Careers

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country. Minnesota United is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, Minnesota United is dedicated to growing professional soccer in the state of Minnesota. Minnesota United plays in Major League Soccer (MLS). Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.
 
Below are our open positions. Please apply via TeamWork Online unless otherwise specified below - include your resume, cover letter, and references.

Full Time Positions

There are currently no full time positions available at MNUFC. Please check again soon.

Part Time Positions

 Academy Intern

Minnesota United FC has created a hands-on learning experience for students and recent graduates looking to gain an understanding of a MLS Academy. The MNUFC Academy Internship offers unpaid, for credit, part-time positions (15-20 hours per week) in various facets of the Academy. This role provides a unique educational experience and a behind-the-scenes look into various elements associated with the Academy program. The participants will be supervised by the Academy General Manager. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about various administrative roles in the MNUFC Academy, including the Development Academy, club partnerships, camps, clinics, events, and tryouts
  • Gain hands-on experience in the marketing, administration, and facilitation of camps
  • Learn about and participate in MNUFC Academy communications, including its website content creation and social media presence
  • Under supervision from the Academy General Manager, ensure successful set-up and execution of Academy home matches
  • Possible travel to away Academy matches

Requirements:

  • Current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in a related field
  • Interest and experience in competitive sports environment, soccer preferred
  • Previous experience in event management is preferred
  • Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
 Academy Sports Science Intern

The Academy Sport Science internship is part-time, unpaid, for credit hands-on learning experience for students looking to gain an understanding of sports science in a Major League Soccer Academy setting. Duties and tasks will center on player strength and conditioning, daily data compilation, nutrition and supplementation for the Academy. Duties and daily tasks include but are not limited to the responsibilities listed below. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore nuances of daily nutrition of youth athletes
  • Learn about differences between pre-training & recovery drinks
  • Understand the monitoring of nutritional inventory
  • Gain experience preparing/ utilizing weight room for academy development & preparation
  • Gain experience developing appropriate athletic development programs for elite youth soccer players.
  • Understand importance of organization and cleanliness of space
  • Learn about the education of players on fundamentals of athletic preparation/ readiness.

Requirements:

  • Actively pursuing Bachelor’s degree in related field, able to earn credit required
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with tasks that are time sensitive
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Able to work flexible hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends
 College Ambassador

The College Ambassador Program is your potential first step in building a career in the sports industry. This is a part-time, paid role where your primary responsibility will be developing and implementing a strategy to get your college or university to use Minnesota United FC tickets, while building relationships with local students and businesses. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. Prospects are targeted through self-driven initiatives via phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings. Our front office is located in Golden Valley, MN, but the majority of your time will be spent out in the Twin Cities community. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Maximize ticket sales and ticket sales revenue through execution of meetings, sales calls, and networking events
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture, e.g. strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, as well as exhibiting constant enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts
  • Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office
  • Other duties as assigned by the New Business Development Manager

Requirements:

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree at local college/university (business, advertising, or marketing major preferred)
  • Interest in building a career in sales or the sports industry
  • Sales experience, although not required, is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) a plus
 Ticket Sales Intern

The Ticket Sales Intern position is a part-time, unpaid, for credit position. The primary focus is assisting the ticket sales and service managers and staff, while recieving an inside look at the operation of a professional Major League Soccer sales office. A career with Minnesota United will allow you to merge a passion for sales and soccer, professional growth, and a unique career in professional sports. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain patron records in CRM system
  • Assist with managing the sales database
  • Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts
  • Enter data captured from events, contests, and games into the system
  • Develop new leads and enter them into the system
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Director of Ticket Sales

Requirements:

  • Technological aptitude; the ability to troubleshoot complex systems and solve reporting problems
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Must be able to earn credit through your institution
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends