SFA|SFM
  • 12-May-2020 to 2020-06-12 (EST)
  • Branson, MO, USA
  • Seasonal
  • Sports Facilities Management, LLC

INTERNSHIP 

Sports Facilities Management, LLC- Ballparks of America

LOCATION:                        Branson, MO

DEPARTMENT:                 OPERATIONS

REPORTS TO:                  DIRECT SUPERVISOR

STATUS:                            INTERNSHIP

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Sports Facilities Management, LLC ("SFM") is emerging as the global leader in youth and adult sport, fitness, leisure and entertainment management (www.sportadvisory.com). SFM manages the day-to-day operations of world-class, community-focused sports and recreation centers, sports tourism and event-focused destinations, and sports and entertainment complexes with the mission to "improve the health and economic vitality of the communities we serve". SFM affiliated facilities hosted more than 20 million visits last year. Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC ("SFA") is the leading resource for those seeking to plan, fund, manage, and optimize sports, recreation, event and entertainment centers. 

Located in Branson, Missouri, Ballparks of America is an international baseball tournament destination. Our signature features include on-campus stay and play suites and two-thirds scale replicas of 5 classic American ballparks, complete with the dimensions and elements that make each of these iconic stadiums unique. The latest technology in synthetic turf on all fields at the facility provide the most consistent playing surface throughout the summer season, complete with covered dugouts, bullpen areas, Musco lighting and stadium-style seating at various fields creating an MLB experience for visitors across the globe. Learn more at www.ballparksofamerica.com.

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW:

  • Provide interaction with guests to create a one-of-a-kind experience at Ballparks of America.
  • Interns will be cross trained in multiple areas throughout the facility including food and beverage, guest services, sales, and facility management.
  • Will complete a semester-long internship to satisfy graduation requirements
  • Some students may have longer or shorter practicum requirements with less time commitment. Commitment length will be addressed individually.
  • We do not require a set intern schedule but will be flexible to accommodate any individual requirements (i.e. class commitments)
  • Interns may be required to help during special events and additional projects that are not related to their specific area
  • Interns will learn and participate in all day to day operations of the business.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

Sports and Event Operations Duties: Learn how to promote and operate baseball tournaments and other special events. You will be immersed in the scheduling, execution, and management of all baseball activities.

Marketing/Communications Duties: Work alongside the Marketing Director to allocate marketing dollars for different media outlets, create on-campus social media and Facebook campaigns, edit and update the BPA website, identify potential sponsors, negotiate sponsorships, special event management, and more. 

Food and Beverage Duties: Learn how to conduct inventory, daily operations, and special event catering and party preparations. Concessions account for over 20% of the facility budget and is vital to the success of the facility.

Hospitality Duties:  Participate in operations involving the on-site experience of the teams, including team registration, lodging, meals, swag bag, photography, gift shop, concessions, and special events including Opening Ceremony.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as, independently
  • Demonstrate success with multi-tasking and organizing multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated and has initiative to complete tasks in a timely fashion
  • Flexible work schedule that includes weekends, nights and holidays

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • No travel

 WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to bend, reach, and lift 50 lbs.
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time whether indoors or outdoors, and squat, stoop or bend into awkward positions while performing job functions
  • Will be required to sit for extended periods of time operating a computer
  • Will be required to deep clean restrooms and kitchen areas including fryers, coolers and showers, etc.
  • Workplace environment has intermittent noise, generally moderate in nature, but can be loud at times especially during competitions and events
  • Exposure to heat, cold and other elements

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently a student or a new graduate

 

 

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