The Silver Knights are currently accepting
summer staff applications for the 2020 season.
$9/hr for the duration of the season
with extra compensation opportunities available.
Internship for college credit is welcomed.
NO HOUSING is available.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Desire to pursue a career in the sport industry.
- The position requires 40 to 80 hours per week, including weekends. Days off on game days are only available under extenuating circumstances. This position must be your first priority.
- Candidates MUST be available for the entire duration of the internship.
- Computer literate, with Adobe skills being an added bonus.
- Strong communication skills (written & verbal).
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Strong customer service skills.
- Ability to multi-task with little supervision.
The following internship positions are available:
Ticket Office: Ticket sales positions invlove enthusiastic sales tactics including, but not limited to, prospecting, cold calling, and scheduling sales meetings with potential customers. Responsibly for meeting weekly call benchmarks as well as providing detailed reports of call history. Sales include group outings, catered picnics, suite events, birthday parties, and baseball camp.
Merchandise Intern: During game-day, this position will focus on managing inventory in the merchandise store, assisting in post-game inventory and replenishment, and reconciling cash drawer. Other tasks may include assisting in game-day operations.
Social Media/PR: This position includes a large focus on grass roots marketing initiatives with creativity being a necessary skill. Additionally, strong writing skills and basic design skills are needed. Each night it is your responsibility to make the ballpark experience special fo all fans, from in-game production to crowd interaction. Other tasks include writing press releases, creating stat sheets, attending community appearances, along with helping to maintain a strong, professional social media presence.
Public Address Announcer/Video Board: This position requires someone to be very comfortable with their own voice being heard by thousands of fans. Additionally, you must develop your own script for what needs to be announced during each game. Someone in this position must assist in making audio and video board aspects of entertainment engaging.
On-field Host: This position is perfect for someone who is outgoing and who does not mind talking in front of thousands of people. The on-field host must be able to bring energy to our crowd in-between innings and during dead periods throughout the innings. During the day, you will help out with our public relations team in preparing for upcoming games.
Stadium Operations: This position consists of helping out with improvement projects throughout the stadium. Additionally, game-day set-up/clean-up will be a main focus. Tasks include kid zone supervision, trash and bathroom checks throughout the game, and tarp pulls during inclement weather. We are looking for someone who is willing to do a variety of tasks around the stadium and has a problem-solver mentality.
Video Broadcaster: This position is responsible for the live video broadcasting of all home games. Home games are stremed on our Facebook page using SlingStudio software. The videobroadcaster would also be tasked with setting up all cameras around the stadium prior to the start of the game and maintaining the quality throughout. During home games that are streamed by ETV, this staff member would assist in stadium operations.
Photography: This position is responsible for taking action shots of the game, fan photos, and candids of players/staff during the day. The photos will be published on the team website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Additional tasks may include recording pre- and post-game interviews of players/coaches, and assisting in social media posts.
Clubhouse Director: This position would be perfect for someone who wants to get more involved with the baseball aspect of the organization. Prior to each game, you would be responsible for equipment management, including laundry services, rubbing baseballs, and setting up helmets/bats in the dugout. Additional tasks include providing pre- and post-game meals for both home and away teams, and the umpires assigned to the game. During games, you would be in the dugout assisting any of the coaches in what they need. Opportunities to travel to away games are also included.
All summer staff, regardless of what specific area they work in, will receive a well-rounded look at the organization. This includes assisting in group ticket sales, tarp pulls, stadium maintenance, grass roots marketing, and all other duties as assigned by the general manager or assistant general manager.
If you are interested in applying for an internship, please download and email the form below (with your resume as an attachment) to Cam Cook at [email protected]