The Los Angeles Internship at ATHLETES FIRST will provide you with a great deal of hands-on experience and insight into what it takes to be a successful agent. It is a great opportunity for a passionate, creative, and focused graduate or exceptional undergraduate student who is interested in a career in sports or entertainment management. Over the course of the internship, the candidate would work closely with an NFLPA certified contract agent as well as a client relations associate, assisting in a variety of both challenging and interesting projects surrounding our professional athletes, coaches, and executives.

*The summer internship session will begin in June and end mid-late August.

Intern Responsibilities and Projects:

Office Tasks

  • Participate in weekly office meetings with Sherman Oaks staff
  • Expense Reports
  • Prepare Fed-Ex shipments as needed
  • Maintain daily to-do list of work pending and completed
  • Print/bind/Fed-Ex packages as requested

Football & Coaching/Personnel Clients

  • Monitor and report NFL injuries and relevant NFL news
  • Create NFL Stat Report on clients and vet recruits
  • Create and maintain college stat report
  • Assist in monitoring film/images for any NFL Fine Appeals
  • Assist in other client related services (scheduling flights, hotels, Airbnb’s, etc.) as requested
  • Create coaching and executive bios

Recruiting

  • Individual recruiting research as assigned including in-depth background bios of potential recruits
  • Prepare agendas for meetings with recruits
  • Coordinate brochure updates as suggested and requested
  • Maintain recruiting board list
  • Prepare materials for coaches and/or personnel staff for potential league job openings
  • Research and generate new information for agents in player, coaching or personnel staff recruitment
  • Research, coordinate, and assist with event logistics on a needed basis (Super Bowl, NFL Combine, NFL Draft, youth football camps, etc.)
  • Identify potential new marketing opportunities for clients
  • General office duties and administrative services as assigned

Requirements:

  • Extremely organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Polished written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team, as some coworkers will be in satellite offices
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Must have a car as some tasks will require intern to travel*

*This is a paid internship or you can choose to receive college credit*