Live Game Day Producer Intern


The Ventura County Pirates Baseball Club, a collegiate wood bat summer baseball team playing games at Los Angeles Valley College, in Los Angeles, California, seeks interns to produce and oversee the presentation of a live baseball game for in-stadium fans and those watching on live-stream. The Live Game Producer is responsible for directing the PA announcer,
scoreboard operator and broadcasters when to play commercials, make announcements, play live or recorded music and additional aspects of a live sporting event that enhances the overall experience for those watching.

 

The candidate chosen for this role will be solely responsible for making the in- stadium and live streaming experience run smoothly and on time.


Learning Objectives:
 Live Event Producers will direct show staff in order to keep a baseball game moving and to enhance the fan experience.
 Live Event Producers will coordinate a pre-game meeting with all involved show staff to ensure a smooth presentation throughout the game.
 Live Event Producers will gain valuable experience communicating in real time with staff members and present a live event as professionally as possible.


This position requires attendance at home games, (approximately 18- 20 games spanning from June through early August) applicants are expected to work approximately five (5) hours per game. This includes pre-game, in-game and post-game meetings and directing show staff.

 

Ideal candidates will be working towards, or having completed a degree in Communications, Sports Management, Marketing, Entertainment Production or a related field from an accredited college or university.

 

Responsibilities

 Reports directly to the Director of Baseball Operations
 Direct and articulate creative concepts and rationale to show staff during course of a game.

 Keep game flow presentation on point and on time so that announcements and sponsor mentions happen in real time.
 Writing and editing of game scripts.
 Advocate for production processes; ensures team members follow best practices during project execution.
 Manage the scheduling and corporate related processes for all related sponsors.
 Direct PA announcer, broadcast team, and scoreboard operators during in-game presentation.
 Execute the day to day of all pre-production changes prior to in-game event presentation.

 

Preferred Skills
 Exceptional organizational and project management skills
 Previous experience as a production assistant a plus
 Strong knowledge of the game of baseball

 

Compensation
 Stipend - $300.00
 College students can earn college credit. Accepted interns need to pre-arrange with their respective academic departments at their college/university to ensure a specific internship opportunity meets academic credit requirements.
 Meals – Interns will have meals provided when on the road traveling with players.
 Attire – Interns will be provided with team logo apparel to wear at games.