FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati

Partnership Gameday Activation Intern


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Posting Date

Nov 17, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Partnership Gameday Activation Intern Reports to: Manager of Partnership ActivationDepartment: Partnerships  About FC Cincinnati:FC Cincinnati is a professional soccer team that plays in Major League Soccer, having entered the league as its 24th team in 2019. The club’s wide and diverse ownership group is led by controlling owner Carl H. Lindner III; as well as managing owners Meg Whitman and Dr. Griff Harsh; Scott Farmer; and George Joseph. Originally founded in 2015 by Lindner III and current president Jeff Berding, FCC began play in the United Soccer League (USL) in 2016. The club won the 2018 USL Regular-Season Championship in record-setting fashion and earned postseason berths in all three of its USL seasons. In 2017, FC Cincinnati also advanced to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, a run that included victories over two MLS squads. FC Cincinnati opened the Club’s privately funded, 26,000-seat soccer-specific TQL Stadium in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati in 2021. About TQL Stadium:TQL Stadium, home of FC Cincinnati, is one of the most ambitious soccer-specific stadiums in not only North America, but the world. Critically acclaimed firm Populous designed an innovative and forward-thinking stadium that will be one of the largest soccer-specific facilities in Major League Soccer. The $250 million, privately funded stadium will have a 26,000 capacity, with the closest seats within 15 feet of the field. The design includes 53 traditional suites and 4,500 premium seats throughout four premium club spaces. Additionally, the team’s famous supporters’ section, The Bailey, will grow to be more than 3,100 strong and loom over opponents at a 34-degree angle at the stadium’s north end. A 360-degree canopy roof covers every seat in the stadium, but still allows sufficient sun in to grow a natural grass field. The stadium has five team locker rooms, including a comprehensive team suite for FC Cincinnati that features a dressing room, coach’s offices, lounge, equipment storage and the Mercy Health Center of Excellence for the team’s medical and game day fitness needs. TQL Stadium meets all current requirements to host CONCACAF and FIFA events, featuring top national teams from around the world, including the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams, as well as the world’s top club teams for friendlies.   Position Summary:FC Cincinnati is seeking a Partnerships Game Day Activation Intern who is a highly motivated self-starter and eager to learn the game day responsibilities associated with sponsorship fulfillment. The Partnerships Game Day Activation Intern is a paid position to start in February 2023 (approximately) and finish in November 2023 (approximately). This person will have the primary responsibility of assisting the Sponsorship Fulfillment team with game day activations for sponsors. This entails working all home games and various sponsorship events scheduled throughout the season. Primary Responsibilities:Assist with game day preparation, breakdown, and execution of activationsEngage and interact with fans to promote various sponsored promotionsHost clientele in the partnership suite on matchdaysCollect images, videos, and other materials for sponsorship recapsProvide support to sponsor related activations on game daysManage all sponsor related equipment and supplies and ensure they are in proper working orderOther duties as assigned Skill Requirements:Willingness to complete responsibilities while providing unparalleled customer serviceFriendly, energetic, and able to interact effectively with all types of peopleWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)Highly organized, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task while prioritizing workload in a fast-paced environmentExcellent written and verbal communication skillsMaintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalismDemonstrate the ability to work independently and self-motivate Qualifications & Education Requirements:Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Sports Management, Marketing, or BusinessThere are physical requirements to this position including sitting, walking, standing, lifting up to 20 lbs.Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide verification of vaccination prior to start dateAbility to work outside of regular business hours including but not limited to weekends and holidays as required by the FCC game schedule, special events, and projects What we offer interns:FCC welcome giftsResume and profile reviewsTour of TQL Stadium and MHTCCommunity volunteer opportunitiesDiscount off team store merchandiseJob shadow opportunities + lunch and learnsFrequent free meals, happy hours, and partiesPaid hourly and/or college credit opportunitiesNetworking opportunities with Chamber events FC Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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