Charlotte Independence

Charlotte Independence

Charlotte Independence Equipment Staff Intern

Charlotte Independence - Intern
Charlotte · NC
Player Operations: Equipment Manager
Charlotte Independence is seeking to hire an Equipment Staff Intern to assist the equipment manager with day-to-day equipment operations for the Club. This position is for the length of the 2024 Season and is non-paid. College Credit available.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasks may include but are not limited to: 
  • Assist coaching staff with field set up and breakdown of training.
  • Ensure practice and game day balls are properly inflated. 
  • Launder all training and team needs. 
  • Pack for home and away matches.
  • Partner with department manager on all repairs and needs including inventory, storage, and distribution. 
  • Daily preparation of locker room prior to player arrival. 
  • Assisting the Head Athletic Trainer in preparation.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by management. 

Intern Requirements: 
  • Applicants with previous experience in soccer (coach, staff, player) are preferred, but not required.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information. 
  • Must be able to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks at once. 
  • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written). 
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work weekends and evenings, as required. 

Physical Requirements: 
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking long distance. 
  • Must be able to lift up to fifty pounds at a time. 

    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.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you looking for a season long internship or a short period internship? Do you need this internship for college credit?

  2. Do you live in/near the Charlotte area? If not, are you willing to relocate? Do you have a reliable way of transportation?

  3. In a few sentences, explain what an equipment managers goal is? When are you available to start?