Facility & Event Management Intern

  • Forward Madison FC
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • 11 Feb, 2021
Intern Events Leadership & Management Stadia & Operations

Job Description

Breese Stevens Field and Forward Madison FC are seeking a full time Facility and Event Management Intern. This Intern will oversee all aspects of an event from set-up to take-down, in addition to being involved in various special events and taking an active role in event planning. Applicants will serve under the close supervision of the Director of Operations and assist in part-time staff management as well as the transition from event to event.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Assist in getting the facility prepared for event season
  • Assist scheduling, management and training of part-time employees
  • Work in a chain of command and work closely under the direct management of Director of Operations and Forward Madison Staff
  • Assist in product receiving, e.g. ensuring all products are distributed and stored properly 
  • Assist with flooring installation for concerts/special events
  • Assist with event setup and clean up for all soccer matches and non-soccer events: including- setting up goals and benches, VIP Set up and tear down, help with installation of advertising boards, etc
  • Assist in getting stadium open and closed for events and transitioning from one event to another
  • Monitor lines and problem-solve related issues as they arise
  • Track all business receipts, file into google receipt tracker
  • Set up, oversee, and close smaller scale events/camps/leagues independently
  • Take an active role in planning and executing events at Breese Stevens Field under direct management of the Director of Events and Marketing
Required Skills:
  • Creative mind set with the ability to think quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Upbeat and fun personality
  • Willingness to work outdoors rain or shine
  • Flexible schedule/ability to work long hours on event days
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
Internships run from approximately spring of 2021 until the end of the 2021 season (approx. October 2021).  Due to the uncertainty regarding sports in Madison, the internship start date is to be determined and Forward Madison has the right to end said internship prior to the end of the 2021 season. The interns work directly with the management staff. All Interns must receive college credit for this internship OR this internship must qualify for a graduation requirement. Interns will receive $400 / month stipend. We don't cover any relocation expenses, etc. 
We are 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.