The North Adams SteepleCats are looking for staff members to manage the day-to-day operations of one of the country's premier collegiate summer baseball organizations. Our mission is simple, to provide the best summer baseball experience in America and to provide our fans the best summer family entertainment available anywhere. The organization operates similar to a professional minor league franchise, with an average of more than 1,000 fans per night. We provide our fans and sponsors with a wide-range of activities and events throughout the season to deliver a summer's worth of affordable family entertainment. If you would like to join our organization and add your creative and positive talents to the team while gaining valuable experience working in a first-class organization, please keep reading! This opportunity is only for those students who want to gain something out of their summer internship and not just stand around. SteepleCats interns will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of this complex business. Each intern will assist in all aspects of the organization and may include: meeting with local businesses and leadership sponsors to design their event, individual and group ticket sales, marketing and promotion activities, pre-game ceremonies, liaison with sponsors and group outings, in-between inning promotion games, design and placement of advertising, e-newsletter development, special events management, media guide design and layout, community relations activities (school, business, and mascot appearances), stadium management, fan experience, souvenir stand, set-up and breakdown of stadium, and other duties that are essential in operating a ball club. We demand our interns to be dedicated professionals that are committed to the mission of the organization and play a central role in executing all facets of the organization. We look for individuals that are creative, positive, energetic, professional, friendly, competent, and have the maturity to listen to instructions and accurately carry out their duties throughout the season. "Where interns train to become professionals"
The New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) is a summer baseball league for college age players who are currently enrolled in a college or university in good academic standing with aspirations to become a professional baseball player. The NECBL is made up of 13 organizations residing in each of the New England states. The North Adams SteepleCats is a not-for-profit entity that depends entirely on community support and volunteers for its operation. Its Board of Trustees is comprised of local community investors, who support the team with generous donations, and other members of the community representing a broad cross section of the Northern Berkshires. The team is supported by the city of North Adams, Hoosac Bank as Presenting Sponsor and over 100 additional businesses. EMPLOYMENT DATES
May 12 - August 16 LIVING ARRANGEMENTS
Local area lodging, cable internet, and television will be provided at no charge. You will be responsible for your meals and transportation to and from the stadium. COMPENSATION
Although there is no stipend for this position, we are more than happy to work with your college or university to ensure you receive credit for your commitment to our organization and your responsibilities. Interns may also be invited to selected activities and events with the team and coaching staff throughout the season, which are paid for by the organization. REQUIREMENTS
Attendance at all 22 regular season home games, all post-season home games, and exhibition games is required. Also required: attention to detail; ability to take instructions and complete them accurately; ability to communicate with colleagues and staff; be able to think on your feet and adjust quickly in a fast-pace environment; and be willing to take ownership of your responsibility. CONTACT
If interested, please e-mail your resume and references to: Timothy Kettles North Adams SteepleCats 88 Bucklin Road Adams, MA 01220