Photography Intern - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City · MO)

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Position Summary
The Sporting Kansas City Photography Intern holds a temporary position within the Marketing Team, with an emphasis on educational training and gathering practical experience in their field of specialization for a professional sports organization.  The Intern will gain valuable experience working with the Marketing Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths, and reach their fullest potential.  
 
The Photography Intern for SKC Creative assists the creative/photography team for Sporting Kansas City, Swope Park Rangers, and all other Sporting Club entities by developing and executing creative concepts, ensuring the organization is consistent and communicating a cohesive message through all channels of organizational and public-facing entities. 
 
Sporting Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and equity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All associates are expected to positively collaborate with individuals of diverse backgrounds. All talented individuals looking for a challenge are encouraged to apply.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist SKC Creative team in providing photography assets.
  • Shoot action photos of training sessions
  • Shoot photos during match days and other events as needed.
  • Assist with archiving and tagging of photos
  • Edit photos in Photoshop/Lightroom
  • Photograph fans and in-game presentation
  • Maintain the Sporting Kansas City brand by studying the target markets and competitors.
  • Continue to grow and expand the brand, maintaining quality and consistency amongst all entities and partners.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
 
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
  • Strong passion for the game of soccer.

 SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Adobe Bridge, Photoshop and Lightroom experience.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Organizing work effectively, conceptualizing and prioritizing objectives and exercising independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Critical and analytical thinking processes.
  • Having a creative and artistic mindset.
  • Photography and photo editing experience.
  • Working in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and a drive for perfection.
  • Being passionate about the design process.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed?

  2. Why do you want to intern with Sporting Kansas City?

  3. Describe why you are the best candidate for this internship.

  4. Please provide a link to your online photography portfoilo below, or attach a .pdf copy of your portfolio along with your resume.

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