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Intern, Community Relations 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are integral to who we are as an organization. We believe that our workforce should reflect the vast diversity of the communities we serve and that diverse voices should be elevated and intentionally integrated into our work. We welcome individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized, or underrepresented groups to apply and join our team. Even if you feel as if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications, we still strongly encourage you to apply.

The Pirates Why

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a storied franchise in Major League Baseball who are reinventing themselves on every level. Boldly and relentlessly pursuing excellence by:

  • purposefully developing a player and people-centered culture;
  • deeply connecting with our fans, partners, and colleagues;
  • passionately creating lifetime memories for generations of families and friends; and
  • meaningfully impacting our communities and the game of baseball.

At the Pirates, we believe in the power of a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture centered in Passion, Innovation, Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Empathy, and Service.

Job Summary

This role will assist with the Pirates Charities and Community team with various projects and daily activities. The Intern, Community Relations will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and execution of Pirates Charities fundraising and community efforts and events.

Responsibilities

Primary:

  1. Manage the fulfillment of the organization’s in-kind donation requests, including correspondence with and distribution of items to each benefiting organization.
  2. Manage correspondence from the Pirates Charities email inbox and provide customer service to answer inquires as related to philanthropic efforts of the Pirates organization.
  3. Manage the Scoreboard Messages program and work with the Game Presentation team to ensure all messages are displayed correctly. Field questions and provide program details to fans who purchase messages.
  4. Assist the Pirates Charities and Community Engagement team with hosting community groups at PNC Park during Pirates home games, including Pirates Charities suite guests and community ticket groups.
  5. Assist with executing all gameday experiences led by the Pirates Charities and Community Engagement team such as batting practice visits and on-field pregame ceremonies.
  6. Assist the Manager, Community Engagement in the execution of the Pirates Community Ticketing Program by corresponding with groups and distributing tickets prior to each Pirates home game.
  7. Assist the Manager, Community Engagement in the execution of various community events at PNC Park or in the community, including set-up, event activation and tear-down, as well as pre-planning and post-event evaluation.
  8. Assist the Manager, Youth Baseball and Softball in the execution of various youth events at PNC Park or in the community, including correspondence with groups ahead of the event, event set-up, activation and tear-down, as well as pre-planning and post-event evaluation.
  9. Assist the Manager, Pirates Charities in the execution of various fundraising events at PNC Park or in the community such as the Pirates Charities Golf Outing and Sporting Clays events, including correspondence with attendees ahead of the event, event set-up, activation and tear-down, as well as pre-planning and post-event evaluation.
  10. Assist the Manager, Pirates Charities in fundraising activities such as the execution of the 50/50 Raffle during Pirates home games and facilitating online auctions, benefitting Pirates Charities
  11. Assist the team with all community-based volunteer activities, in partnership with the Pirates People and Culture team.
  12. Assist the Fellow, Pirates Charities and Community Engagement with day-to-day functions.
 
Position Requirements

Required:

  1. Authorized to work lawfully in the United States.
  2. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  3. Candidates majoring in Marketing, Communications, Sports Management, Community Outreach or related area.
  4. Currently a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student level.

Desired:

  1. Ability to work nights and weekends.
  2. Experience with non-profit programming and fundraising.
 
Location Pittsburgh, PA  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://PittsburghPirates.appone.com



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