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Reading Fightin Phils are accepting resumes from individuals seeking an internship as a merchandise & groups sales associate .

By Reading Fightin Phils | August 22, 2017 1:37 PM

The Reading Fightin Phils, Class AA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies are seeking hard working, goal oriented and attention to detail individual to become a an intern for the 2018 season that can begin working immediately. The internship requires a great amount of dedication throughout the baseball season. Internships are available with the Fightin Phils merchandise and group sales department. 

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 Fightins are looking for a dedicated individual who is enthusiastic and possess good skills to handle day-to-day operational tasks and create a positive, fun-filled environment for our fans, staff and sponsors.

Merchandise Internship Job Description:                

Assist and gain experience in all areas of the team's retail operation. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Steve Moyer Subaru Merchandise Store
  • Maintain, develop and grow the company store web site. This includes using Photoshop to add items to the website. Process and handle all internet orders.  
  • Train and supervise a store staff of 10 employees
  • Able to use a POS System along with store bookkeeping 
  • Re-stock store on game days and non-game days, including all ticketing and pricing. Set up portable retail units on game days. 
  • Order merchandise when required, meet with vendors and develop a merchandise buying plan. Develop and implement all store sales during the season. 
  • Track inventory levels during the season and do an end of season final inventory. Work on all sales reports for management. 
  • Plan and coordinate all promotional deliveries and coordinate with management on game day distribution of the giveaway.
  • During games, assist customers in a high volume environment and assist the director with staff supervision.

Qualifications:

Training will be provided. This is an excellent learning experience that will enhance your resume to work in the sports industry.


START DATE: November 27, 2017 (through September 7, 2018)
COMPENSATION: $900 - $1,200 per month

Apply:

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and any additional materials to Ryan Springborn rspringborn@fightins.com or call 610-375-8469 x 214. Application deadline is Friday, November 17th or until the position is filled.

 

 

Group Sales: 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, labeling group areas, and stocking gazettes, in game entertainment, in game marketing, 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 Implementation: 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 January.

 

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and any additional materials to Mike Robinson, mrobinson@fightins.com or call 610-375-8469 x 229. Application deadline is Friday, October 6th. 

Qualifications:

Training will be provided. This is an excellent learning experience that will enhance your resume to work in the sports industry.

START DATE: November 27, 2017 (through September 7, 2018)
COMPENSATION: $900 - $1,200 per month

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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