Chicago Red Stars

Chicago Red Stars

Operations Intern - Chicago Red Stars (Chicago · IL)

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
Chicago Red Star’s Operations Interns will work within the Operations Department and will assist in the planning and execution of all Chicago Red Stars home games and non-game day events and activities.
·      Assist with planning and execution of the Red Stars game day activities:
o   Participate in cross-departmental planning meetings
o   Assist with creation of game day event guides, maps and documentation 
o   Assist with coordination of external game day vendors – security, parking, electricians, medical staff etc.
o   Coordinate with the Operations Crew for set up and tear down on game day
o   Assist with equipment inventory and maintenance of the on-site storage space 
o   Assist with coordinating game day seasonal staff schedules
o   Assist with coordinating the game day credential process 
o   Assist with planning and execution of all pre/post-game events
o   Assist with execution of game day promotions and activities on/off the field
o   Assist with operational execution of all game day fan experiences 
o   Participate in any other game day related tasks as requested by supervisor
·      Assist with planning and execution of Red Stars non-game day events and activities including grassroots marketing and community events, ticket sales focused events, sponsorship events etc:
o   Participate in reviewing event requests and coordinating event logistics
o   Participate in cross-departmental planning meetings to ensure all event logistics are prepared
o   Participate in maintaining a company wide events calendar
o   Assist with creation of necessary documentation for events
o   Prepare requested equipment and items for events 
o   Assist with maintaining accurate event equipment inventory
o   Attend events if schedule permits
·      Participate in brainstorming and planning of theme games and special events
·      Assist with additional operational tasks contributing to management of the Red Stars office:
o   Inventory Management
o   Ordering supplies and items as requested
o   Mainintainning a booking system for conference rooms etc
Criteria & Qualifications:
·      Students should be working towards a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in sports management, recreation or event planning. It is preferable that candidates are able to receive academic credit from their institution.
·      Creative and out of the box solution seeker.
·      Goal-oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and time sensitive environment with attention to detail.
·      Demonstrated experience with Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
·      Exceptional organizational and communication skills and adhere to the highest ethical standards
·      Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere
·      Passionate about soccer & sports

This internship is available on a full time or part time basis and receives a monthly stipend. Students should ideally be able to earn academic credit. Interns will report to the Operations Manager and the role will be in a hybrid setting but successful candidates will be expected to attend all Red Star's home games and select events.  

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. Successful candidates must participate in an online background screening process.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have access to reliable transportation to get to and from the stadium, our office and attend events?