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Job Opportunities

April 28, 2016

2018 Spring Internships
(1/16/18 – 4/27/18)

The Boston Cannons are now accepting cover letters and resumes for 2018 Spring internships. Resumes will be accepted through December 8th. Interviews begin November 1st and conclude at the end of the year. If selected, internships will run from January 16th – April 27th. Email cover letter and resumes to clarrivey@bostoncannons.com.

Interns will work 2-4 days/week; in a combination of office and community events covering weekdays, evenings and/or weekends.  A general schedule will be set for each intern, but flexibility is needed to work out of office and weekend events.  All interns will assist in general office operations and will learn about the various aspects of running a professional sports team.


Marketing and Event Operations (1-2 position available)
The Marketing and Event Operations intern will act as a liaison between the communication departments including marketing, PR, and sponsorship. The goal is to ensure efficiency and consistency across all departments. Preferred candidates will have a strong design background in software programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and iMovie. Flexibility and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is a crucial aspect of this position. Various office projects will also be assigned as needed.

  RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Works directly in conjunction with both the Partnership & Marketing Manager as well as the Senior Marketing Manager
- Communicate internal information across all departments
- Ensure consistency in all marketing materials
- Assist in the dissemination of media information within each department
- Assist in the coordination of press releases and website publications
- Ready to assist with any other duties assigned by department manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Pursuing a College/University degree, preferably in the field of business or communications
- Excellent computer skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SEO, social media channels
- Adobe Photoshop or graphic design experience preferred
- Exhibit exceptional work ethic, desire to succeed, and passion for a meaningful career in the sports industry
- Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The intern's weekly office schedule will vary based on community events and the student's academic curriculum
- Internship will last through April 27th, with opportunity to continue through 2018 season
- The Cannons front office is directly accessible by public transportation, but applicants are encouraged to have their own means of transportation
- Internships are unpaid, but students can receive course credit


Game & Team Operations (1 position available)
The Game & Team Operations intern will play a pivotal role in the planning of all game and team activities. This individual will work directly with the VP of Operations on a day to day basis to assist with team planning and game operations. Attention to detail and proactive planning are crucial aspects of this position.  A desire to learn and work with the various departments that a professional sports team implements is also important. Various office projects will also be assigned as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Works directly with the VP of Operations on a day to day basis
- Work with the VP of Operations, Head Coach, and Accounts Payable on developing and implementing team related events (i.e. open tryout, training camp, Coaches Symposium, etc)
- Assist the VP of Operations and Head Coach with coordination of team equipment, travel, and timelines for all home and away games
- Liaison with team vendors at home (stadium security, stadium concessions, TV production, team hotel) and on the road (team hotel and ground transportation)

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Pursuing a College/University degree, preferably in the field of business or communications
- Excellent computer skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SEO, social media channels
- Adobe Photoshop or graphic design experience preferred
- Exhibit exceptional work ethic, desire to succeed, and passion for a meaningful career in the sports industry
- Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The intern's weekly office schedule will vary based on community events and the student's academic curriculum
- Internship will last through April 27th, with opportunity to continue through 2018 season
- The Cannons front office is directly accessible by public transportation, but applicants are encouraged to have their own means of transportation
- Internships are unpaid, but students can receive course credit


Ticket Operations (1 position available)
The Ticket Operations intern will assist in growing and managing our customer contact database. They will be responsible for updating our various customer databases including CRM, Groupmatics, and Constant Contact. Candidates must have experience in quantitative analysis and be comfortable handling large amounts of data in Excel. Various office projects will also be assigned as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES :
- Manage and update the various customer databases (Ticketmaster, Groupmatics, Salesforce)
- Process ticket orders using Ticketmaster Host system
- Answer inbound customer phone calls
- Gather and format customer data into useful information
- Add new customers into the various databases
- Gather customer data from each department and add to respective database
- Ready to assist with any other duties assigned by department head

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Pursuing a College/University degree, preferably in the field of business, statistics, or economics
- Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
- Exhibit exceptional work ethic, desire to succeed and passion for a meaningful career in the sports industry
- Experience in CRM and Groupmatics preferred
- Strong organizational and communications skills

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The intern's weekly office schedule will vary based on community events and the student's academic curriculum
- Internship will last through April 27th, with opportunity to continue through 2018 season
- The Cannons front office is directly accessible by public transportation, but applicants are encouraged to have their own means of transportation
- Internships are unpaid, but students can receive course credit


Ticket Service (1 position available)

The Ticket Service intern will work with the Director of Ticket Sales to assist in all aspects of ticket sales for the Boston Cannons. The intern will learn about one of the most important aspects of professional sports: filling the stadium with fans.  The ticket service intern will assist with season ticket promotions, database management, group sales initiatives, courtesy follow-up calls to past customers, community events, and potentially making sales calls.

RESPONSIBILITIES :
- Works with the Director of Ticket Sales in all aspects of ticket sales for the Cannons
- Manage the seating chart for Season Ticket Members and VIP groups
- Assist with group sales initiatives, database management, season ticket promotions and more
- Make sales calls to current and past ticket buyers - must be comfortable on the phone
- Serve inbound customers: answering phones, forwarding messages, confirming customer orders
- Utilize ticketing system and database to assist in prospective leads
- Ready to assist with any other duties assigned by Ticket Sales Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Pursuing a College/University degree, preferably in the field of business or communications
- Exhibit exceptional work ethic, desire to succeed and passion for a meaningful career in the sports industry
- Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
- Knowledge of CRM or Groupmatics is preferred
- Strong personal, organizational, and communications skills

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The intern's weekly office schedule will vary based on community events and the student's academic curriculum
- Internship will last through April 27th, with opportunity to continue through 2018 season
- The Cannons front office is directly accessible by public transportation, but applicants are encouraged to have their own means of transportation
- Internships are unpaid, but students can receive course credit