Intern, Community Relations (Seasonal)
Washington Nationals Baseball Club - Washington, DC

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This position is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to the Washington Nationals Community Relations department. This internship will run for the duration of the season, mid-March through September. This is a paid internship that will require approximately 34 hours a week, including nights and weekends based on the game schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist with distribution of tickets to community partners;
  • Receive and categorize incoming requests from community groups and coordinate the distribution/mailing of fan packs;
  • Staff clinics, drives and other Community Relations events and programming;
  • Assist with gameday programming including meet and greets, VIP game-day experiences, pregame ceremonies, and in-game activations;
  • Manage and conduct inventory of CR storage areas, including autographed items and giveaway items;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Community Relations and Communications department.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate (completed a minimum of one year) or graduate student of an accredited College or University or be a recent graduate (within no more than six months).
  • Coursework in Sport Management or Community Outreach preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer) required.
  • Must have the ability to appropriately handle challenging situations and coordinate large groups of people with customer service in mind;
  • Must present self in a professional manner to interact with fans of all ages, sponsors, and game day guests, and on occasion, players and their families;
  • Ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter with an outgoing personality;
  • Must demonstrate consistent and punctual attendance and be available for the duration of the internship;
  • Interest in community relations work required;
  • Working knowledge of Major League Baseball required.
Physical/Environmental Requirements
  • Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment, however the position will have gameday responsibilities that may expose them to weather conditions including extreme temperatures;
  • The position will require walking throughout the facility, as well as standing for extended periods of time;
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds;
  • Must have a flexible schedule that allows for the possibility of working a combination of days, evenings, weekends and holidays.