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Love baseball? Have a knack for writing and/or live Tweeting about baseball? Join the Big 26 Baseball Classic® Communications team this summer for our annual high school all-star baseball event on City Island in Harrisburg. Big 26 is looking for volunteer communications support for event activities on July 22, 23 & 24. Interested individuals should have a passion for and understanding of baseball and be able to work independently. Interested individuals should also be available and flexible for varied schedules on each of the dates specified above. Review the volunteer descriptions below and submit your letter of interest with a resume and notes via the form below by July 8th.
The Big 26 Baseball Classic is owned and operated by the Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority, a division of 501c6 Visit Hershey & Harrisburg.
Public Relations and Social Media (Volunteer) – Work with the Director of Marketing & Communications to collect photos & short experiential videos to post to social media throughout the event. Live tweet scores and notes through Games 1, 2, and 3 at FNB Field. Prepare post-game press release to be distributed to media. Interested individuals should be outgoing and ready to interact with players, families, coaches, and Buddy Program participants. SCROLL TO FORM TO SUBMIT INTEREST
Videography (Volunteer) – Collect miscellaneous combine and game footage as well as player, coach, and parent interviews throughout the event. Candidates should be familiar with DSLR, camcorder, smartphone, GoPro, etc. Having your own equipment helps, but Big 26 also has gear for this position. Interested individuals should be outgoing and ready to interact with players, families, coaches, and Buddy Program participants. FNB staff will be collecting official game footage. This position is to provide behind the scenes footage and player insights. SCROLLL TO FORM TO SUBMIT INTEREST
Ticketing and Guest Registration (Compensation via check to participating booster club.)
We're looking for a baseball booster club (of any local baseball or sports organization) to help at the front gate with ticketing and a check in table for college coaches, media, Big 26 alums, etc. The participating organization should be able to staff at least 3 volunteers (preferable 3-4) for each game. One volunteer should be available for all games to be designated as an oversight contact. All volunteers should be able to handle cash and credit sales, as well as interact with the public as they enter the stadium. Expected schedule: Game 1 (Friday, July 23 @ 7 p.m.), Game 2 (Saturday, July 24 @ 11 a.m.) and Game 3 (Saturday, July 24 at 3 p.m.) *gates will open one hours before each game, and volunteers should be ready 1 1/2 hours ahead of gate time. Interested clubs should contact ASAP for compensation notes and more event details.
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