Join the Scouts 2017 Tour Management Team

Chris K. Alumni, News, Staff, Support, Tour

The Madison Scouts are looking to supplement their summer-tour management team for the 2017 season. If you are looking to get experience working with a World Class touring music organization, this could be a great opportunity for you!

10356313_10153150638070558_6217982348327862187_nThe Madison Scouts will tour and perform throughout North America from June 24th through the Drum Corps International World Championships on August 12th. Members of the management team are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the corps as it travels and performs throughout the summer tour.

The positions include:

HIRED – Lead Athletic Trainer
The candidate must be a certified athletic trainer who can oversee the continued development and implementation of an athletic training program required of a drum and bugle corps. The candidate will serve as a first responder and diagnose various injuries and medical ailments. He or she will be involved in ongoing therapeutic measures to keep the members performing at their highest level. The candidate will need to manage the daily workload of 150 athletes and will be teamed with a supporting intern. In addition to the care provided, the candidate will log and document all medical interactions and advise the corps director on the status and recommendations for member health. This position requires an all-day attention to job duties throughout the entire tour. A compensation package is available for this position.

HIRED – Assistant Athletic Trainer
The candidate must be a certified athletic trainer. Under the supervision of the Athletic Trainer, the assistant will assist in managing medical and orthopedic issues with the corps membership. This will include physical treatments, documentation, and assisting in medical runs. This position requires an all-day attention to job duties throughout the entire tour. Compensation commensurate with experience.

HIRED – Volunteer Coordinator
Candidate will manage the scheduling, on-boarding/off-boarding and needs of all volunteers. Excellent attention to detail and people skills are a must. Experience with data management and social media is a plus. This position requires an all-day attention to job duties throughout the entire tour with scheduling beginning in April. A modest compensation package is available for this position.

Administrative Internships
Candidates will assist with a variety of administrative projects and tasks during a 2-4 week assignments with options to renew. This is an excellent opportunity for energetic problem solvers looking for administrative experience. This position requires an all-day attention to job duties. This is an unpaid internship position but food, lodging, and transportation will be provided.

Merchandising Intern

The merchandising intern will assist in the development, acquisition, display, and sale of merchandise to help promote the corps on the tour. The merchandising intern will work under the direction of the merchandise manager to assure a high-quality presentation of soft goods is achieved, inventory is managed, and stellar customer interactions are achieved. This is a great position for somebody who is pursuing a merchandising degree and wants direct hands-on experience in this area. This is an unpaid internship position but food, lodging, and transportation will be provided.

1545708_10100767716327543_975648990_nMarketing Intern
The marketing intern will assist in the development of the corps brand, event promotion, and social media strategy in addition to exposure in public relations and non-profit fundraising. The ideal candidate will be working towards a business, marketing, or music marketing degree and have a high-level of interest in the music industry and non-profit development. This is an unpaid internship position but food, lodging, and transportation will be provided.

Qualifications
The primary length of contract is from May 26 – August 12, but may vary depending on the position. We will interview candidates who may have different schedule requirements but could still be available for the majority of the dates listed. The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license & clean driving record, and may be required to drive a corps vehicle from time-to-time. The candidates must provide their own mobile phone with a data plan and ideally would have their own laptop as well.

All of the aforementioned positions will be provided travel to/from the corps, food, housing, and tour transportation.

We will be interviewing candidates via video conferencing. Interested candidates should send an email of interest along with a resume to ScoutsManagement@madisonscouts.org