Merchandising / Licensing Intern (Spring) New York Cosmos, LLC

Merchandising / Licensing Intern (Spring)
New York Cosmos, LLC – New York, NY

The Merchandising/Licensing Intern is responsible for assisting the director on most aspects of staff outfitting, internal product ordering, industry/trend research, pitch decks to potential licensing partners. We are seeking a passionate, hard-working dedicated intern with the self-motivation and desire to learn the merchandising and licensing elements involved in operating a professional sports team.

Essential Functions :

  • Assist the director with various projects and office tasks in an effort to prepare for and carry out tasks throughout the spring 2014 season
  • Prepare and analyze sales reports after each game and monthly recaps including online sales
  • Proficiency working with various vendors and internal departments to ensure the efficiency of the operations of the club
  • Provide support at various community and marketing events
  • Handle details related to retail license agreements

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability :
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential function of the job.

  • Current enrollment in college or university is required
  • Must be able to show proof from your college or university that you will receive graduate or undergraduate credit for this internship.
  • Ideal candidate must have the proper skill set to function in a demanding, result oriented environment
  • Candidate should be professional, motivated, enthusiastic
  • Ability to resolve concerns expeditiously and independently
  • Able to work long, flexible hours including some evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change when required
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all internal staff and management as well as any external contractors
  • Provide helpful and courteous customer service to all individual and have the ability to problem solve as needed
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to prioritize efficiently
  • An eye for sports related fashion design a plus
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point

Please email resume to: Jobs@nycosmos.com

Title: Digital Media Intern

Reports To : General Editor

Position Purpose:
The media/editorial intern is responsible for working directly with the general editor on various projects and game day. We are seeking a passionate, hard-working dedicated intern with the self-motivation and desire to learn all facets involved in covering a professional sports team.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the media department with various office tasks
  • Support the media department with day-to-day initiatives
  • Responsible for supporting the general editor with website issues
  • Research for ways to improve efficiency of website and social media

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential function of the job.

  • Current enrollment in college or university is required
  • Must be able to show proof from your college or university that you will receive graduate or undergraduate credit for this internship.
  • Ideal candidate must have the proper skill set to function in a demanding, result oriented environment
  • Candidate should be professional, motivated, enthusiastic
  • Ability to resolve concerns expeditiously and independently
  • Able to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all internal staff and management
  • Strong manager of a variety of employees including full-time, part-time, interns and volunteers
  • This individual should provide helpful and courteous customer service to all individual and have the ability to problem solve as needed
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to prioritize efficiently
  • Must be proficient with the following computer programs: Microsoft Office Products; CMS Operating Systems.

Please email resume to: Jobs@nycosmos.com and please specify in the email subject header the position you are applying for.

Position Title : Video Production Intern

Reports To : Director of Communications and Marketing

Position Purpose :
This internship is ideal for an individual seeking a career in sports video production. Interns will assist in creating video content for a professional soccer team and gain valuable experience in all areas of production including filming and editing. Applicants must be familiar in shooting video using professional equipment and editing using Final Cut Pro.

Essential Functions:
Participating in all aspects of video production

Assist Cosmos TV Host and Videographer shooting/editing video content

Assist videographers with archiving/logging footage

Edit together packages and highlight clips

Assist Cosmos TV Host and Videographer on game day (fan engagement, equipment set-up, filming b-roll etc.)

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill, Ability:
Current enrollment in college or university required

Must be able to show proof from your college or university that you will receive graduate or undergraduate credit for this internship

Preferred degree in Film Production or related field

Ability to multi-task and work in faced paced environments

Must be able to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Must be able to attend all home games of the Spring season

Must be familiar operating professional cameras (3CCD HD, DSLR, ENG)=

Must be familiar with basic file types (.mov, .png, .mp4 etc.)

Proficient editing skills on Final Cut Pro

Motion Graphics and Photoshop a plus

Must submit reel or clips to be viewed

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and portfolio work samples to: Jobs@NYCosmos.com and please specify in the email subject header the position you are applying for.

Title: Operations Intern (Spring) February-May

Reports To : Director of Operations/Events & Operations Manager

Position Purpose:
The Operations Intern is responsible for assisting the operations department on all aspects related to game day operations. This includes but not limited to: game week preparation, in game ceremonies, various other duties throughout game day, post-game cleanup and various other tasks as they come up during the game week. We are seeking a passionate, hard-working dedicated intern with the self-motivation and desire to learn all facets involved in operating a professional sports team.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the operations department with various projects and office tasks in an effort to prepare for the Spring 2014 season
  • Support the operations department with game day initiatives (candidate must be able to attend all game days, approximately 5 in total mostly on weekends)
  • Proficiency working with various vendors, internal departments and communities to ensure the efficiency of the operations of the club
  • Assist with various tasks that may come up with preparation for the Cosmos’ grassroots tournament, Cosmos Copa
  • Responsible for providing support at various community and marketing events

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential function of the job.

  • Current enrollment in college or university is required
  • Must be able to show proof from your college or university that you will receive graduate or undergraduate credit for this internship.
  • Ideal candidate must have the proper skill set to function in a demanding, result oriented environment
  • Candidate should be professional, motivated, enthusiastic
  • Ability to resolve concerns expeditiously and independently
  • Able to work long, flexible hours including some evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change when required
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all internal staff and management as well as any external contractors
  • Provide helpful and courteous customer service to all individual and have the ability to problem solve as needed
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to prioritize efficiently
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs
  • Long Island candidate preferable, as games take place in Hempstead, LI, but not required

Please e-mail resume to: Jobs@nycosmos.com and please specify in the email subject header the position you are applying for.

Title: Box Office Intern

Reports To : Box Office Manager

Responsibilities :
As a successful Box Office Assistant/Intern, your main responsibility is to learn the box office-related areas of our business under the training and supervision of the Box Office Manager. As our Box Office Intern, you will assist in the following tasks during the New York Cosmos spring season:

Learn selling, printing and shipping of season, group, and individual ticket orders

Learn the process of deposit reports

Learn how we process payment plans

Get an understanding of how the Cosmos find their core fan base

Learn how to generate sales leads

Learn New Era Ticketing software

Assist with database updates, uploads, and general clean up

Learn how to run a box office on game days

This position will provide you with a clear picture of the overall operations for a professional soccer team. Additionally, you will gain valuable experience in the sports industry, with full training provided and the opportunity to work closely with the entire NY Cosmos front office staff. While this is an unpaid internship, we will gladly work with you and your school to provide college credit for your internship experience!

Qualifications:
Must be a current college student. Student must be earning college credits for internship.

Excellent organizational skills

Willingness to listen and learn

Strong time management skills and strong multi-tasking abilities

We Prefer:
Variable work hours and ability to work nights & weekends when necessary

Knowledge of New Era system

Computer skills in Excel and Word

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: Jobs@nycosmos.com and please specify in the email subject header the position you are applying for.

Title: Management/Administrative Intern

Reports To: Assistant Technical Director

Position Purpose:
The administrative/management intern is responsible for working directly with the team administrator and Asst. Technical Director on various projects and grassroots initiatives. We are seeking a passionate, hard-working dedicated intern with the self-motivation and desire to learn all facets involved in promoting a professional sports team.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the technical and administrative department with various office tasks
  • Support the technical and administrative department with day to day initiatives
  • Responsible for supporting the team administrator with player issues
  • Research for ways to improve efficiency at the training facility

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential function of the job.

  • Current enrollment in college or university is required
  • Must be able to show proof from your college or university that you will receive graduate or undergraduate credit for this internship.
  • Ideal candidate must have the proper skill set to function in a demanding, result oriented environment
  • Candidate should be professional, motivated, enthusiastic
  • Ability to resolve concerns expeditiously and independently
  • Able to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent interpersonal written/verbal communication skills, be detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all internal staff and management
  • Strong manager of a variety of employees including full-time, part-time, interns and volunteers
  • This individual should provide helpful and courteous customer service to all individual and have the ability to problem solve as needed
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to prioritize efficiently
  • Must be proficient with the following computer programs: Microsoft Office Products

If you are interested in this position please email a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to jobs@newyorkcosmos.com
New York Cosmos, LLC

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