Field Marketing Intern – Ripken Baseball (Aberdeen, MD)

  • 873 Long Dr, Aberdeen, MD 21001, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

Diamond Kinetics is a growing sports-tech company focused in baseball and softball. As the market leader in the space, DK combines motion-based-sensors with mobile applications and a robust digital platform to provide hitting and throwing data to players, parents, coaches, and teams – helping them understand their performance, improve, and have more fun playing the game they love. 

Our company is a fast-paced, performance-driven company where responsibility comes fast and exceeding expectations is the expectation.  The work is challenging but exciting, especially for those who love sports.  We believe in stretching for growth as a company, and as professionals, and seek competitive, self-motivated people as teammates who do the same

Job Description

Summer 2021

The Field Marketing Intern assists the Business Development team in managing all aspects of on site marketing to achieve Diamond Kinetics’ business and brand goals.

Success in this role is defined by collaborating and supporting the Business Development and Marketing team’s efforts to drive brand awareness, create affinity and engagement, and maximize revenue while enhancing the value Diamond Kinetics brings to it’s partnership with Ripken Baseball.

Key Responsibilities

Execute Field Marketing Plans that Achieve Objectives

  • Coordinate with event partner management and staff representing the company professionally

  • Manage and execute field marketing campaigns, events and promotional programs

  • Engage, educate, and sell to customers on site

  • Build relationships with coaches and travel programs

 

Coordinate, Train and Supervise Staff

  • Train and coach the event partner staff in execution of on-site activation, educating customers and answering their questions, and selling best practices

  • Coordinate weekly schedules to ensure on-site activation staffing

  • Create a team environment among the company and partner staff

 

Inventory and Financial Management

  • Maintain, manage, and communicate product inventory

  • Be responsible for the point-of-sale equipment and process

 

Identify, Recommend and Implement Process Improvements

  • Quickly learn best practices and adapt processes to increase efficiency, sales, customer engagement, and overall brand activation

  • Share best practices internally and with partner management

  • Document experiments/experiences and discover which strategies are most effective

 

Support Digital and Social Strategies and Plans

  • Support the centralized digital and social marketing strategy by coordinating with stakeholders and providing content

  • Understand the brand strategy and maintain the brand voice 

Qualifications

Competencies Required

  • Builds relationships internally and externally

  • Customer-centric mindset

  • Excellent listening and communication skills

  • Extraordinarily organized, both personally and in coordinating groups of individuals

  • Drives for results

  • Efficiency in completing work, both in time and resource

  • Ability to lead and motivate

Experience Required

  • Pursuing degree in Sports Marketing, Business, Communications, or equivalent field of study

  • Retail sales, customer service, or other customer-facing work experience

  • Very tech-savvy – hardware, software, mobile apps

  • Highly proficient in all social media platforms

  • Personal interest in the sports technology industry

  • Understanding and passion for the game of baseball 

Additional Desired Experience

  • Personnel management/supervisory experience

  • Photography and videography experience

  • Played competitive level amateur baseball or softball

Additional Information

  • Unique, exciting opportunity to work in an angel/venture backed early stage company
  • Flexible work environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Diamond Kinetics is an equal opportunity employer

The intent of this job description is to provide a non-exhaustive representation of the type of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Diamond Kinetics may supplement, modify, or eliminate responsibilities from time to time, in its discretion. Diamond Kinetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee success.