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2022 Summer Logistics Intern (Paid) - Perfect Game Midwest (Shawnee · KS)

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2022 Summer Logistics Intern

The PG Midwest Story 
Perfect Game Midwest, based in the Kansas City Metro area, serves a 14-state region (KS, MO, OK, AR, IA, IL, NE, KY, MN, WI, ND, SD, WY, CO) as well as supporting other facets of Perfect Game and Perfect Game Softball across the country — continuing to provide even more opportunities for Student-athletes to play the game they love, achieve their goals, and have fun along the way. 

Our team is a fun-loving, energized, and dynamic group with one core focus: lead the world in changing lives through the power of sports. We are committed to providing an expanded schedule of quality events that provide an unparalleled platform for our student-athletes and impact everyone that comes through our gates.  Through our impact, we will build a community that is centered on the student-athlete, gives back generously to local communities, and stays focused on growing the game we love. 

The Job 
Perfect Game Midwest is looking for a purpose-driven individual with a genuine interest in learning about the industry. As a Logistics Intern, this individual will experience the behind-the-scenes of what it takes to run youth fastpitch and baseball tournaments. You will spend time working in the warehouse organizing and preparing materials for tournaments and more. The right candidate must be a trustworthy and passionate team player. This person must also have a love for the game and the athletes, families, and coaches we serve.

The Daily 
  • Helping streamline processes and efficiencies
  • Prioritize and execute detailed instructions in a timely and efficient manner
  • Work with tools & machinery, such as a drill, hammer, and electronic cutter
  • Some heavy lifting will be needed
  • Responding to direct messages and comments in a professional manner
  • Being dependable on heavier work days is a must
  • Working inside and outside will be required
  • Good driving record a plus but not a necessity

The Essentials 
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving
  • Some technical skills such as being computer savvy
  • Prior experience in a warehouse setting
  • Displays knowledge & understanding of inventory and logistics. 
  • Demonstrates good logic and analytic skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate info & ideas in written format
  • Demonstrates customer service techniques when needed

The Details 
  • Students must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Paid Internship
  • Approximately 600 hours
  • 40 Hour work week -- flexible based on needs
  • Weekend shifts required 
  • Meets college internship requirements

The Perks
  • Comfortable work attire
  • Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
  • Opportunities to explore other departments
  • Professional development workshops
  • Guest speaker sessions
  • Real work experience… that’s right, you’re not making the coffee runs!
  • Outings to other businesses in the area -- aka Field Trips!
  • Opportunity to join the PG Midwest family

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.

Our Core Focus 
Lead the world in changing lives through the power of sports

Our Values
  • Purpose Driven: The unspoken will and desire to lead, achieve, and grow the game
  • Passionate Team Player: Our love for the game is only exceeded by our love for our athletes, families, coaches, and teammates
  • Trustworthy: Be genuine, accountable, and consistent