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26 Mar 2024

Team Operations Intern

🇺🇸 Blaine, MN, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.
US$10 – US$15 per hour


The Team Operations Intern is part of the Sporting Operations Department for Minnesota United FC (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.

Job Description:

The Team Operations Intern will provide administrative and operational support in the Sporting Operations Department with Minnesota United FC. This is a part-time, paid, seasonal role based in Blaine, MN. Reporting to the VP, Soccer Operations, the main duties of the Team Operations Intern will be as follows:

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate all elements of trials for Minnesota United teams including but not limited to;
    • Communication with trialists regarding arrival, time in market, housing, daily schedule
    • Coordinate trialist stays in NSC dorms
    • Troubleshoot all logistical issues with trialists
    • Be the primary point of contact for trialists prior to and during their time in market
    • Schedule meetings with trialists and technical staff members
  • Plan and execute daily post-training meals at the facility
  • Assist with daily equipment management needs including but not limited to;
    • Daily locker room set up
    • Field set up for training
    • Laundry and gear distribution
  • Assist in the relocation and onboarding of MNUFC and MNUFC2 players
  • Manage the player lounge space, coordinate cleanings and organization of lounge as needed
  • Assist with management of inventory and stocking of player lounge and MNUFC2 locker room with hydration and nutrition products
  • Act as visiting team liaison during MNUFC and MNUFC2 home matches
  • Deliver visiting team product/deliverables to host hotel prior to visiting team arrival
  • Support player and staff family game day at MNUFC and MNUFC2 home matches
  • Other duties as assigned by Sporting Operations


  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree or recent graduate preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, particularly tasks that are time sensitive
  • Familiarity with the professional soccer landscape
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office; PowerPoint, Word, Excel
  • Ability to keep a strong and positive attitude that reflects the spirit of the club
  • Vehicle/reliable transport

Company Profile:

MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, Minnesota, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.

MNUFC is a progressive employer that values group and personal excellence, individual commitment, shared responsibility, diversity and respect for all people. Its mission includes community engagement and betterment through the expression of the values of soccer, the premier sport of the world. The Club promotes an open work environment with collegial and supporting work dynamics that foster positive individual and group performance, and the opportunity for career advancement.

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.

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