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2022 Summer Sales Internship

Posted: 11/14/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION As an intern with the Waterloo Bucks, you will actively be a part of the front office activities and be involved in learning all facets of a minor league baseball organization. The Waterloo Bucks are owned by the Cedar Rapids Ball Club Inc. which also owns the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The Bucks offer a variety of Full Time and Game Day internship positions. Full Time Sales Positions (Cedar Rapids Office): Full time positions will hold regular office hours (9:00 to 5:00 Mon-Fri), work select Bucks home games, and possibly during a few extra events at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium. o Start Date: May 2, 2022 o End Date: August 30, 2022 o Work out of the Cedar Rapids Kernels Office selling groups and tickets for the Waterloo Bucks o Group Sales: Sell & execute group outings and ticket packages with a focus on schools, communities, small groups, daycares, senior homes & other non-business sales ? Execute timelines to maximize participation ? The main emphasis will be selling over the phone o Be organized and keep records of sales calls, ticket sales and work closely with managers and accounting to ensure a smooth sales process o Display a high level of communication with group leaders, co-workers and managers to ensure that we are getting the best possible attendance from each group sold o Assist with Waterloo Bucks games, and events in Waterloo as needed and be prepared to work long hours during the season to assist the team as needed o Provide outstanding customer service to advertisers and fans o Be flexible and willing to help out as needed with the Waterloo or Cedar Rapids club o Maintain normal business hours ? Game Day: 9:00 am through game ? Non-Game Day: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm ? Expect to work weekends and all special events in Waterloo for the Bucks o Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Should have a genuine interest in gaining sales experience in the sports industry, have excellent writing and computer skills, a willingness to learn, excellent customer service skills, a willingness to work long hours and weekends, be highly motivated and a team player. Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters to: Jessica M. Fergesen Senior Director, Corporate Sales and Marketing Cedar Rapids Kernels | Waterloo Bucks jessica@kernels.com

Type of Employment: Full-Time,Internship,Seasonal