BECOME PART OF THE WILSON TOBS BASEBALL FAMILY
INTERNSHIPS & EMPLOYMENT
SEASONS: Fall / Spring / Summer
Fall 2023: August 28 to November 9
Spring 2024: February 5 to May 5
Summer 2024: May 8 to August 5
Collegiate Summer Baseball @ Historic Fleming Stadium
2015/2017/2019/2022 Internship Placement Site Honorary Award Winner
The Wilson Tobs are currently seeking enthusiastic candidates for the Fall, Spring, and Summer seasons who are ready to PUMP IT UP! The Wilson Tobs are an original member of the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate summer league, owned by Capitol Broadcasting (Durham Bulls), certified by Major League Baseball and the NCAA. The Tobs play at Historic Fleming Stadium, a Wilson landmark, that functions as a year-round event venue with events at the high school and collegiate level during all seasons.
The Tobs are looking for current undergraduate and graduate students in sport management, media, marketing or related fields, that are serious about a career in professional or amateur sports. If you are a viable candidate, you will get the opportunity to gain practical experience in multiple areas such as sales, marketing, promotions, event management, ticketing, merchandising, community outreach, and more. You will be working directly with General Manager, Mike Bell, who has 10+ years of experience with the program and indirectly with President Greg Suire, a veteran of 15+ seasons of Minor & Collegiate League Baseball management. What does this mean to a potential candidate? It means that Tobs management understands what skills and experience are needed to succeed in this business. You will be challenged with a variety of responsibilities designed not only to ensure the success of the Tobs, but also to impress hiring officials with organizations in the future. The Tobs organization is committed to making our staff an integral and equal part of our operation. Considering our small staff, you will be relied upon to provide insight and to make decisions regarding all aspects of the operation. Your opinion will be solicited and your ideas will be welcomed. You will oversee a special area of responsibility that will permit you some autonomy.
General Responsibilities For All Positions
- Front Office Administration
- Event Operations & Management
- Marketing & Digital Media
- Community Outreach
- Promotional Implementation
Individual Areas of Responsibilities
The following are the specific job duties and positions that are available:
Athletic Training Intern
Will work side by side with a registered orthopedic physician & athletic trainer. This position requires candidate to be available to work each Tobs home game, practice, and youth camp date. Must be able to learn, treat, track, and monitor 40 college baseball players and coaches. Specific athletic training certifications will be required.
Operations & Event Management Intern
Will set up and breakdown events, assist/manage game day staff, and ensure stadium operations run efficiently. Responsible for ballpark orders, inventory, deliveries, and game day management. This position will require working outdoors and being able to lift heavy items. Intern will have a large role in all youth and promotional programs (ex: camps). This is a great opportunity to get a real understanding of how a sports facility operates and how events are run.
Promotions & Marketing Intern
Will be focused on in-game promotions and on-field entertainment, while assisting in projects that enhance the marketing of the Tobs. This intern will help with on-field entertainment, management of in-game atmosphere, community outreach, customer service, and more. This position will oversee all player/mascot appearances and will supervise any community relations projects. This individual will be a face in the community and will help increase brand awareness.
Digital Media & Graphics Intern
Ideal candidate needs to be knowledgeable of website navigation, graphic design and social media. Candidate will create unique graphics to help run the Tobs social media outlets/campaigns. They will also gain experience in interviewing players, coaches, sponsors, etc. to create fan based focused marketing engagement. Individual will also work closely with the marketing & community relations department to increase media exposure, brand awareness and community outreach. Media relation & video production department will be responsible for set up, video broadcast, social media, and recap of each Tobs home games/promotions.
Broadcaster & Video Producer
Ideal candidate needs to be knowledgeable of video production, graphic design, and play-by-play broadcast. This individual will gain experience in interviewing players, coaches, sponsors, etc. to create fan based focused marketing engagement. They will also be responsible for broadcasting all Tobs home games. The media relations & video production department as a whole, will be responsible for set up, broadcast, social media, and recap of all Tobs home games and promotions.
How to Apply
If you are serious about a career in the sports industry and are willing to make the commitment it takes to be successful then send a resume and three references to: