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Video Production Intern - Columbia Fireflies (Columbia · SC)

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Internship: Internship
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, in Columbia, South Carolina. The Fireflies are the Class-A, Kansas City Royals affiliate of the Low A East whose season begins in April and concludes in September.
 
Program Description: 
The Fireflies internship position(s) will be open to college students and recent college graduates. Interns will be required to work all home games and regular non-game day office hours. Members of the Internship Program will be exposed to all facets of a Minor League Baseball organization and will gain practical, in-depth experience from one of the positions listed below. Hardball Capital believes in hiring from within; many of our current full-time staff members began as interns with one of our clubs. All internships will be provided with a monthly stipend of $1,000. The start date for our 2022 Video Production Internship will be mid-January, and the internship will run through the end of September 2022. Interns must be able to commit to the full extent of the internship.
 
Video Production Internship:
  • Will report to directly to, and work closely with, the Video Production Manager
 
Non-Game Day Duties:
  • Help produce content for the ballpark video board (50’ x 25’) and online media (ColumbiaFireflies.com and YouTube)
  • Work closely with Video Production Manager and Promotions Manager to produce themed videoboard and social media content
  • Produce videos as requested by marketing, sales teams, corporate partnerships, etc.
  • Produce weekly homestand highlights videos
  • Maintain Click Effects Audio library
  • Responsible for uploading any updating player walk up music
  • Work closely with Promotions Manager to ensure the upload of themed music 
  • Help with maintenance/upkeep of all video production equipment
  • Be available for any special event that requires audio and/or video use 
    • Ability to solely run video elements of special events (Video Board, Camera Ops, etc.)
  • Required to participate in stadium pre-season preparation/cleanup which may include weekends
  • Other duties as assigned 

Gameday Duties:
  • Record video content & take photos during games for promotional use, including fan content, on-field promotions, baseball highlights, fireworks, etc.
  • Work closely with Ticketing & Corporate sales to get in-game video/photo content needed for clients and partners
  • Produce content, including features and post-game highlights 
  • Run Click Effects in-game when needed
  • Required to participate in stadium pre-game preparation and assist other departments with pre-game preparation as needed
  • Required to 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)
  • Other duties as assigned 
 
Program Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects
  • Panasonic AG-HPX370 (Camera Model used for Project Footage and wireless Broadcast Camera)
  • Ikegami HC-HD300 (Camera Model used for Game Broadcasts)
  • Other Studio Equipment (i.e. Blue Screen, Lights, microphones)’
  • General knowledge of baseball
 
Please Note: It is not required but encouraged for interested individuals to live within commuting distance or have housing in the Columbia area. Please be sure when applying to attach cover letter, resume, two references, and answers to the questions below to be considered for an interview.

*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.)*


*Housing is not provided*
 
Additional Requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop)
  • 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. Are you able to start Full Time by Mid January of 2022?

  2. Are you able to relocate to Columbia at your own expense, if necessary?