Chicago Fire FC

Chicago Fire FC

Community Relations / Chicago Fire Foundation Intern

Country

Role Type

USA

Community

Posting Date

Apr 18, 2022

Role description

Chicago Fire Football Club is a Major League Soccer team that was founded in 1997 and is Chicago’s ambassador to the global sport of soccer. The Club recently returned to Soldier Field as well as opened a new 50,000 square foot office in the heart of the city. With tremendous growth and expansion, the Club is laying the foundation for an audacious and ambitious vision that will transform the brand and the success of the Club in the coming years. Some of the fabulous employee perks the Chicago Fire Football Club Internship Program offers include:
Professional Development Workshops / Lunch ; Learns
Office Culture ; Facilities 
Full game room, frequent internship class outings ; activities, and rooftop at our central office. 
Attend Matchdays
Receive tickets to each home match for family and friends. 
 Chicago Fire Football Club is seeking an Community Relations/Foundation Intern to join our team! 
Job Responsibilities:
Assist in coordination of game day 50-50 raffle program 
Assist in development and execution of present and future community relations programs (including IDEA, Beacon, Special Olympics)
Assist with operational execution of Foundation programming (including P.L.A.Y.S., Kicks for Kids and Passback)
Organize monthly autograph sessions and send out donation requests
Assist with administrative tasks, participant surveys and tracking, recaps, and grant writing 
Other duties as assigned by Manager
 Qualifications:
Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19
Proficient in Microsoft Office 
Previous community service experience or heart to serve others
Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work autonomously and use excellent judgment in escalating issues to supervisors
Proven ability to work on simultaneous projects while maintaining attention to detail
Willingness to learn in a fast-paced, high-performing work environment
Knowledgeable of the Chicagoland Area 
Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends when needed
 CFFC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination.   The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, sexual orientation, sexual orientation or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

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