Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball LLC

Job 170576 - Pawtucket Red Sox Sales Internship
Pawtucket, RI

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Location: Pawtucket, RI
Employment Type: Internship
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Pawtucket Red Sox 2018 Sales Internship Description

 

The Internship positions provide qualified candidates the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the selling and promotion of a professional sports team.

The interns will work directly with several members of the PawSox Staff.  All selected candidates must possess ability to market and sell various products offered by the Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club, Inc.  The internship or any corresponding job opportunity will be mostly game day and event focused.  There are a limited amount of opportunities available for day shifts but the greatest area of focus is during events

As an Intern, you may be working in the following areas:

·         TICKET OPERATIONS

·         MERCHANDISING

·         EVENT MANAGEMENT

·         CUSTOMER SERVICE

·         ADMINISTRATION 

·         GAME DAY STAFF/OPERATIONS

·         COMMUNITY OUTREACH

·         GROUP SALES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Ticket Operations:

1.      Learning, operating and troubleshooting various aspects of the PawSox ticket office operations.

2.      Develop a complete working knowledge of the entire PawSox ticketing system and computer database.

3.      Taking ticket orders through various means: window sales, telephone sales & web site ticket orders.

4.      Working closely with the group sales department to communicate availability of advanced tickets for all 72 PawSox home games.

5.      Manage all aspects of the PawSox Birthday Parties, Scout Sleepovers, etc. 

6.      Balancing day of game ticket sales with daily monetary transactions.

7.      Upkeep and inventory of the necessary equipment in the ticket operations.

 

Event Management:

1.      Assigned to oversee, construct, manage and implement one of the PawSox Special events here at McCoy

2.      Working directly with the staff person who oversees the event you shall serve as the project manager for the task

Customer Service:

1.      Represent the organization at various locations throughout the State of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

2.      Represent the club during games and or events, at our Fan Center, answer and address any questions and/or concerns they may have.

3.      Meet and greet various groups at home games during the upcoming season, welcome and thank them for coming to McCoy Stadium.

4.      Prepare all necessary materials for any meet and greet opportunities during the season.

Administration:

1.      Serve as the receptionist on all office duties

2.      Answering all incoming calls, answering any inquiries, taking phone ticket sales

3.      Making group sales calls from the administration desk.

4.      Managing employee check in and game day bank disbursements from the operations office

 

Game Day Staff/Operations:

1.      Work with ushering staff to ensure fans are courteously directed to their appropriate seating locations & any questions are answered

2.      If necessary serve as the mascot at game day event

Group Ticket Sales:

1.      Cold-call area businesses and cultivate sales with an inventory of group tickets, season tickets, barbecue tents, hospitality suites and pre-game function rooms. 

2.      Working extensively on the Pawtucket Red Sox ticketing system. 

3.      Develop a working knowledge of the various ticket offers & inventory for each of the PawSox 72 home games. 

4.      Other general departmental duties to include: working extensively in the PawSox ticket office, answering incoming group sales calls, conducting mailers of various sizes, participating in lead generating meetings & computer database entry.

Requirements

2018 Pawtucket Red Sox Sales Internship Program

The Pawtucket Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are currently in search of interns to begin work for the 2018 season.  This internship is designed to offer students studying any discipline the opportunity to garner significant marketing/sales, event management, customer service and public relations experience with a premier, Triple-A minor league baseball team.

 

For over 40 years, the Pawtucket Red Sox have established themselves at the upper echelon of national professional sports franchises. During difficult economic times the Pawtucket Red Sox were able to draw over 500,000 fans to McCoy Stadium and were one of the highest attended minor league baseball franchises in the country.  Qualified candidates, who receive the opportunity to intern with the ball club, are expected to accentuate and uphold the tremendous reputation upon which the Pawtucket Red Sox has been built.

 

Application procedure & requirements for interested candidates:

 

·         Candidates must be enrolled as a student at a college or university.

·         Candidates can but do not need to be receiving credits from the college or university while conducting the internship.

·         Candidates interested in the internship opportunities must be available for 25-40+ hours per week and will be required to work days, nights and weekends. Furthermore, candidates must demonstrate the ability to make the internship their top priority for the summer months.    

·         Candidates are required to have their own means of transportation to and from the stadium.

·         Candidates are required have their own housing in the area.

·         Compensation will be an hourly wage (+ commission, if applicable)

·         There are multiple starting dates for the internship.  We will look for a few interns to start in January and February.  We will look for others to start in March and April.  The position begins no later than May 18th and lasts until the end of the season or until the individual candidate needs to return to school.  PawSox season runs from April 6th to September 5th.  Ideally interns are able to work for most of, if not the entire season.  PawSox will accept only a limited number of interns who are able to start in May and finish in August.   The Pawtucket Red Sox understand that school comes first for our student workers.  We make every effort to accomodate schoolwork requirements.  

·         Interested candidates should upload the following and only the following: cover letter, résumé, current college transcript, three (3) letters of references and the internship questionnaire (ALL MATERIALS SHOULD BE UPLOADED TOGETER AS ONE DOCUMENT IN THE RESUME AREA OF THE APPLICATION).

 

The Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

·         No phone calls please. All applications must be received through the PawSox website. No E-mail or Mail applications.

·         All applications must be submitted with all required materials indicated above. 

·         Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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