Tri-City Chili Peppers

Tri-City Chili Peppers

Sports Marketing Intern (Summer 2024) - Tri-City Chili Peppers (Colonial Heights · VA)

Tri-City Chili Peppers Jobs
Jobs in Colonial Heights · VA
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The Tri-City Chili Peppers are looking for qualified, Sports Marketing Interns for their 2024 Summer Baseball Season.
The Chili Peppers are the HOTTEST team in the Coastal Plain League, a summer wood-bat baseball league with teams in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Our team plays from late May through early August with up to 30 home games (with the potential for more) at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights, VA. We employ a small full-time staff so part-time seasonal employees and interns will perform integral duties.
As a Sports Marketing Intern, you’ll work closely with our Sales team in order to promote upcoming games in order to expand the knowledge of the Chili Peppers brand and grow ticket sales.  The marketing department will also create post game summary articles. The creation of content and updating of the Chili Peppers electronic game day magazine and promotion of it will also fall under the marketing department. All email blasts will be created by marketing. 
Qualified individuals should be a competent professional able to independently perform all game day media and public relations activities, develop quality written communications with the media, and coordinate special promotional and community involvement projects.

This position starts the week of May 15th and will end by August 3rd.

  • Shoot videos and/or photos of the team during training sessions, game days, and other events needed to utilize in marketing projects. 
  • Execution of pre-production schedule including video and audio as well as graphic design.
  • Provide leadership for the creation of content for, editing of, and promotion of the game day magazine. 
  • Aiding in the post-production process of exporting photos and videos to Dropbox or other storage locations. 
  • Work in collaboration with the Sales team and social media to create promotion campaigns.
  • Perform in-the-field marketing tactics and be comfortable communicating with potential sponsors and patrons.
  • Assist with stadium preparation and clean up for each game. 
●     Experience writing for newspapers, newsletters, blogs, magazines and other journalism mediums.
●     Preferred basic knowledge of and experience with: Graphic Design, Photography, Videography, Editing (Photo and Video), Adobe Platforms such as InDesign, Photoshop, or Premiere Pro, Newsletters, and E-blasts (MailChimp).
●     If all skills do not apply, applicants should be willing to learn and develop them.
●     Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
●     Self-motivated individual with the ability to multi-task.
●     Must be self-driven and highly motivated.
This is an unpaid/college credit internship position. The goal for those who accept this position is to give them real-world learning experiences and allow them an educational environment where they will learn and hone their skills within a workforce.

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.

Job Questions:

  1. Would you be seeking this position for general experience or college credit?

  2. If applying for college credit, how many hours would you need to fulfil your credit?

  3. If you need housing, the Chili Peppers have rented a large multi-bedroom and bathroom house in which 13 interns can live in exchange for paying $2500 in rent for the summer. Utilities are included. The house, including the bedrooms, comes furnished. The full rent amount is due before move-in. Would you be interested in living in our intern house? Put NA if you do not need housing.