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Trainee-Community Relations & Royals Charities with Kansas City Royals in Kansas City · MO

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Kansas City Royals Trainee Program 
The Kansas City Royals Trainee Program is designed for applicants interested in the sports and entertainment industry, particularly professional sports. The Royals are seeking applicants with various backgrounds, educations, and experiences to create a valuable community of learning opportunities from front office staff as well as from one another. The Trainee Program intends to cultivate a network of young professionals dedicated to developing their career and supporting the careers of those around them.  
 *The Trainee positions take place only within the 2020 season, and there should not be an expectation of full-time employment upon its conclusion.  

Job Summary: Position is responsible for administrative and programming support functions of the Community Relations and Royals Charities Department. Trainees will assist with the planning and execution of community engagement programs, major fundraising event, and other departmental efforts.  
  • Assist in execution of Royals Community Relations initiatives and events, including educational and youth baseball/softball programs 
  • Oversee the Royals Green Team on select game dates 
  • Maintain the following long-term programs: Royals Charities License Plates and Gameday Greetings 
  • Support the fundraising efforts of the Royals Charities 50/50 Raffle  
  • Assist in organizing game day experiences for Royals community guests 
  • Assist as needed with royals Charities events including Diamond of Dreams, 5K & 10K Run/Walk, Celebrity Golf Tournament, and Broadcast Auction 
  • Compose, edit, copy, and mail departmental correspondence and fan feedback 
  • Interact professionally with the general public, associates, community partners, and fans via telephone, email, fan mail, and in-person 
  • Provide stewardship support to Community Relations and Royals Charities donors including production of thank you letters and correspondence 
  • Support the Royals Charities Grants process through the tracking of grants and correspondence with grant recipients 
  • Assist with promotional planning and content creation of Community Relations & Royals Charities efforts through social media and transitional media platforms\ 
  • Maintain volunteer database and coordinate event volunteers 
  • Maintain inventory and organization of all memorabilia 
  • Provide overall support to Community Relations and Royals Charities Department 
  • Other duties as assigned  
  • Possessing a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience 
  • Strong time management, organizational, and guest relations sills 
  • Ability to wok flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as needed 
  • Effective writing, telephone, and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications 
  • Enthusiastic team player who strengthens the overall dynamic of the department 
  • Creative thinker who anticipates challenges and takes initiative toward solutions  
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and handle multiple projects 
  • Detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred 
  • Volunteer experience strongly preferred 
  • Knowledge of baseball helpful 
  • Prior non-profit or event planning experience helpful 
  • Experience with CRM preferred, but not required  

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