Field and Turf Management/Operations Internship

Rockford Rivets Baseball Rockford, IL

About the Job

Stadium Operations Intern Summer 2019 League Overview: The Rockford Rivets franchise are part of the summer collegiate Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 25-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. Job Summary: The Stadium Operations Internship provides hands-on experience in baseball stadium operations, field maintenance, on field promotions hospitality management, and concessions management. Must be a current student (undergraduate or graduate), eligible to receive college credit for internship. Must be comfortable interacting with all levels within the organization as well as outside contacts. Strong time management, organization and attention to details are essential. This is a non-paid, for college credit position. Requires the ability to work all 36 home games, including nights and weekends. Duties/Expectations include but are not limited to the following: This internship will consist of rotating between stadium operations, field maintenance, clubhouse management, hospitality, concessions management, and distributing giveaways and programs. Work with the General Manager to uphold stadium cleanliness and functionality. Act as a liaison for home and visiting team, umpires, and special guests. Maintain facility and equipment for teams, umpires, and special guests. Prepare game day promotions and giveaways, set up group outing areas and concessions stands. Assist with the set-up and cleanup of all events held at the stadium. May be required to work non-baseball events held at the stadium. Assist with distribution of marketing materials throughout community. May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community. Will be required to work office/stadium hours on non-game days. Assist others within the organization when needed. All other duties will be assigned by the General Manager. Performance Standards:

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Proactive and enthusiastic attitud
  • Attendance
  • Completion of assigned tasks on-schedule
  • Quality and accuracy of work
  • Cooperation, responsiveness, dependability, and proper attitude in dealing with others including co-workers and customers
  • Conformance to company personnel, safety, quality, and housekeeping policies, procedures, and practices
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills