Chicago Bandits Internships
The Chicago Bandits, a women’s professional fastpitch team located in Rosemont, Ill., are looking for several well-rounded, hard-working interns interested in getting their careers started in the sports industry. Each internship opportunity is unpaid but does have the ability to turn into a paid position based on the intern’s performance and revenue generating efforts. College credit is offered for all internship positions, but is not an absolute requirement for consideration.
Please contact Alex Flasch for more information about the following internships:
Ticket Sales & Operations: Interns will be trained in Bandits ticketing system and sales tactics. Responsible for ticket sales in office and on game days, work closely with group coordinators for large organizations in the community including, but not limited to softball and baseball organizations, youth groups, businesses, chamber of commerce, etc., schedule group events from start to finish including tickets and amenities, assist in individual and season ticket sales, responsible for specific sales-driven projects, assisting with ticket mailings and promotions, other special projects and administrative duties as assigned, assigned game night responsibilities.
Availability: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Game Operations & Promotions Internship: Interns will be working closely with the Director of Operations & Promotions to assist with pregame and postgame operations as well as in-game promotions. Must feel comfortable with public speaking and interacting with fans.
- Ability to work game days
- Customer Service Experience
- Public Speaking
Graphic Design Internship: Responsible for creating and designing promotional materials, player head shots, and walk up music. Will work with the press box to upload any and all materials to scoreboard. Will need to be available for all game days and will work directly with both the Director of Ticket Sales and Director of Game day Operations and Promotions.
- Experience with Photoshop
- Experience with cutting and editing music
Sponsor Activation Internship: Responsible for maintaining sponsor relationships and contract execution. Will work directly with Director of Marketing and Partnerships on activation and implementation of contract stipulations for season. Will also work closely with Director of Community Relations and Media on execution through digital outlets. Responsible for constant up-keep of 50+ sponsors throughout season
- Ability to acquire artwork, logos for website and signage
- Coordinate company outings
- Inquire about season tickets
- Execute in-game activation (inning sponsors, video board commercials, etc.)
- General office duties and other duties as assigned by the General Manager
- Other game day responsibilities may be assigned
Merchandise Sales Intern: Opportunity for creative implementation of new apparel ideas and marketing tools, responsible for inventory pre and post games, report to merchandise coordinator for all bulk order needs, responsible for filling online internet order and mailing, responsible for set up and take down of merchandise areas on game night, responsible for cash and credit card sales; will be required to report all sales at the end of each home game and home stand as well as online sales throughout. Required to work in office on an occasional basis and all game days.
Game and Tournament Operation Interns: Interns will be responsible for acting as team liaison to youth teams participating in all youth tournaments, acting as customer service representative during all Chicago Bandits home games, working different areas at The Ballpark at Rosemont during Chicago Bandits home games, assisting ticket department during games, acting as usher to help people find seats, and assisting merchandise department during games to ensure friendly shopping atmosphere for all customers in the ballpark. * This position is mostly a nights and weekends position with extended work on Youth Tournament weekends.
Availability: Spring, Summer
Club House Intern: Interns will be responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the team clubhouse, responsible for ensuring player uniforms are ready and organized for each game, responsible for preparing clubhouse food pre and post game, including stocking water coolers, fridge, etc., and responsible for assisting players in a concierge type roll.
Mascot: Intern will be responsible for wearing Bandits mascot uniform and assisting with in-game promotions. Will be required to attend special events and tournaments while representing the Chicago Bandits.
To apply: please send cover letter, resume and references to Chicago Bandits, ATTN: Internships, 27 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, IL 60018
**Indicate in cover letter what area(s) you are most interested in working in, your estimated start and end dates and how many days a week you’re available or what a typical weekly schedule would be**
Please contact Alex Flasch for more information about this internship.