Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Jacksonville Sharks are looking for qualified individuals to join the franchise as Account Executives. This paid, full-time position would require candidates to assist the team's ticket operations in the following ways:

    •    Growing fan base through sales of season tickets, group tickets and single-game tickets
    •    Assisting arena box office in game-day ticket operations
    •    Ensuring that all season ticket holders receive proper gifts and benefits
    •    Responding to questions or concerns of assigned season ticket holder accounts
    •    Providing customer service for season ticket holders and other fans


Account Executives are paid a base salary with the opportunity to earn commission based on ticket sales. Applicants who are interested in this position are asked to contact Steve Curran at steve@jaxsharks.com
 

 
 
Internship Opportunities
 
The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified individuals to join the organization as unpaid interns.

Applicants should expect to work anywhere from 20-30 hours per week, these hours would include working events. These hours will include both office hours and working community appearances and events, which may occur during non-traditional business hours. All positions all call for general administrative work such as maintaining/organizing files, data entry, sales calls, copying, filing and faxing. Applicants must possess strong organizational and communication (both oral and written) skills. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and the internet, along with other programs as listed by specific positions. Interns also must have the ability to work independently and must demonstrate initiative and the ability to prioritize when handling multiple tasks. A professional attitude will be expected. Interns must also have a form of reliable transportation. Please see below for descriptions of specific positions.



To be considered for an internship, you must include the following:

• Cover Letter

• Resume
• Days/Hours available
• The department you are interested in applying for (must be written).

Please contact Steve Curran at steve@jaxsharks.com with any employment questions you may have.


AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS:
Community Relations
Game Operations
Sales
Graphic Design
Multimedia
 
Community Relations/Game Operations:
The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified candidates to assist the team's Community Relations and Game Operations departments. In addition to general office duties, Community Relations/Game Operations interns will provide support in the following areas:
  • Representing the Sharks organization at community appearances and events, including setup and breakdown
  • Participating in grassroots marketing initiatives as part of a "Street Team"
  • Assist in developing ideas to enhance team's Theme Nights for the upcoming season

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Sales:

The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified candidates looking to pursue a career in  sales to assist the team's Corporate Sales and Group Sales departments. In addition to general office duties, Sales interns will provide support in the following areas:

  • Helping the organization generate new business by making outbound calls for both corporate partnerships and group ticket opportunities
  • Assisting in the creation of partnership proposals and contracts
  • Maintaining electronic database of sales contacts
Candidates for this internship should possess proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel), as well as a strong ability to display a professional demeanor when speaking over the telephone.

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Multimedia:

The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified candidates looking to pursue a career in  multimedia journalism to assist the team's Media Relations and Community Relations departments. In addition to general office duties, Multimedia interns will provide support in the following areas:

  • Assisting with team news stories, press conferences, and game day media packages.
  • Assist with maintaining and organizing team history and community events on jaxsharks.com
  • Assisting in management of team's social media accounts
  • Producing video packages covering team's community appearances and events
  • Creating highlight videos for use in team presentations
  • Maintaining team's library of video footage
  • Assist with any team media needs for locals new stations and broadcast teams. 

Candidates for this internship should possess experience with video editing software (Final Cut Pro). A general familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite design and desktop publishing software is also a plus.

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Graphic Design:


The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified candidates looking to pursue a intership in graphic design to assist both the Multimedia and Marketing department. In addition to general office duties, Graphic Design interns will provide support in the following areas:

  • Creating graphical assets to be used in the arena during the Sharks season
  • Designing posters, flyers and other promotional marketing materials
  • Preparing graphical presentations for potential corporate partners
  • Creating infographics for use on team's social media platforms
  • Maintaining the team's database of photographs

Candidates for this internship should posess experience with Adobe Creative Suite graphic design and desktop publishing software. Please include at least two design samples along with your resume and cover letter.


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FOOTBALL OPERATIONS:


The Jacksonville Sharks are seeking qualified candidates looking to pursue a career in football to assist both the Jacksonville Sharks Coaching Staff. In addition to general office duties and pratice attendance, Coaches are looking for qualified candidates interested in one of the following fields:

  • Equipment Management
  • Team Video
  • Coaching
  • Athletic Training

 

Candidates for this internship should posess experience in one of the fields listed above. Please indicate which Football Operations Internship field you would like to apply for and submit a cover letter & resume.

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