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6 Jun 2024

Special Events Intern - Providence Park & Portland Timbers

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Portland, OR, USA
0+ years exp.
US$17 per hour

Providence Park and the Portland Timbers are looking to hire a Special Events Intern. Interns will assist with the planning and execution of all non-gameday special events at the stadium. The intern will serve as an on-site lead for all events, which includes managing staff, dealing with event timelines, and problem-solving throughout the events. Interns will also drive event sales through industry research, marketing efforts, and responding to sales inquiries. All interns will be expected to be a Providence Park representative at onsite and outside events.

Typical Hours: 30 - 40 hours a week mostly during typical business hours with some evenings, weekends an Holidays
Duration: Typically, through the end of the MLS season and/or calendar year, depending on business need.
Compensation: $17 per hour. Eligible for overtime.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event planning and/or execution experience
  • A strong desire to work in the special events industry
  • Comfortable with leadership and/or management responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and pay close attention to details
  • Experience communicating effectively with multiple stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team setting
  • Must have basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Must have outstanding follow through and organizational abilities
  • Ability to work onsite at Providence Park during typical M – F office hours and during events which may be during evenings or weekends/holidays. (there is some flexibility with total hours during the week)
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and have FUN!

General physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods, often several hours at a time.
  • Capability to navigate the stadium, which may include climbing stairs and moving across different levels and terrains.
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment and supplies, which may weigh up to 50 pounds or more.
  • Assisting with setup and teardown of event materials, which can be physically demanding.
  • Exposure to various weather conditions.
  • Good vision and hearing to ensure safety and effective communication in a dynamic and potentially loud environment.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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