The Wilmington Sharks are seeking highly motivated individuals for the upcoming 2019 season. The Sharks are currently seeking a Sales Intern as well as other positions. The internship will offer career related hands on experience learning how to sell group tickets, ticket packages, and assist in individual season ticket sales. This is a fun, fast-paced internship that will add real work experience to your resume.
Additionally, successful candidates will gain valuable experience in the baseball industry, with a full training curriculum provided, and the opportunity to work closely with all members of the Wilmington Shark's front office. Interns will learn to produce ticket revenue by prospecting and obtaining some smaller plan season seat and large group ticket accounts. The internship will teach the art of heavy relationship-building with prospective and current clients in order to meet sales goals.
Interns will also learn the art of networking by attending various events with the Wilmington Sharks front office staff. They will also be working closely with stadium operations as it relates to learning how to manage game operation details for guest relations. Additionally, you'll gain valuable experience, learn how to interview and develop skills most internships do not offer.
We will assist with any college credit as needed.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Customer service skills and past experience.
Ability to successfully multi-task and maintain organization.
Ability to work efficiently under pressure.
Ability to be able to move items physically.
Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing.
Sense of Humor
Will need to have reliable transportation.
The Sharks are also seeking other positions such as wait staff, ticket ushers, game day staff and more for the 2019 season. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To apply, please send a resume and a detailed cover letter to Alyson@Wilmingtonsharks.com
About The Wilmington Sharks
Set in the picturesque Cape Fear region of North Carolina, the Wilmington Sharks are one of the charter members of the Coastal Plain League. Providing affordable family entertainment in a minor league atmosphere, the Sharks have been consistently in the top 25 in attendance in all of summer-collegiate baseball.
About The Coastal Plain League
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 23nd season in 2019, the CPL features 16 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had over 1,450 alumni drafted and 109 of those - including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. While another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.