Employment Opportunities

Aussie Peppers Professional Softball Internship Opportunities

The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota, a women’s professional fastpitch team located in Mankato, MN., are looking for several well rounded, hard working interns interested in getting their careers started in the sports industry. Interns will have an unprecedented opportunity to be on the ground level of a professional team. Each internship has the chance to earn a commission based off of sales opportunities. College credit is offered for all positions if applicable.

Lead Sales Intern

The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are looking for a lead sales intern who will work closely with General Manager and Assistant GM to lock in sponsors for the 2020 season and help with sponsorship activation throughout the season. Our lead sales intern will work with other interns to delegate sponsorship tasks and help with negotiations as needed. The lead sales intern will attend group team outings at sponsor businesses and ensure sponsor satisfaction. This position will be filled as soon as we find an ideal candidate and work will begin ASAP.

Our ideal candidate will:

- Be Self Motivated

- Have Strong Leadership Skills

- Have a Desire to Work in Sales

- Have Strong Written and Verbal Skills

- Have the Ability the Negotiate

Game Day Interns

The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are looking for a handful of Game Day interns who will work all home game days and help with game day management. Game Day interns will help our lead game day intern with running in game promotions, finding participants for promotions, handing out promotional items at the gates, etc. Game Day interns may also help run the merch booth and will have the opportunity to suggest new merchandising items and be a liaison between fans and the front office staff. Game Day interns will help prep the dugouts for both the Aussie Peppers and visiting teams on game days and help with general set up and tear down as needed. Game Day interns will get the most rounded sport management experience with the opportunity to experience multiple areas of operations with the Aussie Peppers.

Our Ideal Candidates Will:

- Have Outgoing Personalities

- Be Self Starters

- Be Creative

- Have Excellent Verbal Communication Skills

- Have a Willingness to Learn in a Fast Paced Environment

- Have Flexible Availability (Weekends and Holidays)

- Have at LEAST one year of college undergraduate studies completed

Visual Experience Intern

The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are looking for a Visual Experience Intern to help with capturing all the special Aussie Peppers moments with pictures. Our Visual Experience Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with front office staff and teams to capture action shots at game days, marketing shots for the league and Aussie Peppers, and go on group outings with the team to capture marketing images for sponsors.

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

- Have Experience Shooting Sports ( A plus if Softball Experience)

- Have Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

- Have Flexible Availability (Notice will be given for special events outside of game days)

- Be Creative and Willing to Learn and Try New Things

Fan Engagement and Experience Lead Intern

The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are looking for a lead fan engagement and experience intern to help with group outings and to act as a liaison between the Aussie Peppers and local Youth Teams. Our Fan Engagement and Experience Lead Intern will work with Anthem singers, First Pitches, and any Groups we have in attendanat the ballpark that night from group outings to sponsor groups to ensure a positive and friendly atmosphere for all in attendance at our home games.

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

- Have Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

- Be Very Well Organized

- Be a Self Starter and Self Motivated

- Have Flexible Availability

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume and any references to Alyssa Carver at alyssacarver.peppers@gmail.com. For questions call (309) 221-7604.

*Indicate in cover letter what area(s) you are most interested in working in, your estimated start and end dates and how many days a week you’re available or what a typical weekly schedule would be. 

*Indicate in email if you will be using this position for college credit and if so at what University.