2019 Iowa Cubs Internships

By Iowa Cubs | October 7, 2018 1:30 PM

The Iowa Cubs are seeking motivated and qualified candidates for its 2019 internship program. Please contact the respective manager under each job description to apply.

Stadium Operations (20): Assist with all aspects of facility operations and facility management with Iowa Cubs baseball games as well as outside events such as high school games and non-profit events at Principal Park. Participate in game-day activities, specifically on-field promotions and the set up of client-sponsored promotions. Provide daily housekeeping and maintenance in the stadium, offices, skyboxes and restaurant. Assist in the operation of the team mascot Cubbie Bear as well as game-day event staff such as parking attendants, ushers, security, 50/50 Raffle and first aid. Interns must be willing to work long, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays. Contact Jeff Tilley (jefft@iowacubs.com).

Sales and Marketing (2): Interns will work directly with the sales staff to execute corporate sponsorships. Duties include creating and updating the sales marketing kit, creating proof of performance documents, and documenting all elements of sponsored activities. Other duties include coordinating silent actions for the Iowa Cubs 501(c)3 Foundation, assisting other departments when needed, planning and executing pregame activities and any other duties that may arise. Knowledge of cameras and creative software is necessary. Interns will work all home games, and will average 40 hours per week. Contact Randy Wehofer (randyw@iowacubs.com)


Group Ticket Sales (2): Group ticket sales interns will assist in all aspects of group sales which will include, but are not limited to, selling of tickets to customers in need of 25+ tickets, selling picnic and birthday packages and working with our concessionaire to ensure the picnic order is correct for that day's game. Develop and market group sales, assist in game-day duties, fill in at ticket windows during walk-up, and any other duties that may arise. Contact Jason Gelis (jasong@iowacubs.com) or Clayton Grandquist (claytong@iowacubs.com).


Ticket Operations (7): Process all walk-up, internet and phone ticket orders. Provide customer service in all areas. Develop and market group ticket and skybox sales. Assist with game-day duties including event setup and in-game promotions. Assist with birthday parties, special projects, and theme nights. Contact Jason Gelis (jasong@iowacubs.com) or Clayton Grandquist (claytong@iowacubs.com).


Skyboxes (1): The skybox sales intern will assist in all aspects of luxury suite sales which includes, but is not limited to, the process of renting of skyboxes to customers, working with our concessionaire to ensure the catering orders are in, and selling Budweiser Club tables. Develop and market skybox sales. Coordinate setup of all skyboxes for each game, as well as assist in other game-day duties, fill in at ticket windows during walk-up, and any other duties that may arise. Provide customer service in all areas. Contact Brent Conkel (brentc@iowacubs.com).


Merchandise and Retail Operations (1): The intern will report to the Director of Merchandise and will assist with the operations of all retail activities. Areas of responsibility will include increasing team revenues through the sale of merchandise in the Backstop store, assisting with inventory reports and providing excellent customer service to fans at Principal Park. Contact Lisa Hufford (lisah@iowacubs.com)


Media Relations (2): Interns will work report directly to the Director of Media relations, while also working closely with the radio broadcasters and the Manager of Social and Digital Media. Daily duties include writing press releases, assisting with community events, organizing and analyzing baseball statistics, digital input of statistics, press box set-up, pitch clock operation, assisting media with interview requests, updating website information and monitoring social media. This is a 40+ hour/week position. Must be present for all 2019 Iowa Cubs home games and the Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament. Contact Shelby Cravens (shelbyc@iowacubs.com) with questions, or send a resume to apply.


Video (8): Camera work and basic video graphics production for internet webcasts, closed-circuit television system in the ballpark, and video boards in the stadium. Four camera operators and four control room persons will work each home game and the 28-game high school state tournament. Contact Justin Walters (justinw@iowacubs.com).


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