College Credit Group Sales Internship (2018 Season) - York Revolution (York, PA)
Are you looking to work in the professional sports industry? Would you like to get involved in a fun and challenging work environment? If so, then you want to become part of the York Revolution professional minor league baseball front office staff!
I. The Full-Time Paid Internship Program:
York Revolution interns will have the unique opportunity to be a part of the operation of a successful sports franchise and see firsthand the execution of promotional events at a beautiful facility before a loyal fan base.
In addition to gaining valuable experience on the business side, York Revolution interns will have the opportunity to gain experience on the events side of the operation. By working home games during the 2018 season, interns will have the opportunity to interact with fans and to apply what they have learned in office to actual game day situations. There will be a heavy emphasis on customer service and providing a safe, fun, affordable and overall enjoyable experience for all fans.
Additional information on specific duties and responsibilities of each of these areas can be found in Section IV.
The full-time paid sales internship runs from hire date through September 30 of a given calendar year, unless candidate is returning to school. For the 2018 season, the anticipated start date for the full-time sales intern would be in May, following the Spring semester.
II. Application and Interview Process:
In order to be considered for an internship position it is required that each candidate submits a resume and cover letter indicating their intent, specific area(s) of interest and available start date.
Candidates may also apply through the web site TeamworkOnline.com, by searching for positions under the York Revolution.
Once an application for an internship position is received, it will be reviewed and we will interview candidates whose credentials, experience, and interests are most equivalent to the available internship positions. All other candidates will be encouraged to re-submit an application the following year for reconsideration.
Once chosen, we will conduct a series of interviews consisting of the following:
• Initial phone interview
• In-person interview with Internship Program Director
• Final in-person interview with the department director of the specific area of internship focus.
All candidates will be responsible for their own travel expenses to and from York, PA for any in-person interviews. The program or department director will contact candidates to schedule in-person interviews.
III. Internship Details:
Full-time college credit interns will be expected to work all home games (with some exceptions) and hold the same office hours and overall time commitment as full-time salaried employees. In the event the intern shows disregard for this policy, the Revolution reserve the right to terminate the intern’s employment at anytime.
College Credit Interns will be compensated by course credit and sales commission, as applicable. Sales interns will be eligible for commission on sales based on the discretion of the Vice President of Business Development.
Current college undergraduates will be eligible for paid internships and for college credits.
The York Revolution does not provide housing, though we will assist in any way possible an intern in need of a place to live and/or roommates.
On game days, The York Revolution will provide (1) meal to interns who are here working the entire business day and are staying on through the game.
Once a month interns will have one on one time with the heads of the department they have been working in to assess their strengths and weaknesses. In addition, more periodic informal evaluations will be made throughout the course of the internship with the Program Director.
In order to help maintain a quality internship program, we have a formal exit interview and evaluation process as well. Through this process, we can determine if our interns are leaving having had an exceptional experience. It is also an opportunity for us to gain valuable feedback that can be incorporated into future program planning. At the conclusion of an internship, every intern will be expected to participate in the formal exit interview process. The exit interview will consist of an open discussion as well a written evaluation.
IV. Full Time Paid Internship Departmental Duties and Responsibilities:
Sales Internship (Approximate Start Date May, 2018)
• Prospecting local businesses and organizations for potential catered and non-catered group ticket business, including, but not limited to, company picnics, corporate entertainment in party suites, birthday parties, non-profit fundraisers, theme nights, etc.
• New business prospecting;
• Strong emphasis on lead generation via comprehensive phone sales training;
• Learn consultative sales philosophy;
• Deal with inbound calls and leads in a consultative manner and help place them into a ticket plan that best fits their needs;
• Learn strong presentation and customer service skills;
• Setting up meetings with potential clients outside of the office;
• Build strong rapport, trust and credibility with our customers;
• Customer service calls to group accounts prior to and immediately following their event;
• Servicing clients during their group’s event;
• Assist in Box Office as needed;
• Assist with Stadium operations as needed;
• Assist with general front office management issues as needed.
Sales experience is preferred but not required for candidates. In addition, the sales intern will have responsibility for executing customer service for catered birthday parties at PeoplesBank Park in the 2018 season.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the York Revolution. High Five Baseball, LLC
are equal opportunity employers.