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2019 Summer Internships

 

The Sioux City Explorers Professional Baseball Team, a member of the American Association of Professional Baseball, is seeking highly motivated individuals looking to kick start their career in sports. For the 2019 season, the Explorers will be hiring for the following internship positions:


Promotions Internship (6 Positions Available):

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
-Coordinate the scheduling of pre-game events and in-between inning activities
-Assist with special promotions, theme nights, player-fan interactive events
-Prepare props for game execution
-Provide exceptional customer service
-Assist with the writing and production of the daily insert and PA script
-Occasionally represent the Explorers at community events as Slider, the Explorers mascot
-Assist with all events during each game
-Assist with non-baseball events throughout the season
-Other duties as assigned by the General Manager


Box Office/Group Sales Internship (2 Positions Available):

Responsibilities will includes, but are not limited to, the following:
-Assist in the day to day operations of the ticket office
-Provide exceptional customer service to all fans
-Assist with general office duties including phone and mail responsibilities
-Proactively sell ticket packages and group packages
-Maintain group sales and ticket package databases
-Process ticket orders via walk up, telephone and online sales
-Operate ticket window for game night
-Assist in supervising Game Day Staff on game nights
-Develop a complete working knowledge of the entire Explorers ticketing system

 

 

Stadium Operations/Grounds Crew Internship (4 Positions Available):

Assist with all aspects of facility operations and management during Sioux City Explorers baseball games and outside events such as high school games. Provide daily maintenance in the stadium, on the field, skyboxes, bullpens and dugouts. Assist the groundskeeper on game days and non-game days.



Qualifications:
-Must be enrolled as a full time student at a college or university
-Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, demonstrate excellent follow-through, and have an understanding of appropriate business etiquette
-Ability to work in a team setting while maintaining a positive attitude
-Must be able to work nights and weekends when scheduled for all home games on the 2019 schedule
-Strong verbal and written communication skills, well-organized, and strong computer knowledge

 

 

 

To apply for a 2019 internship, please send your cover letter and resume to Vice President/General Manager, Shane M Tritz at promotions@xsbaseball.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Game Day Entertainers  

The 2019 season will mark the Sioux City Explorers 27th season in Siouxland and 14th season as a member of the American Association of Professional Baseball.  The City of Sioux City in conjunction with the Sioux City Explorers are looking to make changes and improvements to the stadium and to the fan experience during games.  We are looking for a group of people who would like to let their creative, goofy side break through by creating characters to entertain the crowd.

 

You will get paid to hang out in the ballpark and mingle with fans throughout the game and help those who may not be the world’s biggest baseball fans still have a great time in the stands.  The best description that we have come across for this position is one part cheerleader, one part vaudeville actor, and one part rodeo clown.

We are looking for a group of people that can rotate throughout the summer schedule.  After all, we’re pretty sure only the full time staff is crazy enough to be there for all 50 home games.  We want you to create a character complete with costume, make-up, and whatever personality comes along with it (within reason of course).  You will be “in-character” from the time the gates open until the game is over. 

 

If you would like to see the all-time greatest example of this type of activity, do a quick search for Max Patkin online, the “Clown Prince of Baseball”.  The next best source for what we are looking for comes from a team in our league, the Saint Paul Saints.  We are flat-out stealing their idea for this.  You can see their team at this link: http://saintsbaseball.com/fun/entertainment-team1

 

If you would prefer to pick up a few summer hours working for us in a more traditional role, we are also looking for box office staff, ticket takers, and ushers. 

Send us your name, resume’, and contact info along with a brief description of your idea for a character you would like to develop.  We will reach out to set up a time for us to meet and see what we can figure out.

Email us at promotions@xsbaseball.com

The Explorers’ season runs from May 16 through August 31.

 

To Apply: Please send letter of interest to promotions@xsbaseball.com with the email titled GAME DAY ENTERTAINERS, followed by your name.

 

 

 

Game Day Attendants - Sioux City Explorers Baseball Club (Sioux City, IA) 

 

The Sioux City Explorers are always looking for qualified individuals to work on a seasonal basis during all 50 home games at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park.

Positions Available: Box Office, Ticket Takers, Parking attendants, Press Box, Bat Boy/Girl, Ushers)

To Apply: Please send letter of interest to promotions@xsbaseball.com with the email titled GAME DAY ATTENDANTS, followed by your name.