2018 Iowa Cubs Job Opportunities

(Dylan Heuer)

By Iowa Cubs | September 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET

Merchandise Associate, Iowa Cubs Team Store

Part time position 20-25 hours per week Monday-Sunday varying hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., depending on the game schedule. The position includes exceptional customer service, and selling merchandise in the Iowa Cubs team store. Associate would also help process and count inventory, assist with visual merchandising, stock merchandise, package products for the online store, and any other duties assigned by the Director of Merchandise. Retail experience preferred, must be flexible, able to lift at least 30 pounds, and spend a majority of the shift on your feet. Send resumes with a short intro to Lisa Hufford

Centerplate

Join our food and beverage team for the 2018 season! Centerplate operates the food service and skybox suites at Principal Park and is looking to fill the following positions: suite servers, suite cooks, cashiers, beer-tenders, concessions expediters, warehouse staff, and concession supervisors. Principal Park offers a great atmosphere with competitive wages, a flexible schedule and growth potential! Come to our one of our job fairs on Wednesdays 2/21, 2/28, 3/7 from 4pm-7pm, Fridays 2/23, 3/2, 3/9 from 4pm-7pm and Saturdays 2/24, 3/3, 3/10 from 10am-2pm or call (515) 244-3464 to schedule an appointment.

Part-Time, Game-Day Opportunities

The Iowa Cubs have employment opportunities in several areas this season for part-time, game-day positions. The Iowa Cubs play 70 home games with the season running from April 5-September 3.

PARKING ATTENDANTS

Attendants will oversee Iowa Cubs' parking lots during home games and the high school baseball state tournament. Attendants work skybox and season ticket pass lots, as well as handle cash for paid lots. The position requires employees to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions with the average shift lasting five hours. For more information, email Andrew Quillen at andrewq@iowacubs.com.

USHERS

Ushers assist all fans with locating their respective seating location within the ballpark, and assist fans by answering questions about the facility and team. Ushers will also assist in keeping Principal Park clean and will work with the management staff to resolve any situation that requires attention. Other related duties may be assigned. For more information, email Nic Peters at nicp@iowacubs.com.

50/50 RAFFLE

Personnel will conduct sales for 50/50 raffle around Principal Park. The position requires employees to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and to be on their feet for the majority of the shift. For more information, email Nic Peters at nicp@iowacubs.com.

TICKET SELLER

Overview: This position will fill a variety of customer-service roles at Iowa Cubs home games. Ticket Sellers are staffed to provide fans with a fast and pleasant experience at the Principal Park ticket office during Iowa Cubs home games and other events.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high standard of customer service throughout the ballpark for fans
  • Ensure responsive and accurate outcomes to ticket transactions
  • Provide insight to Iowa Cubs ticket policies regarding seat availability, pricing, rain policy, etc. (training will be offered)
  • Learn the ticket system used by the Iowa Cubs ticket office
  • Answer questions or direct fans to the correct front office staff member who can assist them
  • Oversee ballpark experiences and alert front office staff if any issues need to be attended to
  • Tend to any fan inquiries or concerns and take proactive measures to avoid issues

Requirements:

  • Must be available to work on nights and weekends
  • Must be able to interact with fans of all ages
  • Must be able to work a portion of Iowa Cubs home games
  • Must be able to provide quality service to fans and foresee issues
  • Must have own transportation

Qualifications:

  • Ability to comprehend basic computer skills and programs
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Attention to detail 
  • Personable personality
  • Dependability- displays punctuality, follows instruction, and responds to manager's instructions
  • Able to work in a fun, fast pace environment

 Job Length: The main duties of the position will run from April 1 through September 4. There will also be opportunity to continue this position past September 4 if the Cubs will host any playoff games. Most shifts will be 3 to 4 hours in length and will begin half an hour before gates open and conclude towards the end of the game.

Contact: Clayton Grandquist, Ticket Manager - 515-243-6111 or claytong@iowacubs.com

Pay: $10 an hour

 

IOWA CUBS TICKET TAKER

Overview: This position will fill a variety of customer-service roles at Iowa Cubs home games. Ticket takers are staffed to provide fans with assistance and a great first impression of the Iowa Cubs and Principal Park.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high standard of customer service throughout the ballpark for fans
  • Scan tickets to ensure that all attending guests have a valid ticket to the specific game
  • Answer questions or direct fans to the correct front office staff member who can assist them
  • Assist fans in finding their seats or finding spots within Principal Park
  • Oversee ballpark experiences and alert front office staff if any issues need to be attended to
  • Tend to any fan inquiries or concerns and take proactive measures to avoid issues

Requirements:

  • Must be available to work on nights and weekends
  • Must be able to interact with fans of all ages
  • Must be able to work a portion of Iowa Cubs home games
  • Must be able to provide quality service to fans and foresee issues
  • Must have own transportation

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Desire to gain experience in customer relationship building
  • Personable personality
  • Dependability- displays punctuality, follows instruction, and responds to manager's instructions
  • Willingness to represent the Iowa Cubs in a positive manner
  • Able to work in a fun, fast pace environment

 Job Length: The main duties of the position will run from April 1 through September 4. There will also be opportunity to continue this position past September 4 if the Cubs will host any playoff games. Most shifts will be 4 to 5 hours in length and will begin half an hour before gates open and conclude towards the end of the game.

Contact: Clayton Grandquist, Ticket Manager - 515-243-6111 or claytong@iowacubs.com

Pay: $8 an hour

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