Brand & Community Intern

  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 31 Mar, 2024
Intern Community MLS

Job Description

OVERVIEW
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is an MLS soccer club serving the greater Los Angeles area. LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise, and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology, and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing, and developing the 22,000 seat BMO Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.

POSITION SUMMARY
LAFC Internship Program aims to provide students with the opportunity to apply university teachings to a real-world setting in the business of professional sports and live entertainment. Throughout the program, students will be given the opportunity to receive mentorship and shadow key industry leaders, but also able to ideate and execute upon their learning goals. Participants will be given a final capstone project to work on in conjunction with hands on experience during the internship. Interns will present their final capstone project to a panel at the end of the program. 

Additional program details: 
  • 8-week summer internship program from June 18th to August 13th  
  • Part-time opportunity with a commitment of 30 hours/week 
  • Interns will be compensated at $17.50/hour 
 
Candidates must meet the following requirements to participate in the program: 
  • Be eligible to receive college credit for the internship 
  • Applicants, including international students, must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa 

Knowledge and skill requirements: 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask, organize and prioritize work 
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality 
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Google Docs and social media platforms 
Applications will close on Tuesday, April 2nd at 9am PT.
LAFC is currently operating on a hybrid work model with a minimum of 1 – 2 in-office days per week. Please note that this may vary by role, and your scheduled in-office days are up to the discretion of your supervisor. 
LEARNING GOALS & CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 
Brand & Community interns will assist in the development of the marketing operational framework here at LAFC with the aim of receiving tangible experience across marketing operations. Learning goals will be centered on the following: 

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of operational processes and procedures 
  • Analyzing and reporting on operational metrics including marketing performance and competitive analysis  
  • Aiding in the development of team marketing goals in support of company priorities including but not limited to, department-based goals and KPI development 
  • Developing an Internal communications plan and implementation  
  • Tracking performance in relation to partner and social media campaigns 
  • Assisting in the development of templates and reporting documents to ensure consistency for information shared with senior leadership 

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.