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Paid Seasonal Internship - Youth Camp

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Location: Portland, OR
Job Status: Internship
Posted/Updated: 05-10-2017

Job Description:

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

•Develop and execute a marketing strategy for your assigned camps
•Organize and compile camp equipment for all upcoming camps
•Arrive 45 minutes before each camp begins to set up tent, table, signage, and water cooler
•Event management – Direct assigned camps: ensure that each camp runs smoothly, stays on schedule, and monitor/assist coaching staff on-site
•Establish relationships within other departments – plan at least three networking meetings
•Ability and willingness to assist with other Youth Department events
•Evaluate, rate, and provide constructive criticism on coaching staff, and Youth Camp Program
•Develop and prepare a final presentation – propose a new Timbers Youth Camp

Secondary Responsibilities:

•Provide support to other departments within the Portland Timbers organization in regards to additional opportunities/events

Positions Reporting:

•Camp Coaches


•Must be at least 18 years-old
•Valid United States driver’s license and access to a vehicle
•Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to prioritize, multitask, and pay close attention to details
•Comfort with appropriately representing the Timbers brand
•Outstanding follow through and organizational ability
•Ability to work effectively independently, with a team, and with customers


•High School Graduate
•Current College Student, or Recent Graduate

Preferred Experience:

•Event Management
•Event Marketing
•Previous Soccer Experience (Playing, Coaching, Team Management)
•Public Speaking


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