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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Paid Seasonal Internship-Community Relations-Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Start date will be during the month of February. General duration of 2017 internships are through the regular MLS season, until October – December. Timeline may fluctuate based on performance and/or business needs.

The Community Relations Intern will assist with running the Stand Together Brand. Stand Together is the philanthropic platform of the Portland Timbers and Thorns, and uses the power of sport to improve the lives of local children and families. Joining the Stand Together team will provide the opportunity to work on innovative community programs, help fundraise, and develop as a young professional in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to work in sports as well as in the nonprofit sector, with an understanding of sport and social change work. Fundraising or nonprofit experience is a plus.

Required Qualifications:

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Comfort with appropriately representing Stand Together, the Portland Thorns FC, and the

·         Portland Timbers onsite and at external events

·         The ability to prioritize, multitask and pay close attention to details

·         The ability to work effectively independently, with a team and/or with clients

·         Availability to attend all Timbers and Thorns matches (including nights and weekend)

·         Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and punctual

·         Bilingual candidate is preferred

·         The ability to provide excellent customer service at all times

·         Familiarity with social media, specifically Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office programs

·         Must have outstanding follow through and organizational skills

·         Fundraising and/or sales experience

·         Ability to learn new computer software and troubleshoot electronics

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

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

1. Are you available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary? Yes/No

2. Have you had any experience with social media other than for personal use? Yes/No

3. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person? Yes/No

4. In less than 100 words, please describe why this internship appeals to you?

5. In less than 100 words, please describe your skills and experience as it relates to this internship.

6. Are you comfortable troubleshooting technical issues/computer programs? Yes/No

7. Do you have previous fundraising/sales experience?

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Internships: Administration/General Management
Paid Seasonal Internship-Reception-Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

Job Purpose: Provide support to the Administrative Assistant, Receptionist and Logistics Coordinator by performing a variety of administrative tasks and functions through working in reception and the logistics/ shipping area. Key coverage periods will be weekday afternoons and weekend game days, with other coverage as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

·         Work in reception providing coverage for the Administrative Assistant and entire front office

·         Maintain reception office

·         Be the first point of contact for the organization

·         Provide reception game day coverage

·         Receive reception phone calls and greet visitors

·         Responsible for the receiving and distribution of mail for front office staff

·         Assist with internal room request forms

·         Assist Administrative Assistant with basic accounting/administrative tasks and projects

·         Cross trained in Logistics/ Shipping area

·         Support Logistics Coordinator

·         Miscellaneous projects (as needed)

Secondary Responsibilities

·         Support tracking and distribution of staff gear

·         Assist Finance and HR departments (as needed)

Basic Qualifications

·         Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office applications

·         Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Availability to work all home Timbers, Thorns and select T2 matches

·         Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Preferred Qualifications

·         Experience working in a customer service role

·         Experience in an office setting

Primary Objectives

·         Build working relationships with other departments in the organization through miscellaneous projects

·         Showcase your abilities in handling a wide variety of tasks within a high-pace environment

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. What is your weekday availability?

2. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person? explain.

3. Why does this internship appeal to you?

4. In less than 100 words, please describe your skills and experiance as it relates to this internship?

5. Are you available to work weekends?

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Internships: Player Operations
Paid Seasonal Internship-Soccer Operations - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.
 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

The Soccer Operations Intern will help facilitate the daily administration of Portland Timbers and Portland Timbers 2. This individual will help facilitate day to day administration in the Soccer Operations Department under supervision of the Team Administrators.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Assist day to day administration of team operations

·         Assist athletes with relocation in and out of market

·         New player/trialist transportation in and out of market

·         Serve as a liaison for incoming teams

·         Other duties may be assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS

·         Display superb organizational skills

·         Be extremely diligent and meticulous

·         Support the Timbers foundation and community initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Bachelor’s degree - Business or Sport Management, preferred

·         Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in professional sports environment, preferred

·         Professional verbal and written communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a focus on Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
 

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. Are you able to work weekends, evenings and some holidays?

2. When are you available to start?

3. Can you speak any other Lanuages? If so, please list.

4. Do you have lodging options in the Portland area?

5. Why does this internship interest you?

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Internships: Any Internship
Paid Seasonal Internship-Special Events Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the PORTLAND TIMBERS you have the distinct opportunity to be part of our team as we kick off our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

Special Events: Providence Park and the Portland Timbers are looking to hire a Special Events Intern.  They would assist with the planning and execution of all special events at the stadium (this does not include Timbers/Thorns events). Contribute to event sales through industry research, marketing efforts and sales calls. This intern will be expected to be a Providence Park representative at onsite and outside events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work effectively both independently and in a team setting
  • Must have basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Must have outstanding follow through and organizational ability
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and have FUN!!!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event planning experience
  • A desire to work in the events industry
  • Comfortable in a leadership role during events
  • Must be able to interact and communicate well with clients and staff members
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and pay close attention to details

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

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

1. Are you Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary? yes/no

2. Have you had any experience in planning events? yes/no

3. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person? yes/no

4. Do you have experience using event and event layout software programs? yes/no

5. Why does this internship appeal to you?

6. In less than 100 words, please describe your event planning experience.

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Sales & Marketing: Event Operations/Management
Portland Timbers Street Team - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Job Description: The Portland Timbers are seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of the Timbers Ford Street Team. The street team will represent the organization, team and its partners at various events in the greater Portland area throughout the year.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Engage prospective and current fans of the Portland Timbers in a professional and positive manner through various promotions, events and marketing efforts.

- Increase awareness, interest and fan support for the Portland Timbers through the distribution of promotional materials and activities.

- Assist in ticket sales initiatives that contribute to the growth of the Portland Timbers database.

- Assist in generating brand awareness about the Timbers community platform - Stand Together

-  Provide full operational support (set-up/tear-down) of all promotional materials including tents, tables, a-frames, etc.

Skills Required:

- High degree of professionalism

- Strong interpersonal and business communication skills

- Responsible, out-going and enthusiastic team player

- Ability to work a flexible schedule varying from day, night, and weekend events

- Passion for soccer is preferred but not required

- Must be available to work all Timbers home matches

About Us: The MLS Cup-champion Portland Timbers enter their sixth season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2016 after defeating Columbus Crew SC for their first league championship on Dec. 6, 2015. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who have advanced to the MLS Cup Playoffs and qualified for CONCACAF Champions League in two of the last three seasons, have sold out every regular-season home game since joining MLS, a streak of 85 consecutive regular-season matches and counting as the club enters the 2016 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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