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» Internship Notification - Frontier League and its Teams (Various Locations, US)
» Spring/Summer Promotions Internship - Joliet Slammers (Joliet, IL)
» Spring/Summer Stadium Operations Internships - Joliet Slammers (Joliet, IL)
» Stadium Operations Internship - Normal CornBelters (Normal, IL)
» Customer Service Assistant Internship - Summer 2015 - Normal CornBelters (Normal, IL)
» Ticket Sales Assistant Internship - Summer 2015 - Normal CornBelters Professional Baseball (Normal, IL)
» Mascot Intern - Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)
» Club House Manager Intern - River City Rascals (Ofallon, MO)
» Stadium Operations Intern Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)
» Food Service/Catering Internship - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)
» Ticket Sales Internship - Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)
» Summer Intern - Rockford Aviators Professional Baseball (Loves Park, IL)
» Internship Opportunities (2015 Season) - Traverse City Beach Bums (Traverse City, MI)
» Photography Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)
» Event Management Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)
» Ticketing Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)
» General Merchandise Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)
» Community Outreach/Promotions Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)



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Internship Notification - Frontier League and its Teams (Various Locations, US)

From time to time, the Frontier League and its Teams will be looking for interns. If you apply below and check off all of the internship notifications, you will be contacted about specific internship opportunities with the Frontier League and its Teams. This is a notification only, not an application for a job. If you complete your application and then press "edit your information" you can be notified of full-time positions as well. Please complete the application first and then modify it to include notifications for full-time positions if you are in your final year of college or graduate school.


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Spring/Summer Promotions Internship - Joliet Slammers (Joliet, IL)

 Introduction

The Joliet Slammers are committed to providing a quality educational experience through our seasonal internship program. Internships will provide you with the necessary tools to help you advance in the field of sports management and become a sought after member of the sports business world. The Slammers’ environment will provide the perfect laboratory for students in all aspects of sports to receive an integrated learning experience. No other learning experience provides the diversity and magnitude of possibilities. Although there is no job with the Slammers guaranteed following completion of the internship, the educational experience will be invaluable moving forward as you enter the sports business field.

Skills that will be enhanced by the Slammers program include:

1. Sales and Marketing
2. Media Relations
3. Data Analysis
4. Game day promotions
5. Food and Beverage Operations
6. Community Relations

Eligibility

An emphasis will be placed on students seeking internships for an excellent educational experience. Therefore, it is preferred if students have achieved excellent academic achievement and would be receiving college credit for the internship experience.

Evaluations

The Joliet Slammers will provide each intern with evaluations in accordance with their respective school’s requirements. Further evaluations will be given by the Slammers full time employees.

Available Internship Emphasis

All Joliet Slammers internships are general education by design as each intern will have education in most departments listed below. However, each intern will be given an emphasis (listed below) to focus their individual education. Every intern will be required to present to other interns regarding their emphasis to enable a holistic learning experience. Each internship also requires at least some participation in game day activities.

Promotions Internship (Spring 2015, Summer 2015)

Education Supervisor: Assistant General Manager

Areas of Education
• Serve as a member of the on-field promotions team for all Joliet Slammers home games
• Interact with fans in a friendly, professional, and fun manner
• Help coordinate the Slammers’ Kids Club
• Assist with mascots pre-game and in-game and at any community appearances
• Assist in the creation and execution of theme nights
• Create and execute in-game performances, skits, and other between inning games
• Assist pre-game as necessary

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be receiving college credit for this internship?


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Spring/Summer Stadium Operations Internships - Joliet Slammers (Joliet, IL)

 Introduction

The Joliet Slammers are committed to providing a quality educational experience through our seasonal internship program. Internships will provide you with the necessary tools to help you advance in the field of sports management and become a sought after member of the sports business world. The Slammers’ environment will provide the perfect laboratory for students in all aspects of sports to receive an integrated learning experience. No other learning experience provides the diversity and magnitude of possibilities. Although there is no job with the Slammers guaranteed following completion of the internship, the educational experience will be invaluable moving forward as you enter the sports business field.

Skills that will be enhanced by the Slammers program include:

1. Sales and Marketing
2. Media Relations
3. Data Analysis
4. Game day promotions
5. Food and Beverage Operations
6. Community Relations

Eligibility

An emphasis will be placed on students seeking internships for an excellent educational experience. Therefore, it is preferred if students have achieved excellent academic achievement and would be receiving college credit for the internship experience.

Evaluations

The Joliet Slammers will provide each intern with evaluations in accordance with their respective school’s requirements. Further evaluations will be given by the Slammers full time employees.

Available Internship Emphasis

All Joliet Slammers internships are general education by design as each intern will have education in most departments listed below. However, each intern will be given an emphasis (listed below) to focus their individual education. Every intern will be required to present to other interns regarding their emphasis to enable a holistic learning experience. Each internship also requires participation in game day activities.

Stadium Operations/Grounds Internship (Summer 2015)
Education Supervisor: General Manager - Operations

Areas of Education

• Game day preparation
• Facility maintenance
• Facility set up to enhance ancillary revenues
• Food and Beverage maintenance
• Training and coordination of game day staff
• Help staff prepare and maintain field for all games played at field
• Assist with inventory and ordering
• Dependable with reliable transportation
• General grounds crew work
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be receiving college credit for this internship?
2. What is your available start date?


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Stadium Operations Internship - Normal CornBelters (Normal, IL)

 Department: Stadium Operations

Reports to: Stadium Operations Director

Effective Dates: May 1, 2015 - End Of Season (Summer Semester)

The Normal CornBelters are looking for highly motivated individuals to contribute to the game day operations of The Corn Crib, as well as being exposed to the overall operations of a professional sports organization.

This is an unpaid position, and the individuals selected must require an internship for college credit.  As a member of the CornBelters Stadium Operations Staff, this individual will primarily focus on the areas of fan information, promotions, merchandise store, and other game day operation areas.  This position is rotating, giving all candidates the ability to experience every aspect of the Normal CornBelters on game days.  Additional learning opportunities are provided for those who request during the season.  However, this individual will not be limited in performing other duties as assigned.  Interns are expected to work the entire 52 game schedule.

Responsibilities Include (but are are not limited to):

  • Providing unwavering customer service
  • Set-up and breakdown of The Corn Crib before and after games
  • Assisting in game day operations
  • Working with front office staff and other gameday staff on maintaining ballpark and/or other duties associated with logistics of all home games

Skills Required to Excel:

  • Persistence
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as an individual and as a team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to follow instructions effectively

Your weekly hourly requirements as defined by your educational institution are considered when scheduling, however, the Normal CornBelters have the right to schedule you above and beyond those requirements.  This will clearly be noted to both you and your college before the internship begins.  Housing and transportation will not be provided by the organization.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you be receiving college credit for your internship?
2. Will you be able to work the entire 52 game schedule?


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Customer Service Assistant Internship - Summer 2015 - Normal CornBelters (Normal, IL)

The Normal CornBelters are seeking an individual who is highly motivated to contribute to the customer service effort of a professional sports organization. This is a part-time internship position, and the individual selected must require an internship for college credit. As a member of the CornBelters Ticket Sales Department, this individual will primarily focus on servicing all CornBelters ticket packages (including full season tickets, partial season tickets, and various group outings) via telephone, email and in-person meetings. This individual will not be limited in performing other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Serving as a liaison between organization and ticket purchasers
* Providing excellent customer service to all package ticket purchasers
* Maintaining customer sales database
* Participating in community outreach programs
* Assisting with gameday operations during the season

Completed sales, marketing, or communications courses are preferred. Also, proficiency in all basic computer applications is a necessity (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

Housing and transportation will not be provided by the organization.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to provide your own housing and transportation?
2. Are you able to earn college credit for the internship?


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Ticket Sales Assistant Internship - Summer 2015 - Normal CornBelters Professional Baseball (Normal, IL)

Internship Dates: ASAP – Friday, September 4, 2015 (Summer semester)

The Normal CornBelters are seeking an individual who is highly motivated to contribute to the overall ticket sales effort of a professional sports organization.

This is a full-time internship position paid a monthly stipend plus commission.  The individual selected must require an internship for college credit.  As a member of the CornBelters Ticket Sales Department, this individual will primarily focus on the sale of all CornBelters ticket packages (including full season tickets, mini plans, and various group outings) via telephone and appointment.  This individual will also perform other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Developing and utilizing a solid knowledge of the sales process (including cold calls)

* Providing unwavering customer service to clients

* Maintaining customer sales database

* Working hand-in-hand with interns and staff on stadium operations before, during, and after games

* Participating in community outreach programs and appearances

Completed sales, marketing, and/or communications courses are preferred.  Housing and transportation will not be provided by the organization.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to earn college credit for this internship?
2. Are you able to intern full-time throughout the CornBelters 2015 season?
3. Are you able to provide your own housing and transportation throughout the CornBelters 2015 season?


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Mascot Intern - Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)

The River City Rascals Professional Baseball team, a member of the Frontier League, are currently in search of a Mascot intern for the 2015 season. This position will give candidates an opportunity to gain valuable experience in professional sports through our challenging and rewarding internship program.  

Responsibilities:

  • Work on a part-time basis as Ruffy, the official mascot of the River City Rascals.
  • Performing mascot appearances in the community throughout the summer as well as your normal in-game duties.
  • Perform and/or provide support to community and team appearances. This may include but is not limited to sponsors, charities, media and private functions.
  • Represent the River City Rascals in an appropriate manner at all times, whether at the ballpark or out in the community.
  • Work directly with the Promotions coordinators on appearances and events.
  • Work with Promotions staff to develop, create and execute new skits, dance routines, and other forms of mascot-related entertainment.
  • Further the mission statement and reputation of the River City Rascals in the community.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be available for necessary community appearances which includes nights and weekends.
  • Must be well organized, dependable, and socially outgoing.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must be local to St.Charles County and able to carry out appearances with little supervision.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours during the season (preferably April-September).
  • Fan friendly and outgoing individual.
  • Works well with children and other staff members at many events.
  • Must be able to work in a costume for extended periods of time.
  • Must have reliable transportation, and valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift approximately 50 lbs.
  • Previous mascot experience preferred.


Compensation:

  • Internship Credit
  • Ticket to Rascals Games

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have local housing?
2. Are you available to work home games and some community events throughout the summer?
3. Do you have prior mascot experience?


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Club House Manager Intern - River City Rascals (Ofallon, MO)

River City Rascal Clubhouse Manager Internship

A clubhouse manager for the Rascals, or any professional sports team is a major responsibility. At the major league level these clubhouse managers make 6 digits. Interning for a clubhouse manager is a great way to gain experience and potentially take over as the head clubhouse manager for the Rascals. To do this job you do not need any specific skills, just be very hard working, organized, obedient, and always be willing to help.

A general description of what we do for the Rascals on a daily basis consists of this:

  • Keeping the clubhouse for the home and away baseball team clean
  • Keeping home and away coaches room clean
  • Close and personal connections with all the players for miscellaneous things they might need or be superstitious about
  • Doing home and away team laundry after or before games (uniforms, personals, towels)
  • Assisting Athletic trainer in getting water pre-game, or any other tasks he may need help with
  • Assist grounds crew
  • Set up pre game meals, and post game meals for both teams
  • Prepare baseballs pre-game, and during game keep track if more baseballs are needed
  • Take care of umpires pre and post game
  • Be around players during game in case they need something in an emergency (new bat, glove, helmet, etc.)
  • Always be prepared to help others when asked

This internship is great to build connections in the baseball world. It is also a good way to watch many other professions in action (General Managing, Athletic Training, Marketing, Coaching). It is also a perfect internship if you are looking to make a career out of clubhouse managing.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. When would you be able to start?
2. Do you have local housing?
3. When do you back to school?


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Stadium Operations Intern Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)

The River City Rascals Professional Baseball Team, a member of the Frontier League, is currently in search of Stadium Operations Interns for the 2015 season. The positions available will give candidates an opportunity to gain valuable experience in professional sports through our challenging and rewarding internship program.

Stadium Operations interns will work directly with the Director of Stadium Operations and Assisant Director of Stadium Operations.

Responsibilities:
• Creating and maintaining a clean, safe and fun ballpark for all fans
• Assisting in inventory controls and purchasing to ensure that the facility is adequately stocked for all events
• Assisting in all facets of preventative maintenance for the ballpark
• Additional duties assigned by Director of Stadium Operations
• Insuring that facility is prepared to accommodate group outings each night
• Be available for community appearances

Qualifications:
• Must be able to problem solve quickly, work efficiently in an intense environment
• Some heavy lifting is requited
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks
• Self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
• Flexibility to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have local housing?
2. Are you available to work all 51 home games?
3. When do you go back to school?
4. When can you start?


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Food Service/Catering Internship - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)

The River City Rascals Professional Baseball Team, a member of the Frontier League, is currently in search of Food Service/ Catering Interns for the 2015 season. The positions available will give candidates an opportunity to gain valuable experience in professional sports and the food industry through our challenging and rewarding internship program.

Catering Manager:

  • Coordinate with Food Service Director/Catering Kitchen about all food orders for game days.

  • Responsible for phone calls to all groups who have ordered food to verify catering orders

  • Responsible for all party decks, open airs and picnic set up(with help from other interns)

  • Help maintain a FIFO system in warehouse

  • Responsible to help Food Service Director with inventory counts at end of each month.

  • Keep a running inventory count (approx.)

Warehouse Manager:

  • Put away orders in a FIFO system in warehouses

  • Keep warehouses neat, clean and organized

  • Stock all stands before each event (with help from other interns)

  • Responsible for transfer of product during event

  • Responsible for conducting inventory counts at the end of each month

  • Keeping beer keg cooler stocked, cleaned and pulling all empties

Concessions Interns:

  • Help put product away from truck orders

  • Set up all concession stands before each event (pull product, count inventory, clean, stand sheets)

Qualifications:

  • Must be comfortable in front if large crowds and personable

  • Self-motivated, organized and detail oriented

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Must be willing and able to lift items up to 50 lbs. for set up and take down of games and events

  • Flexibility to work long days, evenings, weekends, and occasional holiday

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter along with an email address

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have experience in the food industry?
2. Are you willing to work nights and weekends during the summer?
3. Are you committed to a career in sports?


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Ticket Sales Internship - Summer 2015 - River City Rascals (O'Fallon, MO)

The River City Rascals Professional Baseball Team, a member of the Frontier League, is currently in search of Summer Ticket Sales Interns for the 2015 season. The positions available will give candidates an opportunity to gain valuable experience in professional sports through our challenging and rewarding internship program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Field phone calls and answer everyday questions
  • Assist in making sales calls from generated lead lists
  • Assist in creation of leads list to be used for sales calls
  • Represent the Rascals organization during community appearances and extra events at the stadium
  • Balancing of game day revenue
  • Handling a box office window during game days and office hours
  • Help with tarp duties and other aspects of the Rascals overall season preparation and execution as needed

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.)
  • Knowledge of social media sites and associated applications
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly, work efficiently in an intense environment
  • Must be willing and able to lift items up to 50 lbs. for set up and take down of games and events
  • Flexibility to work long days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to work all home games during the season

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter along with an email address.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will this be for college credit?
2. Do you have local housing?


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Summer Intern - Rockford Aviators Professional Baseball (Loves Park, IL)

Summer Intern - Summer 2015 – Rockford Aviators Professional Baseball Club (Loves Park, IL)

Description

Job Title: Summer Intern
Reports to: General Manager

Company Description: The Rockford Aviators professional baseball team will be entering their 23rd year as a franchise as a member of the Frontier League.  Our goal is to provide fun and affordable family entertainment to baseball fans in the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin area.

Internship Overview: This position is designed to give interns experience in every aspect of professional sports including, but not limited to the following: Ticket Operations, Ticket Sales, Group Sales, Merchandising, Marketing and Promotions, Community Relations, Stadium Operations, and Concessions. The Rockford Aviators expect interns to consider themselves as part of the staff. Within minor league baseball, the front office staff performs duties at all levels of management and maintenance. From time to time, staff members are required to help sell tickets, work in the gift shop, help in concessions, answer phones, interact with players and coaches, pull tarp and several other tasks in addition to their primary duties. Everyone who works in minor league baseball wears many different ‘hats’. A willingness to go above and beyond one’s normal duties is expected.

Essential Duties:
• Be available to work all Rockford Aviators home games, ability to work non-traditional hours
• Assist with the organization of events including theme nights, picnics, birthday parties, Kid’s Club, etc.
• Assist the staff with pregame and postgame activities
• Represent the Rockford Aviators at community events and home games

Additional Responsibilities:
• Assist the ticket sales staff with phone calls, purchase orders, etc.
• Game day responsibilities include setup and takedown, information center, fan involvement, etc
• Establish relationships to create repeat business
• Assist with tarp pulls and other front office duties as needed
• Community involvement – ex: Street Team, distribution of pocket schedules, etc.

Qualifications/Skills Needed:
• Positive attitude
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Outgoing personality, ability to interact with fans
• Excellent communication, customer service and problem solving skills
• Willingness to learn the business side of the industry

Dates of Internship: Early May through the conclusion of the 2015 season

Hours: Hours vary on game days. 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday (non-gameday).  Must be available to work full-time including evenings, weekends, and holidays.  You may also be asked to work outside events such as mascot/player appearances or non-Aviators stadium events.

Compensation: Interns will receive a monthly stipend.  Optional opportunities to work outside events for additional compensation.  Interns are able to receive class credit for their respective college or university.

Previous Interns: Several Rockford Aviators interns have gone on to successful careers in sports. Some of the organizations our interns have received job offers from:
• Pittsburgh Pirates - MLB
• Milwaukee Bucks - NBA
• Indiana Pacers - NBA
• Dayton Dragons – Single A Affiliate – Cincinnati Reds

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What is your anticipated start date?
2. Do you have to return to school in the fall? If so, when?
3. Do you have housing available in the Rockford/Loves Park area?
4. Do you have reliable transportation?


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Internship Opportunities (2015 Season) - Traverse City Beach Bums (Traverse City, MI)

The Traverse City Beach Bums offer an outstanding internship program where college students or recent college graduates can gain valuable insight and knowledge in the professional sports industry.

The intention of the Traverse City Beach Bums internship program is to provide an extensive hands-on approach to career development that assists young adults with the selection of appropriate careers. The Beach Bums offer work positions that are meaningful and compatible with interns’ education along with their desired career. We also offer guidance into the job search process, assisting in resume writing, utilizing our network of peers in the industry to assist qualified individuals in seeking out available positions at the completion of their internship.

Essential Requirements:
• Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
• Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
• Customer service experience a plus
• Successful applicants should have a genuine interest in the business of venue concessions, be highly motivated and hard working

Intern Salary: $500/month stipend

Listed are the following internships available for the Traverse City Beach Bums 2015 season: - Assistant Clubby (1); General (1); Merchandise (1); Promotions (2); Ticketing (2).

ASSISTANT CLUBBY (open): Start Date: 04/27/2015
JOB DESCRIPTION:  Desire a college student or recent graduate, with a hunger to be in professional baseball and learn the business. Our internship is designed to provide the employee with a basic training and experience of minor league baseball. The role of this position is to assist the Clubhouse Manager (Clubby) in day to day operations including but not limited:

  • Responsible for working with Clubby receiving and unpacking equipment to start the season. You will be asked to work with the Clubby to submit a mid-season and end-of-season inventory, and must explain any missing or damaged items
  • Maintain contact with Beach Bums Clubby for all equipment needs and repairs (such as radar guns, video cameras, etc)
  • Assist Clubby as directed collecting and doing laundry
  • Clean clubhouse, including bathrooms, showers and kitchen areas, and vacuum
  • Assist with preparation of pre-game and post-game meals
  • Supply toiletries for staff and players' bathrooms and showers
  • Oversee preparation for road trips. Pack uniforms and caps for players who may join the team on the road.
  • Coordinate with staff on distribution of batting practice and game balls
  • Provide food and drinks for the opposing team before and after games.
  • Wash uniforms and maintain a clean clubhouse.

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GENERAL (filled) – Start Date: 05/04/2015

JOB DESCRIPTION: The general intern is a wide reaching internship that provides a challenging look into the business of baseball.  The general intern’s role is multi-dimensional providing support to different departments. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn departmental procedure, answering Beach Bums phones, assisting front office staff, assisting customers and transferring sales calls to appropriate departments
  • Participate in planning and managing special activities, work with the promotions department as needed
  • Contribute to the Beach Bums website, actively participate in the team’s social media efforts
  • Assist in the tracking of current marketing tools (ex: save & organize all newspaper and magazine advertising); organize newspaper articles on players
  • Oversee the P.A. Booth – organize game day music, enter statistics for both the home and visiting team, coordinate P.A. announcements and video message board
  • Work with Director of Media/Broadcasting on press stat packs, coordinate interviews with players and media

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MERCHANDISE (one available) - Start Date: 05/04/2015 or sooner
• Perform all opening and closing functions of the store including daily cash deposits and monthly reports for management and accounting
• Ensure accurate receiving, sales, transfers and replenishment of merchandise
• Inventory control including performing physical inventories
• Work game nights and help oversee Beach Bums Gift Shop by assisting customers with purchases and running the register
• Process internet and phone orders in a timely manner
• Maintain cleanliness and proper appearance of the store and all displays
• Assist promotions staff with fulfilling between inning contest winners
• Assist with creation, development, and ordering of new items
• Exposure to tracking sales results, inventory levels, visual presentation of products, and scheduling staff
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PROMOTIONS Internship (One available) -- Start Date: 05/04/2015 or sooner

JOB DESCRIPTION: This internship will primarily expose students to game day promotions, sales and customer service, but will cover all facets of a professional baseball team’s front office.  Additional opportunities to work and learn on non-game days are required, at the discretion of the Traverse City Beach Bums staff. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn departmental procedure, answering Beach Bums phones, assisting front office staff, assisting customers and transferring sales calls to appropriate departments
  • Contribute to the Beach Bums website, actively participate in the team’s social media efforts
  • Produce game day script and map out between-inning promotions
  • Coordinate and supervise all on-field contests and promotions
  • Organize pre-game events including but not limited to: baseball buddies, first pitch, award ceremonies and special guests
  • Generate game day revenue through program, merchandise, Speed Pitch and Spinning Wheel sales
  • Assist with field preparation and general stadium maintenance and upkeep

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TICKET INTERN (only one available) -- Start Date: May 4th, 2015 or sooner

JOB DESCRIPTION: To learn all aspects of the ticket and group sales operation of the Traverse City Beach Bums under the mentorship of the Director of Ticketing. Interns will also gain knowledge in most other departments under the mentorship of those departmental managers. This is a fast paced, challenging internship. The expectations of this position include:

Responsibilities: 

  • Learn all aspects of the ticket program; season & mini plan holders, groups and individuals (seating, payments, billing) ticketing software, as well as the customer database
  • Assist the Director of Ticketing with everyday responsibilities on both game and non-game days
  • Enhance customer service and fan interaction skills through individual ticket orders both via phone and walk-up sales 
  • Build birthday and group sales under the mentorship of the Director of Ticketing
  • Process phone, internet, as well as walk-up ticket orders
  • Communicate with other departments regarding suite bookings in a timely manner, oversee changes and personalization of suite doors
  • Follow-up with game day staff on a nightly basis to ensure a quality experience for all Traverse City Beach Bums guests 
  • Work with the food & beverage as well as promotions staff to ensure birthday parties, groups and party patios are properly understood and executed, serving as a conduit between the food & beverage and promotions
  • **Work with promotions department in the planning and implementation of the Family FunDay Sunday Kids Run the Bases program**  

ALL INTERNS MUST

  • Strive to make the Traverse City Beach Bums a first-class professional sports organization
  • Work diligently to build and strengthen relationships with corporate partners, media, fans and the community
  • Work at all times to provide the ultimate entertainment experience to all patrons of the Traverse City Beach Bums
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the General Manager

Essential Requirements for all Interns:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
  • Must be enthusiastic and able to keep up in a fast paced environment
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Positive, outgoing attitude and willingness to learn required
  • Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work all 2015 Beach Bums home games, including nights and weekends

HOURS:  Interns must be available to participate full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays.  On non-game days the day generally is 9:30 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 9:30 am to 2 pm (plus possible evenings, weekends and holiday for player/driver/mascot appearances and other special circumstances.) On game days, the day generally begins at 9:30 am and ends after the game (sometimes as late as or later than 11 pm).  The Beach Bums 2014 home game schedule is for 51 home games, with home opener May 22nd and final regular season game Sunday, September 6th, 2015.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I have housing in the Traverse City area?
2. Will you be using the internship to earn college credit?
3. Please name your top two department choices


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Photography Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)

2015 Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion Photography Internship

Washington Wild Things and Pennsylvania Rebellion photography interns will carry out the shooting, editing and uploading of digital photographs for games and non-game events alike. Interns will be asked to shoot images based on a daily "shot sheet" provided by the Media Relations Department and will be required to upload their work for usage on the team website, publications and outside requests.

Requirements:

1. College student or aspiring photographer with a passion for shooting professional sports events in an outdoor environment.

2. Access to high-resolution camera equipment.

3. Familiarity with photo editing software (Photoshop CS6, Adobe Creative Cloud).

4. Detail-oriented, organized and excellent communication skills.

5. Ability to multi-task and work with strict deadlines.

6. Flexible schedule: available mid-May-mid-September; able to work nights and weekends on non-game days as needed.

Responsibilities:

1. Shooting game action as needed by the Media Relations Department.

2. Shooting player headshots as needed by the Media Relations Department.

3. Shooting on-field promotions, first pitches, award presentations, special events, etc. as needed by the Sales, Marketing/Promotions and Community Relations Departments.

4. Maintaining communication with other photography interns to make sure nightly shot sheet is covered.

5. Editing and uploading photos nightly for use by the Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion.

Photography interns will be credited when their photos are used for publications, the team website, etc.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter and a few photography samples to dhilton@washingtonwildthings.com. For more information and/or questions, call Deb Hilton at 724-250-7161.


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Event Management Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)

Interns in the Ballpark and Stadium Operations will receive a well-rounded experience. You will gain valuable knowledge in the daily operations of two professional sports teams and be required to perform all aspects of the job. This internship requires strong communication skills along with attention to detail are essential. All interns assist full-time staff members in a large number of tasks and help the department work as a team to reach organizational goals.

Responsibilities of the Ballpark and Stadium Operations Internship include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with checking the cleanliness of the seating bowl, concourse, restrooms, perimeter, picnic areas, suite level, etc.
  • Support Operations Manager with clubhouse operations and stadium rentals 
  • Assist with stadium security and locking up the facility
  • Help with receiving promotional and sponsorship items from the loading dock and organizing the Promotional Storage areas
  • Help with pressure washing and other projects as they arise
  • Assist with supervising third-party contractors around the stadium
  • Help with hiring and daily management of Game Day Employee staff
  • All other duties as assigned by the General Manager and Special Events Manager

Other:

  • Continually provide exceptional guest, partner and client experience. Interns will be expected to contribute to staff projects, assist with ticket sales, ticket operations, stadium operations, community relations (including mascot and player appearances), media relations, pocket schedule deliveries, answering phones and helping in other areas as need. The above is an outline of your responsibilities which could increase or decrease at any time.

Qualifications:

  • Receiving course credit/experience from an accredited university or college.
  • Must be detail orientated and comfortable working with cash.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Individuals must have outstanding communication skills and be positive and energetic.
  • Individuals must be available to work Wild Things and Rebellion home games and other special events as needed. This will require long hours and much time on evenings and weekends.
  • Candidates must be reliable, punctual, trustworthy and courteous.
  • Individual must be comfortable with supervision of staff.

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Ticketing Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)

Interns in the Ticketing Department will receive a well-rounded experience within all areas of ticket sales including individual game operations, ticket plans and group sales. You will gain valuable knowledge of the TicketReturn software as well as Score CRM. This internship requires strong communication skills along with attention to detail are essential. All interns assist full-time staff members in a large number of tasks and help the department work as a team to reach organizational goals. Ticket interns will be required to make outgoing sales calls. The calls will be to renewal ticket purchasers along with new prospects. They will also assist the sales staff with processing orders, printing and mailing tickets, answering phones and data entry.

  • Extend exceptional customer service to all Wild Things employees and CONSOL Energy Park customers.
  • Service inbound customer phone calls and ticket orders.
  • Maintain accurate database files and customer information.
  • Execute daily ticket sales from point-of-sale computers.
  • Provide strong support for ticket sales team while partnering with ticket sales executives.
  • Process ticket orders over the phone and online.
  • Assist in day-to-day ticket office duties.
  • Prepare Box Office for game days and outside events.
  • Organize Will Call Window to ensure accurate and efficient service.
  • Help facilitate ticket window operations pre-game through end of game.

Other:

  • Continually provide exceptional guest, partner and client experience. Interns will be expected to contribute to staff projects, assist with ticket sales, ticket operations, stadium operations, community relations (including mascot and player appearances), media relations, pocket schedule deliveries, answering phones and helping in other areas as need. The above is an outline of your responsibilities which could increase or decrease at any time.

Qualifications:

  • Receiving course credit/experience from an accredited university or college.
  • Must be detail orientated and comfortable working with cash.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Individuals must have outstanding communication skills and be positive and energetic.
  • Individuals must be available to work Wild Things and Rebellion home games and other special events as needed. This will require long hours and much time on evenings and weekends.
  • Candidates must be reliable, punctual, trustworthy and courteous.
  • Individual must be comfortable with supervision of staff.
  • Ticketing and/or box office experience is preferred but not required.

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General Merchandise Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)

Interns in the Merchandise Department will receive a well-rounded experience. You will gain valuable knowledge in the merchandising efforts of two professional sports teams and be required to perform all aspects of the job. This internship requires strong communication skills along with attention to detail are essential. All interns assist full-time staff members in a large number of tasks and help the department work as a team to reach organizational goals.

Responsibilities of the Merchandise Intern include, but are not limited to:

  • Helps to update and maintain the Merchandise section of the Wild Things and Rebellion websites.
  • Processes and organizes web and phone merchandise orders.
  • Keep up to date on current trends in merchandise and assists in making merchandise orders accordingly.
  • Strives to make The Cage and The Wild Things other merchandise stores a vital part of the ballpark experience and helps to regularly update the look of the store, in order to entice customers.
  • When needed, organizes and records financials of the Wild Things and Rebellion store and its inventory.
  • Scheduled part-time merchandise employees.
  • Responsible for distribution and record-keeping of staff uniforms.
  • Assists merchandise manager with new concepts and design.  Some graphic design experience preferred.
  • Performing administrative tasks.

Other:

  • Continually provide exceptional guest, partner and client experience. Interns will be expected to contribute to staff projects, assist with ticket sales, ticket operations, stadium operations, community relations (including mascot and player appearances), media relations, pocket schedule deliveries, answering phones and helping in other areas as need. The above is an outline of your responsibilities which could increase or decrease at any time.

Qualifications:

  • Receiving course credit/experience from an accredited university or college.
  • Must be detail orientated and comfortable working with cash.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Individuals must have outstanding communication skills and be positive and energetic.
  • Individuals must be available to work Wild Things and Rebellion home games and other special events as needed. This will require long hours and much time on evenings and weekends.
  • Candidates must be reliable, punctual, trustworthy and courteous.
  • Individual must be comfortable with supervision of staff.

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Community Outreach/Promotions Internship - Washington Wild Things and PA Rebellion (Washington, PA)

Interns in the Community Relations and Promotions Department will receive a well-rounded experience. You will gain valuable knowledge in the community relations department and will be required to assist in on-field promotions and in-game activities. This internship requires strong communication skills along with attention to detail are essential. All interns assist full-time staff members in a large number of tasks and help the department work as a team to reach organizational goals.

Community Relations and Promotions Responsibilities:

  • Fill donation requests and fundraising inquiries.
  • Help manage the fundraising program.
  • Receive and categorize incoming requests from community groups and coordinate the distribution of fundraising tickets.
  • Communicate with all solicitors in a timely and professional manner.
  • Help coordinate all mascot appearances, while also performing as the mascot or assisting the mascot at outside appearances.
  • Assist with daily game day entertainment, theme nights, sponsored events and daily promotions.
  • Assist with grass roots marketing efforts such as pocket schedule distribution and door hanger campaigns in the community.
  • Participate in scheduling/coordinating and attending the team’s mascot appearances and events.
  • Coordinate and oversee the Kids Club.
  • Prior to game, make sure all promotional materials are in place and ready to go for game time.
  • Game duties may include assisting with pre-game ceremonies, on-field promotions and coordinating entertainment acts.

Other:

Continually provide exceptional guest, partner and client experience. Interns will be expected to contribute to staff projects, assist with ticket sales, ticket operations, stadium operations, community relations (including mascot and player appearances), media relations, pocket schedule deliveries, answering phones and helping in other areas as need. The above is an outline of your responsibilities which could increase or decrease at any time.

Qualifications:

  • Receiving course credit/experience from an accredited university or college.
  • Must be detail orientated and comfortable working with cash.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  •  Individuals must have outstanding communication skills and be positive and energetic.
  • Individuals must be available to work Wild Things and Rebellion home games and other special events as needed. This will require long hours and much time on evenings and weekends.
  •  Candidates must be reliable, punctual, trustworthy and courteous.
  •  Individual must be comfortable with supervision of staff.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to provide your own housing and transportation?
2. Are you willing to work nights and weekends as they are required?
3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?


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