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Connecticut American Legion Baseball

Sports Information Internship

Connecticut American Legion Baseball
Manchester, CT
Internship: Internship
Position Summary:
Connecticut American Legion Baseball is accepting applications for credit only, sports information interns. Starting in May 2018 through August 2018.  This internship is a live/work from home opportunity with a strong emphasis on online collaboration. You will be working under the direction of the Connecticut State American Legion Baseball web master and assigned to work in a particular area of the state where you live. 
 
  • Candidates must live in Connecticut
  • Preferences given to students in a Sports Information curriculum
  • Applicants should be able to dedicate 10-15 hours per week to the internship
  • Knowledge of baseball is essential with an emphasis on web development/maintenance, scorekeeping, game reporting and data analysis
 
The successful candidate should be dependable, able to handle multiple tasks, and work from home in an online collaborative environment (Skype).
 
Key Internship Benefits
  • Based in Connecticut, you will be able to live at home
  • Your work will be highly visible and show your creative talents
  • Your work in part, will mimic that of an online sports reporter
  • Mostly evening based, you will be able to hold a job during the day
  • Be able to put into practice skills/concepts from your Sports Information major
  • You will gain online collaboration and meeting skills with other interns
  • Your work will be seen online/real time by your academic advisor
 
Desired Qualifications
  • Pursuit of Sport Management, Marketing, or Communication degree preferred
  • Assisting in the creation of Connecticut American Legion Baseball social media postings
  • Self motivated and committed
  • Able to work with others and take direction from multiple sources
  • Be able to communicate and supply written copy to local media sources
  • Capturing video/photos during events/games and editing for reporting purposes
  • Compitence in Baseball scoring (Using the IScore platform)
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (Google Sheets, and Docs)
  • Strong working knowledge of social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of projects.
  • Basic knowledge of baseball required.
 
Requirements
  • Should be able to receive college credit
  • Available to work a minimum of 15- 20 hours a week, including nights and weekends.
  • Daily exception monitoring of Game score and pitching stats reporting
  • Ability to update State, Zone, and/or Team web site(s)
  • Preferred full-time access to an Apple Ipad
  • Must have reliable transportation and live in Connecticut
  • Must have a Skype ID and reliable connection
  • Have your own smartphone
  • Must have access to a home computer or laptop (preferred) with internet access

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have your own transportation and live in Connecticut?

  3. Will you be receiving college credit and is so what are your requirements?

  4. Have you ever worked with a sports team (Baseball preferred)?

  5. Are you available 15 - 20 hours weekly, nights and weekends (late May through Mid August)?

  6. Do you own a computer or laptop?

  7. Do you own an iPad?

  8. Do you have a Skype ID?

  9. Do you have baseball scoring experience (IScore preferred) ?

  10. Do you have a reliable internet connection?