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KC NWSL is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and hard-working Equipment Manager Intern to support our efforts of the players, coaches and technical staff of Kansas City’s professional women’s professional soccer club, playing in the NWSL, the best women’s league in the world.

Working closely with the KC NWSL equipment manager, this intern position will work behind-the-scenes to ensure the success of the Club. This intern will attend training sessions and matches, ensuring all coaches’ and players’ needs are met on and off the field. This position will assist with daily equipment operations to ensure department efficiency and gain insights on learning how to anticipate player, coach and training session needs. She/he/they will proactively solve problems with solutions that improve the quality of the overall technical environment.
 
 Responsibilities at training include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintain organization of locker room/equipment room 
  • Training set up/clean up
  • Work closely with players, coaches and technical staff to fulfill all needs 
  • Laundering and organizing team apparel

Responsibilities on match day include, but are not limited to:
  • Home and away locker room set up
  • Ensure warm-ups drills flow smoothly 
  • Work closely with players and coaches to fulfill all needs

Other Responsibilities include: 
  • Pressing logos, names, numbers on gear as needed
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Equipment repairs as needed

Requirements
  • Knowledge of and passion for professional women's soccer
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relentless focus on follow-up and follow-through with the ability manage multiple high-priority projects
  • Ability to work nights/weekends based on club schedule
  • Relevant experience is preferred, but not required

KEY PERSONALITY TRAITS
  • Aims high (Why wouldn’t you?)
  • Authentic/Genuine/Transparent
  • Competitive
  • Lives for the challenge, especially to the status quo
  • Gets it done
  • Doesn’t see obstacles, only opportunity
  • Knows together is better, for team and community
  • Optimistic
  • Always improving


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.