Communications Internship – Fall/Winter 2015 Communications Internship – Fall/Winter 2015

Chicago Fire Soccer Club Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Location Bridgeview, IL
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Part Time
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Contact Information 7000 Harlem Ave Bridgeview, IL (708) 594-7200

Description

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking a motivated individual to assist with daily media relations duties and game day media operations. This position is for an individual with exceptional written and verbal communications skills. The individual should possess strong time management skills and the ability to multitask.

Applicants should have a strong understanding of the Chicago Fire and Major League Soccer.

This is an unpaid internship and is for college credit only. Proof that you are receiving credit is required.

Requirements

Required skills Strong communication skills (writing and speaking) Written and oral Spanish language skills a plus Strong organizational skills Ability to work under deadlines Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects Strong attention to detail KNowledge of MLS and the Chicago Fire preferable Applicants must receive college credit for the internship. Qualifications Interns must be eligible to receive college/university credit for this internship. Proof of course credit is required. Applicant must have reliable transportation and local housing Must be available to work on evenings and weekends of Fire home games at Toyota Park Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions: 1. Are you eligible for school credit? 2. Are you familiar with the Chicago Fire and Major League Soccer? 3. Do you have local housing available in the Chicago area? 4. Do you have reliable transportation? 5. Are you available to work evenings and weekends of Fire home games at Toyota Park? 6. I understand that this is an unpaid internship?

Responsibilities

Compilation of daily Fire coverage Assist in managing Social Media results Management of Fire media distribution lists Research for and write press releases and other Communications projects Produce Fire related content for press releases and website Participate in Communications department meetings and events Assisting in all aspects of press box operations on game days including press box setup, managing Media Will Call, transcribing quotes and additional duties.