Community Relations Intern

  Pensacola Blue Wahoos
  Pensacola, FL
  Sports Internship
  Posted/Updated: 11/05/21

Job Summary



An intern with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos will learn in an organization and environment that is recognized as one of the best in minor league baseball. The Blue Wahoos hope to provide each intern valuable learning experience while the college or university course requirements are met. Interns are unpaid students and they must be part of a college or university program or course.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (with an emphasis on education) 

  • Collaborate with Blue Wahoos staff members to achieve effective marketing/communications for the organization  
  • Coordinate select in-park, on-field and between-inning game day promotions 
  • Organize and attend outside promotional events and assist with grassroots marketing efforts as needed 
  • Identify, maintain and leverage mutually beneficial partnerships with area not-for-profit organizations 
  • Process and fill donation requests as well as execute charitable programs 
  • Ensure game presentation runs smoothly and all marketing and sponsorship elements are executed successfully 
  • Participate in Baseball in Education program and ensure curriculum is up to date with Florida education standards 
  • Attend Wahoos U training program to gain knowledge and professional development 
  • Other duties as assigned 




Requirements & Preferred Skills: 

  • High level of integrity 
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher 
  • Leadership demonstrated in school organizations, sports and/or work experiences  
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong mathematical skills and experience in handling monies and payments 
  • Strong teamwork skills as well as the ability to work independently and self-motivate 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access) 
  • Some experience with PowerPoint and Photoshop  
  • Ability to organize, make and report cold calls 
  • Ability to attend company events of all types 
  • Ability to learn in fast paced environment 
  • Ability to learn in flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays 
  • Ability to pull tarp and other manual labor tasks, part of the baseball learning experience  
  • Due to the strong community support of the Wahoos, persons from the greater Pensacola area or who are attending local area schools are preferred 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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