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Video & Photography Production Intern - CIBC Fire Pitch

Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Chicago, IL
Internship: Internship
CIBC Fire Pitch is looking for a creative, hard working, individual who is interested in joining the Chicago Fire family.

The Fire Pitch is located on the north-side of Chicago, just two miles west of Wrigley Field. The facility features two full-sized soccer fields, a state-of-the-art fitness center, bar/restaurant, events space, and an outdoor patio. The intern will work with staff members to develop videos/photos to promote all aspects of the facility through social media. Examples here. The intern will be expected to work some nights and weekends (15-25 hours/week).

As we grow, we're looking for driven young professionals to join our team. Let us know if that sounds like you!

  • Verify that you are eligible to receive college credit (mandatory) before you apply for an internship. You must be able to provide a verification letter from career services or from faculty. Absolutely mandatory.
  • Apply online - we will not accept paper applications. Due to the high volume of candidates, we will not accept calls.
  • When applying online, include your cover letter and a resume (note: pdf format is best to avoid compatibility issues)
  • Please note that this position is open year-round and we take applications on a rolling basis. Let us know when your ideal start and end dates are.

  • Shooting video/photo - adult rec soccer, youth soccer, bar/restaurant, gym, Fire home games, and more
  • Editing video/photo
  • Managing CFRS video feeds - Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat
  • Working with Fire Pitch staff on videos/photos for social media
  • Brainstorming new ideas and content for CFRS graphics, videos, social media posts, etc...
  • Interns will have substantial interaction with customers, Fire employees, and Fire fans - we expect a high level of professionalism and customer service
  • This position may be required to assist other departments with various projects. Interaction with other Chicago Fire Soccer Club departments is encouraged.

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency using video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, etc...) necessary.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or Dreamweaver a major plus.
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and strong desire to learn about the sports industry.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have experience shooting/editing sports?

  3. Can you share links to your video/photo portfolio?

  4. Do you have experience using Photoshop and/or Illustrator?