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Internships: Any Internship
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 Academy Internship offers unpaid, for credit, part-time positions (15-20 hours per week) in various facets of the Academy. This role provides a unique educational experience and a behind-the-scenes look into various elements associated with the Academy program. The participants will be supervised by the Academy General Manager.

Learning Objectives  

·         Learn about various administrative roles in the MNUFC Academy, including the Development

Academy, club partnerships, camps, clinics, events, and tryouts

·         Gain hands-on experience in the marketing, administration, and facilitation of camps

·         Learn about and participate in MNUFC Academy communications, including its website content creation and social media presence

·         Under supervision from the Academy General Manager, ensure successful set-up and

execution of Academy home matches

·         Possible travel to away Academy matches

 Requirements

·         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)

 Candidates must be able to receive credit for participating in our internship program. All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and complete a background check.

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

1. Are you a 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, including evenings and weekends?

4. Are you able to start in December - January?

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Internships: Any Internship
Academy Sport Science Intern - Minnesota United FC (Blaine, 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.

Learning Experience

The Academy Sport Science internship is part-time, unpaid, for credit hands-on learning experience for students looking to gain an understanding of sports science in a Major League Soccer Academy setting. Duties and tasks will center on player strength and conditioning, daily data compilation, nutrition and supplementation for the Academy.  Duties and daily tasks include but are not limited to the responsibilities listed below.

Learning Objectives

·         Nutrition

o   Explore nuances of daily nutrition of youth athletes

o   Learn about differences between pre-training & recovery drinks

o   Understand the monitoring of nutritional inventory

·         Athletic Development

o   Gain experience preparing/ utilizing weight room for academy development & preparation

o   Gain experience developing appropriate athletic development programs for elite youth soccer players.

o   Understand importance of organization and cleanliness of space

o   Learn about the education of players on fundamentals of athletic preparation/ readiness.

Requirements/Skills:

·         Actively pursuing Bachelor’s degree in related field, able to earn credit required

·         Excellent verbal and written skills

·         Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with tasks that are time sensitive

·         Strong organizational skills

·         Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

·         Reliable transportation required

·         Able to work flexible hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends

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

1. Are you a current student working towards a degree in a related field?

2. Are you able to earn credit with your institution through this internship?

3. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Account Specialist, Membership Services - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Account Specialist, Membership Services is a motivated and passionate individual looking to continue a career in sport sales by managing a group of D.C. United Full Season Members. The executive has a strong work ethic, is driven by meeting and exceeding revenue goals, and has prior ticket sales experience. Essential relationships will be derived from making outbound phone calls and incorporating social selling techniques to schedule face to face appointments at our state-of-the-art sales preview center.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a book of business of Full season accounts (not to exceed 700 accounts per team member)

  • Develop and maintain positive personal relationships with D.C. United Season Ticket Members via out-bound calls, out-of-office face to face appointments, personalized letters and emails
  • Continuously network with leaders in the sports industry to identify new best practices for membership touchpoints
  • Meet and exceed monthly touch point goal with accounts to ensure that premium service is achieved to members
  • Respond to all inbound member communication within 24 hours in a thorough and courteous manner
  • Develop Mini Membership events to create unique and creative ways to get face to face with members
  • Handle day to day operation of members, including but not limited to: making phone calls to current members, exchanging tickets, problem resolution
  • Attend all membership events as part of the touch point plan
  • Have a strong understanding of group theme nights
  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium. Audi Field
  • Meet and exceed assigned quarterly and annual sales revenue goals through full season renewals, up-selling, & cross selling
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and effectively and enthusiastically communicates all team happenings, events, season ticket holder benefits and stadium details
  • Provide timely communication with season ticket holders in regard to game date changes, invoices, payment plans, parking, renewal deadlines, and match information
  • Build strong relationships with account base through proactive communication including seat visits, touch points, phone calls, emails and other communication channels.  A minimum of one touch point per month with full season ticket accounts is the expectation

 

NONESSENTIAL/SUPPORTIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner

  • Act as a role model within and outside the D.C. United organization
  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department

  • Manage the matchday day responsibilities of group sales department                             

  • Support staff to provide the highest level of customer service to our fans.

  • Regularly coordinate, develop and lead weekly sales meetings and training sessions.

  • Play a crucial role in creating and maintaining a high level of morale with sales department

  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to our fans.

  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training opportunities.

  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium

  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

 

 

 

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Adhere to D.C. United organization policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills.

  • Maintain effective and efficient CRM database
  • Motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial leadership tendencies and a positive attitude

  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment

  • A passion to continue a career as a sales professional in the sport industry

  • Bilingual (Spanish) language skills a plus but not required

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or sport management or some other related field

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Availability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Minimum of one year prior sport sales experience industry is preferred

  • Motivated self-starter with a contagiously positive attitude and leadership qualities

  • Relationship focused personality and a proven track record of sales success in the sports industry.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

       

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.

 

                •      Must be able to use a computer

        •      Must be able to write, type and use phone system

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

1. Do you have inside sales experience? Yes or No

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Audi Field Sales Associate - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The D.C. United sales and service team seeks motivated and passionate individuals looking to start a career in sport sales. Selected candidates will receive intensive sales training on the 6 Step Process and relationship based selling to assist in the sales of our new, state-of-the-art $300 million dollar, soccer-specific stadium, Audi Field. Ideal candidates are great teammates, hard-working, competitive, internally motivated and willing to learn. The program runs for a minimum of three months and maximum of eleven months, with monthly performance evaluations. Candidates who exceed expectations will be considered for full-time openings with D.C. United as they become available. There is no guarantee of full-time employment upon completion of this program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate ticket sales revenue with a primary focus on selling Membership Deposits in Audi Field
  • Build relationships through a high level of outbound phone calls and face to face appointments
  • Conduct face to face appointments at our Audi Field Preview Center for fans using augmented reality, 3-D models and touch-screen technology
  • Proactively seek new business through referrals and current clients
  • Participate in Sales Mentorship Program with full time members of the D.C. United sales staff
  • Exceed defined sales, outbound activity and appointment goals
  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community
  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department at the final regular season match in RFK Stadium history on October 22

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • College junior, senior, or recent graduate
  • Proven track record of ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced, competitive, team environment
  • A passion to be the best and to bring the best out of their teammates
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evening and weekends

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • A passion to grow a career as a sales professional in the sport industry
  • Motivated self-starter with a contagiously positive attitude and leadership qualities
  • Bilingual (Spanish) language skills a plus but not required

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

1. Are you available to work evening hours and weekends?

2. Are you available for a face to face interview during the month of October?

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Internships: Any Internship
D.C. United Corporate Partnerships Intern –Spring 2018 - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

D.C. United Corporate Partnerships Intern –Spring 2018

Description:

The D.C. United Corporate Partnership Intern will work closely alongside front-office staff, on the relationships involving D.C. United's official Corporate Partners. Interns will gain hands-on experience in a professional settingand be given the opportunity to polish up skills learned in the classroom. Corporate Partnership Interns will develop a strong understanding of the processes behind new partner acquisition/corporate development as well as partnership marketing and activation. Interns will learn how to use research and analytical tools, and will be asked to apply critical and creative thinking while working on various projects. This is a nonpaid internship.

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

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

• Assist with partner recaps and activation plans

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

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

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

• Other tasks and projects as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and passion for working in sports

• Willingness to take the initiative and desire to learn

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to think strategically and problem-solve independently

• Strong time management and organizational skills

• Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in the presence of clients and players

• Proficient in MS Office Suite

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

1. 1. YES/NO Do you have a place to reside in the Washington, DC metro area?

2. 2. YES/NO Do you have a personal laptop?

3. 3. YES/NO Will you receive college credit for this internship?

4. 4. YES/NO Are you available to work from August2018 – December 2018 including all home matches during this time? If not, please explain why.

5. 5. YES/NO Areyou be able to commit 2-3 full days during the week to this internship?

6. 6. YES/NO Do you have Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator experience?

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

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