Sports Marketing & Operations Intern

Des Moines Menace

Marketing Internship

This broad-based spring internship (January through May) is focused on the marketing and operations that go into planning and executing the Des Moines Menace’s spring and summer soccer programs. As a spring intern, you will take an active role in a popular sports organization that operates in a fun, professional environment. School credit is required.

Responsibilities
  • Plan and carry out marketing strategies, including the creation and distribution of advertising materials that promote the Menace men’s team, women’s team and youth programs.
  • Help with the development and printing of the souvenir program, program inserts and media guide.
  • Provide customer service to those involved with youth-soccer programs, including tournaments, camps/clinics and Junior Menace.
  • Promote the Menace through public appearances and community events.
  • Work Menace home matches in April & May. This includes full-day dedication to game-day set-up, servicing fans and post-game tear-down.
  • Assist with social media and electronic communications.
  • General office work, including but not limited to paper-cutting, copying and managing databases.
  • Other projects and duties, as directed by Menace Staff.

Qualifications
  • High levels of responsibility and organization.
  • Preferred experience with social media, including Twitter and Facebook.
  • A passion for sports and a working knowledge of the game of soccer.
  • Willingness to work some nights and weekends.
  • Open to constructive criticism and focused on continual personal growth.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and dedication to the organization’s goals, mission and values.
  • Proven team player who is willing to take on responsibilities and do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint.

As part of Krause Group, all Menace associates are expected to uphold the company's values: Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Caring and Excellence.
To Apply Please email [email protected] with your resume and three reasons you want to be part of the Menace. Deadline is Monday, January 6th, 2019.
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.