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Event Operations Team Member with Chicago Fire Soccer Club in Bridgeview, IL

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking qualified individuals to participate behind the scenes on match days and during special events. The candidate will be an essential part of the Event Operations team by providing material and operational support to the Front Office and First Team. This position will provide a broad and extensive resume-building experience for individuals interested in event or sports management fields.
 Responsibilities:
- Organize, manage and transport operations equipment for Chicago Fire home matches and special events
- Coordinate event logistics, including development and execution of—floor plans, collateral placement, crowd management and emergency safety measures
- Set-up and dress activation areas according to Marketing and Corporate Partnership contract obligations
- Assist on-field activities on match days by setting up team benches and locker rooms, managing ball kids, sitting stretcher crew and leading kids in pre-game/half-time ceremonies
- Load and transport equipment and manage activations at all grassroots Marketing events
- Represent the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and its respective partners/sponsors with pride and passion
- Additional duties assigned by direct supervisor
 
Qualifications:
• Manage time effectively, with the ability to perform well with strict deadlines
• Be comfortable multi-tasking and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment
• Perform strenuous physical duties, including carrying heavy boxes and equipment
• Maintain an effective working relationship with coworkers, fans, vendors and sponsors
• Follow all policies, procedures and safety precautions established by the Chicago Fire Soccer Club
• Demonstrate a flexible schedule and show willingness to work a minimum of 20-30 hours monthly during peak season (Feb-Oct), including extended and irregular shifts
• Access to a car, a clean driving record, proof of auto insurance and a valid driver’s license
• Knowledge of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Major League Soccer is preferred but not necessary
* Must be able to work all scheduled Chicago Fire Home Matchdays  
 
Application Instructions:
• Applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume and answers to the pre-screen questions. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have reliable transportation to SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, IL?

  3. Are you willing to work weekends and evenings?

  4. Do you have previous sports industry experience? If yes, please explain

  5. Are you able to work every Chicago Fire Home Matchday? If no, please explain