Internships

Are you looking for an internship that offers more than just selling popcorn and peanuts?

The Harrisonburg Turks have an opportunity for you. Interns with the Turks learn what it takes to run a baseball club on a daily basis.

The administrative staff of the Turks are at work year round. The Valley Baseball League season is an action packed 44 game schedule that includes 22 home games, a League All Star game, and possible play-off games. Interns are only required to attend and work the home games. Spring and summer internships run from January through the second week in August. These are non-paying positions.

 

Duties May Include:                             
*Advertising Sales
*Marketing Programs
*Creating Special Events Nights
*On Field Promotions
*Ticket Sales
*Concession Operations
*Souvenir Operations*Game Day Operations*Press Releases
Positions Require:
*Plenty of energy
*Friendly, outgoing personality
*Good communications skills
*Willingness to work as part of a team
*Knowledge of the game of baseball
*Computer skills a definite plus

 

Internships available in the following fields:

Sports Management       

Communications

Broadcasting Intern

Ideal person will be outgoing and interested in sports (preferably baseball), broadcasting and/or sportswriting. Job duties will include: Writing, research, on-air broadcasting, interviewing and other baseball-related projects as assigned.

Writing

-Game summaries, player and coach profiles

Broadcasting

-22 home games on the internet web cast.

Research

-Preseason player and coach research, opponent research, Valley League and Turks basic History research.

-In season statistical research (web), trends, observations etc……

Interviewing

-Player and coach interviews mostly live, some prerecorded

Projects

-Turks marketing and promotional projects that involve writing and or/community relations.

Sports Management Intern

Ideal person will be energetic, friendly, outgoing, good with dealing with the public and being in front of crowds.

Job duties will include: Game Day Operations, On Field Promotions, Turks Promotional Events, could include working with concessions, souvenirs, and ticket sales.

Communications Intern

Ideal person will have good verbal and writing skills, be attentive to details, have an outgoing personality.

Job duties will include writing home game summary articles, articles on Turks promotional events, writing feature articles on Turks, and press releases to be sent back to players schools.

If you have what it takes to be on the Turks staff, send your resume to:

Harrisonburg Turks
1489 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

You may fax it to (540) 434-5919 (phone/fax – call first to set machine). You may also contact us by e-mailing turksbaseball@hotmail.com