Game Day Staff
The Silver Knights are currently accepting summer staff applications for the 2023 season.
$9/hr for the duration of the season 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 season.
- Computer literate, with Adobe skills being an added bonus.
- Strong communication skills (written & verbal).
- Strong customer service skills and ability to work as part of a team.
- Ability to multi-task with little supervision.
If you are interested in applying for an internship, please download and email the form below (with your resume as an attachment) to Cam Cook at [email protected].
The following positions are available:
Director of Sales (Full-Time): The Director of Sales is responsible for managing all sales operations, including maintaining sales reports, creating prospect lists, and meeting sales targets. In addition to being an excellent communicator, our ideal candidate will also demonstrate exceptional negotiation and leadership skills. This position will train and lead seasonal ticket sales staff members. Furthermore, the Director of Sales will work directly with customers to better understand their needs to cultivate lasting relationships with to grow customer loyalty.
Ticket Sales: Ticket sales positions involve enthusiastic sales tactics including, but not limited to, prospecting, cold calling, and scheduling sales meetings with potential customers. Responsible for meeting weekly call benchmarks as well as providing detailed reports of call history. Sales include group outings, catered picnics, suite events, birthday parties, and baseball camp.
Merchandise: During game day, this position will focus on managing inventory in the merchandise store, assisting in post-game inventory and replenishment, and reconciling cash drawer. Other tasks may include assisting in game-day operations.
Social Media/PR: This position includes a large focus on grass roots marketing initiatives with creativity being a necessary skill. Additionally, strong writing skills and basic design skills are needed. Each night it is your responsibility to make the ballpark experience special for all fans, from in-game production to crowd interaction. Other tasks include writing press releases, creating stat sheets, attending community appearances, along with helping to maintain a strong, professional social media presence.
Public Address Announcer/Video Board: This position requires someone to be very comfortable with their own voice being heard by thousands of fans. Additionally, you must develop your own script for what needs to be announced during each game. Someone in this position must assist in making audio and video board aspects of entertainment engaging.
On-field Host: This position is perfect for someone who is outgoing and who does not mind talking in front of thousands of people. The on-field host must be able to bring energy to our crowd in-between innings and during dead periods throughout the innings. During the day, you will help out with our public relations team in preparing for upcoming games.
Stadium Operations: This position consists of helping out with improvement projects throughout the stadium. Additionally, game-day set-up/clean-up will be a main focus. Tasks include kid zone supervision, trash and bathroom checks throughout the game, and tarp pulls during inclement weather. We are looking for someone who is willing to do a variety of tasks around the stadium and has a problem-solver mentality.
Video Broadcaster: This position is responsible for the live video broadcasting of all home games. Home games are streamed on our Facebook page using SlingStudio software. The videobroadcaster would also be tasked with setting up all cameras around the stadium prior to the start of the game and maintaining the quality throughout. During home games that are streamed by ETV, this staff member would assist in stadium operations.
Clubhouse Director: This position would be perfect for someone who wants to get more involved with the baseball aspect of the organization. Prior to each game, you would be responsible for equipment management, including laundry services, rubbing baseballs, and setting up helmets/bats in the dugout. Additional tasks include providing pre- and post-game meals for both home and away teams, and the umpires assigned to the game. During games, you would be in the dugout assisting any of the coaches in what they need. Opportunities to travel to away games are also included.
Food & Beverage Operations: Food and beverage positions involve high level customer service, supervision of cash flow, vendor relations, working with concessions director to ensure productive and efficient operation on a nightly basis, management of a stand (including, but not limited to, daily inventory, setup, cleanup), and delivery assistance.