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Communications Internship (Fall 2018)

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Bridgeview, IL 60455
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
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 media coverage
  • Manage digitization of historical records and photos
  • Assist in all aspects of press box operations on game days including press box setup, managing Media Will Call, transcribing quotes and additional duties
  • Assist with content creation for Chicago-Fire.com
  • Maintain rosters and stats for gameday publications
  • 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 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
  • Reference: 561325660