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2021 Internship Opportunities with OCFC


 

Looking to gain quality experience working in the Sports Marketing, Operations, Communications, or Business and Management field? Know someone who is? Oakland County Football Club is currently accepting internship applications for the 2021 season!

Ideal candidates will be ready to begin as early as March or April and provide support throughout the 2021 season (end of July).

Internship opportunities are designed for an individual seeking future work experience related to all facets of club operation.

Internships are eligible to provide credits for college courses/fulfillment. All candidates must be available to work 6-8 hours on match days in addition to 2-3 hours on non-match days per week.

While these positions are unpaid, there are numerous benefits that come with a successful season:

  • Real-world situations that require fast-paced decision making – these examples can be used in future interviews

  • A foot-in-the-door to the sports industry

  • Hands on training with every aspect of the building of a club and business organization

  • Countless Networking opportunities


2021 Marketing Operations and Management Internship

Interns will be responsible for assisting in numerous aspects of Oakland County FC operation, ranging from game day roles to off-season marketing initiatives. These key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend designated community events to promote awareness of the Oakland County FC brand in the Oakland County area

  • Support in game day media relations tasks such as credentialing, check-in, statistics distribution and online coverage

  • Assist in match-day box office operations including ticket fulfillment, customer service, setup and breakdown, and sales

  • Organize game day stats and information for distribution to media, visiting team personnel, etc

  • Collaborate with the Sponsorship department in activating contract deliverables, evaluating proof of performance, and researching new sponsorship opportunities (commission opportunity available!)

  • Available to assist at most OCFC home games and community events (full schedule to be shared at orientation)

  • Be open to take on new assignments and deliver a product with minimal supervision


2021 Media Internship

Under the supervision of the Oakland County FC Media Director, the Media Intern will gain valuable, working knowledge of the club, and will contribute to OCFC’s digital platforms, media needs and game day duties.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist in creation of all match-related media needs

  • Develop documents for business collateral and design general materials to represent Oakland County FC

  • Assist in creation of graphics and other design assets

  • Assist Media Director in generating and maintaining content on OCFC’s digital platforms and website

Qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with use of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, or other comparable programs

  • Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style helpful

  • Good organizational skills

  • Experience in social media/marketing

  • Ability to work every OCFC home match in 2020


Applying

When applying, please include answers to the following questions:

  1. What is your anticipated start date?

  2. Will you be available through the duration of the season (ending in July)?

  3. Do you understand that this internship will be unpaid? Commission opportunities are available. College credit fulfillment available.

Please submit answers to the questions above, along with your resume, by clicking either prompt below. Your application will be sent to our Director of Operations, Dan Roland or Social Media Director, Ben Krzywicki, for consideration. Be sure to use the Subject Line: “2021 Internship“.