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WRITTEN BY: Jeremy Sampson
PUBLISHED ON: January 15, 2018

Internships

Lansing United is now accepting applications for internships for the summer of 2018.  The season runs Mid-May thru Mid-July.  Please send a resume to jeremy@lanunited.com and indicate what internship you are interested in.  Internships can be done for college credit or for experience in the sports management/communications industry.

 

Media Relations Internship

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals with strong writing skills and experience with social media who are interested in further developing their skills.

 

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 

Responsibilities

  • Writing weekly features and game stories for the Lansing United Website
  • Writing press releases for local news media
  • Daily updates on social media
  • Assist in game day press box duties

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to attend all home games and report on Lansing United
  • Strong communication skills to work with local and national media

 

Marketing Internship

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested in assisting Lansing United with marketing and game day duties.

 

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 

Responsibilities

  • Handling Customer Service duties for fans during games
  • Responsible for assisting in game day setup
  • Assist with in game sponsor activities
  • Develop weekly Lansing United Newsletter using MailChimp

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to attend all Lansing United home games
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Community Relations

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested in assisting Lansing United connect with the Mid-Michigan Community.

 

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.

 Responsibilities

  • Organizing Lansing United Community Events
  • Organize Lansing United Public appearances
  • Work Closely with Sparrow Foundation on “Kick Cancer” campaign

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Soccer Operations

Lansing United is looking for highly motivated, dependable and organized individuals who are interested assisting in Lansing United with home and away soccer operations.

 

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.  This position will also involve travel to the away games.

 

Responsibilities

  • Travel with the team to away games
  • Assist in organizing team travel
  • Responsible for Home game set up and tear down
  • Attend weekly training sessions

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Flexible hours and commitment to Internship
  • Ability to travel to away games
  • Experience in team environment

 Graphic Designer

Lansing United is looking for a highly motivated, dependable and organized individual who is interested assisting in Lansing United as a graphic designer.

 

Work hours will vary during the season but all Interns will be required to work all Lansing United home regular season and playoff games.  The home games will take place on Friday or Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.  This position will also include time during the week to develop graphics for games.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design promotional graphics for game day use
  • Develop graphics for use on all Lansing United social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Responsible for updating graphics during the game

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Flexible hours and commitment to Internship
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Strong knowledge of digital Media Software Illustrator and Photoshop Adobe InDesign and other graphic design software
  • Energy and a desire to come up with fresh ideas