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Internship Opportunities

The Silver Knights are currently accepting internship
applications for the 2014 season.

$400 for the duration of the internship

with extra compensation opportunities available.

Internship for college credit is welcomed.

NO HOUSING is available.
 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Desire to pursue a career in the sport industry.
  • The position requires 40 to 80 hours per week, including weekends. Days off on game days are only available under extenuating circumstances. This position must be your first priority.
  • Candidates MUST be available for the entire duration of the internship.
  • Computer literate, with Adobe skills being an added bonus.
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with little supervision.

The following internship positions are available:

Ticket Office: Do you have people skills? Are you comfortable on the phone? Making cold calls? Aggressive Sales including, but not limited to prospecting, cold calling and scheduling appointments with potential clients.  Responsible for set number of calls/meetings weekly as well as organized and detailed reports provided to department heads. Includes sale of group packages, catered outings, Birthday Parties, Scout Night Sleepovers and Baseball Camp, along with many other various tasks.

 

Merchandise Intern: During the season this position will entail working in the ticket office and helping out with ticket sales.  When game days arrive, this position will also focus on managing our merchandise store inventory, overseeing game day merchandise staff, assist in post-game inventory and replenishment, and reconcile cash draws daily.  Other tasks include overseeing the Kids Area, making sure that everything is organized and working properly with the game day staff.

 

Media Relations/PR: This position entails making each night at the park special, from the in-game production (operating the sound board, scoreboard, line score, etc.) to crowd interaction (taking camera into stands, selling raffle tickets).  Large focus on street-team and grass roots marketing initiatives with creativity being a strong skill. Position does entail the need for strong writing skills, Photoshop/design skills and basic camera skills. Involves writing press releases, creating stat packs, arranging player interviews, game notes, arranging and attending community appearances, along with many other various tasks.

 

Food and Beverage Management: Concessions positions involve: supervising cash flow, quality control, vendor relations, managing game day staff and working with concessions manager, ensure a productive and efficient operation on a nightly basis, manage a stand (including, but not limited to, daily inventory, setup, cleaning and management of game day employees), assist in deliveries, etc.

 

Accounting/Game Day Reconciliation Intern: This position entails working closely with the Accounting manager to assist with game day operations dealing with currency. This includes reconciling different points of sale and the ability to deal with money counting.  During off days this intern will help the ticket office as well as the public relations department with any task at hand.

 

All interns, regardless of what specific area they work in, will receive a well-rounded look at the organization. All interns will be expected to participate on an intern committee, assist in group ticket sales (including cold calling), tarp pulls, grass roots and out-of-office marketing, and much more. Interns are treated as an extension of the full-time managerial staff.
 

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please download and email the form below (with your resume as an attachment) to Taylor Gillette at Taylor@nashuasilverknights.com.