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Operations Intern with Kokomo Jackrabbits in Kokomo · IN

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2020 OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 
  
PURPOSE OF POSITION:  
The Operations Intern will support specific departments within the sports venue as well as work directly with the operations team. The position will include both office and game day duties. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator with the ability to work in a team environment and have the eagerness to learn. Interns must be committed to working long hours including nights, weekends, and occasionally Holidays.  
  
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  
Besides game day duties, each intern will be responsible for helping prepare and maintain the ballpark prior to the start of the season as well as in season to ensure facilities are presentable at all times. Each Intern will rotate within each department which consists of Ticketing, Concessions, Merchandise, Grounds Crew & Maintenance, Guest Relations, Press Box, and Community Relations. Interns will be expected to work on non-game days as well as game days to ensure they receive a wellrounded experience of the operation.  
  
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Current enrollment in an accredited program at a College or University with a degree emphasis in Sport Management, Event Management, Business Management, Telecommunications, and/or Hospitality and Tourism. Intern must display professionalism – businesslike attitude, attire, cheerful disposition, teamwork, and candor/honesty/discretion/trust/judgment.   Communication skills – strong oral and written communication skills, ability to be open and speak well. Dependability – available for early morning/late evening/weekend work - commitment to working nights/weekends. Wants to be part of a winning team – having an ongoing sense of urgency. High energy, enthusiastic, ego-less individual with total team player orientation and ability to motivate colleagues at every level of the organization. Ability to work in fast-paced, high-pressure environment. 
  
OTHER INFORMATION:  
The internships runs from May 15th to August 15. All interns will receive a taxable, $100 per month of internship. All interns must receive college credit for the Jackrabbits internship OR be directly supervised by a professor or advisor from their accredited academic degree program at a University, College or Vocational institution during the time of their Jackrabbits Internship. All Jackrabbits interns will participate in a bi-weekly sports management discussion that will be instructed by the Front Office staff and special guest speakers. This meeting will go over a weekly overview, improvements, and additional educated discussions about the sports industry operations. 

Additionally, 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. 

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