Careers

Current Job Openings

Candidates interested in potential openings are asked to submit a resume to info@calunitedstrikers.com with the subject line: Career Opportunities.

TICKET SALES AND OPERATIONS INTERN

California United Strikers FC is Orange County’s newest professional sports team. The club is based in Rancho Santa Margarita and plays its home games at the Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine, CA. The team competes in the rapidly expanding National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) which is officially sanctioned by the US Soccer Federation as a Division III professional league. 

LENGTH: March – October 

        

HOURS: During week as available/scheduled and available for all game days 

 

COMPENSATION: Unpaid, school credit required

 

SUPERVISOR: Steven Bruner - Director Tickets Operations and Sales 

CONTACT INFO: Cellular: 714-904-8514 | sbruner@calunitedstrikers.com

 

SUMMARY:     

The Cal United Strikers FC Ticket Sales and Operations Intern will gain valuable knowledge and firsthand experience working in the professional sports industry. The intern will learn and assist with the coordination and administration of Ticket Sales, Ticket Operations, Customer Service, Special Projects, and Game Day Operations.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

 

  • Execute, develop, promote, and help sell ticket packages and group nights for the 2022 season under the direction of the sales executive
  • Assist with Game Day Experiences management 
  • Assist sales executives at events by prospecting for new business and tickets sales opportunities 
  • Assist with the creation of data reports
  • Assist with managing alliance partners  
  • Assists with data collection and entry to build our consumer database 
  • Be accountable for all consumer “touch points” (i.e. via email, telephone and in person) 
  • Assisting the staff in various game day events, set-up and activities
  • Assist sales staff with clerical duties, direct mailers, and special projects
  • Research ticket sales best practices and prospect new revenue generating opportunities 
  • Additional tasks and duties as assigned by the Director, Ticket Sales and Operations

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to: sbruner@calunitedstrikers.com

COMMUNITY RELATIONS INTERN

California United Strikers FC is Orange County’s newest professional sports team. The club is based in Rancho Santa Margarita and plays its home games at the Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine, CA. The team competes in the rapidly expanding National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) which is officially sanctioned by the US Soccer Federation as a Division III professional league. 

LENGTH: March – October 

        

HOURS: During week as available/scheduled and available for all game days 

 

COMPENSATION: Unpaid, school credit required

 

SUPERVISOR: Cristina Velasquez - Director of Community Relations and Promotions 

 

CONTACT INFO: Cellular: 714-357-3698 | cristina@calunitedstrikers.com

 

SUMMARY: 

 

The Cal United Strikers FC Community Relations Intern will gain valuable knowledge and firsthand experience working in the professional sports industry. The Community Relations intern will assist with various community outreach initiatives. The intern will learn and assist with the coordination and administration of Ticket Sales, Ticket Operations, Customer Service, Special Projects, and Game Day Operations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 

  • Assist with various outreach programs with schools, nonprofits and after-school programs
  • Assist with Cal United events calendar and attend events that fit the club’s mandate and will provide the best return on objectives
  • Assist with player appearance calendar 
  • Assist with player and team fan mail and in-kind donations
  • Assist in Ticket Alliances Program 
  • Assist with collection and data entry 
  • Assisting the staff in various game day events/activities
  • Aide in administrative duties, daily task, direct mailers and special projects and be accountable for all customer “touch points” (i.e. via direct mail, email. Telephone and in person) 
  • Assist sales executives at events when prospecting for new business and overall sales 
  • Execute, develop, promote, and help sell sponsorship packages under the direction of the Community Relations Director
  • Execute, develop, promote, and help sell special packages and group nights for the 2022 season under the direction of the Community Relations Director
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Community Relations Director

 

GOAL: To grow overall awareness of the club within Orange County through strategic and targeted grassroots initiatives

 
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to: cristina@calunitedstrikers.com

 

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

California United Strikers FC is Orange County’s newest professional sports team. The club is based in Rancho Santa Margarita and plays its home games at the Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine, CA. The team competes in the rapidly expanding National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) which is officially sanctioned by the US Soccer Federation as a Division III professional league. 

LENGTH: March – October 

        

HOURS: During week as available/scheduled and available for all game days 

 

COMPENSATION: Unpaid, school credit required

 

SUPERVISOR: Pronit Dutta - Digital Strategy and Content Lead  

CONTACT INFO: 949-910-6416 | pronit@calunitedstrikers.com

 

SUMMARY:     

The Cal United Strikers Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern will gain valuable knowledge and firsthand experience working in the professional sports industry. The intern will learn and assist with all digital marketing initiatives the club uses to grow its brand and ticketing revenue. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Provide social media graphics - (Adobe Creative Suite experience is a plus)
  • Control the twitter feed on game days
  • Control Instagram and Facebook live stories before/during/post game 
  • Assist in creating video content of fans and players during and post-game
  • Assists with copywriting of the match recap
  • Execute, develop, and help manage the club’s influencer campaigns and ambassador programs
  • Proactively reach out to traditional media outlets to gain the club earned media and added exposure
  • Assist with other tasks and duties as assigned by the Digital Strategy and Content Lead
  • Update Shopify merchandising and graphics

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to: pronit@calunitedstrikers.com  

 

GAME OPERATIONS INTERN

California United Strikers FC is Orange County’s newest professional sports team. The club is based in Rancho Santa Margarita and plays its home games at the Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine, CA. The team competes in the rapidly expanding National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) which is officially sanctioned by the US Soccer Federation as a Division III professional league. 

LENGTH: March – October 

        

HOURS: During week as available/scheduled and available for all game days 

 

COMPENSATION: Unpaid, school credit required

 

SUPERVISOR: Darren McCartney - VP of Operations 

 

CONTACT INFO: Cellular: 786-863-4646 | dmccartney@calunitedstrikers.com


SUMMARY: 

 

The Cal United Strikers FC Game Operations Intern will gain valuable knowledge and 

firsthand experience working in the professional sports industry. The intern will learn and assist with stadium operations and event coordination. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 

  • Assist with the creation of game day production notes, timeline, and scripts
  • Assist with acquiring vendors for gameday 
  • Assist in compiling game day stats 
  • Assist with preparations for game day activities including stadium set-up and tear down
  • Assist with the set-up of pre-game and post-game events (i.e. Chalk talk, soccer clinics, autograph sessions, on-field operations)
  • Assist with distributing game day promotional items 
  • Provide support to all other departments 
  • Assist in planning and execution of all Cal United Strikers events and other tasks and duties as assigned by the VP, Operations 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to: dmccartney@calunitedstrikers.com