The Reading Fightin Phils, Class AA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies are seeking hard working, goal oriented and attention to detail individuals for the 2020 season. The internship requires a great amount of dedication throughout the baseball season. The Reading Fightin Phils Internship program will provide a great opportunity for interns looking to immerse themselves in a full-service sports and entertainment venue. The R-Phils are looking for dedicated individuals who are enthusiastic and possess a god skill to handle day-to-day operational tasks and create a positive, fun-filled environment for our fans, staff and sponsors.
The Reading Fightin Phils Internship is a great learning experience. Upperclassman and recent college graduates have the opportunity to get directly involved and gain hands on experience in various aspects of Minor League Baseball including marketing, sales, ticket operations, customer service, concessions, public relations, graphic design and many other aspects of the sports industry. The associates work directly with the front office staff to get an overview of all of the different positions. The Fightin Phils internship is a paid position. Full time associates may work approximately 25-40 a week during the offseason and 40-80 hours a week during the season. Fightin Phils are looking for enthusiastic and eager individuals to join the Fightin Phils front office staff as an intern. Interns are hired on a rolling basis beginning in November. Internships last 3 - 9 months. Departments include: group ticket sales, promotions, merchandise, concessions, operations, video production, graphics.
Please contact Internship Coordinator Mike Robinson with questions or to discuss the departments & job responsibilities of the departments involved with the Fightin Phils internship program at email@example.com call 610-375-8469 x 229. Application deadline is Friday, November 1st.
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Ticket Department Sales, & Group Sales Implementation: Ticket & Group sales associates will be required to make outgoing sales calls. These calls will be to groups that have booked in the past, as well as cold calls to potential groups. You will also help with people who call in, inquiring about groups.
Interns will also assist with the following: visiting groups, taking group photos, preparing group areas for home games, in game promotions, ticket office operations and assisting in the customer service booth. They will also develop and participate in promotions team activities aimed at generating public awareness.
Group implementers will assist the Group sales staff with processing orders, printing and mailing tickets, answering phones, and data entry. You will learn TicketReturn as well as Score CRM. Ticket office Intern: Ticket office interns will assist with answering phones, box office sales, printing tickets, and data entry. You will learn TicketReturn as well as Score CRM. This internship starts in November and ends during the month of May.
To apply contact Jon Nally, firstname.lastname@example.org 610-375-8469 x 242
Promotions Internship: Assist in in-game stadium promotion of upcoming Reading Fightin Phils home games and other stadium events, including but not limited to, in-game entertainment, guerilla marketing, performing as a Fightin Phils mascot or another stadium character during games. Entertain fans while performing at public events within the community as a Fightin Phils mascot. Help in generating new ideas for in stadium promotions and in-game entertainment. Willing to make outside sales calls to solicit new business in group and sponsorship sales. Willing to assist in planning and successfully executing other stadium events, held on non-game days (including preseason and postseason) or before/after Fightin Phils games.
To apply contact Todd Hunsicker, email@example.com 610-375-8469 x 206
Concessions: The Food & Beverage internship is responsible for food for all concession's areas and related operations. The primary responsibilities would include assisting in ordering from food vendors. You would also be responsible for receiving all food & beverage deliveries and make sure things are put away. Assist in coordinating, supervising, and training food staff. Help ensure compliance with all health, sanitation, and safety standards. They also are involved with preparation of inventory sheets and closing of the concession operation on a nightly basis. Monthly inventory procedures and food cost analysis. Assist with purchasing and inventory control of the entire Concession Operation. There are two positions available. One of the positions start in January and the other position starts in March.
To apply contact Travis Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-375-8469 x 211
Stadium Operations: Duties include willingness to paint, pressure wash and work outside. The Stadium Operations Intern will assist with all maintenance. This position starts in March till the end of the season. During the season, they are required to work normal hours as well as extended hours on all game days and extra events. Stadium Operations Intern is expected to work to achieve the highest level of customer service and stadium cleanliness at our 70 year old facility.
To apply contact Heath Skimski at email@example.com, 610-375-8469 x 205
Videoboard: Video intern responsibilities include running the Click Effects Crossfire (video board) during games and creating video and graphic content for the main video board, other ballpark displays and website. They are also asked to log game highlights, edit videos and assist with promotional shoots and player interviews throughout the season. Additionally, there are opportunities to write and produce other team-related promotional videos. Attention to detail and a solid knowledge of baseball are both very important. The internship requires working daily with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Click Effects Crossfire, Sony PMW-320K cameras and the NewTek 3Play XD425 replay system. This position will start in late March.
To apple for a video production internship contact Andy Kauffman, firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-375-8469 x 210
Merchandise & Retail: Gain experience in all areas of the team's retail operation by managing the merchandise store and online sales. Maintain, develop & grow the store web site. This includes using Photoshop to add items to the website. Process & handle all internet orders. Train and supervise a staff of 10 part time employees. Responsible for maintaining inventory, and creating daily/weekly promotions. Able to use a POS system along with store bookkeeping. Re-stock store on game days & non game-days, including all ticketing & pricing. Set up portable retail units on game days. Develop & implement all store sales during the season. Track inventory levels during the season. During games, assist customers in a high volume environment & assist the director with staff supervision.
To apply for a merchandise position contact Ryan Springborn, email@example.com or 610-375-8469 x 214
Reading Fightin Phils Public Relations Intern:
The Public Relations intern will gain full knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Fightin Phils Public/Media Relations department. This intern will assist with creating written content for the R-Phils homestand programs and website, help coordinate and fulfill interview requests from media members, operate the pitch clock during the game, research statistics, maintain pressbox offerings, assist with lineup and stat distribution, and create social media content. Qualified candidates will receive opportunities to conduct player interviews.
The position will begin in late March and will run through the end of the season.
To apply, contact Fightins Phils Director of Public/Media Relations and Broadcaster Kirsten Karbach at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include a resume, writing sample, and interview sample (if available). Access to and experience with Adobe InDesign and audio editing software (i.e. Audacity or Adobe Audition) a plus.
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