Internship - Video

  • Orange County Soccer Club
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • 18 May, 2023
Intern Digital Journalism/Content Research Social Media

Job Description

Orange County Soccer Club Video Internship Opportunities 
Orange County Soccer Club, the 2021 USL Championship Champion, is looking for energetic, outgoing and passionate individuals to help us build grow our brand through engaging and clever video content. Internships are available year-round, and candidates are evaluated on a rolling basis.  Internships are for academic credit only.  Interns will be required to perform the majority of tasks in person, with prevailing health and safety protocols in place.  
Orange County Soccer Club’s Video Team has three main goals: 1) Promote OCSC and establish brand awareness through clever content across all social platforms 2) Concept & create regular content on TikTok 3) Help to create an engaging and fun game day content from OCSC games.  
Duties will include, but are not limited to the following
  • Utilize team video library to add audio and sound effects to provided video footage. 
  •  Shoot and edit original short-form video content that engages fans on social media. 
  • Concept and storyboard video ideas for Tiktok & Instagram. 
  • Research current sports trends across social media. 
·Not necessary but ideally have the ability to record their own content of our players at training. 
General Intern Requirements 
  • Enthusiastic, creative, hard-working, organized and outgoing 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud. 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Able to work in a team environment 
  •  Must be a self-starter and comfortable doing online research 
  • Must be well organized with an eye for detail 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours (including evenings, weekends, and holidays) 
  • Experience with event production/promotions/game presentation is a plus 
  • Local market knowledge is a plus 
  • Soccer knowledge a huge plus 
About Orange County Soccer Club: 
  • Orange County Soccer Club is a professional soccer team in the United Soccer League (USL) and the highest level of pro soccer in Orange County. 
  • The USL Championship is the world’s largest Division II professional soccer league, with representation in 35 markets across the U.S. and one division below the MLS.  
  • Games are played at the new Championship Soccer Stadium at the Orange County Great Park.  
  • Championship Soccer Stadium is a professional soccer facility that opened in 2017. 
  • The 2018 season was the club’s first full season playing at the 5,000+ seat capacity stadium.  
  • The stadium has played host to USL, MLS, Liga MX, and TJ League team exhibitions.  
 Club Achievements 
  • OCSC won its first USL Championship Champion title in 2021.  
  • In November 2021, OCSC’s 17-year-old center back, Kobi Henry, became the first active USL player to be called up to the full US Men’s National Team for a friendly game against Bosnia and Herzegovina and in June of 2021 Henry was transferred to Ligue 1 side, Stade de Reims in the largest transfer in USL history. 
  • Premiered “Path to Glory” docuseries on CBS Sports Network, highlighting the groundbreaking partnership between OCSC and European powerhouse Glasgow Rangers of the Scottish Premier League (2020). 
  • Transferred Aaron Cervantes to Glasgow Rangers (2020). Aaron (age 18) signed with OCSC at the age of 15. Cervantes was a member of the U17 Men’s National Team (2019) and part of USL’s 20 under 20 list. 
  • Executed first ever player move from USL to the German Bundesliga with Bryang Kayo (2020).  
  •  Announced first ever local TV Broadcast Partnership with COX and Spanish Radio Broadcast Partnership with Tu Liga 1120 AM KTMZ (2020). 
  • Launched Orange County Soccer Club Community Foundation (2020). 
  • OCSC’s 14-year-old phenom Francis Jacobs competed with Glasgow Rangers’ U16 Academy Team in Alkass International Cup (2020). 
  • 2021 USL Western Conference Winner. 2016 and 2018 USL Western Conference Finalist. 
  • Signed 16-year-old US U-17 International Kobe Henry (2020). 
  •  Signed Sean “Ugo” Okoli, former USL 2016 MVP with Cincinnati (2020). 
  • Announced strategic partnership with Scotland-based Rangers Football Club (2019). 
  • Signed youngest pro soccer player in U.S. history Francis Jacobs (2019). 
  • Signed U.S. U-17 International, Diego Lopez (2019) from Atlanta United. 
  • Signed Michael Orozco, former member of the U.S. Men’s National Team and Liga MX stalwart (2019). 
  • Re-signed Thomas Enevoldsen (2019), 2018 USL Championship All-League First Team member. 
Social Media Handles 
IG: @orangecountysoccer 
FB: @orangecountysoccer 
Twitter: @orangecountysc 
 TikTok: @orangecountysc 

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.