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Current available jobs in Internships:


» Ticket Sales & Service Internship - Beginning Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Graphic Designer Intern - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview/Chicago, Il)
» Media Management Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Video Production Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Corporate Partnership Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Summer Digital Video Production Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» 2017 Team Toyota Stadium - Game day Grounds crew - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - TICKET SALES & MEMBERSHIP SERVICES - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, Tx)
» 2017 Fall Internship - DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - PHOTOGRAPHY - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - GRAPHIC DESIGN - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - MARKETING - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - PARTNERSHIP MARKETING - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - TICKET OPERATIONS - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - STADIUM OPERATIONS - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship HUMAN RESOURCES - FC Dallas, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship DIGITAL CONTENT - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - MEDIA SERVICES - FC DALLAS, Major League Soccer & Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - Videographer/Video Editor Intern - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - SPORTS SCIENCE & ANALYTICS - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» 2017 Fall Internship - SOCIAL MEDIA - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)
» Notification of Internships - Major League Soccer (Various Locations, XX)
» Development Academy Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Information Technology Intern - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Communications Intern Summer 2017 - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Social Media Internship (2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Graphic Design Internship (Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Team City Member - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Foundation/Community Relations Intern (Fall 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Internship - Event Sales (Fall 2017) - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Internship, Stadium & Event Operations, Fall 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Internship, Community Relations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)


Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Sales & Service Internship - Beginning Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Expectations:  Is it your dream to work in the sports industry? If so an internship with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club can be the first mile of your marathon!  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 the Sales & Service Team with various tasks.
  • Work with the sales representatives on group sales initiatives and lead generation research.
  • Game day duties include: group data collection and operational duties.
  • Attend Chicago Fire Matchdays and Events as needed
  • Assist on matchdays with groups, client interactions and youth experiences
  • Making outbound phone calls to Chicago Fire fans and prospects.
  • Data entry, filing, organization and inventory
  • Assisting other departments with various tasks
  • Assist with direct mailing campaigns 

Additional Duties: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Chicago Fire Soccer Club from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the company. Upon employment, the employee is required to fully comply with Chicago Fire rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of company facilities. Employees who violate these rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. 

Qualifications:

  • Intern MUST receive college credit for the 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
  • Background in sales, marketing, business, customer service or communications is encouraged 
  • 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
  • Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented and enthusiastic about working within a sports-related environment
  • Creative and outgoing self-starter
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 Lbs

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. When are you available to begin your internship? September? Y/N
4. Are available to work evenings & weekends? Y/N


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Graphic Designer Intern - 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


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Media Management Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview
Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and 2015 is the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008, and has also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. 2017 is Crew SC’s 19th season at historic Crew Stadium, the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is offering a Media Management Internship within our Creative Services Team. The selected candidate will work closely with the Video Content Producer and Video Production Manager to log, organize, and archive digital media assets. 

2017 internships are available for students actively pursuing education and academic credit may be available. The internship requires 10-15 hours per week in the office as well as all home matches.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

Office Responsibilities

  • Log, organize and archive video footage using CatDV archiving system
  • Sort tagged footage into video library
  • Assist video production team by gathering and exporting footage from archive to various digital platforms
  • Maintain consistency in file organization
  • Follow all club branding guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Match Responsibilities

  • Assist the digital and social media team by creating match highlights for in-match distribution
  • Assist the Creative Services Team with organizing media assets for in-match distribution
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Must be an active college student
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or other NLE software
  • Experience in non-linear video editing
  • Experience in metadata archiving systems a plus
  • Experience in shared storage systems a plus
  • Experience with Snappy TV a plus
  • Must possess a strong understanding of video production
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

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Video Production Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview
Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and 2015 is the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008, and has also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. 2017 is Crew SC’s 19th season at historic Crew Stadium, the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description
Columbus Crew SC is offering Video Production Internships within our Video Production Department. Video Production Interns work closely with the Video Content Producer and Video Production Manager, and will collaborate with the Digital and Creative Services teams to assist in creation and implementation of content on digital and broadcast platforms.

Internships are available for students actively pursuing education and academic credit may be available. The internship requires participation in most Crew SC home matches and Crew Stadium events as well as 20 - 25 hours per week in the office.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

  • Assist with capturing, editing, producing and publishing video content for all social media platforms as well as ColumbusCrewSC.com
  • Assist with producing short-form video packages including press conferences, player interviews, highlight reels, community relations’ events and sales and marketing collateral
  • Assist with motion graphic creation for in-stadium digital signage
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of video production equipment
  • Capture footage at home matches and other Crew SC events
  • Develop skills in quality, consistency and creative messaging of all video projects

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Must be an active college student
  • Proficient in video techniques, including lighting and camera positioning among others
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or other NLE software
  • Experience in After Effects a plus
  • Experience with HDV and DSLR camera operations
  • Must possess a strong understanding of digital and social media practices
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

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Corporate Partnership Internship - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

The Columbus Crew SC Corporate Partnerships department is offering an internship for an individual to gain valuable experience in the management, activation and service of Crew SC Corporate Partnerships. The Partnership Marketing Intern will work closely with various members of the Corporate Partnerships Team.

Internships are available for students actively pursuing education and academic credit may also be available. The internship requires participation in most Crew SC home matches other events as well as approximately 20-30 hours per week. We can offer some flexibility around school schedules.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

  • Assist in Corporate Partnerships research including developing comprehensive reports on specific sponsorship categories and industry trends, other MLS teams’ sponsors, Columbus & Ohio based sports franchises’ sponsors among others
  • Assist in the creation of partnership proposals and in development of recap presentations for current partners
  • Assist in activation of all Corporate Partner elements during Crew SC home matches, international exhibitions and ancillary events including signage, in-game promotions, premium item give away and mascot appearances
  • Assist in fulfilling all corporate partner commitments including matchday elements, grassroots marketing campaigns, interactive/electronic media and hospitality among others

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Must be an active college student
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Experience with marketing and/or partner activation preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, including strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and take initiative

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

1. I understand this is an unpaid internship.


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Summer Digital Video Production Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Summer Digital Video Production Internship

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. 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 Video Production: D.C. United are looking for a video production intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The video production intern will report to the Video Producers and assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in shooting and editing video segments  
  • Assist in conducting player interviews 
  • Assist the Digital Media and Communications department on game days including shooting and logging game footage
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in a journalism school (or comparable training)
  • Excellent storytelling skills. A reel or packages must be submitted that demonstrate this ability.
  • Ability to make creative and energetic hype videos 
  • Strong video production skills that include digital video workflows with Nikon DSLRs, Premier Pro, CS6, Final Cut 7
  • Basic animation skills in Adobe After Effects CS6 is a plus but not a requirement
  • Owing your own gear is a plus, but not a requirement 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community

Please submit a link to your reel with your application.


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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: Marketing
2017 Fall Internship - TICKET SALES & MEMBERSHIP SERVICES - 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.

Ticket Sales and Membership Services: The FC Dallas Fan Services/Ticket sales Internship was designed to give college students the opportunity to develop valuable skills and gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. During the internship program, participants will be supervised by the Director of Ticket Sales and Manager, Membership Services for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium. The intern will learn all aspects of the coordination and administration of Sports Marketing, Ticket Sales, Fan Service, Ticket Operations and Game Day Operations. This internship is designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a sales career in the sports industry.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Background in sales, marketing, business, customer service or communications is encouraged
• Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
• Detail oriented and enthusiastic about working within a sport-related environment
• Creative and outgoing self-starter
• Must be an active college student
• Must receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas

• Knowledge of the great game of soccer a plus

All other duties as assigned                                                                                                                                                                 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assisting with daily correspondence to FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium guests
• Delivering superior customer service and exceeding fan expectations
• Researching customer retention strategies
• Administrative office duties including filing, organizing, data entry and mailing
• Assisting in planning and implementing special marketing events and promotions
• Working closely with sales staff to fulfill orders
• Assisting with ticket sales activities and events; including receptions; game day entertainment
• Contribute to brainstorming; planning and implementation of ticket sales plans; idea and proposals

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. How many hours must you work to receive college credit?
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 Fall 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 Fall Internship - PHOTOGRAPHY - 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 experience in the Sports, Venue and Entertainment industry. Many different operations opportunities are available across our organization.
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.

 

Opportunities & Responsibilities

·         Photograph home matches and other related events

·         Assist the Marketing department on match days to coordinate and implement communications initiatives

Required skills, experience & abilities

·         Must be an active college student with emphasis in journalism, photojournalism or communications

·         High proficiency in written and verbal communication skills

·         Demonstrated photography and photo editing experience

·         Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones

·         Proficient in photography techniques, including lighting and camera positioning among others

·         Must possess a strong understanding of digital and social media practices

·         High attention to detail

·         Able to work independently and take initiative

·         Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

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 work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?
5. 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)


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2017 Fall 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 Fall 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 Fall 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 Fall Internship - TICKET OPERATIONS - 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 Ticket Operations 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.

Ticket Operations - The FC Dallas Ticket Operations Internship was designed to give college students the opportunity to develop valuable skills and gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. During the Internship program, participants will be supervised by the Ticket Operations Director and Box Office Manager for FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium. The intern will learn all aspects of the coordination and administration of Ticket Operations, Box Office, and Game Day Operations. This internship is designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a ticket operations career in the sports industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily correspondence to FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium guests
  • Assisting in any ticketed concerts, special events, and promotions held at Toyota Stadium
  • Assisting in order processing and fulfillment of all FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium Events
  • Administrative office duties including filing, organizing, data entry and mailing
  • Assisting in planning and implementing special marketing events and promotions
  • Working closely with fan relations and sales staff to fulfill orders
  • Assisting with ticket sales activities and events
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Background in sales, marketing, business, customer service or communications is encouraged
  • Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented and enthusiastic about working within a sport-related environment
  • Creative and outgoing self-starter
  • Must be an active college student
  • Must receive college credit for an internship with FC Dallas
  • Knowledge of the great game of soccer a plus

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 Fall 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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2017 Fall 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 Fall 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 Fall Internship - MEDIA SERVICES - 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 Communications experience in the Sports and Entertainment industry. Many different opportunities are available across our organization.

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.

Media Services Internship: The Media Services/Public Relations internship is ideal for a college student with an interest in public relations and has knowledge of FC Dallas and Major League Soccer.

Job Duties:
• Assist with FC Dallas Game Day Operations
• Includes Game notes, press box set up, credential process
• Assist media with statistical questions, player interview requests, etc.
• Assist in writing Press Releases / Develop story lines / Blog posts
• Assist in creating Game Day Roster Handout and other publications FCD Hoops Nation, Enews, Freekick, etc.
• Assist in coverage of FCD Reserve Team and FCD Youth System / games at Toyota Stadium
• Assist with providing stories and content for FCD.net. FCD Blog.
• Attend and observe FC Dallas practices
• May involve taking photos and shooting video

All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Must be an active college student and receive college credit.
• Spanish Speaking preferred
• Previous Experience with press releases and game notes
• Must be available to work some nights and weekends for events held at Toyota Stadium.

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: 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 have access to local housing?
6. Yes/No: I can read and Speak Spanish?


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2017 Fall Internship - Videographer/Video Editor Intern - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

Are you passionate about sports media and emerging digital platforms? Do you want to work with one of the best teams in MLS? Then FC Dallas has a phenomenal internship opportunity for you that will allow to build  your demo reel, showcase your creativity and build your network!

We are looking for a digitally native Videographer/Video Editor intern for Fall 2017. In this role within the media and communications department, you will be responsible for shooting and editing video content to support FC Dallas’ digital, broadcast and social media initiatives.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Shooting daily training sessions as well as interviews before and after daily training sessions.
  • Producing and editing snackable daily snackable video content.
  • Shooting feature stories, as assigned.
  • Shoot pre-game video, game footage and post-game sound for highlights, stories and overall coverage.
  • Help identify additional, relevant stories to enhance our video and digital coverage efforts.
  • Work within our brand guidelines on all video projects to ensure consistency of our brand messages
  • Success for you in this role is measured by the impact of the video projects will have on our key business metrics, including engaging video content and brand awareness.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and confident personalit
  • 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 Fall Internship - SPORTS SCIENCE & ANALYTICS - FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium (Frisco, TX)

FC Dallas of Major League Soccer and Toyota Stadium are looking for a student intern to work with the Athletic Training team in sports science and analytics. 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.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Assist the Director of Sports Science with daily work office, administration, etc.

·         Administer sports science measurements, as well as perform multiple analyses

·         Maintain databases of past data look for historical data trends

·         Work with all FCD teams U-12 academy – U18 academy, as well as the professional team

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 Sports Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or related field.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to work well in team environment.

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: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major crime other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please provide further details.
6. Yes/No: I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?


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2017 Fall Internship - SOCIAL MEDIA - FC Dallas, 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. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Use photos, video and web content to create interesting posts on a daily basis.
  • Track, monitor, and engage with fan feedback.
  • Create and track social media campaigns.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in journalism, communications or related field. Candidates receiving credit for participating in our internship program are preferred.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in social media.
  • Experience with basic photo and video editing.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Exceptional reliability, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required.
  • An idea person who is able to work extremely well within a team to come up with creative solutions and identify new opportunities, often in a high-pressure, fast-changing environment.
  • Strong attention to small details is a must.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Strong knowledge of a wide variety of social media platforms.
  • Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Last but not least, a sense of humor is a must. Prepare to tell us a good joke in your interview.

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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Development Academy Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro 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

Minnesota United FC has created a hands-on learning experience for students and recent graduates looking to gain an understanding of a MLS Academy.  The MNUFC Development Academy Internship will be a paid, part-time position (15-20 hours per week depending on travel) from August to December within the Development Academy teams. This role provides a unique educational experience and a behind-the-scenes look into various elements associated with the Development Academy. The participant will be supervised by the Academy General Manager.

Learning Objectives  

·         Learn about various administrative roles in the MNUFC Development Academy

·         Gain hands-on experience in marketing, administration and operations

·         Travel to away Development Academy matches for operations such as, meal coordination, study sessions, etc.

·         Daily operations of Development Academy training sessions

·         Ensure a successful set-up and execution of Development Academy home matches, which includes filming of matches for technical analysis

 

Requirements 

·         Recent graduate or current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in a related field

·         Interest and experience in competitive sports environment, soccer preferred

·         Previous experience in event management is preferred

·         Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential

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

·         Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Ability to travel and work flexible hours (evenings, weekends)

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

1. Are you a recent graduate or current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in related field?
2. Are you able to earn credit with your institution through this internship?
3. Are you able to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends, with additional travel?


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Information Technology Intern - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Intern, Information Technology

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology                                                                        

REPORTING TO: Systems Engineer 

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. With the support of majority owner City Football Group (owners of Manchester City, Melbourne City and Yokohama F Marinos) as well as minority owner, the New York Yankees, NYCFC kicked off the third season in club history in March 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Information Technology Intern is responsible for supporting the Systems Engineers with the execution of short-term projects and daily activities. The areas of concentration include but are not limited to: employee onboarding and set-up, help desk support, printer support and management, and the creation of documents and guides for end users.  This is a six-month paid internship position.

 PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Assist staff to diagnose and solve computer equipment problems
  • Examine and troubleshoot program problems/errors and correct as required
  • Assist with various hardware and software upgrades
  • Set-up new employees with logins, e-mail accounts, and phone extensions with voicemail
  • Help manage distribution lists, users, and emails in an Exchange Server environment
  • Document phone and workstation changes of end users
  • Assist in asset tracking of hardware and software
  • Provide support for all users on corporate and local applications
  • Assist in creating and updating documentation and guides for end users
  • Assist with pre-match and match day duties at Yankee Stadium
  • Other duties as assigned by Systems Engineers

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
  • 1-2 years of relative work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Analytical, with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Flexible with working hours, and can work up to 40 hours per week

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Communications Intern Summer 2017 - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams. 

POSITION SUMMARY

Red Bull New York's Communications Department is looking for motivated, organized undergraduate or graduate students with a strong writing background for this internship. This internship provides an opportunity for candidates who are interested in breaking into the Sports Communications field to gain experience in all aspects of the job. Hours during the week are flexible however candidates are required to attend all Red Bulls regular season and playoff (if applicable) home games.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

• Compiling daily press clippings and tracking coverage
• Writing Press Releases notifying the media and the general public of Red Bulls news, community events, initiatives, player transactions, etc.
• Writing stories for www.newyorkredbulls.com
• Assisting in all aspects of press box operations on game days
• Various administrative duties as requested.

THIS INTERNSHIP IS UNPAID AND FOR CREDIT ONLY. PROOF THAT YOU ARE RECEIVING CREDIT IS REQUIRED


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Social Media Internship (2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Content
Reports to: Social Media Manager

Background: After winning three USL-Pro regular season championships and two postseason titles 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 Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise on Nov. 19, 2013. The Lions played their first two seasons in MLS at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, where they held the second-highest average attendance in MLS. In 2016, the Club launched Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B in the United Soccer League (USL).

In March 2017, Orlando City SC unveiled its brand new, privately financed downtown stadium. With a capacity of 25,500 fans, Orlando City Stadium creates the most exciting game-day experience for fans in the country.

For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Summary: Orlando City SC is looking for a creative and driven Social Media intern to assist in running the team social media accounts and more. This person will work alongside the Social Media Manager and have a chance to learn how Orlando City SC runs their social media accounts, covers events and games, and much more. Concluding this internship this person will have a working knowledge of social media management in sports and be able to pursue digital positions across many industries. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR THIS INTERNSHIP.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Post content to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
  • Edit social media graphics.
  • Copy Writing.
  • Analyze social media analytics.
  • Basic photography and videography.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in communications, PR, marketing, or related field. Candidates receiving credit for participating in our internship program are preferred.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in digital media.
  • Basic understanding of Photoshop. Knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects a plus.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Exceptional reliability, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required.
  • An 'ideas' person who is able to work extremely well within a team to come up with creative solutions and identify new opportunities, often in a high-pressure, fast-changing environment.
  • Strong attention to small details is a must.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • Strong interest and knowledge of soccer is a plus.

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. Will you receive academic credit for this internship?
3. What semester are you applying for and what is your availability? (please specify)
4. Do you have lodging options in Orlando?
5. Why does a position in social media interest you?
6. What is something you would improve with our social media channels?
7. Describe the voice of Orlando City SC.
8. What is your knowledge of soccer and our team/players?
9. Do you have basic knowledge of Photoshop, Premiere Pro, or After Effects?


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Graphic Design Internship (Fall 2017) - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Graphic Design Team

Background: After winning three USL-Pro regular season championships and two postseason titles 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 Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise on Nov. 19, 2013. The Lions played their first two seasons in MLS at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, where they held the second-highest average attendance in MLS. In 2016, the Club launched Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B in the United Soccer League (USL).

In March 2017, Orlando City SC unveiled its brand new, privately financed downtown stadium. With a capacity of 25,500 fans, Orlando City Stadium creates the most exciting game-day experience for fans in the country.

Position Summary: Orlando City SC is looking for a creative and driven Graphics Design Intern. This person will work under the direction of the Graphic Design team, and will have the opportunity to learn how to design and produce marketing collateral for the Club. Concluding this internship this person will know how to design, prepare and present marketing collateral, within the marketing department for a professional sports team. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR THIS INTERNSHIP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with design of ticket collateral (single tickets, season tickets, season ticket holder books).
  • Work with design team on producing advertising material (print, out-of-home, etc.).
  • Assist with creation of interactive design (website design, Facebook images/tab design, etc.) for Orlando City, Orlando Pride, OCB and youth properties.
  • Assist with corporate sales fulfillment (when necessary) and collateral.
  • Provide input and assistance with overall look of branded signage at the stadium (JumboTron, LEDs, banners, etc.).
  • Support design team with presentations, collateral and photo editing.
  • Assist with minimum of two gamedays per month or as needed.

  Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in graphic design, marketing, or related field. Candidates receiving credit for participating in our internship program are preferred.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in graphic design, marketing, etc.
  • Basic understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Exceptional reliability, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of a wide variety of graphic design applications platforms.
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.
  • A sense of humor is a must. Prepare to tell us a good joke in your interview. 

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. Do you have a portfolio/link? (Please provide the link)
3. What are the dates of your internship?
4. What is your availability?


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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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Foundation/Community Relations Intern (Fall 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.  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. Are you pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree (required)
2. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?
3. Are you receiving course credit for an internship?
4. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?
5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?
6. When could you start?
7. When would you end?


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Internship - Event Sales (Fall 2017) - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Event Sales Intern will hold a temporary position with the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in Event Sales for a professional sports organization.  The Events Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Events 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

  • Establish new event relationships with local and national clients through cold calling and grassroots marketing.
  • Meet established revenue goals by developing and implementing an event sales strategy that retains existing clients, grows partner related business and closes new business.
  • Project sales and establish sales goals.
  • Maintain and continually improve upon client satisfaction to create client loyalty, as well as deliver a positive and memorable event experience by regularly meeting with clients and potential clients, conducting stadium tours and providing accurate and timely information to clients.
  • Prepare event proposals and direct negotiations.
  • Work in conjunction with Legends Hospitality on all catering needs.
  • Responsible for executing events on site.
  • Oversee marketing and event social media programs that target new and existing business.
  • 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 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.
  • Flexible and able to work in a time environment.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Hospitality, Sales, Business, Marketing, Communication or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective selling strategies and techniques.
  • Prior experience with event production and sales preferred.
  • Experience in a customer service role preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service and evaluating customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and presentation 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 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.
  • May be working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Associate may be required to travel to meet with clients or potential clients.
  • 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 work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?
3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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Internship, Stadium & Event Operations, Fall 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY
Sporting Kansas City internships allow college or graduate-level students to hold a temporary position within the organization, with emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in sports operations by doing a wide variety of different tasks assigned by their Team Lead.
The Stadium and Event Operations Intern will gain hands-on experience performing a variety of roles within a fast paced, behind-the-scenes environment, with the chance to have a direct impact on professional soccer in Kansas City. Sporting Kansas City’s collaborative environment full of learning opportunities is designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Learn how professional sports venues operate by collaborating with the Operations Team at Children’s Mercy Park with every hosted event, experiencing as many aspects of operations as possible.
  • Assist in the setup and execution of corporate meetings, weddings, holiday parties, special sporting events (i.e.; college football, U.S. Soccer, rugby, soccer clinics, etc.), large and small scale concerts, or any other applicable event.
  • Learn and participate in the organizational philosophy of a Pristine Stadium for all events.
  • Assist in the setup and execution of special, non-stadium events (not at Children’s Mercy Park), such as video shoots, Swope Park Rangers games, corporate meetings at the Lowe & Campbell building, events at the training facility, etc.
  • Perform routine Stadium and Event Operations functions for Sporting Kansas City game days, including, but not limited to, setting up and taking down tables, chairs, pipe and drape, inflatables, bike racks, stanchions, signs and field board signage.
  • Assist with game day presentations and operations such as the National Anthem, Color Guard, Military Family, halftime promotional events, coordinating giveaways, Ball Kid Coordinator, Media Will Call, Walk of Champions, Flag Kids, etc.
  • Assist with the accreditation process.
  • 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.
  • Passionate about professional sports, preferably soccer, and stadium and event operations.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Dependable.
  • Attentive.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree required.
  • Completion of at least sophomore year at a four-year, accredited college institution or enrolled in an accredited graduate program, as well as provide proof of receiving credit for the internship toward the completion of a degree.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Interest and experience in competitive sports preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

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 have at least 3.0 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale).
3. 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.
4. Yes/No: I am available for home matches and events throughout the internship period.
5. Yes/No: I have access to reliable transportation.


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Internship, Community Relations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sporting Kansas City Community Relations Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in sports, philanthropy, marketing and sales.  The Community Relations Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Community Relations 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, The Victory Project, Sporting Wishes, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners in the community.
  • Strengthen the brand with a natural connection to the community.
  • Assist in the fulfillment and distribution of autographed memorabilia and tickets to community groups.
  • Market Sporting Kansas City during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Assist with management of The Victory Project social media accounts, ensuring to keep accounts updated with new materials.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Community Relations and Foundation events and programming.
  • Assist with game day programming, including meet and greets, VIP game day experiences, pregame ceremonies, and in-game activations.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of activities related to the SKC Open.
  • Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • 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.
  • 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 Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Passionate about nonprofit organizations.
  • Strong networking skills.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Prior experience working with nonprofit organizations.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Social media management experience preferred.
  • Driver’s License and reliable car transportation.
  • 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 stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • 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.

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

1. This is an unpaid internship. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?
2. Do you have access to reliable transportation?
3. Do you have previous experience working independently?
4. Do you have the ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary?
5. Do you have experience/expertise with social media?
6. Do you have previous experience with non-profits?


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