Job Title: Soccer in the Community Intern
Department: Community Relations
Reports to: Coordinator of Soccer in the Community
As a soccer in the community intern, you will be helping at our FCC Youth camps. This will include coaching groups of campers, facilitating parent needs, camp planning and other tasks needed to efficiently run a summer camp. Creativity, hard work, positive attitude, strong attention to detail, dedication, and passion for the Cincinnati community are musts. This position will work an average of 25 hours a week, M/Tu/Th 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. There may be weekend, evenings, and holiday hours. This approximate internship duration is May 1 – August 16 (Summer). This is a paid internship and college credit is available.
What You’ll Do:
- Coach a group of 15 -20 kids throughout a full day 7-hour camp.
- Assist other coaches when needed in activity set up, breakdown, lunch break, etc.
- Monitor camp check in and pick up and answer any parent questions or concerns.
- Work in the office assisting with administrative tasks.
- Other duties as assigned.
What You’ll Bring:
- Good knowledge of soccer with the ability to lead small groups through soccer activities.
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and able to adapt quickly in different situations.
- Ability to self-motivate and self-direct; possess strong time management and organizational skills.
- Community-mindedness both internally, ability to work well with a team, and externally in community programming.
- Dedication to being a team player with a positive attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills.
What You’ll Need:
- Enrolled in an undergraduate program or Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Event Management, Sports Administration, or related field.
- Experience working with kids with the ability to coach them in soccer activities.
- Ability 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.
- Coaching background preferred.
Why You’ll Love FCC:
- FCC welcome gifts
- Resume and profile reviews
- Tour of TQL Stadium and MHTC
- Community volunteer opportunities
- Discount off team store merchandise
- Team building and networking opportunities
- Paid hourly and/or college credit opportunities
About FC Cincinnati
FC Cincinnati is a Major League Soccer team playing at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally founded in 2015 by Carl H. Lindner III and co-CEO Jeff Berding, FCC started play in the United Soccer League (USL) in 2016. FCC entered MLS as the 24th team in 2019. The club’s wide and diverse ownership group is led by controlling owner Lindner III; as well as managing owners Meg Whitman and Dr. Griff Harsh; Scott Farmer; and George Joseph.
FC Cincinnati opened the club’s privately funded, 26,000-seat soccer-specific TQL Stadium in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati in 2021, a venue which has won numerous global awards including the World Football Summit Best Venue 2022 in Madrid and the 2022 Prix Versailles World Title in the Sports Category in Paris, France.
FC Cincinnati won the 2023 Supporters’ Shield – the annual award given to the team with the most points in the regular season – and clinched a spot in the 2023 MLS Playoffs for the second straight year. 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 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.