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Paid Seasonal Internship-Youth Camps

Portland Timbers
Portland, OR
Internship: Internship
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 2018 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
  • Develop and execute a marketing strategy for your assigned camps
  • Organize and compile camp equipment for all upcoming camps
  • Arrive 45 minutes before each camp begins to set up tent, table, signage, and water cooler
  • Event management – Direct assigned camps: ensure that each camp runs smoothly, stays on schedule, and monitor/assist coaching staff on-site 
  • Establish relationships within other departments – plan at least three networking meetings 
  • Ability and willingness to assist with other Youth Department events 
  • Evaluate, rate, and provide constructive criticism on coaching staff, and Youth Camp Program
  • Develop and prepare a final presentation – propose a new Timbers Youth Camp 
  • Provide support to other departments within the Portland Timbers organization in regards to additional opportunities/events
Required Qualifications: 
  • High School Graduate
  • Current College Student, or Recent Graduate 
  • Must be at least 18 years-old
  • Valid United States driver’s license 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and pay close attention to details
  • Comfort with appropriately representing the Timbers and Thorns brands
  • Outstanding follow through and organizational ability 
  • Ability to work effectively independently, with a team, and with customers 
  • Event Management 
  • Event Marketing
  • Previous Soccer Experience (Playing, Coaching, Team Management)
  • Public Speaking
About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their eighth season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2018. 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 125 games and counting as the club enters the 2018 MLS season.
Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. What is your experience with soccer?

  3. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person?

  4. What is your experience with event management?

  5. Are you comfortable being outside for extended periods of time?

  6. In less than 100 words, please give us an example of a time when you used your leadership skills.

  7. Why does this internship appeal to you?