The National Sports Center, Schwan's USA CUP soccer tournament and the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission in Blaine, Minnesota announce the following internship openings:
Registration Director for Star of the North Games
Intern will manage all aspects of registration, including processing incoming registrations and payments, communicating with coaches and athletes, keeping accurate records, managing a database, and troubleshooting. Excellent organizational skills and commitment to first-class service are a must. Start: If available, this position can start as early as Late March-Early April 2014 on a part time basis until May when the position becomes full time.
Intern will manage NSC’s webcasting service of Schwan's USA CUP. The program will include producing/directing the 10-day broadcast, scheduling camera and on-air talent, promoting the product, DVD production and sales, troubleshooting issues and developing business plans. This position has elements of broadcast production and business management. Experience in using a TriCaster would be a plus. Start: June 2014
Media Relations Coordinator
Intern(s) will write and assemble press kits, press releases, and research story ideas, write articles and handle media inquiries for events including Star of the North Games and Schwan's USA CUP. Start: May 2014
Intern(s) will help support the NSC’s video production team that produces a weekly video show, “NSCtv”, a daily video show during Schwan's USA CUP, and a promotional video. Candidate should have some experience with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere software, and also some journalistic background of researching story ideas and script and article writing. Additional experience with the Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Start: May 2014
Golf Programs Operations Coordinator
Intern will work with the day-to-day operations of the National Youth Golf Center. Duties will include developing /marketing the programs and facilities, as well as running an efficient golf facility. Strong verbal and problem solving skills are essential. Start: April-May 2014
Sports Administration & Event Management for NSC and MASC
Intern(s) will assist in the administrative organization of major amateur sporting events and projects sponsored by the NSC and MASC, including Schwan's USA CUP soccer tournament, NSC Cup, NSC All American Cup, USA Rugby, USA Ultimate and NSC Velodrome events. Responsibilities will include registration, volunteer services, housing, transportation, officials, activities, campus operations, results/media, publications, special events, sponsorships, marketing, competition/programming, ticketing and more. Start: April-May 2014
Campus Operations Logistics
Intern will work with NSC Campus Operations staff. Duties will include but not be limited to pre-tournament set-up, execution of logistics requests, event management, post tournament tear-down and day to day facility management tasks. The candidate must be able to lift at least 40 pounds, have a flexible schedule and be able to work in fast paced, hands on working environment. Start: May 2014
Special Events Coordinator – Schwan Food Company
Intern will work directly with the Schwan Food Company on their activations and programs at Schwan's USA CUP. This includes but is not limited to Opening Ceremony, Schwan Zone, product distribution, contests and other special events. The candidate must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, understand the youth soccer landscape, have flexible hours and be able to work in a fast paced environment. Internship will also assist with administrative organization of major amateur sporting events and projects sponsored by the NSC and MASC, including, NSC Cup, NSC All American Cup, and more. Responsibilities will include registration, volunteer services, transportation, activities, campus operations, results/media, publications, special events, marketing and more. Start: May 2014
Schwan's USA CUP Dorm Advisor
During Schwan's USA CUP; dorms provide a campus living experience for some of the International and United States athletes. We are seeking responsible candidates who will bring diverse backgrounds, are multi-lingual and have outgoing personalities for these positions. As an advisor, you will serve as the immediate contact for individuals in your assigned dorm, answering questions, coordinating transportation, and enforcing policies. You must also stay in the dorm you are assigned during the tournament. Start: July 2014
Resumes and cover letters submitted prior to February 14, 2014 will be given preference. Applicants will need to complete an in-person interview which will be conducted at the National Sports Center during the week of March 3-7, 2014. Alternate interview days may be accommodated.
Applicants may submit one cover letter and resume, to apply for more than one position.
Send a resume and cover letter to:
Internship Program Coordinator
1700 105th Avenue NE / Blaine, MN 55449
Phone: 763.785.5600 / Fax: 763.785.5699
Reports To: Campus Operations Manager
Position Summary: The Part-Time Campus Operations Supervisor is the lead staff person in the absence of full-time staff. This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service, daily direction to other part-time staff, and oversight of all scheduled events, rentals, programs and services in all facilities on the campus.
Hours: Approximately 20-30hrs/week and include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
To apply: Please send resume to email@example.com