Arena Pro Football and its member teams provide hard-working, dedicated and exceptional candidates with internship opportunities to experience the work environment of a professional indoor football department. 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 Arena Pro Football (APF) interns:
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Ability to work nights, weekends, evenings and holidays on occasion
- 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
Assists with day to day activities within department including: planning, organizing and execution of league training camp, responsible for leagues/community group involvements, handle league requests via phone, e-mail, fax and/or mail, compose press releases and feature stories, maintain databases for appearances and donation requests and coordinate player/staff appearances and league events on behalf of teams.
Excellent communications skills required. Prior experience in sports management / community relations / customer service is recommended.
The Client Services Intern is responsible for assisting with all day to day activities within the client services department. The Client Services intern must be highly motivated and eager to assist with all duties related to servicing and executing the contractual details for corporate partners. The candidate must have outstanding relationship and organizational skills and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. A high proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Photoshop is required.
The ideal candidate must be a dynamic, out-going, self-motivated individual with experience in customer service and/or working with a sports team or agency. It is critical that the individual have strong organizational skills and be a team player. Organization, analytical skills, customer focus, drives for results, effective communication and passion for sports.
Marketing Team Training Camps
Assists with team training camps operations including: set-up/break down, meet and greet clients/guests, ensure fan fun, promote and solicit sign-ups for individual teams.
, communications, marketing or related field. Experience in sport management via minor, clubs, involvement in campus activities or leisure.
Training Camp (October-March)
The Digital Media intern will assist in the day to day operations of the League and coordinating new media technologies.
experience with New Media, Interactive Marketing or related field. Highly collaborative. Proficiency in HTML coding, basic content management platforms, Microsoft Office and Photoshop. Internet-related skills (Java, Flash, etc.) a plus; excellent writing, communication, attention to detail and proof reading skills; design a plus.
Assists with league/team day-to-day operations of department, including: general PR staff support, daily news clips execution, interview facilitation, statistical research, website assistance, compose press releases and stories related to team, serve as media conduits and provide administrative duties such as answering phones and mail.
experience in public relations, journalism or related field,. Prior experience in sports communication, sports info or journalism. Superior written and verbal communication skills. In-depth knowledge of professional indoor football and sports media. Must provide at least 2 writing samples with cover letter and resume.
Football Video Operations
Assists with all day to day activities associated within department including: game tape digitizing and logging, DVD production and duplication, preparing game day video for league sponsors/clients, and tape management.
Familiarity with game of football and knowledge of video operations (including cameras and editors) either obtained through college or on-the-job training. Good attention to detail, timeliness, and impeccable trustworthiness.