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» Chicago Fire Foundation-Community Relations Intern - Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Communications Internship - September 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Corporate Partnerships Intern - Fall 2017(Sep-Dec) - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Event Operations Intern - Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Finance & Administration Intern Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Graphic Designer Intern - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview/Chicago, Il)
» Human Resources Intern-Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Information Technology Part-Time Assistant - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Marketing Internship - The PrivateBank Fire Pitch - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)
» Season Ticket Services - Representative - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Video Production Intern - The PrivateBank Fire Pitch - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)
» Youth Development Internship - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Internships: Any Internship
Chicago Fire Foundation-Community Relations Intern - 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 in coordination of game day 50-50 raffle program
  • Coordinate scheduling game-day volunteer corps with Coordinator
  • Assist with charity section of website, FB and other social media for Foundation
  • Assist with donation requests including data collection and fulfillment
  • Assist with development and execution of organization wide volunteer opportunities and programs
  • Assist in development and execution of Foundation and Community Relations programming with  partners (Ex: City Year, LTS tournament, Practice in the Community, etc)
  • Chicago Fire Foundation special events including annual luncheon, auctions, marathon, etc.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and grant writing
  • Assist in coordination of player appearances

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Qualifications:  

  • Must provide resume & cover letter
  • Must receive college credit
  • Previous community service experience or heart to serve others
  • Communications/marketing or related course of study
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of Chicagoland Area

Date to start: Aug/Sept 2017
 

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

1. Are you available for an internship this Fall 2017? Yes/No

2. Do you have the ability to work evenings and weekends? Yes/No

3. Do you have experience working independently? Yes/No

4. Do you have previous experience with non-profits? Yes/No

5. Do you have experience/expertise with Social Media? Yes/No

6. Do you have car/transportation to get to Toyota Park? Yes/No

7. Are you able to receive school credit for this internship? Yes/No?

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Internships: Any Internship
Communications Internship - September 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking a motivated individual to assist with daily media relations duties and game day media operations. This position is for an individual with exceptional written and verbal communications skills. The individual should possess strong time management skills and the ability to multitask.

Applicants should have a strong understanding of the Chicago Fire and Major League Soccer. 

This is an unpaid internship and is for college credit only. Proof that you are receiving credit is required. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Compilation of daily Fire coverage
  • Assist in managing Social Media results
  • Management of Fire media distribution lists
  • Research for and write press releases and other Communications projects
  • Produce Fire related content for press releases and website
  • Participate in Communications department meetings and events
  • Assisting in all aspects of press box operations on game days including press box setup, managing Media Will Call, transcribing quotes and additional duties.

Required skills

  • Strong communication skills (writing and speaking)  
  • Written and oral Spanish language skills a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of MLS and the Chicago Fire preferable
  • Applicants must receive college credit for the internship. 

  Qualifications

  • Interns must be eligible to receive college/university credit for this internship. Proof of course credit is required. 
  • Applicant must have reliable transportation and local housing.
  • Must be available to work on evenings and weekends of Fire home games at Toyota Park.
  • Please include a cover letter and resume when applying

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

1. Are you eligible for college credit?

2. Are you familiar with the Chicago Fire and Major League Soccer?

3. Do you have local housing available in the Chicago area?

4. Do you have reliable transportation?

5. Are you available to work evenings and weekends of Fire home games at Toyota Park?

6. Do you understand that this is an unpaid internship?

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

1. Are you available for an internship this Fall 2017 beginning in September? If Yes, when can you start?

2. Are you eligible to apply college credit to an Internship with the Fire? Y/N

3. Do you have a reliable means of transportation to get to Bridgeview, IL?

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Internships: Any Internship
Event Operations Intern - Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Chicago Fire is looking for students who are interested in gaining experience in operations and how a professional soccer club operates. Students who are available from January through May are preferred, hwoever those able to work from late August through October may apply. Candidates that can work through December are preferred.The Fire accepts a limited number of internships to ensure that interns gain valuable work experience. All Chicago Fire Internships are unpaid and must receive school credit.


Responsibilities: 

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

Additional Duties: 

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

Qualifications:

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

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

1. Are you available for 4 weekdays per week from January - May preferred?

2. Are you available for ALL home matches and select events throughout the internship session (primarily evenings and weekends)?

3. Do you possess interest and experience in competitive sports and stadium operations?

4. Are you comfortable performing physical labor duties on a daily basis including storage of heavy duty equipment and repairs/maintenance of office/field equipment?

5. Do you have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license?

6. Are you able to earn college credit for this internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Finance & Administration Intern Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Please no phone calls or emails

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the accounts payable and accounts receivable process
  • Organizes and reviews invoices to ensure proper coding and approval
  • Maintain general ledger, accounts payable and financial filing systems
  • Balances the general ledger cash balances to the banking transactions on a daily basis
  • Assist in auditing various departments’ budgets to actual expenses
  • Works hand in hand with the finance department to complete monthly and quarterly financial reporting
  • Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as necessary
  • Gains a working knowledge and understanding of the Chicago Fire’s various affiliates (Chicago Fire Juniors, Chicago Fire Rec Soccer, The Private Bank Fire Pitch, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Currently seeking an Accounting, Economics, or Finance degree from an Accredited College or University with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) required
  • Strong organizational and communication skills; detail oriented
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Previous office experience or knowledge of a sports business is a plus
  • QuickBooks general ledger software experience a plus

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?

2. Are you able to use college credit for an internship?

3. Do you have reliable transportation?

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Internships: Any Internship
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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Internships: Any Internship
Human Resources Intern-Fall 2017 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Expectation: Chicago Fire is seeking a smart, detail oriented individual who is interested in joining the Fire in the Human Resources department as an intern. This department focuses on building strong business relationships with employees and management, partnering with multiple business units in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation, training & development and recognition. Looking for students available to start in September 2017.

Instructions for candidates:

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

Responsibilities:?

  • Assist with recruitment initiatives
  • Assist with management of the internship program
  • Help with the onboarding process using Paycor Perform automated platform
  • Help to create a warm welcoming environment for new staff
  • Assist in organizing the Performance Management and Goal Setting process
  • Work closely with the Director of HR to create and implement policies and operating practices and procedures for HR and for the office
  • Aid in ensuring employment practices are compliant with regulatory agencies and ownership guidelines
  • Perform various projects as assigned by the Director of HR
  •  Assist with Employee Recognition program
    •  Miscellaneous duties may also include:
      • Assistance with research projects
      • Assistance with various communications efforts
      • Assistance with Sales projects and prospecting
  • Organize files and documents as needed/Input information into spreadsheets
  • Clerical work, such as filing, data entry, copying and correspondence.
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other departments is highly encouraged as we aim to provide the most comprehensive learning experience for interns.

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

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

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

1. Are you currently enrolled in a accredited college or university or Graduate School program? Y/N

2. Are you eligible to apply college credit to an Internship with the Fire? Y/N

3. Are you able to start in September of 2017?

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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
Information Technology Part-Time Assistant - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Information Technology assistant will report directly to the Information Technology Manager.  This position is responsible for assisting with the daily upkeep of the Chicago Fire/Toyota Park data and telecom networks with a specific focus on providing support to the venue on event days.  The Information Technology Assistant will also be charged with setting up and maintaining computer hardware and software.  Listed below are the responsibilities and qualifications expected of this position.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting up telecom and data connections for Chicago Fire

  • Assist with troubleshooting server, network, desktop hardware, printer and software issues

  • Assist with event execution; responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Pre-event set-up (technology needs, broadcast  and internet connections, etc.

    • Post-event tear-down and cleanup

    • Audio/Visual assistance

    • Assist with technology needs and issues during the event

  • Assist with setting up workstation and telecom needs for all employees

  • Assist with the completion of projects supporting the execution plan of the IT Department

  • Implement facility rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Handle additional administrative duties related to the IT Department as assigned by the IT Manager to include such items as research and development of new IT initiatives

  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

  • Must be well organized and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with a large and diverse population.

  • Fluency in a second language is preferred.

  • Must be able to operate under extreme deadlines.

  • Must be able to work 25 - 30 hours per week.

  • Must be willing to work long hours, irregular schedules and weekends.

  • Must work all home Chicago Fire games

  • Must have knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Windows OS and office

  • Knowledge of MAC OS and server platforms is a plus

  • May be asked occasionally to travel to remote Chicago office

  • Hourly Rate: $12 per hour

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

1. Can you work between 25 - 30 hours per week?

2. Can you work weeknights and weekends?

3. Are you aware that this is a part-time position?

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Internships: Marketing
Marketing Internship - The PrivateBank Fire Pitch - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)

Marketing Internship

 Description:

The Chicago Fire currently has a rare opening for a motivated and enthusiastic college student looking to get great sports marketing exposure. The ideal candidate will be looking for a career either in sports marketing, or potentially events, and be able to work a mixture of days, evenings and weekends. He or she will work directly with the Marketing Coordinator and Senior Director of the facility, and will assist in the creation of new marketing ideas, develop and improve existing ones and follow through on successful execution.

Requirements:

  •  Applicants MUST receive college credit for the internships
  • Ability to work in a team/collaborative work environment is required along with strong organizational, interpersonal, analytical and planning skills
  • A positive attitude; motivated, outgoing, personable.
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Strong customer focus

Job Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Generate ideas and initiatives for different facets of the facility including Heineken Pub97, Firehouse Fitness, and more. Assist in the various planning and execution stages
  • Assist with planning and executing new and innovative social media campaigns
  • Assist Marketing Coordinator with various administrative duties as requested
  •  Assist in increasing exposure, traffic and revenue for Heineken Pub 97, Firehouse Fitness and the facility in general
  • Be proactive, outgoing and engaging when working with TPBFP customers to promote Heineken Pub 97 and Firehouse Fitness
  • Represent the brand with enthusiasm and respect at all times

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

1. Can you receive college credit for this internship? Y/N

2. Do you have a reliable method of transportation? Y/N

3. When are you able to begin the internship?

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Season Ticket Services - Representative - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Title: Season Ticket Services Representative

Reports To: Manager of Season Ticket Services

Applicants without a Resume & Cover Letter Will NOT be Considered

Responsibilities:

•         Increase retention rates - actively work toward hitting department and individual renewal/sales goal

•         Build strong relationships with defined account portfolio through proactive communication, including seat/suite visits, phone calls, emails, dinners, events and other communication channels, as part of the Season Ticket Holder touchpoint plan

•         Drive add-on season ticket sales, seat upgrades and referral sales from defined account portfolio

•         Focus on an exceptional Fan Experience on match day and work closely with Marketing and Operations to ensure consistent approach between “match day program” and one-on-one interactions with fans

•         Maintain up to date knowledge and effectively and enthusiastically communicate all team happenings, events, member benefits and stadium details that are relevant to defined account portfolio

•         Ensure customer and account data and profile requirements are accurate and complete

•         Acquire knowledge and understanding of products we offer and learn to ask targeted questions             to better understand the Fire fan base in order to offer the best benefits possible

•         Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Manager of Ticket Sales & Services

·         Find & Create ways to always be more efficient in our department

·         File organized notes on all accounts defined to that portfolio.

·         Carry out and find ways to enhance current ideas within department

·         Understanding of Microsoft Dynamic CRM & Archtics Ticketing System

·         Generate revenue through different avenues besides the ones expected from defined description.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required
Sales background preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer services and organization skills
• Willingness to learn and take feedback in a fast paced, performance driven environment
• Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays
• Strong computer proficiency

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

1. Do you have experience in a similar role? If yes, please describe

2. Do you have experience working in the sports industry? If yes, please descirbe

3. Are you willing to work flexible, non-traditional hours if necessary?

4. What is your familiarity with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club?

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Internships: Any Internship
Video Production Intern - The PrivateBank Fire Pitch - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Chicago, IL)

The PrivateBank Fire Pitch is looking for a creative, hard working, individual who is interested in joining the Chicago Fire family. The Fire Pitch is the premier soccer-first facility in Chicago.

The Fire Pitch is located on the north-side of Chicago, just two miles west of Wrigley Field. The facility features two full-sized soccer fields, a state-of-the-art fitness center, bar/restaurant, events space, and an outdoor patio. The intern will work with full-time staff members to shoot/edit videos to promote all aspects of the facility through social media. Examples here. The intern will be expected to work some nights and weekends (15-25 hours/week).

As we grow, we're looking for driven young professionals to join our team. Let us know if that sounds like you!

Instructions for candidates:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Shooting video - adult rec soccer, youth soccer, bar/restaurant, gym, Fire home games
  • Editing video
  • Managing CFRS video feeds - Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
  • Working with social media/blog intern on video projects
  • Brainstorming new ideas and content for CFRS graphics, videos, social media posts, etc...
  • Interns will have substantial interaction with customers, Fire employees, and Fire fans - we expect a high level of professionalism and customer service
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other Chicago Fire Soccer Club departments is encouraged.

Qualifications:

The individual should possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency using video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, etc...) necessary.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or Dreamweaver a major plus.
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and strong desire to learn about the sports industry.

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

1. Do you have experience shooting/editing video? If so, please provide examples.

2. Are you in college and able to use credit for an internship? Y/N

3. When are you able to begin the internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Youth Development Internship - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Youth Development Intern – Job Description (September-December)

 

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 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: 

Emerging Talent Program

  • Issue invites to club and collate player acceptances for tournaments;
  • Responsible for providing updates on player registration;
  • Be the point of contact for all communication and questions from club personnel and families;
  • Be the point of contact for all hotels and other space used during the events;
  • Devise an operations plan during the events that includes all items related to travel, hotel, transportation, meals, training’s, free time and game days;
  • Collect paperwork from players and coaches and upload to the online registration system;
  • Create player passes for each team;
  • Update social media outlets and;
  • Collect player profiles and put together team profiles for college coaches.

 

Pro Soccer Combine and College Combines

·         Create and manage the online player registration’s by providing daily registration updates and taking a lead on all customer service related issues;

·         Be the point of contact for all questions and queries;

·         Update all prior databases with additional contact information as provided;

·         Liaise with graphic design to create all collateral;

·         Work with communications department to create a press release on the event’s as well as the posting of event information to all social media platforms and websites;

·         Take a lead with e-marketing campaigns;

·         Create list of operations and non-technical equipment needs and liaise with the operations department on collating;

·         Work with Operations and Fan Experience departments to confirm event staffing and their responsibilities;

·         Create player assessment forms;

·         Assist in the creation of an operations plan for each event;

·         Attend site visits of facilities in preparation of each event and;

·         Assist in all day of activities for each event as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible to receive course credit for Internship   
  • Students should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Marketing, Business Administration, Sports management or any related field
  • Students should be well organized and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Students should possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work in a collaborative work environment
  • Must be able to work 20-30 hours per week
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends & holidays
  • 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. Do you have reliable transportation?

2. Are you comfortable working non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends & holidays?

3. Are you available to start in September?

4. Are you able to receive college credit for your internship?

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Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)

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