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Graphic Design Internship , Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

CategoryInternship, Graphic Design/Creative Services, and Imaging & Production
Job typeIntern
CountryUnited States
CityWisconsin Rapids
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are currently accepting applicants for their 2022 summer internship program. Founded in 2010, the Rafters are members of the Northwoods League, a summer collegiate league played in the Midwest and host 36 home games from the end of May through mid-August. Witter Field, the home of the Rafters. In 2021, the Rafters attracted 40,000 plus fans for games. Each year the Rafters hire an intern staff of 13 across all departments. Touting a successful internship program, the Rafters have former interns in every aspect of the sports industry from pro-level sports to the university sector and everything in between.

All interns will receive a travel and housing stipend. There are educational and work components to this position. All interns must receive college credit for the internship OR this internship must qualify for a graduation requirement.

Besides game day duties, each intern will be responsible for helping prepare and maintain the ballpark prior to the start of the season, as well as participating in offsite events. Offsite events include managing part time staff, set up and tear down of the event and fulfilling any special requests made by the customer. All interns will participate in a periodic sports management classes that will be instructed by front office personnel.

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are seeking a creative individual for the Graphic Design Internship. This position will run the video board for all Rafters home games, as well as work hand in hand with the front office staff and other interns to create graphics for social media, press releases, webcast, etc.

  • Learn video board software and manage during all Rafters home games
  • Create images with sponsor logos to be shown on the video board throughout the game
  • Assist Video Production and Digital Marketing interns in creating graphics for website, video production, and Rafters social media
  • Assist the Video Production intern in producing video content for use on the video board
  • Create Rafters team card set, team poster, and other special projects
  • Create motion graphics/animations
  • Ability to work long hours, including weekends, as business indicates

Other duties as assigned by GM

Required Skills:
  • Experience with Illustrator, Photo Shop, or compared software programs is preferred
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, very organized
  • Succeed in a team environment

    In addition to your specific area of focus, all interns will have the opportunity, although not a requirement, to work with the staff to gain experience in the marketing and ticket sales department. Sales tasks will include calling renewals and single game ticket buyers, creating surveys to gauge the fan experience, answering incoming phone calls, placing ticket orders, and delivering tickets to clients. Marketing tasks will include creating on-field promotions and nightly promotions, as well as brainstorming ideas for new sponsorship prospects.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
EmployerWisconsin Rapids Rafters