Chicago Union

Chicago Union

Content Creator/Videographer Internship

Chicago Union - Intern
Chicago · IL · Evanston · IL
Marketing: Social Media
This is an internship and can be used towards school credit if needed.
The Content Creator/ Videographer Intern will work closely with the Director of Marketing and other various members of the organization and be involved in the day-to-day content creation for the Chicago Union. They will gain valuable insight into various aspects of a professional sports organization. This individual will support the team in telling the story of our brand through top quality content and creative videography.
The successful candidate will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a consistent structure, can-do attitude, and top-notch creative execution. Moreover, this individual must take initiative independently and manage ambiguity while embodying the vision, mission, and core values of the Chicago Union ultimate team.

Responsibilities:
  • Create engaging digital content such as videos and other forms of multimedia.
  • Shoot and edit high-quality videos for various projects, including games, training sessions, and other Chicago Union events.
  • Conceptualize video features for the Chicago Union digital channels.
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure that the content aligns with the overall goals of the brand.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and best practices in digital content creation.
  • Archive and organize all footage and material.
  • Must be comfortable on camera 
  • Must live in or able to reliably commute to Evanston/Chicago for all Union games and practices (games are held at Martin Stadium in Evanston, practices are held at De La Salle Institute in Chicago)
  • Other duties as assigned to support the Creative Department.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:
  • Advance software skills required: Adobe Premiere (After Effects is a plus)
  • Experience creating social content for platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter/X, TikTok, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Ability to create fun content with the players
  • Experience creating a wide variety of content for social media and beyond
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and have a sense of accountability
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Must reside in the Chicagoland area and be able to attend all Union home games and weekly practices.
  • Ability to commit to September - August

Education and Experience
  • Currently working towards or have graduated with a degree in Sports Marketing or related field
  • Prior experience working in an in-house creative team, creative agency, or related, with knowledge and enthusiasm for professional sports

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Why do you want to work for the Chicago Union?

  2. When are you available to start working?

  3. How many hours each week are you available to work? (Interns typically work 2-12 hours/week)

  4. Please provide a link to your portfolio or samples of your work.

  5. What city do you live in? If Chicago, what neighborhood/zip code?

  6. Yes/No: I played ultimate frisbee regularly (competitive or pick-up)