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CHARLESTON FLEET

Internships

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Charleston Fleet soccer team provides hard-working, dedicated and exceptional candidates with internship opportunities to experience the work environment of a professional soccer organization. Upon completion of the internship, it is our hope that the knowledge learned is one that provides great value and expertise towards future career endeavors in the sports industry.

 

The following expectations are required of all Charleston Fleet interns:

  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Enrolled and is currently seeking a degree at an accredited college or university;
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, evenings and holidays;
  • Superb organization, passion for sports, strong communication skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Punctuality and accountability each day;
  • Professional and mature conduct;
  • Impeccable trustworthiness;
  • Positive, can-do attitude;
  • Must enjoy and thrive working in a team environment;

 

The following is a list of internships offered by Charleston Fleet. Each internship varies by department and position requirements vary by internship. Most internship opportunities will start in May running through July of each year. Unless otherwise stated, internships are non-paid.  Most internships are filled by April of each year. No phone calls please. Email your resume, and letter of interest, to our General Manager - Sarah Michner for consideration.  For questions not answered on this page, inquiries may be sent to info@charlestonfleet.com
 

 

Internship Manager

1 Position Available - Position Open

Description: Assists with day to day activities within the team including: planning, organizing and execution of tryouts, responsible for delegating to interns, handle community requests via phone, e-mail, fax and/or mail, compose press releases and feature stories.

Requirements: Currently enrolled in a Graduate Degree seeking institution by the start of internship or currently enrolled as a senior. Excellent communications skills required. Prior experience in sports management / community relations / customer service is recommended.

Duration / Hours: May-July / 10-15 hours per week
 

 

Marketing Gameday/Event Staff

4 Positions Available - ALL OPEN

Description: The marketing seasonal event interns will assist with the gameday operations of Charleston Fleet including (but not limited to) the set-up, management, and breakdown of field, customer service, and fan engagement. In addition to gameday operations, interns will also be required to work all Charleston Fleet events occurring during the season (i.e. Post-Game Parties, Free Clinics, grassroots marketing initiatives, etc.).

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Time Frame: Duration of the Charleston Fleet season (beginning in May and ending after the last Fleet home game).

Hours: 3-5 hours per home game.
 

 

Marketing Youth Soccer

1 Position Available 

Description: Assists with day to day operations of department including: aiding with planning, preparation and execution associated with Game Days, Charleston Fleet events and Youth Soccer, administrative duties to include: mailings, data input, email requests, fan requests, event organization and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Duration / Hours: May - July / 3-5 hours per week, plus home games.
 

 

Ticket Operations

4 Positions Available 

Description: Assist with day to day operations of department including: phone coverage, customer service, phone solicitation, filing, mailing of ticket related materials, order & payment processing, ticket distribution, account maintenance, general assistance and event assistance.

Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year degree seeking institution studying sport management, business, communications, marketing, or a related field. Prior experience in Sport Management or Events is highly recommended, but not required.

Duration / Hours: May - July / 3-5 hours per week, plus home games.