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Food and Beverage: Food and Beverage Manager Internship with Columbia Fireflies in Columbia · SC

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About the Columbia Fireflies: The Columbia Fireflies are a part of Hardball Capital which also owns the Chattanooga Lookouts (AA Minnesota Twins Affiliate) and the Fort Wayne TinCaps (A San Diego Padres Affiliate.) The Fireflies began play in the spring of 2016 at Segra Park (formerly Spirit Communications Park) in Columbia, South Carolina. The Fireflies are the class A, New York Mets affiliate of the South Atlantic League whose season begins in April and concludes in September.

Responsibilities Include:
Assist in all aspects of food and beverage operations for 70 baseball games and special events (non-baseball games) at Segra Park
  • Assist the Food and Beverage Manager in all aspects of day to day operations
  • Assist in managing over 200 seasonal employees
  • Communicate effectively with guests, all levels of management and co-workers
  • Maintain the proper care of equipment 
  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot and train other employees on Point of Sale systems 
  • Assist with stocking and preparing concession stands and food carts for all games
  • Help maintain cleanliness of stands to meet health code regulations
  • Help control inventory, food costs and labor costs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to walk, reach, stand, bend and stoop for long periods of time; climb stairs as needed
  • Cash out associates following cash handling procedures; investigates “over and shorts” with servers and bartenders
  • Assist with daily office operations
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

Other Duties:
  • Assist in mascot appearances throughout the Midlands
  • Required to participate in stadium pre-season preparation/cleanup which may include weekends.
  • Assist in stadium pre-game preparation (i.e. plaza set-up, box office ticket printing and preparation, souvenir store inventory and preparation, concessions preparation, etc.)
  • Assist in putting the tarp on the field and taking it off (this will happen during the day, at night or early morning depending on the situation).

Please Note:  It is not required but encouraged for interested individuals to live within commuting distance or have housing in the Columbia area beginning in January. Please be sure when applying to attach cover letter, resume, two references, and answers to the questions below to be considered for an interview.

*Housing is not provided*

*All staff members and interns are to lead by example and set a high standard for game day employees (i.e. wearing proper work attire, great customer service, no foul language, etc.) *

  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  •  Positive Attitude
  •  Ability to work in team setting or individually (both will occur)
  •  Good Organizational Skills
  •  Good Time Management Skills

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. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you willing and able to work long hours including nights and holidays?

  3. Are you willing and able to relocate to Columbia at your own expense, if necessary?

  4. What qualifications and experience makes you an ideal candidate for this internship?

  5. Are you able to start full time in January of 2020?

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