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National Pro Fastpitch
3350 Hobson Pike
Posted: November 16 2015
DescriptionNational Pro Fastpitch (NPF) is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball and has been since 2002. Currently the League consists of 6 teams - Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Dallas Charge, ScrapYard Dawgs (Houston), PA Rebellion, USSSA Florida Pride. www.profstpitch.com.
ResponsibilitiesThe National Pro Fastpitch Internship Program proves to be a once in a lifetime experience that offers insight and exposure to various aspects of the sports industry, specifically, women’s professional sports. The goal of the program is to provide an educational experience, knowledge, tools, and tangible skills that an intern can immediately apply and reference in their future professional pursuits. Our program is intended to challenge and reward a select group of college students and recent graduates from across the country with an opportunity to learn the business of sports. In addition to the opportunity to experience the various aspects of running a women’s professional sports league, the internship program facilitates intern involvement in the community, special events, and media coverage.
The NPF will provide an opportunity to be involved in every possible aspect of the organization, which may include advertising, ticket sales, merchandising, media relations, video production, photography, social media, stats keeping, website maintenance, writing game re-caps and more.
RequirementsThe NPF Internship Program welcomes all eligible applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence and an interest in one of the many disciplines available. The NPF is committed to creating a diverse environment and urges students from all backgrounds to apply. The NPF believes diversity fosters an open, forward thinking, positive and satisfying work environment for everyone. Although interns are primarily college juniors and seniors, opportunities are available for non-traditional students, graduate students and recent graduates. All internships are UNPAID.
Advertising, Business, Coaching, Communications, Computer Science, Education, English, Event Management, Film Studies, Graphic Design, Law, Marketing, Math, Photography, Promotions, Public Relations, Physical Education, Social Media, Sport Management, Sports Writing, Videography.
Company Location: Hermitage, TN 37076
• 6 miles from Mt, Juliet, TN
• 11 miles from Nashville Airport
• 19 miles from Nashville, TN
SkillsRequired - Attention To Detail, Always Willing to Learn, Written & Verbal Communication Abilities, Self-motivated Team Player, Honesty, Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Applications
Preferred - Social Media, Video Editing, Computer Graphics, Baseball, Softball, Sports Analysis, Athlete Marketing, Article Writing