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The Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball are seeking a Sales Executive to generate revenue through selling Marketing Partnerships, Season Ticket Packages, and Group Ticket Packages.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
- On going solicitation of corporations and organizations for the purpose of creating business
- Manage assigned business accounts to maximize potential revenue
- Develop new and creative ways to market the Patriots
- Provide inside support for the Sales Department
- Work and perform assigned event night duties
- Be available to work Non-Patriots events at the ballpark as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of 2 years of outside sales experience (preferably in the Professional Sports Industry)
- Previous experience selling advertising and sponsorship packages is highly preferred
- One full season of experience working in professional sports franchise front office is highly preferred
- Ability to solicit new business on an on going basis through cold calling and face to face appointments
- Ability to create professional sales proposals
- Ability to execute presentations on a sales call
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong leadership, organizational and computer skills
- A flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
- Knowledge of and experience with promotional sales, corporate sponsorship, advertising & special events
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a base salary plus commissions. 401 K Plan and Health Benefits are also available.
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1.Do you live within commuting distance to Bridgewater, NJ? (Yes or No)
2.If you do not live within commuting distance to Bridgewater, are you willing to relocate at your own expense? (Yes or No) If you do, just answer N/A
3.Do you have a minimum of 2 years outside sales experience? (Yes or No)
4.Have you worked in the Professional Sports Industry for a minimum of 1 year? (Yes or No)
5.Do you have experience in selling sponsorship or advertising packages in professional sports? (Yes or No)
The Five Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots (Bridgewater, NJ), a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, are looking for qualified individuals to fill internship positions during the 2015 season.
Program Description: Members of the Internship Program will be exposed to all facets of a Minor League Baseball organization and will gain practical, in-depth experience from one of the positions listed below. Members will also gain valuable experience from a season long learning project that covers various aspects of sport management, including grass roots marketing, theme night creation and execution, ballpark entertainment, sales, SPN.tv, and business presentations. Help with resumes and interviewing will also be covered. Prospective candidates will be asked to note their preferred choice of position when applying, however, the Patriots will ultimately decide the position to offer you that best suits your skills and our needs. Ideal candidates will be juniors or seniors in college; however, freshman and sophomores are also welcome to apply.
Compensation: $750/month and college credit can also be earned if applicable to the student.
Time Frame/Work Schedule: (May 2015 – September 2015) Interns are expected to begin their internship as soon as they are done with classes for the spring semester and stay until one week before school starts the following year. Graduated seniors are encouraged to stay until the season has concluded. Hours are full time. Interns are required to work the same amount of days and hours as the full time Front Office Staff. There are 70 home games, additional outside events, and regular non-game day office hours that you will be required to work. This includes nights, weekends and holidays.
Ticket Operations (2 positions available)
Assist the Director of Tickets with all ticketing aspects at ballpark. Duties may include but are not limited to sale, maintenance, and fulfillment of all tickets (season tickets, day of game, hospitality suites, and groups). Candidates will also assist with all day-to-day operations of the ticket office including, but not limited to, working with customers and other duties as assigned. Candidates will also track marketing activities for the box office as well as maintain statistical data that will assist us in our overall marketing plan. Excellent organizational, computer, communication and customer service skills are necessary. Experience with ticketing a plus but not required. All majors are welcome to apply.
Social Media/Ticket Operations (1 position available)
Assist the Senior Vice President of Marketing with all of our social media pages, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Responsibilities may include administering content to engage our followers such as contests and giveaways, promoting upcoming games and events, posting pictures / video during home games. Other responsibilities may include developing ideas to generate new followers on our social media pages. Social Media/Ticket Operations intern will also assist the Director of Tickets with all ticketing aspects at ballpark. Excellent organizational skills and computer skills are necessary.
Promotions and Marketing Department (2 positions available)
Assist the Senior Vice President of Marketing with data entry, tracking and organizing day-to-day sales activities. Duties may include updating databases, mailings to prospective clients, printing and distribution of tickets, and preparing proof of performance packages for sponsors. Candidates will also be assisting the Director of Promotions and Events with day of game promotions and special events. Duties will include assisting with setting up and running on field promotions on game days and other duties as assigned. Excellent organizational skills and computer skills are necessary. All majors are welcome to apply.
Public Relations (1 position available)
Assist the Vice President of Public Relations and Media Relations Manager with all aspects of media, public, and community relations. Duties will also include taking pictures during the games, sponsor relations, press releases, tracking of information for the team, press box needs, mascot coordination, community events, and other duties as assigned. Excellent organizational, management, sales and computer skills are necessary. Communications and Public Relations Majors are preferred, however, all majors are welcome to apply.
SPN.tv (1 position available)
Assist the Vice President of Public Relations and Media Relations Manager with all aspects of production of content for SPN.tv. This includes live game broadcasts as well as production and editing for individual shows and features. Responsibilities also include filming during games and creation of highlight clips for post-game recap video. Ideal candidates should have experience with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie. Experience with video production is a plus, but not required. Film or Public Relations Majors are preferred, however, all majors are welcome to apply.
Group Sales (1 position available)
Assist the Vice President of Ticketing and the Group Sales Department with the day-to-day operations of the Group Sales Department. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, order fulfillment, help administering the Somerset Patriots Kid’s Club, game day preparation of group areas around the ballpark, customer service, game day support in various areas, sales, lead generation, theme night development and execution, and administering birthday parties and other group areas in the ballpark during games. Excellent organizational, management, sales and computer skills are necessary. All majors are welcome to apply.
Stadium Operations (2 positions available)
Assist the Vice President of Operations with daily operations of TD Bank Ballpark. Stadium Operations will be responsible for the general upkeep of the ballpark on non-game days and game days. This includes setting up the ballpark for all events and all aspects of making sure the facility is clean and operational and supplies are fully stocked. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management and scheduling of ushers/ticket takers, parking employees, retail store employees, and game day merchandise hawkers. Excellent organizational, time management, and computer skills are necessary. All Majors are welcome to apply.
Please Note: Candidates MUST live within commuting distance or have housing in the Bridgewater area for the entire summer. Please be sure when applying to attach cover letters and resumes to be considered for an interview.
Intern Candidate’s resumes will be reviewed once submitted to the site. Most interviews will take place from November through January and will be done on site at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. If you are contacted for an interview, you will be asked to provide some dates and times that you have breaks in classes that will allow you to come to TD Bank Ballpark for an interview.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
The Somerset Patriots are looking for a creative, energetic and talented performer to fill the role of a community mascot. The performer’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Representing the Patriots in the community at various off site functions.
- Picking up and returning mascot suit for each appearance
- Taking care of mascot suit while in possession
- Must have own method of transportation to and from community appearances
- Flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends
- Other duties as assigned by Patriots management
Applicants should possess:
- Strong interpersonal skills, especially with children
- Be self-motivated, creative and able to perform in front of large crowds
- Previous experience as a mascot or performer preferred but not required
- Very reliable
- Physically fit
Mascot Only Candidates: Contact Deanna Liotard at (908) 252-0700 ext. 304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.