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Merchandise Assistant

Indianapolis Indians

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Merchandise Assistant | Indianapolis Indians

Merchandise Assistant

Indianapolis Indians

Apply by Ended 11/7/2022

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

The Indianapolis Indians seek a candidate to assist its merchandise staff in the team’s daily operations, with an emphasis on branded team apparel. Those interested in a career in professional or collegiate athletics will gain experience and develop skills critical to beginning a career in sports merchandising. Applicants must have experience in customer service and work closely with others in the merchandise department daily for the duration of the Minor League Baseball season (April-September).

Essential Functions:
  • Co-manage the Hot Corner Gift Shop (open year-round), Big League Shop (open on game days) and center field walk-up stand and all game day employees in each location.
  • Help train game day staff with techniques that promote excellent customer service skills.
  • Assist with the ordering of new merchandise and visual display of merchandise in stores.
  • Process Internet orders daily and maintain the online store in all operations.
  • Receive and inspect all new merchandise.
  • Assist in the preparation of all points-of-sale systems and maintain balanced drawers at opening and closing of shifts.
  • Perform two inventory audits: one mid-season and one postseason.
  • Organize products in storage rooms and maintain cleanliness of storage rooms.
  • Help execute retail promotions, including Season Ticket Holder Pick-Up Party, National Hat Day, etc.
  • Maintain and restock of the Hot Corner Gift Shop, Big League Shop and center field kiosk daily.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

Currently enrolled in a college/university or obtained a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Previous experience in a sports environment and/or retail and customer service experience are strongly preferred. Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.

Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent customer service skills and abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-pace and stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work up to 14 hours per day, up to 80 hours per week (in-season).
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