Job Opportunities at Firecracker Sports

Firecracker Sports is always looking for individuals to join our team who are knowledgeable, energetic and passionate about the game of baseball and softball. We believe in teamwork and giving staff opportunities for professional growth by providing them with a vibrant, rewarding and fun work environment.   

If you or someone you know is interested in working part-time during one or more of our showcases and tournaments or interested in a full-time career with Firecracker Sports, please fill out our form below to apply to the position you are seeking and the events you would like to work. 

You must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered.  Please attach any additional files if desired.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email operations@firecrackersports.com for more details. 

Current Part-Time/Seasonal Positions Available

Game Day Operations is an important position at Firecracker Sports.  This person is responsible for representing the tournament at one of our tournament fields for the entire duration of that event.  The Supervisor responsibilities include keeping “the book” for each game, handling any protests that are launched, maintaining the field between games (if there is no grounds crew) or just about any administrative duty that would represent Firecracker Sports in a positive manner. This is a paid position, on behalf of Firecracker Sports, LLC, paid for either 3 days up to 5 days of our events (depends on field location/host of playoffs, etc).

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Setup and breakdown of game day activities at each field/facility assigned.
  • Run game day activities such as maintaining and keeping score of the games; starting/ending games on time; paying umpires and handling financial paperwork; reporting scores and interpretation of rules/tournament guidelines.
  • Perform administrative duties at our College Showcase Camps prior to each tournament/event.
  • Run administrative duties such as handling player check-ins; social media paperwork; apparel promotions/sales and other related duties.
  • Assist with public relations director when assigned
  • Perform public relation duties such as social media campaigns; social media promotions when needed and cross-market our events, highlights and teams when engaged at each field/event.
  • Act as Firecracker Sports community liaison by being personal, comforting and accommodating with customer relations with teams; facility owners; players; parents and coaches at all times.
  • Attendance of all games at your assigned field/facility during the event(s) assigned.
  • Attend Orientation is required; online version is available.  
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space at all games  
  • Housing is provided by Firecracker Sports at all events; usually in hotels at travel destinations.
  • Must provide own transportation to games, events and other related duties within Firecracker Baseball.

The camp instructor is a baseball coach that will help Firecracker Sports instruct/evaluate the players at our College Showcase Camp events.  This person, typically a college coach will be on the field during our camp helping make sure the event runs smoothly, by coaching a positional group, taking notes and collecting data on each individual player. This is a paid position, on behalf of Firecracker Sports, LLC at the end of each day.

The position of camp evaluator is a college coach or pro scout who comes to our event to help evaluate players for college and/or pro consideration.  They will be on the grounds to watch/evaluate players in their efforts to help further the player’s baseball career. This is a paid position, on behalf of Firecracker Sports, LLC at the end of each day.

Individuals must have a proven interest in graphic design or marketing,  as well as a well-rounded understanding of the game of baseball. Preference will be given to graphic design or marketing and media-related college students but also proven professionals that have been actively involved in social media, graphic design and sports programs. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are preferred. Published social media and graphic design samples are required and will be reviewed during interview and selection process.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • The Social Media & Graphic Design coordinator is part of the Firecracker Sports Public Relations team and he/she will be exposed to and be required to participate in our multi-media platforms  while working with Director of Public Relations in setting media event goals.
  • This position is responsible for designing and creating social media content in conjunction with the Photographer and Videographer and is responsible for managing and tracking all social media accounts.  
  • As a social media expert, this person will help determine and manage what type of content works best on each platform, optimize content accordingly, as well as understanding and leveraging the different features of each platform.
  • Must know how to engage with our audience through social media posts and interactions.
  • Accountable for designing graphics to enhance social media and YouTube broadcast traffic.  
  • Responsible for the creation of a standard graphics template and branding for use across all social channels.  
  • Must monitor all social media channels daily and contribute commentary as necessary.  
  • The ideal candidate is required to have excellent attention to detail as well as experience using Adobe products including Photoshop, Illustrator and video editing software.  
  • Candidates must have a strong understanding of social media, including: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Must be able to turn around high-quality content quickly and with minimal oversight and supervision. Maintain a clean and organized work space at all events/games.
  • Housing can be discussed as part of the compensation packages.
  • Must provide own transportation to games, events and other related duties within Firecracker Baseball.

Current Full Time Positions Available

Marketing Director:

The director of marketing will manage the marketing process from research and planning to execution and analysis. The following job responsibilities are expected:

  • Participate in the development of branding initiatives
  • Develop and implement marketing plans, including promotional calendars and programs, new product introductions and other marketing projects
  • Develop and manage marketing budgets
  • Develop sales forecasting and product branding plans
  • Establish and grow a target market share
  • Monitor costs and budgets
  • Conduct customer, brand and product research initiatives
  • Offer expert advice to develop innovative advertising, public relations, social media and events
  • Negotiate with media partners to guarantee advantageous contracts
  • Work with new business development team and sales teams on brand initiatives
  • Manage agency providers, consultants, freelancers and other suppliers, including contract negotiation and management
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Assist with the operation of a company’s website and email marketing program and provide analytics review

Experience and education

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and 2 years of related experience.

Director of Softball Operations:

Firecracker Sports is looking to for a Director of Softball Operations that will lead in the development and growth for this new business line.

Required Skills Responsibilities:

• Research and develop a business plan for Firecracker Sports new softball business line, considering necessary resources, market opportunity and sport-specific operations.

• Serve as brand liaison to the softball community, developing relationships with key operators, vendors and venues.

• Collaborate with functional departments (marketing, sales and strategic partnerships) to develop a go-to-market plan for the vertical.

• Creatively identify and assess new programming opportunities and revenue streams to position Firecracker Sports as a thought leader in youth softball space.

• Build softball operations protocols and train staff to execute tournaments and events.

• Make timely, data-driven business and operational decisions and recommendations. Use superior judgement during decision making. Required Experience Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a sports related discipline or equivalent experience

• Previous experience in playing and coaching softball

• Previous experience in a business development capacity

• Ability to manage, plan, organize, implement, and execute programming

• Demonstrate exceptional personal organization and time management skills, including adherence to short-term and seasonal deadlines.

• Display strong customer-first orientation for all internal and external customers, accepting responsibility and accountability during daily work.

• Customer-focused attitude

• Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously

• Superior interpersonal skills

• Strong work ethic

• Self-motivated

• Ability to work with children demonstrating patience, empathy, and understanding Working Conditions / Special Physical Requirements:

• Routinely required to work extended hours of time

• Physical ability to accomplish all tasks

• Routinely lift or move up to 50 pounds at least 20% of the time • Routinely exposed to extreme hot/cold weather conditions, and dust / particles

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