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Seasonal Positions

Position: Seasonal Communication Assistant (up to 39 hours a week)

Department: Marketing

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Salary: Hourly - $10.00 per Hour

The Seasonal Communication Assistant will assist in writing projects, media relations, website updates, social media, administrative tasks, and other daily tasks as assigned. The Seasonal Communication Assistant will assist with creating and disseminating team information, marketing collateral, and external marketing communications as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with team-related communication responsibilities, such as producing game notes, writing recaps and featured stories, and maintaining game-related areas of the website.
  • Responsible for the Wind Surge monthly program, including writing of articles, collection of stats and materials, and coordination with sponsorship on advertising.
  • Prepare and disseminate gameday materials including, but not limited to, stat packs, lineups, rosters, match notes, and recaps.
  • Assist with the organization’s social media efforts and help create compelling and relevant digital content that advances the brand.
  • Run @WindSurgeICT during games with live updates. Use good judgement in content and interactions with fans.
  • Brainstorm creative and relevant methods of promoting the Wind Surge organization, team, players, and coaches.

Requirements:

  • Current junior, senior, or graduate student working toward a degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Communications or related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Adobe, and Microsoft applications including but not limited to Indesign, Flash, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of the game of baseball preferred.
  • Able to work independently with little or no guidance.
  • Must be available and willing to work all Wind Surge home games.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds at a time, perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to stand for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned; furthermore, this does not establish an employment contract and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Wichita Wind Surge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law.

2023 Internship Opportunities

Position: Sales Intern (up to 25 hours a week)

Department: Sales

Reports To: Group Sales Coordinator

Salary: Hourly - $10.00 per Hour plus commission

The Sales Intern acts as an active member of the sales department by focusing on the sale of all ticket packages, including season membership plans and group outings via telephone and in-person appointments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist front office with day-to-day operations.
  • Develop and utilize knowledge of the sales process (including cold calls).
  • Sell tickets for third party events.
  • Provide unwavering customer service.
  • Maintain customer sales database.
  • Perform various gameday duties including Promotions, Guest Services, Box Office and others as needed.
  • Participate in community outreach programs and appearances.

Requirements:

  • Current junior, senior, or graduate student working toward a degree in Sport Management, Finance, Communications or related field.
  • Possess basic math and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, multi-task work environment.
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Passion to work in the sports industry.
  • Must be available and willing to work all Wind Surge home games.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at a time, perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to stand for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned; furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Wichita Wind Surge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law.

Position: Multimedia/Graphic Design Intern (up to 39 hours a week)

Department: Marketing/Video Production

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Salary: Hourly - $10.00 per Hour

The Multimedia/Graphic Design Intern works directly with the marketing and video production departments. The Multimedia/Graphic Design Intern will focus on all aspects of gameday script, film, promotional videos, and gameday and non-gameday events.

Job responsibilities:

  • Create original & attention-grabbing video content for in-game production and social media.
  • Assist Multimedia Coordinator with in-game show production operations with including cameras, replay, motion rocket, Xpressions, and in-house television creation.
  • Perform as staff videographer at team events, ceremonies, and other activities during games and events.
  • Respond to and participate in all tarp calls during office hours.
  • Assist in maintaining and procuring production equipment.

Requirements:

  • Current junior, senior, or graduate student working toward a degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Communications or related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Adobe, and Microsoft applications including but not limited to Indesign, Flash, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Outlook.
  • Possess good time management skill.
  • Able to work independently with little or no guidance.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department, or line of business.
  • Must be available and willing to work all Wind Surge home games.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds at a time, perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to stand for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned; furthermore, this does not establish an employment contract and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Wichita Wind Surge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law.

Position: Apprenticeship Program (up to 39 hours a week)

Department: Baseball Operations, Marketing, Merchandise, Promotions and Ticketing

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Salary: Hourly - $10.00 per Hour

The 2023 Wind Surge Apprenticeship Program will consist of monthly rotations through the following departments: Baseball Operations, Marketing, Merchandise, Promotions, and Ticketing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Baseball Operations: Assist with set up for gameday and non-game day events, including signage maintenance, suite rentals, stadium repairs, and more.
  • Marketing: Assist with advertising and sponsorship activation, gameday and community events, social media implementation, and graphic design efforts.
  • Merchandise: Assist with day-to-day Team Store operations, including both gameday and non-game day events.
  • Promotions: Assist with in-game promotional activations, mascot appearances, entertainment scheduling, and office administrative duties.
  • Ticketing: Assist with day-to-day ticketing operations, including both gameday and non-game day events.

Requirements:

  • Current junior, senior, or graduate student working toward a degree in Sport Management, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, multi-task work environment.
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Passion to work in the sports industry.
  • Must be available and willing to work all Wind Surge home games.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at a time, perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to stand for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned; furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

For those applying to any of the four internships above, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].