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Marketing & Promotions Internship (2021 Season) with Bowie Baysox in Bowie · MD

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The Bowie Baysox, Class AA Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, is seeking candidates for a Marketing & Promotions Intern for the 2021 season.  Please review the qualifications below fully and carefully and apply if you meet the requirements.
 
The Baysox are seeking candidates who have prior sports marketing and/or promotions experience. The Baysox are also seeking candidates who are self-motivated, highly organized, who can help build on our marketing, community and promotional event initiatives and constantly create memories for our partners and fans.

Start Date: Approximately between March 1 - 15, 2021  
End Date: Following the end of the season, approximately October 1 - 15, 2021
 
Requirements:
  • Candidates should possess experience in marketing, customer service promotional event development and sales.  
  • Candidates should have completed a 4-year degree (or be available for a full-time internship) in Sports Management, Marketing, or related field and not be enrolled in classes for the duration of time between mid-March, 2021 through early October, 2021. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the creation, planning, set up and execution of multiple game promotional events and theme nights designed to sell tickets and create a fun, entertaining atmosphere during each home game and event. 
  • Assist in many aspects of the Marketing, Promotions, Community Outreach and Social Media aspects of the Marketing Department. 
  • Assist in the development, hiring, training and management of the Baysox "Orange Ambassadors" Summer Internship Program. 
  • Assisting in all aspects of game presentation including development, set up and execution of all on-field promotions, promotional staffing and entertaining our fan base on a nightly basis.
  • Work to design, plan and execute pre-game, in-game and post-game on-field promotions including organizing promotional equipment prior to each game.
  • Help to make the game day experience as FUN as possible for all fans.
  • Assisting in the development, set up and implementation of the team's Kids Club program designed to increase membership, creating and executing specific Kids Club events, handling ticket sales, database management and off-season activation. 
  • Assisting in the development, set up and implementation of the team's Silver Sox Seniors program designed to increase membership, creating and executing specific Silver Sox events, handling ticket sales, database management and off-season activation. 
  • Assisting in aspects of community relations in regards to mascot/player appearances, donation fulfillment, community outreach, etc.
  • Serving as staff at community outreach events and efforts including but not limited to mascot appearances, festivals, parades, civic organizations, etc.  
  • Assist in the implementation and execution of capturing data from all stadium visitors and sort by event.
  • Work all Baysox home games and stadium events.
  • Occasionally perform as the Baysox mascot "Louie" at home games and community events. 
  • Distribute marketing materials within the community including pocket schedules, posters, flyers, etc. designed to attract fans and sell tickets to home games and events. 
  • Be outgoing and willing to participate in wacky, fun promotions on the field and within the community in front of a large audience of people and fans.
  • Perform additional duties assigned by supervisors.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have completed a 4-year degree (or be available for a full-time internship) in Sports Management, Marketing, or related field and not be enrolled in classes for the duration of time between mid-March, 2021 through early October, 2021. 
  • The ability to be a creative, enthusiastic, self-starting professional and incredibly fun!
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university required with major coursework in a  (i.e. Sport Management, Marketing) or related field. 
  • Previous marketing, sales, promotions, or related experience with a professional sports team, stadium or arena.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop & Illustrator are a plus. Also the demonstrated proficiency with Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are required. 
  • Aggressive approach and positive attitude to maximize opportunities.
  • Passion and a commitment to achieve team and departmental goals to impact our business.
  • Ability to speak publicly in front of large groups of people. 
  • Previous customer service experience. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with co-workers, staff and customers. 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • This position requires someone to work long hours at certain periods over the year which includes nights, weekends and some holidays. 
  • Must work well in a fast- paced environment. 
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Willingness to lead and participate in wacky, fun, interactive and entertaining skits/promotions/events to entertain fans before/during/after games & events. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Must have a clean driving record and have your own reliable transportation. 
  • Ability to assist with doing physical aspects of the job including pulling tarp as needed before, during and after games. 
  • Experience and ability to translate and converse in Spanish (not required but is a plus)

Candidates applying for this position must be available to begin full-time employment in March, 2021 and live in the region near Bowie, MD or have access to housing in the Bowie, MD area

You should not be scheduled to take classes between March - October, 2021.  

This is a seasonal internship position and a monthly stipend will be paid to the hired candidate.

After reviewing applications for this position, a member of the Baysox staff will contact those they wish to interview for the position.  Prior to the interviews, those selected for interviews may  be asked to provide samples of artwork/videos/compilations they have designed for video, samples of video production capabilities and possibly other items from their portfolio of experience.  Please do not send these items in advance of being contacted by Baysox Management to do so.  Thank you for your cooperation. This is a paid internship experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Yes/No: Do you have housing available in the Bowie, MD area?

  3. Yes/No: Are you available to begin working full-time from March through mid-October, 2021? (This means NO classes during this time)

  4. Yes/No: Do you have prior experience with promotions and/or marketing with a sports organization?

  5. Yes/No: Are you FLUENT in Spanish (Both verbal and written)?

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