Co-Broadcaster Intern - Forest City Owls (Forest City · NC)

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Co-Broadcaster Internship
 
About the Forest City Owls Baseball Team and area:
The Forest City Owls are a collegiate summer baseball team in the Coastal Plain League, located in the Southeastern, United States. With the leagues four state footprint, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina, we are the farthest west team in the league. Located in rural Rutherford County, Forest City is a charming quaint little town only an hour away from Asheville, NC, Charlotte, NC and Spartanburg, SC. Having been a part of the Coastal Plain League for the past 13 years, the Forest City Owls fans look forward to meeting our new staff for the summer as well as the team each year. Our City Moto is “Small Town, Deep Roots”. Here, everyone knows everyone, and neighbors are extended family. Rutherford County is deep rooted in baseball and has been since the 1930’s making the Forest City Owls the summer hi-light each year. McNair Field, named after Robert C. McNair (NFL Houston Texans owner; passed away) built in 2007 offers a fun, exciting and entertaining intimate experience for all both on the field and off.
 
 
Requirements:
  • Must have completed or be working towards a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Sports Management, Marketing, Business or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Someone who is serious about a career in professional or amateur team sports
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, highly organized, strong work ethic; ability to present ideas clearly, concisely, and on time
  • Adapts to change in the work environment and appropriately manages competing demands
  • Possess effective research skills to be able to assist in project development
  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage his/her own individual projects
  • An outgoing personality and a professional demeanor
  • Must be able to work all home games (including playoffs) both nights and weekends (end of May thru first week of August)
  • Must have own transportation
  • Must have own laptop
 
Responsibilities:    
  • Broadcast Play by Play for all home and away games
  • Cleaning and maintaining of broadcast booth 
  • Equipment
  • Game recap article to be submitted to website immediately after each home game
  • Radio Shows to promote upcoming events
  • Rosters and Stats
  • Sponsor Commercials
  • Streaming Games
  • Ballpark cleanup (trash, firework debris)
  • Community appearances, including Mascot appearances
  • Office work (answering phones, customer service, cleaning, general errands)
  • Pocket schedule delivery and restocking
  • Sponsor interaction
  • Sharing ideas
  • Weekly meetings
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.