Teams

East Division


General Internship - 2018 Season

Traverse City Beach Bums
Traverse City, MI
Internship: Internship
General Internship Description –  The general intern is a wide reaching internship that provides a challenging look into the business of baseball.  The general intern’s role is multi-dimensional providing support to different departments. 
Primary Responsibilities
·  Learn departmental procedure, answering Beach Bums phones, assisting front office staff, assisting customers and transferring sales calls to appropriate departments
·  Participate in planning and managing special activities, work with the promotions department as needed
·  Contribute to the Beach Bums website, actively participate in the team’s social media efforts
·  Assist in the tracking of current marketing tools (ex: save & organize all newspaper and magazine advertising); organize newspaper articles on players
·         Oversee the P.A. Booth – organize game day music, enter statistics for both the home and visiting team, coordinate P.A. announcements and video message board
·  Work with Director of Broadcasting and Media on press stat packs, coordinate interviews with players and media
·  Strive at all times to make the Traverse City Beach Bums a first-class professional sports organization; work diligently to build and strengthen relationships with corporate partners, the media, the fans and the community
· Work at all times to provide the ultimate entertainment experience to all patrons of the Traverse City Beach Bums 
·  Additional duties as assigned by the general manager
Essential Requirements:
• Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
• Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
• Strong interpersonal skills a must
• Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
• Customer service experience a plus, but not required            
Start Date:May 1st, 2018 (or sooner)
End Date: September 2nd, 2018
Compensation: College credit available; plus $600/month stipend paid bi-monthly.
Reports to: John Wuerfel, COO
ALL INTERNS MUST
  • Strive to make the Traverse City Beach Bums a first-class professional sports organization
  • Work diligently to build and strengthen relationships with corporate partners, media, fans and the community
  • Work at all times to provide the ultimate entertainment experience to all patrons of the Traverse City Beach Bums
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the General Manager
Essential Requirements for all Interns:
  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
  • Must be enthusiastic and able to keep up in a fast paced environment
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Positive, outgoing attitude and willingness to learn required
  • Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work all 2018 Beach Bums home games, including nights and weekends
HOURS:  Interns must be available to participate full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays.  On non-game days the day generally is 9:30 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 9:30 am to 2 pm (plus possible evenings, weekends and holiday for player/driver/mascot appearances and other special circumstances.) On game days, the day generally begins at 9:30 am and ends after the game (sometimes as late as or later than 11 pm).  The Beach Bums 2017 home game schedule is for 48 home games, with home opener May 19th and final regular season game Sunday, September 2nd, 2018, plus special event planning & setup.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Will you be using your internship for college credit?

  3. Do you have lodging in the Grand Traverse Area?

  4. Are you available May 1st through September 2nd?