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2019 Fall/2020 Spring Event Management Intern with Midwest Sports Production in Shawnee, KS

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If you are seeking an intern position in the sports industry with a fast-paced style and hands-on learning, then Midwest Sports Productions is the place! 
 
The MSP Team is a fun-loving, energized and dynamic group at the heart of Midwest Sports   Productions' world class events. Our goal is to drive excitement, win new customers, and introduce existing customers to new and exciting experiences. 
 
Each mission and execution is different and is catered to the audience at hand: be it providing the energy needed in the office, igniting the coolest youth sports event in town, visiting a club team just to say thanks for 'playing MSP,' a special guest of ours about to   perform or supporting a team that's in need.  We make sure that every MSP family member we engage with gets a special interaction, giving them that little something extra when they need it most and creating a whole new level of energetic feel before, during and after MSP events.
 
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. 
 
Time Period
Unpaid Internship will span over a semester of college and involves about 600 hours (Can be flexible based on needs)
 
Hours 
We can offer flexible hours during the week.  They can either be full or partial days and either a full week or just a few days per week.  
  
Professional Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a relevant major, such as Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Recreation & Parks Management, etc.  
 
Personal Requirements 
  • Punctual and self-motivating 
  • Must be comfortable working independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent verbal/communication skills 
  • Attention to detail is important 
 
Attire 
Comfortable, appropriate office/field attire is acceptable. No sweat pants, jeans and casual business dress is acceptable
 
Job Responsibilities:
Tournament Administration 
  • Communication via email, website, and social media with event participants 
  • Answer phone calls pertaining to events
  • Take phone payments for events through the USSSA system 
  • Organize and manage event data and information including various website updates
  • Manage fastpitch@playmsp.com & baseball@playmsp.com inboxes as needed
  • Assist with weekly tournament publications (ballpark brackets/pool schedules, etc)
  • Recruitment of teams for invite and specific events
  • Communication with teams regarding stay-to-play lodging.
 
On-site Event Management 
  • Event Set-up and Preparation at various venues
  • Assist in Team Check-in 
  • Tournament Bracket updates at sites and on websites 
  • Field maintenance and cleanup 
  • Merchandise and supplies delivery 
  • Assist in Trophy Presentations 
  • Take photographs and document events 

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