West Virginia Power No. 2

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West Virginia Power No. 2

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:21 pm

The West Virginia Power are looking for a hard working, dedicated, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and talented person to work and grow within our organization. This individual will work closely with the Broadcast and Media Relations Manager, but will also work with the full-time staff to learn and execute the other facets of operating a Minor League Baseball team.

This is a seasonal internship from March to September.

Salary is $600/month expense reimbursement plus $10 hourly rate during games and other select events.

Responsibilities:

* Host pregame and postgame show, conduct pregame interviews and handle three innings of play-by-play on all 70 home broadcasts, as well as select road contests, with additional opportunities given commensurate to work performed during the season, including solo road trips.
* Help enhance the Power’s audio presence through podcasts, live streamed interviews, audio recaps, etc.
* Assist with daily media relations tasks (including writing game and feature stories and press releases, creating stat packs and game notes, update the Power Line Blog and website, etc.).
* Contribute to the Power Media Guide and GameDay Programs with player and community content.
* Provide assistance with marketing requirements, including graphics, social media and video content.
* Coordinate the application process for the Power Baseball Charities Scholarship program (if applicable).
* Assist in other areas of gameday and non-gameday stadium event operations as needed, including sales calls, wearing the mascot suit as required, cleaning the stadium, pulling tarp, planning promotions, etc.

Requirements:

* Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Must have at least one year of broadcast experience and possess strong baseball knowledge (preference given to those with MiLB broadcast experience).
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
* Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Audition, Premiere and MiLB Homebase is strongly preferred
* Must be willing to make phone calls and sell (You may be asked to try and sell single-game tickets).
* Must be available for the entirety of the 2020 season (March 2nd through September 11th)
* Must be willing to work long hours
* Must be a self-starter who is willing and able to work efficiently without constant supervision
* Must be able to interact with all other areas of the organization
* Must be willing to work all positions or any other task when asked by any full-time staff member
* Must be responsible for all equipment when in use

Compensation and Length of Internship :

* $600 per month expense reimbursement (mainly for housing); $10/hour during games (usually 5-6 hours a night) and additional events, such as the WV HS Baseball Tournament
* Start Date: March 2nd; End Date: September 11th (may fluctuate depending on playoffs)

Application Materials:

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Submit your demo reel, a recap, a feature story, any graphic design and social media samples you have, your resume and a cover letter via e-mail to:

David Kahn
wvpowerbaseball@gmail.com

No phone calls please. Please indicate in your application if you will be at the 2019 Winter Meetings in San Diego.

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Re: West Virginia Power No. 2

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:30 am

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Re: West Virginia Power No. 2

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:22 pm

The application process has closed. Finalists have been notified, and a decision will be made shortly.

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