FC Dallas Stadium Operations Internship (Spring 2022)

Listed 28 days Ago
FC Dallas
Sports and Physical Recreation

FC Dallas is seeking a Stadium Operations/Complex Operations intern who will work directly with the Stadium Operations Department to assist with scheduling, organizing, and coordinating of all events at Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center, with an emphasis on event day logistics. Event day logistics include locker room set-up, premium event space set-up, sponsorship fulfillment, and pre-game operations. This internship is designed to give students an overall view of the daily operations of a Major League Soccer Stadium and Complex that is in use over 300 days a year.

The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, recreation, entertainment industry. All candidate hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights, weekends, and holidays will be required. 

The internship will take place from January to May, 2022.  


What you’ll do:

  • Assist the Stadium Operations Department with game day operations to include set up, tear down and event management.
  • Assist with coordination among other departments to ensure that all day of game set-up, giveaways, signage, etc. are met effectively.
  • Help coordinate, plan, and oversee soccer events, concerts, tournaments & other special events at Toyota Stadium and Soccer Center.
  • Facilitate any visiting team’s needs; oversee all specific requests, working with various departments to facilitate those requests.
  • Facilitate requests made by front office staff, vendors, League officials and others as needed.
  • Developing timelines, itineraries, and checklists prior to events.
  • Assist with compliance in accreditation and parking for Staff and Volunteers.
  • Coordinate pre-game events on the field in accordance with MLS rules and regulations.
  • Resolve customer service issues or work with supervisors if unable to do so alone.
  • Observe complex fields to ensure safety procedures, security procedures and equipment usage procedures are followed.
  • Work with the Director of Guest Services, Director of Parking, and Stadium Operations Coordinator to assist with ingress during events.
  • Develop and maintain all proper documentation & files for events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Notable Events:

  • NCAA FCS Football National Championship Game.
  • FC Dallas Home Matches.
  • US Men’s / Women’s National Team Matches.
  • 3rd Party Soccer Games / Events.
  • Michael Brown Winter Classic & Scott Dymond College Showcase Tournaments.


You are:

  • Helpful and courteous to all vendors, guests, and staff.
  • Detail-oriented and able to work under pressure while juggling multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and walk extended distances across the stadium and complex.
  • Capable of working in outdoor weather conditions to include wet, hot, or humid environments.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule.


Skills & Experience

  

Qualifications:

  •  Must be an active college student or recent graduate.
  • Required to be fully vaccinated prior to start date with FC Dallas.
  • Excellent interpersonal plus verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and technology skills to include Excel and Word.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
  • Knowledge about the sport of Soccer preferred.