Community Engagement Intern

  • Richmond Kickers
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • 05 Jan, 2022
Intern Community Entry Level Youth

Job Description

The Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer Club, an independent USL League One team
located in Richmond, VA, is accepting applications for an internship in Marketing/Community Engagement. This is a temporary internship for students seeking college credit that will run through the Spring 2022 semester and will report to the Senior Manager of Marketing and Branding.
 
Primary Duties
  • Represent the Richmond Kickers as a Brand Ambassador at events throughout the greater Richmond community including, but not limited to, mascot and player appearances, festivals, tournaments, partner appearances and Kickers home games
  • Set up, take down and transport various activation elements for community events
  • Engage current and potential new fans, creating rapport and building excitement about Kickers pro soccer
  • Assist in creating and executing grassroots marketing promotions
  • Proactively research community events and maintain a detailed calendar of events
  • Support the sales staff in creating a comprehensive data capture plan
  • Contact and book vendors for Kickers home games and festivals
  • Maintain professional appearance and represent the Richmond Kickers in a professional manner at all events
  • Assist with pro game day operations and special events
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications
  • Must be a student seeking college credit
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly desired, but not required
  • Leadership and community involvement preferred
  • Have a knack for striking up conversations with strangers and a passion for talking about soccer and connecting in the community
  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Can work in the elements
  • Access to reliable transportation required
  • Must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection for any out of office work
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs; design capability a plus
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on a variety of time-sensitive projects
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Able to work well in a cross-functional team environment while maintaining a positive attitude

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.