Hartford Yard Goats

Hartford Yard Goats

50/50 Raffle Seller

Hartford Yard Goats - Part Time
Hartfiord · CT
Ticket Sales and Services: Client Relations/Customer Service
This is a seasonal, part time position that will begin Mid-March 2024 and end Mid/late September 2024.
Please Note: Applicants will be asked to submit a short video explaining their interest in the position. This will be a requirement prior to interview selections.

Thank you for your interest in joining Connecticut Double Play, LLC, dba Hartford Yard Goats team (The Company). Please kindly take a few moments to complete the form by providing the requested information. 
Position Summary: 
The Yard Goats are looking for personable, dynamic individuals to help sell 50/50 raffle tickets at Yard Goats home games at Dunkin’ Park. We are looking for individuals who are comfortable talking to fans at games and have the stamina to strive for new goals each day. Your main focus will be promoting and selling raffle tickets to raise funds for The Hartford Yard Goats Charitable Foundation. Responsibilities include educating guests about raffle rules, promoting our philanthropic efforts, and ensuring a positive customer experience. We are paying well above minimum wage for this position, to ensure we build a great team. 

Arrive 30 minutes before gates open, receive location assignments, and review sales goals. Safety and responsibility are key – return equipment and supplies after each raffle drawing. We seek outgoing individuals passionate about the Hartford Yard Goats mission, offering competitive pay for Sales Team Members who act as positive brand ambassadors. Work together to achieve individual and team sales goals as raffle tickets are sold from gates open until the game's end. Join us in making a positive impact!

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Facilitating raffle ticket sales via an electronic handheld device.
  • Ensure raffle tickets are only sold to guests 18 years of age or older.
  • Provide excellent customer service when interacting with guests, answering questions, and promoting the raffle.
  • Effectively handle any issues that might arise from raffle ticket purchasers.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by the start date of employment.
  • GED/High School Diploma.
  • Ability to work at least 60% of Hartford Yard Goats home games.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, as scheduled.
  • Experience handling credit cards in a sales role.
  • Must be comfortable approaching people and selling in front of crowds.
  • Team player attitude and desire to work hard to meet group fundraising goals.
 Working Conditions:
  • Ability to walk, stand, and climb stairs in an outdoor setting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in outside elements including heat, rain, and cold.
  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs.
Overtime Pay (1.5 times regular rate)
Vouchers for Tickets to Hartford Yard Goats games
Free Parking
Discounted Employee Meals
Discount at the Team Store
Staff Batting Practice Day on the Field
End of Season Celebration
This position is considered Non-Exempt for FLSA purposes.  The hourly rate for this position is $20.00 per hour.  As a Part Time, Seasonal employee, you will not have a regular schedule.  Your schedule will be based on the Company's business needs, which vary week to week and month to month depending primarily on the 2024 Minor League home baseball schedule for the Hartford Yard Goats. There are no minimum hours guaranteed during any day, week, month or year of your employment.

Your information will be reviewed by a member of the Human Resources team, and you MAY be contacted if your qualifications and skills align with your selected position(s) of interest as open positions become available.  Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to phone requests or emails.  You will only receive a response from us if we are going to invite you in for a phone, zoom or in person interview.  Please do not submit multiple applications.

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. Are you available week nights AND weekends? Position requires availability Tuesday thru Sunday each homestand.