Who We Are: We’re the Traverse City Pit Spitters, the premier Northwoods League franchise playing at Turtle Creek Stadium, in Traverse City Michigan. The Traverse City Pit Spitters are in the FUN business and our mission is to provide affordable family entertainment that strengthens the Northern Michigan Community. We create memorable experiences by offering a fun, friendly and inclusive environment. We are a Championship Organization and we pride ourselves on our stellar customer service and our dedication to providing friendly faces, open minds, and our time and energy to our fans
Why we want you: You’re a College or University Junior or Senior, within 3 semesters of graduating. You need an internship for academic credit, and you’re pursuing a degree in a related field of study. You're creative, you love learning and trying new things, and you're not afraid of interacting with a large crowd. You work hard, play nice, and appreciate a good joke.
Why you want to work here: Our internship program is designed to provide an extensive hands-on career development training and job shadow program. We provide internship positions that are meaningful and compatible with education and aspirations. We work very hard and take our jobs very seriously; but we realize how important things like office darts and puppy visits and staff happy hours are. Plus, you also get a monthly stipend, free baseball tickets, merch discounts & food (your friends will love you!), a free health club membership, and opportunities to get discounted or free tickets to various shows and events in Michigan. We’re also pretty great people to work with.
What you’ll do: Learn all aspects of the Traverse City Pit Spitters promotions and digital marketing department under the mentorship of the Promotions and Digital Marketing Manager. Aspects include how to successfully manage the social media accounts to market and promote the ballpark experience for fans, sponsors, and the community. Implement fun and new social media content. You'll learn how to plan and schedule posts, script, and organize promotional videos on TikTok and other social platforms and coordinate the team to be involved with them. How to use and operate a camera, best practices for photos and video footage, how to navigate adobe software, and much more! You’ll gain knowledge in most other departments while working under the mentorship of other departmental managers.
What you’ll need: You need solid availability no later than May 6th through approximately August 20th – you’ll be working full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Non-event days are generally M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Event days, the day generally begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends after the event. You need a valid driver’s license and a great attitude.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an internship candidate to successfully complete the goals and purpose of the internship. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform and meet the goals that have been established. While performing the duties of this internship, the intern is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The intern frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit and move quickly throughout all levels of Suite and concourse. The intern is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this internship include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Let’s do this: If you’re ready to apply, we look forward to getting to know you. Submit your resume and drop us a cover letter letting us know why you’d be a good fit. We’ll be in touch!
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Notice: The above information on this internship summary has been described to indicate the general nature and level of involvement performed by incumbents. Other duties and responsibilities or goals not specifically described may be included.
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.