Community Relations & Fan Engagement Internship / Pro Sports
The Normal CornBelters Professional Baseball Team, a member of the Frontier League, are seeking Community Relations & Fan Engagement Interns for the 2017-2018 season. Positions are available starting in August and may continue through the 2018 season.
2017-2018 Internship Roles
-Community Relations: Assist with the planning and execution of community programs and events (including set-up and tear-down of display booths), hand out promotional materials, data collection, and mascot appearances.
-Street Team: Promote the CornBelters by distributing marketing materials.
-Fun Crew: (Game Days) Engage fans during games through t-shirt tosses, the kids corner activity area, and on-field promotions.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Assist with the planning and execution of team and community events while serving as a representative of the CornBelters.
-Participate as a team member through meetings and offer support to other team members to maximize customer service, retention efforts, and sales performance.
-Interact with other CornBelters departments to provide a cooperative, client-oriented focus for all fan engagement and ticket sales related operations.
-Identify sales opportunities through networking and outreach within the local market.
-Distribute team marketing and sales materials.
-Prepare accurate weekly reports and analysis for executive team management; be able to communicate details about upcoming events and opportunities within the community. Perform game/event requirements and other projects as requested.
Competencies and Qualifications
-Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
-Self-starter who is motivated to build new programs and exceed expectations.
-Superior customer service skills that showcase a positive and enthusiastic approach to customers so as to convey a positive image and respond to clients in a timely manner.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
-Night and weekend work required, including working special events.
-This is an unpaid position. Internships are eligible for college credit, as well as future placement in part-time and full-time positions with the CornBelters.
How To Apply For This Internship