2019 Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Internships

The Dock Spiders, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (between Green Bay and Milwaukee), are a member of the Northwoods League, one of the most prestigious summer collegiate baseball leagues in the country.  The Dock Spiders recently won the 2018 Northwoods League championship in just their second year, and the city of Fond du Lac and surrounding areas are proud to call the Dock Spiders their own.  The Dock Spiders are owned by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, a highly respected team in Minor League Baseball and the Single ‘A’ affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.

It is our goal to provide you with hands-on experience and knowledge useful in competing for jobs in the baseball industry.  We will also work with you to fulfill requirements for college credit if necessary.  Qualifications are based on ability, desire, work ethic and a commitment to make the most of the experience.  Our season begins in Mid-May and continues through Mid-August.  Fond du Lac Dock Spiders interns receive a salary of $1,500 for the summer and are expected to maintain a very challenging schedule throughout the internship. Interns are expected to be at all home games along with working normal business hours.  Our 2019 internship positions are listed below.

 

Box Office/Tickets Intern

– This position will start in early January and continue through the season.  Intern will receive additional compensation via commission of ticket packages and group outings sold.

-Handle incoming ticket calls, provide customer service to current and potential ticket package holders, and maintain ticket window and will-call operations for the duration of the season.

-Help manage ticket information in the ticketing system, assist with data entry, run ticketing reports, and keep records current and accurate using the CRM Software.

-Understand and effectively meet or exceed individual and team ticket goals by prospecting for new inside/outside sales accounts through cold calls and telemarketing.

-Develop new season ticket customers and maintain a positive relationship with current ticket holders including answering questions, troubleshooting, taking and following through on orders, delivering tickets, and arranging for invoicing.

-Promote and sell all types of group and picnic options to businesses, schools, churches, organizations, and individuals.

-May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community.

-Responsibilities will also include assisting other departments when requested or needed.

 

Video Production

-Responsible for training camera operators and directing video webcast for 36 home games.

-Create post game highlight package for every home game to be posted on Dock Spiders website and YouTube channel.

-Knowledgeable with editing software such as Adobe Suite and other software such as YouTube and Wirecast.

-Responsible for setup and takedown of video equipment each night

-Create commercials to be used for marketing and in-game use

-Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and maintain all video production equipment.

-Create video content to be used on the team’s website and social media accounts

-May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community.

-Responsibilities will also include assisting other departments when requested or needed.

 

 

Radio/Public Relations Intern

Travel with the team and be the play-by-play voice for the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders

-Write daily game previews and recap stories for the Dock Spiders website.
-Work with local media contacts to coordinate press passes into the stadium.
-Opportunity to create feature stories and work with website editing programs.

-Work with coaching staff and Field Manager to compile stat packs each day.

-Coordinate bus travel, hotel stays and pre-game/post-game meals for the season

-Create and maintain up-to-date roster

-Write press releases and conduct interviews with players and staff for use on the Dock Spiders website and social media pages.

-May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community.

-Responsibilities will also include assisting other departments when requested or needed.

 

 

 

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