Super25 Internship Opportunities

Super25 : : General
Drake Browne        
Published: Monday, November 25, 2013

2014 PG Super25 Internship Program

Perfect Game has several opportunities for hard working, young professionals looking to add valuable experience to their resumes and overall background. Perfect Game is the leader in showcase and tournament events at the high school level, and conducts a series of such events all year long, with the majority of these events taking place from late May through late October. During this time the days are long and the events run through the weekends.

The top players from across the country as well Canada, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic use these events as a way to gain exposure in front of MLB scouts and college recruiters while playing with and against their peers.

The Perfect Game internship provides an excellent opportunity for candidates to learn scouting and scouting terminology while also receiving a platform in which the interns can meet individuals from the scouting and college recruiting community. Several former interns are now serving key roles for Perfect Game and/or have moved onto professional scouting careers as a result of this opportunity.

IT/GameChanger Supervisor

Positions: 1
Dates:
January 1st – August 1st
Pay: $500/month
Location: Perfect Game Super25 Headquarters in Cartersville, Georgia

Primary responsibilities:

• Provide administrative assistance in the PG Georgia office including, but not limited to providing customer service, maintaining correct information on the website, and assisting in the tournament registration process
• Assist tournament directors’ use of GameChanger at all Regional and Super Regional events
• Edit statistics and scouting information on the PG Website and GameChanger Widgets that display on the tournament pages

The IT/GameChanger Supervisor will work directly with the PG Super25 National Director to ensure all operations of the PG Super25 tournament series run smoothly in the initial year.  This position plays a key role in enhancing the customer experience of Perfect Game tournaments.

It is required that candidates have a strong background with the game of baseball and understand how to score games.  Candidates must also display strong communication skills and feel comfortable working with and troubleshooting computer applications.

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Positions: 1
Dates:
Immediate – August 1st
Pay: $500/month
Location: Perfect Game Headquarters in Cartersville, Georgia

Primary responsibilities:

• Update and post content on the PG Super25 Social Media Outlets to promote the new tournament series and give recognition to the players who stand out
• Assist in the execution of contests through social media
• Develop creative ways to drive ‘likes’ and followers within the target market
• Gather and post photos from the events that are provided by our local feet on the ground, as well as reaching out to get this free content from parents and family members
• Brainstorm to help formulate a strategy of creative and interesting ways to engage with our audiences

It is preferred that the candidates have strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and solid understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other emerging social media platforms.  Fundamental knowledge of the game of baseball, strong writing skills, and the ability to work in a team atmosphere are also key attributes success in this position. While this is primarily an office position, some travel for direct event assistance could occur.

Tournament Management Assistant 

Positions: 2
Dates:
Spring '14 – January 13 - May 1 (could extend into summer)
Summer '14 – May 12 – August 18
Pay: $500/month
Location: Perfect Game Super25 Headquarters in Cartersville, GA

Primary responsibilities:

• Assist tournament directors in schedule management and acquiring information for the individual team's rosters.
• Provide administrative assistance in PG's main office including, but not limited to answering phones and providing customer service, assisting in the printing of event programs and data entry.
• Enter scouting information to individual player profiles into Perfect Game's expansive player database.
• Write scouting recap stories of tournament games for the event's scout blogs.

It is preferred that the candidates have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Perfect Game's summer tournaments run from late May through early August with 200-300 games being played on a daily basis during the peak of the season. While this is primarily an office position, some travel for direct event assistance could occur.

PG Super25 Journalist 

Positions: 1

Dates: May 13 – August 18

Pay: $500/month

Location: PG Super25 National Headquarters in Cartersville, GA

Primary responsibilities:

• Write feature stories to be posted on the PG Super25 web-site pertaining to the tournament results and news.
• Write press releases providing details about the PG Super25 to be distributed to the local media.
• Provide administrative assistance in PG's Georgia office including, but not limited to answering phones and providing customer service, assisting in the printing of event programs and data entry.
• Write scouting recap stories of tournament games for the event's scout blogs.

It is required that the candidates have strong writing and compositional skills, with the ability to meet deadlines, and a strong understanding of the game of baseball. While this is primarily an office position, some travel for direct event assistance could occur.

To Apply 

Please send the following to Breanne Schoby at bschoby@perfectgame.org or fax to (319) 298-2924. 

• Cover letter (include what position(s) you're interested in) 
• Application (Download application here
• Resume

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