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Player Operations: Media/Video Production
Chicago Fire Digital/Broadcasting Internship - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Department: Chicago Fire Digital and Broadcasting

Hours required: min. 16-24 per week (possibly more during season)

Pay: Stipend to cover transportation ($100 per month)

Description: The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking a Video Production intern to assist with day-to-day video productions within the Team Website, Home TV Broadcasts, and In-Stadium presentations. Applicant must have a strong work ethic, good time management skills, and the desire to expand their knowledge.

Prerequisites:

- Basic understanding of video camera functionality

- Knowledge of DSLR Cameras and Lenses

- Skills in Non-Linear Editing on Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier on Apple Computers

- Knowledge of Video Editing Codecs

- Understanding of the game of Soccer and the MLS

- Must be eligible to receive college credit to apply for internship

Duties will include:

- Editing match-up previews, event recaps, and in-stadium content

- Assist in editing TV Broadcast related content for Pre-Game and Half Time Shows

- Assist in filming interview collections

- Film live game footage, and post game video reactions

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

1. Are you eligible for school credit? yes/no

2. Are you familiar with the Chicago Fire and Major League Soccer? yes/no

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

4. Do you have reliable transportation?

5. I understand that this is an unpaid internship?

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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Chicago Fire Foundation-Community Relations College Internship - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

 

Department: Chicago Fire Foundation/Chicago Fire Community Relations
Hours required: min.15-40 per week (possibly more during season)
Pay: Stipend to cover transportation ($100 per month)

 

 

Prerequisites:

  • 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


Duties will include:

  • Assist in coordination of game day 50-50 raffle program
  • Coordinate scheduling game-day volunteer corps with Director
  • 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 executition 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 Chicago Fire Foundation special events
  • Other duties as assigned by Director
     

Date to start: September 2014
 

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 (beginning in Sept/Oct 2014) 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
Fan Experience Internship - Sept 2014 - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

We are looking for a smart, service passionate individual who is interested in joining the Fire in the Fan Experience/Customer Service department as an intern. This department focuses on improving the overall gameday experience for the fan through building vendor relationships, tracking fan feedback and executing the Chicago Fire CHAMPS service and recognition program.  The Intern will be expected to work some nights and weekends (about 25 hours a week), including 100% attendance for Chicago Fire home games. This internship begins in September.

Instructions for candidates:
1. Verify that you are eligible to receive school credit before you apply for an internship. You must be able to provide a verification letter from the career services or faculty of your learning institution.
2. Apply online - we will not accept paper applications. Due to the high volume of candidates, we will not accept calls.
3. 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.
4. When applying online, include your cover letter and resume (note: pdf format is best to avoid compatibility issues)

Responsibilities:

- Assist with tracking fan feedback on the Master Experience Log

- Input Secret Shopper scores and build reports

- Create Product Knowledge questions for game day staff and test during the game

- Compile information for the Fan Experience Newsletter for each game

- Check operating and cleaning conditions of stadium and suites pre-game and post-game

- Assist with contacting Volunteer Shoppers and reporting their feedback

- Build reports of online customer reviews

- Assist with Employee Recognition program

 

Miscellaneous duties may include:

  • Assistance with research projects
  • Assistance with various communications efforts
  • Assistance with Sales projects and prospecting
  • Interns will have substantial interaction with clients and fans, so we expect a high level of professionalism and customer service.
  • Interns will be expected to work all weekend and weeknight games.
  • Gameday duties may include distribution of premium items, surveys and/or programs .
  • Gameday duties may also include working in premium seating areas and high level customer service as well as stadium set-up and teardown
  • Interns can expect that some responsibilities will include clerical work, such as filing, data entry, copying and correspondence.
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other departments is highly encouraged as we aim to provide the most comprehensive learning experience for interns.

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

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Fluency in another language (Spanish preferred) is helpful.
  • Computer savvy with ability to work effectively in all Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook. Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop preferred.
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and strong desire to learn about the sports industry

 

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Group Ticket Sales Representative - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

 

Title: Group Sales - Account Executive

 

Reports To: Manager of Group Sales

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maximize Ticket Sales and Ticket Sales Revenue through execution of sales calls and meetings
  • Aggressively prospect new group sales opportunities
  • Willingness to attend events outside normal business hours (i.e. youth soccer tournaments, sales meetings, etc.)
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of strong sales culture (e.g. strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions)
  • Collaborate with team members in developing new group sales programs and enhancing existing programs
  • Exhibit constant “Fire” enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts
  • Support a positive sales culture within the Fire sales team, as well as the entire front office
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Group Sales

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous Group Ticket Sales experience required
  • 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
  • Familiarity with Archtics and Microsoft Dynamics CRM preferred

 

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

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree? Yes/No

2. Do you have previous group ticket sales experience? Yes/No

3. Do you have fluent bilingual language skills? Yes/No If so, please list languages.

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship - Information Technology - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

The Information Technology Intern 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 Intern 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.)

      • Assist with technology needs and issues during the event

      • Audio/Visual assistance

      • Post-event tear-down and cleanup

  • 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 eligible to receive course credit for internship.  Student will receive monthly stipend and school credit only.

  • Students should be pursuing experience in information technology, communications, sports management or a related field.

  • 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.

  • Must be able to operate under extreme deadlines.

  • Must be able to work 20-30 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

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

DESCRIPTION:

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student who is interested in gaining experience in marketing and brand strategy, gameday production, and event & entertainment marketing. Students must be available at least 20 hours per week. Students MUST RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT to qualify for this internship. Date to start: September 2014

 

 

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The primary responsibility is to provide weekday and gameday assistance to the Marketing Department. The intern will be expected to: 

- Assist in marketing plan development and execution, including gameday 
- Operate Chicago Fire Junior Supporters Club 
- Assist in design and distribution of marketing collateral 
- Assist in planning and execution of grassroots marketing efforts, including managing lead collection, distribution of promotional items, and creating staff information sheets 
- Assist with strategic partnership fulfillment and agreements 
- Research regarding further marketing opportunities for the Chicago Fire and TOYOTA PARK 
- Gameday operations responsibilities (*may require some heavy lifting), which includes working all weekend and weeknight games. Gameday duties may include working on promotions, customer service, stadium set-up and teardown 
- Some responsibilities will include clerical work, such as filing, data entry, copying and correspondence

REQUIREMENTS: 

- Understanding of key marketing concepts 
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing 
- Proficiency in all Microsoft applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 
- Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and desire to learn 
- Ability to fluently speak a second language preferred -- especially Spanish 
- Ability to provide own transportation to / from Toyota Park (7000 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL)

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 (beginning in Sept/Oct 2014) Yes/No

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

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

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

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Internships: Any Internship
Motion Graphics Design Intern - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Title:
Motion Graphics Designer Intern

Reports To:
Senior Manager of Creative Services

EXPECTATIONS:
A fantastic opportunity for a Motion Graphics Intern to assist the Chicago Fire Soccer Club Creative Services department.

The role entails in the assistance of creation of in-game graphics and other animations. Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to juggle several projects at any one time; capable of working on tight deadlines and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

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.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Proficient knowledge of After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign(a plus)
• Strong skills in design, typography and 2D motion design
• Able to integrate creative video and audio for storytelling purposes
• Produce animated graphics; ranging from lower thirds, slates, tags and bumpers to full production graphics

Requirements
• Applicants must receive college credit for the internship
• Strong understanding of soccer culture and market preferred
 

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

1. Do you have the ability to recieve school credit for the internship? yes/no

2. Are you available to work full-time? yes/no

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

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