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Social Media Intern / Amateur Sports

Traverse City Pit Spitters

About Us:

The Traverse City Pit Spitters are a collegiate wooden bat baseball team. A member of the 22-team Northwoods League, located in Traverse City, MI.

The Pit Spitters internship program is designed to provide an extensive hands-on career development training and job shadow program for those navigating the selection of appropriate careers. We provide internship positions that are meaningful and compatible with education and aspirations.

The internship program offers a monthly stipend, tickets, free concession food, YMCA membership, and many more perks!

Internship Summary:

To learn all aspects of the Traverse City Pit Spitters promotions and social media department under the mentorship of the Promotions Manager. Intern will also gain knowledge in other departments while working under the mentorship of those departmental mentor managers.

Essential Internship Areas of Focus:

Assist with managing social media efforts for the Pit Spitters official accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others.

Work with the GM and Promotions Manager to execute revenue-generating opportunities on social media, including scheduling sponsored content.

Provide social media coverage on game days and any other Pit Spitter events.

Find new and innovative ways to grow and engage the Pit Spitters social media audiences.

Monitor and track team-related activity across all platforms.

Assist in scheduling and implementing a monthly, weekly, daily social media calendar.

Extend our brand reach in to new markets and demographics through digital media

Help with photo needs, including editing, organizing, shooting and posting to social media.

Work with the Promotions Manager, ticketing department, and Food and Beverage Manager to send out weekly newsletters in regard to what’s coming up at the ballpark.

Edit social media graphics using Photoshop and video using Premiere.

Assist with miscellaneous digital projects as necessary.

Education Requirements and Expectations:

Must be a College or University Junior or Senior within at least 3 semesters of graduation.
Must be pursuing a degree in a related field of study.
Must need an internship for academic credit.
Candidates should be well organized and comfortable working with a group.
Must be available to participate full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Non-event days are generally M-F 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event days, the day generally begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends after the event.
Must be available no later than April 15th until approximately August 20th.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an internship candidate to successfully complete the goals and purpose of the internship. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform and meet the goals that have been established. While performing the duties of this internship, the intern is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The intern frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit and move quickly throughout all levels of Suite and concourse. The intern is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this internship include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The above information on this internship summary has been described to indicate the general nature and level of involvement performed by incumbents. Other duties and responsibilities or goals not specifically described may be included.

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