The Mobile Bay Tornados are looking for motivated hard working, dedicated individuals in the sports entertainment industry. Positions include student interns will gain valuable hands-on experience which will benefit them in future endeavors. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Responsibilities include administration and implementation of all marketing and sales program to build the fan base. Provide supervision and training for Intern. Assist in planning of game day operations, events, speaking engagements, press releases, advertising and programming. Individual must be motivated, self-starter, creative, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to think outside of the box.
*Marketing & Sales – Responsibilities includes working with marketing director on sales and marketing duties.
*Sports Information Intern – Responsibilities includes recording statistics for home and away game, collaborating with other departments to update the website, and creating press releases. Individual must have knowledge of the game of basketball and also be creative.
*Game Day Operations Director – Responsibilities includes administration of all game-day related events, preparations, entertainment, and various other game day functions. Also, includes coordinating and managing events during each home game; these include, but are not limited to, national anthem singers, half-time entertainers, promotional events, ball boys, etc. Individual must be creative and personable.
*Media Production – Responsibilities includes creating video production pieces for team web site, as well as creatively designing and updating various media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter. This individual must have strong design and production experience, strong computer skills, a good sense of composition, creativity and attention to detail, and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects. Video and multimedia experience, and web design. The ideal candidate will have a background in video production, graphic design and a working knowledge of Photoshop, HTML, etc.
*Business & Corporate Sponsorship – Responsibilities includes working with marketing director to designing and implementing sponsorship packages, season ticket program, and Fast Break Fan Club program. Individual should be creative, have the ability to communicate and interact with business clients, and possess strong organizational skills.
*Business Development and Travel – Responsibilities include organizing and coordinating travel for away games, local events, design and implement fundraising programs for the team. Responsibilities include booking hotels, transportation, and creating fundraisers and individual must possess strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
*Announcer – Responsible for announcing home games, to include starting lineups, sponsors, public address announcements, contests, giveaways, etc. The announcer will be the main voice for the Mobile Bay Tornados home games. Must have strong vocal talent and be knowledgeable of the game of basketball, including rules and players. Must feel comfortable announcing to large crowds and be available for all home games. Previous experience working as an announcer or on stage a plus.
*CommunityService Organizer – Serves as the direct point of contact for the coordination of community service activities and events. Works directly with Marketing Director staff and team to organize, plan and direct community service activities. Responsible for routing information on scheduled community service events for publication on the company website, advertisements, and in the media. Recruits volunteers for community service activities. Forms business relationships with outside agencies. Must have an outgoing personality and be able to work with a variety of people. Maintains detailed records of work accomplished, resources used, volunteer activities, and project success. Must be organized and detailed.
*Concession Worker – Responsible for concession operation and team at home games. Performs a variety of customer service, food preparation (when applicable) and serving duties. Prepares and cleans assigned work area. Practices safe food handling and sanitation. Replenishes and stocks concession station. Accepts payments and accurately calculates sales and returns correct change to customers. Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work as a team member.
*DJ – Provides music entertainment for fans. Must have access to all required equipment, including music, speakers, and microphones, etc.
*Events Coordinator – Responsible for assisting in the planning and organizing of events, including game day events, camps, clinics and all other for-profit activities. Ensures all requirements are met for game day activities to include, but not limited to adequate personnel, venue, lodging, travel, etc. Must have excellent organizational skills.
*Game Clock/Shot Clock/3-D Light Operator – Accurately and efficiently operates game clock, shot clock, or 3-D light. Must be able to see a game with sufficient clarity. Must have previous experience and possess knowledge of basketball rules. Must be on time and available to attend all home games.
*Photographer – Takes photos at all home games. Must have access to a camera and be able to produce quality action photos that can be used for publication.
*Promotions/Merchandising – Sets up and works the promotional booth for Tornados merchandise.
*Stat Keeper – Responsible for all player stats during the games. Must have a clear understanding of basketball and have prior stat-keeping experience.
*Team Manager – Responsible for assisting the team during games, including, but not limited to providing water, towels, help with equipment, and assisting coaches, etc.
*Ticketing – Responsible for ticket collections and sales during home game day events.
*Videographer – Records home games and produces highlight films