Group Ticket/Sales Intern / Pro Sports
The Batavia Muckdogs internship is a great learning experience. Available to college Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, Muckdogs interns will have the opportunity to get directly involved and gain hands on experience and training in various aspects of Minor League Baseball including marketing, sales, ticket operations, customer service, public relations, graphic design and many other aspects of the sports industry. The interns train directly with the front office staff to get an overview of all of the different positions. The internship requires a great amount of dedication throughout the baseball season. We are looking for dedicated, resilient and urgent people who would not only perform well in these capacities but who are passionate about baseball. Promotions & Marketing - you may learn how to handle all of the details related to contest coordination, between inning contests, coordinating sponsor nights, player and mascot appearances, and game day activities.
This experience must be for college credit and all interns must be enrolled in school. The internship is an unpaid position, though the Muckdogs will provide each intern with a credit reimbursement up to $250 or $125 (based on approved paperwork, through your school). During certain times of the program, the interns will be asked to complete "labor related tasks" to support the team, in these instances, interns (if agreeable) will receive minimum wage ($8.75) during that time. We do not expect it to exceed 15 hours/season.
The Muckdogs have internships starting in January and May. All of our interns learn through the end of the season (late August or early September) or until they return to college. This internship is a great start for people interested in pursuing a career in sports or the entertainment industry.
Interns in the Groups Sales Department will receive a well-rounded experience within all areas of ticket sales, including individual game operations and group sales. This internship requires strong communication skills, along with attention to detail. All interns learn alongside full-time staff members, and are exposed to departmental objectives that reach organizational goals. Group sales interns will be trained to make outgoing sales calls and will participate in these regularly.
Internship also includes exposure and learning in each of the areas below:
Pre-game - The preparation required to have our stadium up and running for all home games requires a tremendous attention to detail. As an intern you will learn how to prepare for such activities and in most cases prepare areas as well.
How To Apply For This Internship
299 Bank Street
Batavia, NY 14020