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Summer 2023 Game Presentation Internship - Quincy Gems Baseball (Quincy · IL)

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Event Management: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
GAME PRESENTATION INTERN
 
Job Description:
The Quincy Gems are a collegiate summer league baseball team located in Quincy, IL, and a founding member of the Prospect League. The Gems will play their 27th season at historic QU Stadium in 2023. We are looking for the next industry superstars to join us for the Summer 2023 season. 

What to expect: 
  • High-quality training and supervision from an energized and experienced full-time staff
  • Career guidance and coaching from upper-management
  • Freedom to be creative and develop as a professional in the sports industry
  • Experience in stadium operations, management, customer service, sales, and much more

What we expect from you:
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Willingness to be challenged and step outside of your comfort zone
  • Energy and enthusiasm when engaging with our fans
  • Punctuality and dependability 
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative 

What you'll be doing:
  • Overseeing the operation of both the scoreboard and audio/visual systems
  • Setting the ballpark atmosphere by playing songs from curated playlists at the right moments
  • Assisting with sponsorship activation and fulfillment by playing partner ads and commercials
  • Coordinating with the PA announcer on fan announcements and the entire gameday run-of-show, as set by upper management
  • Supporting Operations interns and Fun Crew with their tasks, when necessary
  • Other tasks, as assigned

*All staff are required to help with various stadium set-up/breakdown tasks before and after the season

Required/desired skills:
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Previous scoreboard operation and/or A/V operation experience preferred
  • Experience with Sports Sounds Pro and ProPresenter Scoreboard programs a plus
  • Awareness of popular entertainment and social media trends preferred, but not required
  • Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions (rain, high temperatures/heat, etc.).
  • Must be able to perform work requiring extended periods of sitting
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

Our internship program will run from mid-May until early August. Exact start/end dates dependent upon game schedule and potential postseason berth.

Applicants should pursue college credit from their academic institution. While this is an unpaid internship, opportunities may arise during the course of the program to earn money for additional (voluntary) tasks outside of this job description.

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.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to earn college credit for this internship?

  2. Do you meet the required/desired skills outlined in the job description?

  3. Are you able to provide your own housing and transportation?