal by executing projects and by being a part of the day to day activities of the Club.  We are seeking interns that will take steps on their own to grow and hone their craft. As an Intern you will be expected to give maximum effort every day you come to work. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Partnership Marketing Account Executives with delivering superior Activation:  coordinate/execute all partnership elements/assets for each assigned partner.  This includes but is not limited to (1) game-day activation and events at Toyota Park, and (2) non-game day events and promotions, including but not limited to clinics, tournaments, player appearances, special promotions, and sweepstakes execution, and (3) partner-related hospitality activities.  May require local travel and nontraditional hours.
  • Assist with Corporate Partnership department projects, including, but not limited to: pre-season action plans, post-season recaps, department events, premium item coordination, tracking social media promotions, organizing matchday and event photos.
  • Research activation concepts for partners as needed. 
  • Support Fire operations necessary to execute partner activation plans.
  • Regularly support Corporate Sales team with communications and ideas/solutions for assigned partners and future partners.
  • Regularly provide Research/Market Awareness to keep up-to-date with current partner news
  • Coordinate any sponsor-related projects as assigned by Director of Partnership Marketing or Vice President of Corporate Partnerships.

Qualifications:

  •  Must be eligible to receive course credit for Internship   
  • Students should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university  in Marketing, Business Administration, Information technology, Communications, Sports management or any related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Strong computer proficiency – MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available for an internship this Summer 2017 beginning in May/June? If Yes, when can you start?
2. Are you eligible to apply college credit to an Internship with the Fire? Y/N
3. Do you have a reliable means of transportation to get to Bridgeview, IL?


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Fan Experience Intern Summer 2017 (May-Sept) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Expectation: Chicago Fire is seeking a smart, service passionate individual who is interested in joining the Fire in the Fan Experience/Customer Service department as an intern. This department focuses on improving the overall gameday experience for our fans through building vendor relationships, tracking feedback and executing the Chicago Fire CHAMPS service and recognition program. This position will be expected to work some nights and weekends (about 20-25 hours a week), including 100% attendance for Chicago Fire home games. 

Instructions for candidates:

  • Verify that you are eligible to receive school credit before you apply. You must be able to provide a verification letter from the career services or faculty of your learning institution.
  • Apply online - we will not accept paper applications. Due to the high volume of candidates, we will not accept calls.
  • When applying online, be sure to indicate the one department that you are interested in joining. Candidates who select all departments will not be considered for an internship.
  • When applying online, include your cover letter and resume (note: pdf format is best to avoid compatibility issues)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with tracking fan feedback and trends
  • Input secret shopper scores and build reports
  • Create product knowledge questions for game day staff and quiz during the game
  • Compile information for the staff newsletter for each game
  • Check operating and cleaning conditions of stadium and suites pre-game and post-game
  • Build reports of online customer reviews
  •  Assist with Employee Recognition program
    •  Miscellaneous duties may also include:
      • Assistance with research projects
      • Assistance with various communications efforts
      • Assistance with Sales projects and prospecting
  • Interns will have substantial interaction with clients and fans, so we expect a high level of professionalism and customer service.
  • Interns will be expected to work all weekend and weeknight games.
  • Gameday duties may include distribution of premium items, surveys and/or programs.
  • Gameday duties may also include working in premium seating areas and high level customer service as well as stadium set-up and teardown
  • Interns can expect that some responsibilities will include clerical work, such as filing, data entry, copying and correspondence.
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other departments is highly encouraged as we aim to provide the most comprehensive learning experience for interns.

Qualifications:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Fluency in another language (Spanish preferred) is helpful.
  • Computer savvy with ability to work effectively in all Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook. Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop preferred.
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and strong desire to learn about the sports industry
  • Must receive college/university credit.  A verification letter will be required from your learning institution.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you currently enrolled in a accredited college or university or Graduate School program? Y/N
2. Are you eligible to apply college credit to an Internship with the Fire? Y/N
3. Are available to work evenings & weekends? Y/N
4. Have you worked in a Customer Service Field? If Yes, please explain.


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Internships: Any Internship
Event Operations Intern - Summer 2017 (Mid-May-August) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Chicago Fire is looking for students who are interested in gaining experience in operations and how a professional soccer club operates. Students who are available from Mid-May through August are preferred. The Fire accepts a limited number of internships to ensure that interns gain valuable work experience. All Chicago Fire Internships are unpaid and must receive school credit.


Responsibilities: 

  • The primary responsibility is to provide event and game day assistance to gain experience in the Operations Department. This includes:
  • Credential preparation and management
  •  Pre-game preparation
  • Game day operation responsibilities which includes assistance in managing our pre-game festival area - Fire Fest
  • Grassroots marketing efforts
  • Coordination and interface with Fire players, coaches and mascots at community  appearances, autograph signings and events - must have professional demeanor
  • Front office maintenance projects, maintenance of company vehicles, facility upkeep, equipment storage and inventory
  • Occasional First Team operational needs
  • Interns will be expected to work select weekend and weeknight events along with ALL games. Game day duties may include working on promotions, customer service, stadium set-up and teardown. 
  • Candidates should be very comfortable performing physical labor duties on a daily basis. Previous experience in Event Operations is ideal and a strong leadership background is a plus.
  • Candidates available from Mid-May - August are preferred. 

Additional Duties: 

  • May be required to assist other departments with various projects
  • Inter-Department Training Program for Ticket Sales, Marketing, Communications and Corporate partnerships will be provided.

Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible to receive course credit for Internship   
  • Students should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree from an accredited university
  • Available for 3 – 4 weekdays per week
  • Students should be well organized and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Students should possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work in a collaborative work environment
  • Must be able to work 20-30 hours per week
  • Must be able to work nights weekends & holidays
  • Available for ALL home matches and select events throughout the internship session (primarily evenings and weekends) 
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 Lbs
  • Interest and experience in competitive sports and stadium operations is preferred.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available for 3 – 4 weekdays per week from Mid-May - August?
2. Are you available for ALL home matches and select events throughout the internship session (primarily evenings and weekends)?
3. Do you possess interest and experience in competitive sports and stadium operations?
4. Are you comfortable performing physical labor duties on a daily basis including storage of heavy duty equipment and repairs/maintenance of office/field equipment?
5. Do you have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license?
6. Are you able to earn college credit for this internship?


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Internships: Any Internship
Chicago Fire Rec Soccer - Event & Operations Intern - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)

Chicago Fire Rec Soccer (CFRS) is looking for a smart, service orientated, customer facing passionate individual who is interested in joining the Fire family. Our department organizes and coordinates adult recreational soccer leagues for coed and men's teams. The intern will be expected to work some nights and weekends (about 15-20 hours/week).

CFRS is the largest adult rec soccer provider in Chicago. Our home - The PrivateBank Fire Pitch - is the premier soccer facility in the city. As we grow, we're looking for driven young professionals to join our team. Let us know if that sounds like you!

Instructions for candidates:

  • Verify that you are eligible to receive school credit before you apply for an internship with CFRS. You must be able to provide verification.
  • Apply online - we will not accept paper applications. Due to the high volume of candidates, we will not accept calls.
  • When applying online, include your cover letter and resume (note: pdf format is best to avoid compatibility issues)
  • Please note that this position is open year-round and we take applications on a rolling basis. Let us know when your ideal start and end dates are.

Responsibilites:

  • Coordinating adult rec soccer leagues, tournaments, and pickup games; including customer service, operations (setting up fields, recording scores, checking in players, taking payments, etc...), managing referees, sales, and more.
  • Actively selling, promoting and representing all CFRS products and services.
  • Coordinating team trips to Chicago Fire home games.
  • Interns will have substantial interaction with customers, Fire employees, and Fire fans - so we expect a high level of professionalism and customer service.
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other departments is highly encouraged as we aim to provide the most comprehensive learning experience for interns.

Qualifications:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Computer savvy with ability to work effectively in all Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and strong desire to learn about the sports industry.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Loving soccer is a must for this position. Tell us about your love for the sport?
2. What specifically interests you about this position?
3. Are you in college and able to use credit for an internship? Y/N
4. When would you be able to start the internship?


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Internships: Any Internship
Graphic Designer Intern - Winter/Spring 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview/Chicago, Il)

Expectations: The Intern Designer position for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club is responsible for any and all creative undertakings by the club across a variety of media including web, print, promotional items and stadium installation/environment. The intern will service all departments with any creative or design needs, from initial concepts to final production, execution and/or distribution. The Intern Designer is responsible for maintaining the visual integrity of the club as perceived by the market, and for strengthening brand presence within that market. He or she must demonstrate the ability to supply creative solutions on a daily basis to a variety of requested projects while remaining organized and on task. Internships are unpaid (except for $100/month transportation stipend) and available only to persons who will receive college or graduate level credit for their work. The Fire accepts a limited number of internships to ensure that interns gain valuable work experience.

Responsibilites:

  • Organize and manage multiple projects in various stages of progress
  • Formulate design concepts, presentations, templates, layouts, merchandise, installations and other collateral from initial idea to final execution
  • Create advertising campaigns that are followed across a variety of collateral
  • Develop understanding of target audience and market for specifically aimed marketing pieces
  • Present or pitch ideas, briefs, and concepts to various parties, in and out of house
  • Prioritize and filter work load coming from all departments through a design request form system
  • Design advertisements, print materials, still digital imaging and web graphics
  • Meet all advertising and print deadlines
  • Contribute to the invention and implementation of marketing/communications initiatives

Requirements

  • Applicants MUST receive college credit for the internship
  • Practice a professional attitude when working with outside sources (ie. publications, print partners, creative agencies, vendors)
  • Develop good rapport with other members of the Marketing Department
  • Maintain an approachable persona as well as organized and respectful communication with all other departments
  • Work closely with the Graphic Designer to ensure a cohesive message and look across all design projects and materials
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Programs, HTML a plus
  • Strong understanding of soccer culture and market preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you currently enrolled in a accredited college or university or Graduate School program? Yes/No
2. Are you eligible to apply college credit to an Internship with the Fire? Yes/No
3. Are you eligible to work full-time? Yes/No
4. Do you have reliable transportation to get to Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL? Yes/No


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Summer Intern Corporate Sponsorship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Description:

The D.C. United Corporate Partnership Intern will work closely, alongside front-office staff, on the relationships involving D.C. United's official Corporate Partners. Interns will gain hands-on experience in a professional setting while learning about the sport industry work environment and polishing skills learned in class. Sponsorship Interns will learn to communicate with sponsors, apply creative skills, learn the logistics and components of event planning as well as learning styles/formats of professional business meetings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):

• Assist in planning and implementing special events and hospitality programs both on-site and off-site

• Assist with partner recaps and activation plans

• Assist with game day operations, client management, and general account activation
• Facilitate and execute specific partner game day promotions

• Help assist in designing and creating partnership elements
• Manage inventory of merchandise and premium items
• Research activation concepts for partners as needed
• Other tasks and projects as assigned

• Attend all home matches at RFK Stadium and activation events (off-site and on-site)

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. YES/NO Do you have a place to reside in the Washington, DC metro area?
2. YES/NO Do you have a personal laptop
3. YES/NO Will you receive college credit at the completion of this internship?
4. YES/NO Are you available to work from May 2017 – September 2017 including all home matches during this time? If not, please explain why.
5. YES/NO Would you be able to commit 2-3 days during the week to come to the office located at RFK Stadium for 6 – 8 hours?
6. YES/NO Do you have Photoshop and adobe Illustrator experience?


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Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Sales & Service Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Internship Overview:

The D.C. United Ticket Sales & Service team is looking for talented and aspiring college students to join us as interns for the Summer 2017 season.

As an intern you will learn what goes into driving revenue and attendance at D.C. United home matches while also participating as a member of the game day sales operations team. Support will be provided to premium, season sales, group sales, membership services, and events teams.

Goals:

  • Show initiative to assist Managers and Account Executives of the D.C. United sales department

  • Show initiative to create new revenue generating sales programs

  • Assist in the daily operations of the D.C. United sales department

  • Assist in matchday and non-matchday events of the D.C. United sales department

 

Work Plan:

  • Participate in live sales training sessions
  • Support the department by attending non-matchday events to drive awareness and new leads for the club
  • Support the sales/service staff with prospect list compilation and database entry.
  • Support in the design and execution of Season Ticket Member and prospecting events
  • Support sales campaigns through outbound phone calls and follow up with prospects
  • Develop a presentation on new revenue generation and/or fan experience ideas

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Energetic self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a group setting
  • Able to work some weeknights, weekends and holidays.
  • Junior/Senior (preferably) college students with a Sports Management, Business Administration, or related major
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs is essential including but not limited to MS Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicants available to commit full-time are preferred but part-time candidates will also be considered.

Required

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20-30 hours/week
  • Must be able to bring your own personal computer

Job Questions

  1. YES/NO Do you have a place to live in the DC Metro area?

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Internships: Player Operations
Performance Analysis Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Performance Analysis Intern, 1st Team– D.C. United

Department: Soccer Operations

Reports to: Director of Soccer Strategy and Analysis

Background: Reporting to the Director of Soccer Strategy, this voluntary opportunity will give the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience within a professional environment,providing essential transferable skills within a competitive industry.

Position Summary:The Performance Analysis Intern is responsible for the coordination of video capture and delivery services within the Soccer Operations Department. The role includes videotaping of training/games, preparing pre and post-matchhighlights for upcoming opponents,as well as assisting in research into the ongoing advancement of video analysis techniques and processes. The Performance Analysis Intern will report to the Director of Soccer Strategy.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in preparation and databasingof all training sessions and games as requested by coaching staff.
  • Coordinates the filming of all training sessions for breakdown and analysis.
  • Edits training and game film for player and coach feedback.
  • Maintains video library, equipment and supplies. Performs routine maintenance as needed.
  • Working in collaboration with other performance staff in centralizing all performance data and creating daily reports.
  • Researches new technology and process enhancements, as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Background in video production, broadcast, film or related field preferred.
  • Ability to usesports specific video editing/analysis software such as Sportscode/Match Analysis
  • Understanding of Soccer desirable
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Youth Soccer Coach & Operations Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

JOB TITLE: Youth Soccer Coach & Operations Intern

DEPARTMENT: Youth Development

REPORTS TO: Manager, Camps & Training Programs

SUMMARY:  The 2017  Summer Camp Coaching & Operations Internship Program is an opportunity for an individual excited about youth soccer development, coaching and operations to immerse themselves into D.C. United’s Summer Soccer Camps at RFK Stadium. The individual will work closely with the camp site director and the Manager, Camps & Training Programs. The primary role will be in assisting coaching staff with on field coaching as needed by any lead coach, equipment preparation and additional responsibilities listed below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coaching
• Help lead coach and provide coaching and positive feedback to youth players

• Understand the topic for each session and be prepared to provide coaching based on coaching points


Operations
• Assist site director in setting up camp and closing camp each day
• Help with registration on Mondays per site director’s direction
• Organize session (cones, balls, pinnies) for lead coaches
• Help organize the youth players with the coaching staff to and from the stadium for events (lunch, locker room tour, team store trip, stadium tour, first team training, etc).

EDUCATOIN AND EXPERIENCE
• Youth coaching experience

• High School or College playing experience preferred but not required
• Minimum “E” Coaching License or equivalent preferred but not required

• Experience in childcare preferred but not required

• CPR/First Aid certification strongly preferred

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES
• Punctual, dependable, positive attitude, high energy, respectful, responsible, fun, effective communicator

• Enthusiasm for the game, youth development, coaching, mentorship, learning, guidance for youth

 

D.C. UNITED WILL PROVIDE
• D.C. United training shirt, shorts and rain jacket

• D.C. United coaching manual with session plans

• 2 x tickets to D.C. United home matches throughout the summer

DATES & LOCATION
• D.C. United Turf Field – near RFK Stadium and Satellite camps in Maryland and Virginia

• Ten weeks of camp / June 12 - 16,  19 - 23,  26 – 30, July 10 - 14,  17 - 21,  24 – 28, July 31 -Aug 4, Aug 7 - 11, 14 - 18, 21 - 25

• Time: Mondays: 8:00am – 3:30pm / Tuesday-Friday: 9am-3pm 

• Please provide weeks available when applying. We understand there may be vacations, family trips during the 
   summer so please provide schedule. All applications will be considered.


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Internships: Any Internship
Academy Operations Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Academy Operations Internship

The Academy Operations Internship  is a part time, seasonal position, working all D.C. United Academy matches during the U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy Season. 
            The Event Operations staff will work closely with the Academy Director, Academy Manager and Coordinator in the logistical set-up and tear down of academy matches.  Candidates must be available to work flexible hours including evenings, weeekends, and holidays.  The U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy Spring season runs from  February  – June candidates must able to commit to the Fall Season for at least 90% of games.  All D.C. United internships are unpaid.

Specific tasks will include

  • Set-up break down for all Academy home matches

  • Attend Friday training sessions  to help prepare jerseys, vans, matchday items

  • Coordinate with full time staff members to ensure successful event set-up and execution

  • Adhere to a strict event timeline for matchday

  • Consistent season-long commitment is mandatory

  • Possible travel to away Academy matches

Skills

  • Previous experience in event management is ideal and a strong leadership background is a plus

  • Candidates should be very comfrotable performing physical labor activities

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential

  • Ability to life 40+lbs without strain

  • Comfortable being active, and walking for long durations 

Candidates should possess a strong professional attitude, and be extremely detial oriented.  Prior event management is a plus. Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in sports business, management, etc. Candidates receiving credit for participating in our internship program are strongly preferred. All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and complete a background check.
 


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2017 Team Toyota Stadium - Game day Grounds crew - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas and Toyota stadium are looking for individuals to work on an as needed basis during the 2017 FC Dallas Soccer season.  The Game day Grounds  team will be responsible for the set-up and tear down of the field equipment  for events held at Toyota Stadium, mostly FC Dallas Home games.

Duties:

  • Perform all tasks involved in field preparation for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium events. This includes lifting, carrying and placement of items for setting up the field to include goals, flags, field boards and other items.
  • Assist with placement of the Advocare banner at mid field before the game and during half time.
  • Practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.
  • Perform all tasks involved in breaking down after each event. 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work varying shifts, to include nights, weekends and holidays.  Each shift will range from 5-6 hours for FC Dallas games.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions to include extreme heat or cold.
  • Perform manual labor 
  • Ability to effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing in excess of 80 lbs with assistance from other members of the team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and Interact with Fans to ensure they are enjoying their experience.
  • Ability to represent FC Dallas in a professional manner during events. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Previous experience in Event Operations, grounds team, or in a warehouse setting is a plus.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No I am at least 18 years of age?
2. Yes/No I can work in outdoor weather conditions?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, describe in full below: (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)
5. Yes/No: I can lift up to 50 lbs.?
6. Yes/No: I can bend, stoop and reach in all directions?


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Internships: Any Internship
2017 - Summer Internships - FC Dallas Youth Development System - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas Youth Development System has created a unique hands on experience for students looking to gain experience in the Sports industry.We are looking for several bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program. 

FC Dallas Youth has over 100 boys and girls Select teams ages U11 to U19 with over 2500 players. Teams are located throughout the Dallas area and play at all levels including Divisions I, II, and III in classic league and lake highlands girls classic league, as well as in Plano and Arlington. Our teams continue to excel both locally and nationally. FCDY players represent our program in the most prestigious programs including (but not limited to) ODP, id2, ECNL, Development Academy, various National Teams, and have also been drafted to play professionally both here in Dallas, and for International Clubs worldwide.

All internships for FC Dallas Youth are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports industries. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights, weekends and holidays will be required.

FC Dallas Youth Club Internship: FC Dallas Youth is seeking an intern to assist the FC Dallas Operations Manager with all aspects of preparation and execution of the 2017 event season. 

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the execution of the tryouts 
  • Creation of player packets for all players trying out
  • Creation of manager books for all team managers
  • Assist with all coach/manager meetings
  • Assist with preparation and collection of Team Fact Sheets
  • Prepare Team Files and Folders
  • Coordinate Uniform Fittings

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive and work well under pressure
  • Detailed-oriented and organized
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Resolve customer service issues or work with supervisors if unable to do so alone
     

FC Dallas Youth Player Development: This internship will work directly with the Director of Juniors Player Development to facilitate the FC Dallas School of Excellence soccer camps. FC Dallas School of Excellence programs are specifically designed for players and coaches to develop solid fundamentals of soccer in an educational, structured, energized and professional manner at one of the best soccer complexes in the country.

Duties include:

  • Assist the Juniors Player Development department in marketing, administration, scheduling, and facilitation of events including soccer camps, soccer clinics and coaching education sessions.

Requirements

  • Must have previous experience playing Soccer
  • Must hold a valid driver license and clean driving record.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess a working knowledge of the internet, MS Word, MS Excel and previous database experience.
  • Ability to work in outside weather conditions to include hot, humid and wet conditions.
  • Ability to work around children ages 6-16 years of age.

  

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas Youth?
3. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
4. Yes/No: I have previous experience playing soccer?
5. Yes/No: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation?
6. Which would be your FIRST preference working with the FCDY?
7. Which would be your SECOND preference working with FCDY?
8. Yes/No: I am aware that college credit must be obtain to qualify me for the internship program?
9. How many hours of service must you complete with a company in order to receive college credit?


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2017 Summer Internship - DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program.

Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Soccer Center is in use over 300 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.  Toyota Stadium is the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

All internships for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium & Soccer Center are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Digital Media Production: FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium are looking for a Multimedia production intern to assist the Marketing department. The multimedia production intern with report to the Multimedia Services Manager and assist with the day to day objectives of the Marketing Department.

Job Duties:
• Assist in filming and editing video segments for in game presentation
• Assist in conducting player interviews as well as filming and editing online video segments
• Assist the marketing department on game days to coordinate and implement marketing endeavors such as half time entertainment, in game promotions and other related duties.
• Assist with the development of online video branding.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Excellent communication skills
• Dynamic and confident personality
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
• Strong video production skills that include digital video workflows with Canon DSLRs, Premier Pro, CS6, Final Cut Pro 7
• A understanding of Adobe After Effects CS6 is a plus but not a requirement
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule.
• Must be an active college student
• Must receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
5. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)


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2017 Summer Internship DIGITAL CONTENT - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program.

Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Soccer Center is in use over 300 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.

All internships for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium & Soccer Center are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Digital Content Internship: FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium are looking for a digital content intern to assist the Marketing and Media Relations departments. The digital content intern will report to the Digital Content Editor and assist with the day to day objectives of the Marketing and Media Relations departments.

Job Duties to include but not limited to:
• Assist in creating, editing and publishing content for fcdallas.com, fcdallasyouth.com and other websites
• Monitor site traffic and analytics for fcdallas.com
• Assist in developing storylines and creating blog posts
• Assist in coverage of FCD Juniors/Youth System and DFW adult league soccer
• Participate in events, promotions, and other activities as required
• Assist the communications and marketing departments on game days to coordinate and implement communications endeavors such as video footage, interviews, transcription, and other related duties
• Work with Marketing Director, Coordinator and Digital Content Editor on Social Media Marketing efforts, including strategy, communication and growth of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
• May involve taking photos and shooting video

The ideal candidate will have:
• Excellent communication skills
• Previous experience covering a beat for school paper, magazine, online publication, etc.
• Interest in the digital communications industry and Content Management Systems
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
• Strong computer skills to include Photoshop, Content Management Systems, Excel, Word and Social Networking sites
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
5. How many hours must you work to receive college credit?
6. Yes/No: I can read and Speak Spanish?
7. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)


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2017 Summer Internship - GRAPHIC DESIGN - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas  of Major League Soccer and Toyota Stadium are looking for a student intern to work with the Graphic Design Team in the creation and design of print and online/digital content. We have created a unique hands on experience for students looking to gain experience in the Sports and Entertainment industry. We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program. 

Toyota stadium & Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is in use over 300 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.  Toyota Stadium is the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

All internships for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment, marketing, and sales industries. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and design flyers, posters and other collateral to support the Sales, Partnerships and Marketing departments
  • Assist the Marketing team with the creation and design of online/digital graphics to use on web and social media outlets
  • Assist the Creative Team in photography projects from player photo and video shoots to merchandise product shoots

QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

  • Must be an active college student pursuing a degree in Advertising, Fine Arts, Graphic Design or a related field.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to work well in team environment.
  • Ability to clearly communicate thoughts, ideas and designs
  • Ability to multi-task on design projects

Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of graphic design software in a MAC environment. The intern is required to have skills and abilities in the following areas:
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Photography experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a plus

Other Requirements

  • Student must be an active college student and receive college credit for completing internship.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
4. Yes/No: I can read/speak Spanish?
5. Yes/No: My schedule is flexible which can include nights, weekends and holidays?
6. How many hours of college credit will you receive for an internship with FC Dallas?
7. How many works hours must be completed in order to receive college credit?
8. Yes/No: I have knowledge of FC Dallas and Major League Soccer?
9. Yes/No: I am aware that all internships with FC Dallas are unpaid and must be used for college credit?
10. Yes/No: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain (will not necessarily disqualify you for a position.)


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2017 Summer Internship - MARKETING - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium have created a unique hands on experience for students looking to gain Marketing experience in the Sports and Entertainment industry. 

We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program.

Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Soccer Center is in use over 300 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.  Toyota Stadium is the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

All internships for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium & Soccer Center are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Marketing: FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium are looking for a marketing intern to assist the Marketing department. The marketing intern will report to the Marketing Manager and assist with the day to day objectives of the Marketing department.

Job Duties to include but not limited to:
• Assist in the implementation of marketing goals and objectives
• Assist with grassroots marketing efforts in events, promotions, client entertainment and other activities as required.
• Assist the marketing department on game-days to coordinate and implement marketing endeavors such as half time entertainment, in game promotions and other related duties
• Assist with the development and implementation of social media and e-marketing initiavites.                                                                                                                                                                             

The ideal candidate will have:
• Excellent communication skills
• Dynamic and confident personality
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
• Strong computer skills and technology skills to include Excel, Word, Internet and Social Networking sites
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule
• Must be an active college student
• Must receive college credit for internship with our company




 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
5. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)
6. Yes/No: I can read and Speak Spanish?


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2017 Summer Internship - PARTNERSHIP MARKETING - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium have created a unique hands on experience for students looking to gain Partnership Marketing experience in the Sports and Entertainment industry. 

We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program.

Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Soccer Center is in use over 350 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.  Toyota Stadium is the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Internships are unpaid, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internship allows you to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for a future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industries. Hours can be flexible to accommodate school or work schedules. Rotating evenings and weekends will be required.

 Partnership Marketing Position: Partnership Marketing Intern. The Partnership Marketing Intern will report to the Partnership Marketing Account Manager and assist with the day to day objectives of the department.

Job Duties to include but not limited to:

·         Assist in the implementation of Partnership Marketing goals and objectives

·         Assist the department during FC Dallas home games to coordinate and implement Partnership Marketing endeavors such as pregame concourse activation, half time entertainment, in-game promotions, photography, and other related duties

·         Assist with capturing key in-game sponsorship moments and compiling proof of asset fulfillment for Partnership Marketing team to access post-game

·         Assist with grassroots initiative fulfillment for FC Dallas Soccer Tour participation and set-up with the FC Dallas Activation Specialist (including inflatable, tent, etc.)

·         Assist with the organizing, planning and execution of FC Dallas Community Clinics

·         Maintain comprehensive communication with the Partnership Marketing Manager

·         Gain awareness of the internal and externally-facing functionality of the Partnership Marketing Department

·         Understand the value of leveraging a sports sponsorship and how it can provide bottom-line ROI results and promote brand equity

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Bilingual

·         Dynamic and confident personality

·         Ability to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous projects

·         Strong computer skills and technology skills to include Excel, Word, Internet and Social

·         Networking sites

·         Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

·         Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule

·         Must be an active college student

·         Must receive college credit for internship with our company

·         The ability to self-start and self-motivate

·         Maintain a positive, can-do attitude

·         Strong interpersonal skills 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
5. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)
6. Yes/No: I can read and Speak Spanish?


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2017 Summer Internship HUMAN RESOURCES - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

The HR department for FC Dallas and FC Dallas Stadium is looking for a dependable, well organized and trustworthy intern. The HR intern will play a supportive role to the Human Resources department for the soccer club and stadium, and will receive exposure to all facets of the Human Resources Department in a Generalist Capacity. All internships with FC Dallas and Frisco Stadium are unpaid and must be used to receive college credit.

Job Duties to include:

  • Assisting with and coordinates recruitment efforts, which may include attending job fairs, posting jobs externally and creating recruiting collateral. 
  • Administrative duties including but not limited to filing, scanning documents, special projects and data entry
  • Conducting pre-screening interviews for applicants and maintaining applicant  flow log
  • Source on-line applications
  • Assist with the set up of orientation for new interns or new employees 
  • Coordinating and assisting with team building and employee activities
  • Assisting with college internship program, maintain current postings at universities
  • Greeting and assisting Employment office visitors, clients and applicants
  • File appropriate documents in employee folders, maintain files, organize files.
  • Assist with distribution of payroll checks on a semi-monthly basis.
  • Answer the HR Department telephone when necessary, attend meetings
  • Assists HR Department with any projects that may arise
  • Varied schedule, may be required to work weekends during the 2017 event season.

Qualifications:
Ideal HR Intern will be able to work independently, maintain professionalism at all times, be extremely organized, and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Pursuing a degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Must be an active college student receiving college credit
  • Must have strong organizational, communication and computer skills

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
4. Yes/No: I understand that all internships with FC Dallas are unpaid and must be used for college credit?
5. Yes/No: I am pursuing a career in the HR field?
6. In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain (will not necessarily disqualify you for a position.)


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2017 Summer Internship - STADIUM OPERATIONS - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

We are looking for bright, passionate, hard-working students to be a part of our team through our internship program.

FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium have created a unique hands on experience for students looking to gain Operational experience in the Sports, Venue and Entertainment industry. Many different operations opportunities are available across our organization.

Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center is a first-of-its-kind facility located in Frisco, Texas. The complex features two major components: a 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art pro stadium immediately adjacent to a sports park with 17 championship-quality sports/soccer fields. Toyota Soccer Center is in use over 300 days per year, showcasing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international events.  Toyota Stadium is the future home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.


All internships for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium & Soccer Center are unpaid internships, and must be used to receive college credit from an accredited university. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights, weekends and holidays will be required. 


Stadium and Complex Operations Internship: FC Dallas is seeking a Stadium Operations/Complex Operations intern who will work directly with the Stadium Operations and Complex Management Departments to assist with scheduling, organizing and coordinating of all events at Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center, with an emphasis on event day logistics. Event day logistics include locker room set-up, table and chair set-up, and pre-game operations. This internship is designed to give students an overall view of the daily operations of a Major League Soccer Stadium and Complex that is in use over 300 days a year.

Job Duties include:

  • Assist the Stadium Operations Department with game day operations to include set up, tear down and event management.
  • Assist with coordination among other departments to ensure that all day of game set-up, giveaways, signage, etc. are met effectively.
  • Help coordinate, plan, and oversee soccer events, concerts, tournaments & other special events at Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center.
  • Facilitate any visiting team’s needs; oversee all specific requests, working with various departments to facilitate those requests.
  • Facilitate requests made by front office staff, vendors, League officials and others as needed.
  • Developing timelines, itineraries, and checklists prior to events.
  • Assist with compliance in accreditation and parking for Staff and Volunteers.
  • Coordinate pre-game events on the field in accordance with MLS rules and regulations.
  • Resolve customer service issues or work with supervisors if unable to do so alone.
  • Observe complex fields to ensure safety procedures, security procedures and equipment usage procedures are followed.
  • Update & maintain schedules for staff, complex and field usage
  • Develop and maintain all proper documentation & files for events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Must be detail-orientated with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Knowledge about the sport of Soccer.
  • Provide helpful and courteous customer service to all vendors and guests and have the ability to problem solve as needed.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft word and excel applications
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Walk extended distances
  • Lift/carry over 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in Outdoor weather conditions to include wet, hot or humid conditions
  • Ability to work near loud noises

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student?
2. Yes/No: I will receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas?
3. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
4. Yes/No: I have access to local housing?
5. Yes/No: I am aware that all internships with FC Dallas MUST be used for college credit?
6. Yes/No: In the past seven years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. (will not necessarily exclude you from consideration)


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Houston Dynamo Game Day Internship - Houston Dynamo (Houston, TX)

The Houston Dynamo organization is seeking Game Day Interns for the 2017 Houston Dynamo season. The Houston Dynamo Game Day Intern program provides hands-on experience with the various duties and responsibilities required to coordinate a successful professional sporting event.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Arrival time is approximately six (6) hours before kickoff (lunch provided) and departure time is approximately one (1) hour after the game ends (varies by length of postgame player meet and greets). Game Day Interns must commit to a minimum of four (4) Dynamo home games and will receive a Dynamo polo and game day credential. Day of game responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Texas Street Fest Activation Area: this is the Dynamo pregame festival area where partners set up tents and have interactive games and giveaways for fans. Game Day Interns will help partners with various areas of need (i.e., logistical setup, marketing support, coordination details, etc.).

  • Partner-Branded Activation Support: provide assistance and support with implementation and coordination of activation programs for Dynamo partners; including but not limited to, Audi Suite Parking Lot, Bud Light Beer Garden, BBVA Compass Photo Morphing Station.

  • Pre-game Ceremonies Coordination: escorting clients/fans to watch pregame warm-ups, implementing ceremonial “first kick” and client team photo.

  • Halftime Promotions: escorting guests for bubble soccer/relay race, military ceremony, etc.

  • In-game Promotions: coordinating selection of participants/winners, awarding prizes, coordinating with production team.

  • Post-Game Player Meet & Greets: help set up area (setup/teardown, coordination of player autograph signings, partner branding, etc.), along with other logistical details required to conduct program.

COMPANY GUIDELINES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates must exhibit a “team first” attitude

  • Candidates must be enrolled in a college program

  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor in the presence of clients, players, VIPs

  • Candidates must exhibit a strong desire to learn and a strong work ethic

  • Candidates must exhibit a positive outlook that values customer service

  • Candidates must exhibit a passion to succeed in the sports industry

  • Candidates must be flexible and able to adapt to various needs

  • Candidates understand positions are unpaid and do not entitle individual to future employment with club.


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Houston Dynamo Summer Sponsorship Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash (Houston, TX)

The Houston Dynamo Sponsorship Intern program provides hands-on experience with the various duties and responsibilities required to coordinate a successful professional sporting event.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Office:

  • Assisting the Partnership Marketing staff in executing all partner contractual elements
  • Support the Marketing and Dynamo Charities departments on sponsor programs and initiatives
  • Event planning and execution of partner related events at our stadium, training facility and various other venues (networking, appreciation and educational events, among others)
  • Game day execution of partner promotions and activations
  • Tracking added value for partner including, but not limited to ticket plan promotions, social media, game day giveaway promotion, etc.
  • Representing the Houston Dynamo at sponsored events including player, 713 Squad and Dynamo Diesel appearances
  • Administrative tasks such as mailing, database upkeep, electronic filing, etc.
  • Set up and tear down of partner related elements at games and community events
  • Composing season recaps
  • Other duties as assigned

Game Days: Arrival time is approximately six (6) hours before kickoff (lunch provided) and departure time is approximately one (1) hour after the game ends (varies by length of postgame player meet and greets). Day of game responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Texas Street Fest Activation Area: this is the Dynamo pregame festival area where partners set up tents and have interactive games and giveaways for fans. Interns will help partners with various areas of need (i.e., logistical setup, marketing support, coordination details, etc.).

  • Partner-Branded Activation Support: provide assistance and support with implementation and coordination of activation programs for Dynamo partners; including but not limited to, Audi Suite Parking Lot, Bud Light Beer Garden, etc.

  • Pre-game Ceremonies Coordination: escorting clients/fans to watch pregame warm-ups, implementing ceremonial “first kick” and client team photo.

  • Halftime Promotions: escorting guests for bubble soccer/relay race, military ceremony, etc.

  • In-game Promotions: coordinating selection of participants/winners, awarding prizes, coordinating with production team.

  • Post-Game Player Meet & Greets: help set up area (setup/teardown, coordination of player autograph signings, partner branding, etc.), along with other logistical details required to conduct program.

COMPANY GUIDELINES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Intern positions will not be scheduled to work more than twenty eight (28) hours per week under any circumstance. This includes time spent at events, matches, trainings, and in the office.

  • All interns must be students enrolled in post-secondary education.

  • In the case of a credit receiving internship, both the intern and their educational institution must agree that our internship policies will qualify the intern to receive credit.

  • Candidates must exhibit a “team first” attitude.

  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor in the presence of clients, players, VIPs.

  • Candidates must exhibit a strong desire to learn and a strong work ethic.

  • Candidates must exhibit a positive outlook that values customer service.

  • Candidates must exhibit a passion to succeed in the sports industry.

  • Candidates must be flexible and able to adapt to various needs.

  • Candidates understand positions are unpaid and do not entitle individual to future employment with club.


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Dynamo Charities/Community Relations Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash (Houston, TX)

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Dynamo Charities and Community Relations department has two roles: maintaining and building relationships with the community through a variety of community outreach efforts, and raising awareness and funds for Dynamo Charities, the charitable arm of the Houston Dynamo.

Dynamo Charities believes in using the power of the Dynamo and the sport of soccer to support the community. It has established a variety of programs in health, wellness and physical fitness, scholarship opportunities, support to re-build soccer fields in impoverished areas, game ticket giveaways and many others to positively impact the lives of those in the greater Houston area.

The community relations department is looking for one to two interns who can support the endeavors of Dynamo Charities by assisting in creative fundraising efforts, event planning and securing sponsorships.

EXTERNAL JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Responsibilities for this position can include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicating with potential sponsors to secure funding for programs

  • Expanding Dynamo Charities databases of contacts and sponsors Executing Dynamo Charities activities at Dynamo games

  • Helping to coordinate the Kicks for Kids program

  • Developing and implementing marketing plans for DC programs and events

  • Representing the Dynamo in the community through player appearances

  • Coordinating with other non-profits or groups for events and charity ticket distributions

  • Writing thank you letters and receipts

  • Assisting with planning and implementation of charity events like Dynamo Foot Golf, Bald is Beautiful, DynaBowl Tournament and others.

Candidates for this position should possess the following characteristics:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word and Excel primarily

  • Organized

  • Self-motivated Proactive

  • Personable and professional

REQUIREMENTS

  • Student, currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Graduate degree at an accredited College or University

Position Type: Unpaid Internship Employment Type: Part Time Intern Travel Required: Some

Shift:  Days/Weekends


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Human Resources Internship - Houston Dynamo/Dash/BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston, TX)

At Forever Orange, we strive to create a dynamic work environment that fosters mutual respect and team work. We are a growth orientated organization and we invite you to grow along with us by taking advantage of the many opportunities open to you.  Forever Orange is currently looking for a Human Resource Intern to join our staff part-time!

Position Overview:

The Human Resources Intern will directly assist the Human Resources Department with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, recruiting, onboarding/orientation, employee benefits, and volunteer intern programs. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school related to his or her areas of interest, and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources can play in a sports industry setting, and be better prepared to work in the arena of human resources and the nonprofit sector. The candidate will also have opportunities to network with the programs, finance, and development staff.

Responsibilities:

Develop and Maintain HR Compliance Knowledge

  • Begins to develop a current knowledge of HR Laws and Regulations.

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the HR field.

  • Develops a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.

  • Keeps abreast of Document retention requirements

Pursue an Attitude of Learning and Development

  • Attends seminars and meetings relative to the HR profession.

  • Cultivate interpersonal skills

  • Develop negotiating and public speaking skills

  • Foster time management skills

HR administration

  • Track progress, deadlines, and priorities of all projects

  • Prepare Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents

  • Proofread HR documents including audits, marketing information, and handbooks.

  • May be responsible for making meeting and travel arrangements

  • Maintain TeamWorks (job posting and following up with open jobs)

  • Assist with Pre-Employment Processes

  • Assist in tracking requisitions

  • Assist with coordinating candidate interviews

  • Managing personnel files (creating new and removing terminated)

  • Other duties as assigned

Teamwork

  • Work proactively with other team members.

  • Prioritize activities for the best interest of the team when working on joint projects.

  • Openly share new ideas and information with other team members.

  • Keep other team members apprised to avoid surprises and disappointed clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Current enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human resources

  • Personable, able to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills.

  • Ability to share knowledge and work in a strong team oriented environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications

  • Student Member of SHRM desired, not required

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a SHRM membership?


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Notification of Internships - Major League Soccer (Various Locations, XX)

 By creating a profile under this listing, you are not applying for a job. Rather, you will be notified of internships when they become posted matching the notification buttons you check on this application. Make sure you answer the job questions on the application as incomplete applications may not be considered. Thank you.


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Game Day Staff - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country. Minnesota United is at the center of the game’s growth in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, Minnesota United is dedicated to growing professional soccer in the state of Minnesota. Minnesota United is a Major League Soccer (MLS) team. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets professional sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description

Members of our Game Day Staff will work at all Minnesota United FC home matches during the 2017 season. This part-time position focuses on the preparation and execution of home matches, and creating a positive fan experience. Game Day Staff will benefit from an in-depth look behind the scenes of a professional sporting event, and will have the opportunity to work with professionals from a wide range of departments and levels. There are exciting opportunities for those who work hard and prove themselves to take on additional responsibilities and duties.  You will report to and serve as a liaison for the Game Day Manager and Operations Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities

·         Aid in the execution and organization of game set up, experience, and tear down

·         Monitor and manage various stadium amenities and areas during each game

·         Oversee and assist gate entry and ticket taking process

·         Operate guest services booth to handle guest inquiries, requests, and complaints

·         Serve as liaison for various departments

·         Be assertive and friendly to any and all fans in attendance

·         Other duties as assigned

Requirements

·         Able to work at all of Minnesota United FC’s home games.

·         Ability to stand and be active long periods of time

·         Ability to lift at least 20 lbs

·         Ability to interact with customers in a personable and outgoing manner

·         Effective verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to work well in a fast paced, team oriented environment

·         Able to take initiative and create a positive environment

·         All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What are you hoping to gain out of this opportunity with Minnesota United FC?
2. Are you familiar with Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer?


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Sales Internship - (Summer/Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, Fl)

Department:  Sales
Reports to:  Sr. Director of Sales / Director of Premium Sales & Service

Background: After winning three USL-Pro Championships over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016. The Lions, who currently hold the second highest average attendance in the league, play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.

Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Summary: Orlando City SC is looking for motivated Sales Interns to assist our Group Ticket and Premium Sales Department with day-to-day operations. The successful candidate will receive instruction under the Sr. Director of Sales / Director of Premium Sales & Service and will have the opportunity to supplement classroom instruction and gain practical experience in group sales for a professional sports team. Concluding this internship, this person will learn various aspects of the sales process, gameday operations, and fulfillment. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR THIS INTERNSHIP.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be present for all games and special events as needed.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations including, but not limited to:
    • Assisting sales reps with lead generation, mailings, and promotions.
    • Learning all aspects of the sales process including Archtics.
    • Assisting the sales department with research of various teams regarding sales collateral, pricing, benefits, seating charts, maps, etc.
    • Responsible for assisting sales staff with support, projects, and operations during game days, including suite service, running fan experiences, etc.
    • Customer interaction via phone, email and face-to-face.
    • Fulfill ticket orders and packages.
    • Data entry.
    • Preparation and execution of ticket sales events including set-up, data capture, etc.
  • Other special projects and administrative duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent. Candidates receiving college credit for participating in our internship program are preferred.
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to work in the office at least 20 hours per week

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you eligible to receive academic credit as a result of this internship?
2. What is your availability to work during the summer semester?


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Marketing Internship (Summer/Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing

Background: After winning three USL-Pro Championships over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016. The Lions, who currently hold the second highest average attendance in the league, play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.

Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Summary: The Marketing Intern will report to the Director of Marketing. This position will assist with the daily marketing activities of the Club, including but not limited to, coordination of Team City events, grassroots marketing efforts, gameday responsibilities and marketing events. We seek someone with a strong grasp of our culture, superior organization skills, an unequalled work-ethic and a creative mind to help us achieve our goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and logistics for Team City, and assume leadership role within the team.
  • Manage Team City social media accounts.
  • Coordinate Club marketing events.
  • Gameday responsibilities including fanzone set up, operation and breakdown, as well as coordinating deliverables for gameday talent.
  • Work with various internal and external parties to implement in-office events.
  • Research concepts for various aspects of gameday production.
  • Manage inventory and storage of marketing collateral materials.
  • Assist with LionNation fulfillment including management of membership program and other deliverables.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Intern must be available to work full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) during the Summer semester (May 2017 through August 2017).
  • MBA/Graduate level candidates preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 months of sports marketing experience.
  • Strong organizational skills with experience managing multiple projects and timelines.
  • Knowledge of marketing, promotions and event planning.
  • Exceptional creative abilities; looking to push the envelope and develop and implement fresh ideas.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Academic credit required.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you eligible to receive academic credit?
2. What is your availability to work during the summer semester?


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Team City Member - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Senior Marketing Coordinator

Background: After winning three USL-Pro Championships over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016. The Lions, who currently hold the second highest average attendance in the league, play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.

Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Summary: Orlando City SC is seeking energetic and self-motivated individuals interested in obtaining practical and relevant experience in the field of sports marketing through various events and event promotions. This position will primarily assist in grassroots marketing efforts at specific events within the Central Florida community. The part-time employee will mainly work on weekends with some weekday events throughout the year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate current Club promotions.
  • Ability to create a fun and engaging environment with potential Orlando City fans.
  • Creatively solve problems at events.
  • Organize and manage all marketing assets, equipment, inventory, etc. at events.
  • Responsible for event set-up and tear-down and ensure proper care of marketing assets, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communications Skills.
  • Must be available to work at least two events per month.
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation.
  • Must be at a minimum, the equivalent of a sophomore at the undergraduate level.
  • Must be able to work games and events throughout the summer months.
  • Available to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Physical demands include lifting or folding inflatables along with other Marketing related assets.

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Partnership Marketing Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Partnership Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting with fulfillment of partnership elements such as promotions, grassroots programs, tickets, VIP events, and autograph requests as well as the front office day-to-day operations. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office. Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends. Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  The ideal candidate should be organized, personable, professional, mature and committed to the sports industry.  A strong analytical background is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in planning and implementing special events and hospitality programs
  • Assist the sales team in research and prospecting
  • Assist with partner recaps and activation plans
  • Assist with game day operations, client management, and general account activation
  • Facilitate and execute specific partner game day promotions
  • Manage inventory of merchandise and premium items
  • Research activation concepts for partners as needed
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years.   If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Ticket Sales & Fan Services Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Interns will be responsible for assisting the ticket sales and fan services staff front office in day-to-day operations.  Interns will be exposed to front office operations and general marketing operations as well. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct Market Research to develop sales leads for the department
  • Assist in Gameday preparation and execution
  • Aid in execution of local Youth Soccer Partnerships
  • Aid in execution of local Pub Partnerships
  • Work with the Supporters Club in Gameday preparation and operations
  • Provide friendly customer service at Union home games and other Union events
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check.  If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Group Ticket Sales Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Group Ticket Sales Intern will be responsible for assisting with the Groups Department day-to-day operations.  Interns will be exposed to front office operations and general marketing operations as well. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct Market Research to develop sales leads for the department
  • Assist in Gameday preparation and execution
  • Aid in execution of local Youth Soccer Partnerships
  • Aid in execution of local Pub Partnerships
  • Work with the Supporters Club in Gameday preparation and operations
  • Provide friendly customer service at Union home games and other Union events
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check.  If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Team Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

Interns will be responsible for assisting the Team Coordinators and Equipment Managers in day-to-day operations, front office operations, and provide game & event support.  Internships with the Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with all Union events and programing
  • Assist with all Union Home Games
  • Assist with Front Office support
  • Assist Team Staff with day to day needs
  • Work with staff to prepare the field and locker room for practices and games
  • Assist the Players and Staff with away game travel
  • Local housing preferred
  • Some nights & weekends required

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years*

*Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you aware this is an unpaid internship?
2. Are you receiving college credit/is an internship a class requirement?
3. When could you start?
4. When would you end?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?


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Box Office Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Interns will be responsible for assisting the box office in day-to-day operations as well as front office operations and games and events support.  Internships with the Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences.  Box office experience is a plus but is not required for this position. Interns will be trained on the Paciolan ticketing system and be exposed to various forms of fan services.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sell tickets to walk-up customers at the Talen Energy Stadium Box Office
  • Fulfill all internal and external ticket orders
  • Learn the Paciolan ticketing system
  • Prepare the box office for game day and event on-sales
  • Supervise game day sellers
  • Set up and breakdown will call
  • Provide a high level of customer service at Union home games and other PPL Park events
  • Duties and events to be assigned with other departments as needed
  • Other box office responsibilities as assigned

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years.   If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Social Media Intern (Summer2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Social Media intern will work directly with the Sr. Social Media Coordinator and Digital Manager to help develop and execute social strategies for philadelphiaunion.com.  Interns will be responsible for assisting the Marketing and Communications department with day-to-day operations.  Additional job responsibilities could be developed around the candidates’ strengths.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help maintain and update all Philadelphia Union’s social platforms
  • Pre-schedule weekly content
  • Perform research in popular trends
  • Work on larger scale social media campaigns
  • Create and execute social media contests and promotions
  • Manage the Union’s @TheUMatchDay Twitter (play by play) account on game days
  • Assist in updating and editing content on philadelphiaunion.com

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college
  • Have a working knowledge of soccer
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years
  • Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship (Required)?
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Digital Content Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Do you dream of writing stories and content for the Philadelphia Union?  If you want to be feaured on multiple Major League Soccer social platforms, then this is the internship for you!

As the Philadelphia Union Digital Content Intern, you will support the Digital Department. This internship offers the opportunity to learn and develop skills in digital communication and website maintenance on PhiladelphiaUnion.com and other MLS social media platforms. This internship reports directly to the Digital Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce 3-5 written content pieces a week
  • Contribute to the overall digital content strategy for the Club
  • Post Union related League content from MLSsoccer.com
  • Help create, manage, and execute digital content calendar
  • Assist in the maintenance & creation of ticket, partnership, community and fan web pages
  • Analyze digital performance data on PhiladelphiaUnion.com and social media platforms
  • Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions for upcoming projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Student with an emphasis in journalism, communications, web design or related field
  • High proficiency in written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who is able to take initiative in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated and strong understanding of digital and social media practices
  • Experience with a content management system (CMS)
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS coding
  • Knowledge of Major League Soccer preferred
  • Experience with a web analytics platform (Google Analytics)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union, the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years; those who have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years may swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you aware this is an unpaid internship?
2. Are you receiving college credit/is an internship a class requirement? (Required)


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Accounting Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Interns will be responsible for assisting the front office in day-to-day operations. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office. Interns may be occasionally asked to work nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable process
  • Assist in monthly expense tracking
  • Prepare actual vs. budget analysis
  • Perform special projects as assigned
  • Perform other general front office duties as required

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years.  If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship?
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Game Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

This intern will be responsible for assisting the front office in day-to-day operations.  Internships with the Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.

Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate, coordinate and stall all game day volunteers
  • Develop game day staff list
  • Create all game day volunteer paperwork, including credentials, post orders, brief sheets
  • Track and record attendance of all volunteers
  • Assist with pre-game operations documents
  • Manage the set-up, and clean-up of supplies for in stadium game operations
  • Assist with in-office tasks when asked from time to time
  • Work all home Philadelphia Union games
  • Assist with grassroots and promotional marketing events. 

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years.   If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Marketing Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting the marketing and operations department, as well as assist with all front office day-to-day operations.  Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.

Interns will be asked to work nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  A writing sample may be required during the interview process.    

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the Philadelphia Union Junior Supporters Club membership
  • Supervise Junior Supporter Check-in on game day
  • Create monthly Junior Supporters Club newsletter
  • Staff, interview and communicate regularly with all members of the Philadelphia Union’s promotional team, Major Molly’s
  • Manage the production of the official game day program of the Philadelphia Union, Inside the Net
  • Work with the premium seating department to assist in set-up of the Stadium Club and suites prior to game day
  • Responsible for answering general marketing email and phone account
  • Assist with additional front office tasks from time to time
  • Work all Philadelphia Union home games
  • Attend and work occasional grassroots and promotional events

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years.   If you have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Foundation/Community Relations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Foundation/Community Relations Intern is responsible for assisting in all community outreach efforts and Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) projects. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: fundraising support, administration, project management, marketing and promotion, and research. Specific details of this position include handling donation requests and contributions reporting, preparing community related presentations, assisting in planning fundraising and community engagement events, and promoting the efforts of the Philadelphia Union Foundation, which works to assist the continued development of Safe Spaces, Nutrition, Fitness and Mentorship. Additionally, interns will be asked to work all home games and other Union events as assigned. Some nights and weekends will be required. Qualified candidates for this position will have a passion for serving the community as well as the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should be able to communicate with internal and external contacts with ease and be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Possible Projects:

  • Research Projects As Assigned
  • Grant And Award Applications
  • Donor Profile Management
  • Donation Requests And Thank You Letters
  • River Cup, Cocktails & Cleats And Other Major Fundraising Event Assistance
  • Hometown Hero Management
  • 50/50 Game Day Responsibilities When Needed
  • Other Event Responsibilities Including, But Not Limited To: U on Tour, Clean Ups, Clothes Donation Drop Offs, Soccer Schools, and Clinics With Other Departments

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years
  • Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)


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Event Operations Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Event Operations intern will be responsible for executing Philadelphia Union events including but not limited to: grassroots marketing events, corporate sponsor events, soccer schools and all Union home games. The ideal candidate is a confident, hard-working, and innovative college or graduate- level student who is interested in an opportunity to earn course credits toward the completion of their degree, while obtaining practical experience in the world of professional sports.  We have redesigned our internship program to provide valued learning opportunities, hands-on experience, and the chance to have a direct impact on professional soccer here in Philadelphia. We are looking for candidates interested in the area of Game-Day and Event Operations.  Through this internship, the intern will be introduced to the behind-the-scenes operations of PPL Park prior to and during Philadelphia Union home games and other events, such as The U on Tour.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute all grassroots marketing events including set up and breakdown
  • Assist in the promotion of Philadelphia Union events through collateral drops
  • Assist with additional promotional events as needed
  • Attend all College Brand Manager sessions
  • Work all Philadelphia Union home games
  • Complete all other duties as assigned

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years
  • Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)
2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?
4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?
8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?


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Equipment Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

SUMMARY:

The Equipment Intern will be responsible for assisting the Equipment Manager with day-to-day operations, front office operations, and provide game & event support. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with daily Locker Room set-up (practices and games)
  • Assist Team Staff with day-to-day needs
  • Work with staff to prepare the field and locker room for practices and games
  • Assist the Players and Staff with away game travel
  • Assist with Front Office support
  • Assist with all home games
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years*

*Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you aware this is an unpaid internship?
2. Are you receiving college credit/is an internship a class requirement?
3. When could you start?
4. When would you end?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?


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Legal Internship - Summer 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Legal Intern for Sporting Kansas City provides assistance to the Legal Team by helping with research, drafting and editing, as well as learns about the contract process, negotiations, risk management and other legal issues surrounding a professional sports team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist the Legal Team with various administrative functions, day-to-day tasks, and project management.
  • Research and analyze legal authority such as statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, legal articles, and case law.
  • Support Legal Team in litigation management, including drafting and editing court documents.
  • Assist in preparing legal documents, including but not limited to, briefs, memorandums, contracts, letters, and various other types of agreements.
  • Provide general assistance to the Legal Team in proofreading, editing and analyzing contracts and other communications.
  • File and manage legal and organizational documents in the applicable in-house contract management system.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a time efficient manner with exceptional time management.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Proven ability to remain objective and discrete.
  • Exercise common sense at all times.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and drafting skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Teamwork orientation.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Currently enrolled in a J.D. or LL.M program.
  • Coursework or experience in contracts, negotiations, legal research and writing.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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Corporate Partnership Sales Internship - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Corporate Partnership Sales Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in corporate partnership sales and service operations for a professional sports organization.  The Corporate Partnership Sales Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Corporate Partnerships Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure that all facets of assigned sponsorship accounts are given service with professionalism, attention to detail and a customized client focus.
  • Serve as the point of contact for current partners, renewals and prospects.
  • Utilize client objectives and goals to develop and research promotional platforms and partnership strategies.
  • Create, track, develop and maintain all proposals, research, contracts and wrap-up books following processes and guidelines set forth by the Corporate Partnerships Team.
  • Compile, report, enter, collect, forecast and track accurate account elements, billing, fulfillment and contact information, as well as reports pertaining to proposals, contracts, budgets and other account details.
  • Greet, support and serve current and potential clients daily and at Sporting Kansas City games.
  • Assist, support and coordinate with internal teams in regards to all aspects of promoting and managing all Sporting Club Franchise properties and other responsibilities, such as special projects and planning.
  • Create new business opportunities through connecting with prospective clients.
  • Take ownership and/or lead on designated projects and programs for both activation and sales.
  • Learn and implement the sales process from introduction to closure, including the following:  prospect research, securing the meeting, conducting the pitch, follow-up strategies, finalizing terms and signed contract.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and the Sporting Club organization on game day and at other various out-of-office promotional events.
  • Perform various game day duties with the Corporate Partnerships Team.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTUES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Professional demeanor and self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Sports Marketing and Management, Business, Communications or other related field required.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective corporate partnerships activiation, as well as selling strategies and techniques.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time with occasional standing and walking.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently with the Sales Team and potential clients.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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Corporate Partnership Activations Internship - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Corporate Partnership Activation Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in corporate partnerships for a professional sports organization.  The Corporate Partnership Activations Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Corporate Partnerships Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and the Sporting Club organization on game day and at other various out-of-office promotional events.
  • Provide assistance in the office with any partner day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Responsible for game day setup and takedown of activation elements.
  • Complete the pre-game staging of partner giveaways and collateral.
  • Assist with the distribution of sponsor deliverables pre and post-game.
  • Assist with the execution of Sporting Kansas City’s halftime production.
  • Setup and breakdown occasional outside events.
  • Assist with outside player and market appearances.
  • Perform various game day duties with the Corporate Partnerships Team.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Resourceful and proactive attitude.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
  • Customer service oriented.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Sports Marketing and Management, Business, Communications or other related field required.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective corporate partnerships.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent bending, pulling and stooping.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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Internship, Safety & Security - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Safety and Security Intern for Sporting Kansas City will have the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities of the safety and security group while assisting in day to day and game day functions. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Become familiar with Safety and Security policies and procedures for stadium events.
  • Assist with the implementation of programming and initiatives to educate staff and fans on the Safety and Security policies and procedures.
  • Document in-event medical, security, and facility occurrences in the stadium on event days through various reporting systems including the ISS 24/7 Incident Management System.
  • Assist with the distribution of credentials and parking passes.
  • Deliver post-event summaries of all incidents and identify trends that should be addressed to create a safer environment for all staff and patrons in Children’s Mercy Park.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Excel working in a team environment.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong use of critical and analytical thinking processes.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Outgoing and personable.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Minimum of 20 office hours per week (including nights and weekends).
  • Must be available for all/most Children’s Mercy Park major events (i.e Sporting KC home matches, concerts, etc.).
  • Must be competent in computer skills.
  • Ability to interact with players, staff, security, and law enforcement in a professional manner.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time, with occasional walking.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty (20) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, ability to distinguish colors, depth perception, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision.
  • While attentive to schedule flexibility, must be able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have reliable transportation available?
2. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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Youth Soccer Internship - Summer 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Youth Soccer Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in the various elements associated with Sporting Kansas City’s youth academy program, athletic partnership program and other youth soccer initiatives.  The Youth Soccer Intern will gain hands-on experience, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Support the Youth Development Team by gathering research for potential member organizations in the Sporting Club Network.
  • Assist with partner activation and fulfillment on game days and at various events.
  • Hold coaching and/or administrative roles at Sporting Kansas City’s youth-driven events, including, but not limited to, camps and clinics.
  • Assist the Youth Development Team’s communications, online presence and digital media, such as social media, event recaps and blog writing.
  • Assist in the fulfillment of the Sporting Club Network and Academy Affiliate partnership programs.
  • Support the Youth Development Team with the preparation, production and data collection of mid-season and end of season recap reports.
  • Help organize, promote and facilitate soccer clinics, camps, coaching education and other community-driven events.
  • Support any projects, initiatives and other administrative duties related to Sporting Kansas City’s Youth Development Team.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and the Sporting Club organization on game day and at other various out-of-office promotional events.
  • Perform various game day duties with the Youth Development Team.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
  • Strong passion for the game of soccer.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Sports Marketing and Management, Business, Communications or other related field required.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the operations of effective youth development organizations.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Interest and experience in competitive sports and soccer preferred, including coaching and/or playing experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ATTRIBTUES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time with occasional standing and walking.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently with the Sales Team and potential clients.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please describe how you stand apart from your peers in the areas of leadership, confidence and innovation.
2. Yes/No: I will be of junior or senior status or enrolled in a graduate-level program at the time of my internship, and will receive course credits through the internship toward completion of my degree.
3. Yes/No: I am available for home matches and events throughout the internship period.
4. Yes/No: I have local housing and transportation available in the Kansas City metro area.


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Internship, Event Marketing Ambassador - Swope Park Rangers, USL (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Event Marketing Ambassador receives training and gathers practical experience in the Event Marketing field by doing a wide variety of different tasks to gain hands-on experience in the sports industry.  The Event Marketing Ambassador Intern promotes the Swope Park Rangers to ensure a memorable fan experience and integrate them into a new soccer viewing environment. The Event Marketing Ambassador Intern assists the Marketing Operations Team with event planning, marketing and advertising; acting as the “face” of the Swope Park Rangers and strengthening the brand with a natural and unique connection to the community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, Swope Soccer Village, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners in a professional manner at all times.
  • Set up, take down and transport the various elements of Brand Ambassador Activation elements.
  • Engage fans by developing a rapport in a short time through natural dialogue.
  • Market Swope Park Rangers during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Responsible for the Club’s lead capture efforts including collection, distribution and database maintenance collected during events.
  • Responsible for creating and executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties and events.
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings.
  • Crowd management, as necessary.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Strong public speaking skills.
  • Knowledgeable and innovative with strong problem solving skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.
  • Strong passion for Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter, eager to work in a hands-on learning environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Fashion, Merchandising, Public Relations, Event Planning, Operations, Business, or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Junior standing in college, as well as a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Prior experience or extensive coursework in event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.
  • Social Media, Web HTML experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Must have personal computer and access to the internet.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Will be working in various outdoor weather conditions, including frequent exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Will be required to do light traveling around the Kansas City area.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the Marketing Team in pregame and halftime activities.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned during Swope Park Rangers home matches.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
2. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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