Employment Opportunities

Job Description: Buccaneer Sports Network Student Internship

Reports to: Director and Assistant Director of Buccaneer Sports Network

Below is a list of possible roles we will be looking for at the Buccaneer Sports Network during the 2014-2015 season:

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Play-by-Play
  • Color Announcer
  • Sideline Reporter
  • Technical Director
  • Replay Operator
  • Camera Operator
  • Utility
  • Graphics Coordinator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Highlights Editor

If you are interested in working with us, please contact Jay Sandos (sandos@etsu.edu) or call at 439-4233 and 439-6855

Job Description: Ticket Taker (Part-Time / Non-Benefit Position)

Reports to: Director of Business / Ticket Operations / Ticket Manager


  • Greet guests upon entry to arena with a smile and “welcome to ETSU Athletics”.
  • Provide primary level of guest assistance at the entry areas to arena.
  • Admit guests into game venues only after validating authenticity of each guest’s ticket or proper pass credentials.
  • Deny access to guests without a valid ticket or proper pass credentials and refer then to the nearest Ticket Sales Booth.
  • Collect tickets and/or Scan passes and deposit ticket stubs into designated collection site.
  • Provide guests with directions and other game venue information.
  • Act promptly and courteously upon all comments and complaints received.
  • Alert Security and / or Game Day Event Management in cases of emergencies, or suspicious behavior of guests.

Abilities, Skills and Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Dependable transportation, reports to work on time, without exception.
  • Friendly, personable, positive attitude.
  • Neat appearance and dress attire.
  • Excellent customer service skills, required.
  • Team player with the ability and desire to work with others.
  • Must have a flexible schedule to be available for ALL HOME GAMES, both nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time.
  • Season begins November 1, 2010 and ends February 14, 2011.

To request additional information or to apply for a position, please contact the ETSU Athletic Business at (423) 439-8215

The office of Athletic Media Relations is looking for volunteer workers for the upcoming 2011-12 sports seasons. Internships for class credit may be offered for students depending on class criteria and assigned duties. Community members may also join the Buccaneers staff. A number of office and gameday responsibilities are available for dependable, independant, sports-minded individuals.


Available positions for gamedays include, but not limited to:

  • Statisticians and "callers" for:
    Women's Soccer
    Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Public Address Anouncers
  • Stat runners
  • Pre- and Post-game Assistance
  • Photographers
  • Writers
  • Assistance with Buccaneer Radio Network

Office positions include:

  • Graphic Designers
  • Photographers
  • Primary and secondary responsibilities to specific ETSU sports
  • Researchers and Archivists
  • Pre-game preparations

*Perfect for journalism, sports management, and communications majors, or for fans in the community looking to get involved behind the scenes and be closer to the action on the court or field.


Contact Michael White in the office of athletic media relations at 423-439-4220 or email whitem@mail.etsu.edu

  • Excellent communication and customer service/people skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to be on time
  • Reliable
  • Cash Handling Experience
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work weekends
  • An annual stipend of approximately $7,000
  • Full tuition waiver towards a degree in Sports Management. Does not include books and fees.

Send letter of application, resume, and three references to Kevin Brown, Assistant Director for Media Relations, P.O. Box 70707, Johnson City, Tenn., 37614. To expedite the application process, candidates are encouraged to e-mail application letter and resume to brownk@etsu.edu. Deadline for application is June 15 and July 1 is the projected start date for employment.

Job Description: "Bucky" ETSU Mascot

Reports to: Sara Hacker, Marketing and Promotions Coordinator


The ETSU Athletic Department is looking for individuals who are interested in being “BUCKY” the mascot. Individuals must have a flexible schedule outside of their normal class schedule to be considered. - PAID APPEARANCES INCLUDED -

If interested please contact Sara Hacker at 439-5283 Or email at hackers@etsu.edu

Position: Marketing Internship

To help promote ETSU athletics to students, the surrounding community, and any other fans while learning skills related to marketing, advertising, and promotion. Intern will also be one of the leading officers of the BucWild student section.


In volunteer cases, 1 hour in office and all home games. Schedule negotiable based on school need.

Act as leading officer for BucWild
Organize student section
Generate and implement new ideas for all facets of marketing
Create promotional material
Build databases and utilize data analysis to enhance strategies
Assist in market research
Manage social media
Aid in promotions at all home games
Help develop marketing plan
Assist with and perform any other duties assigned by the Marketing Assistant

Students looking to fulfill internship credit hours/requirements preferred
Able to attend a majority of the home games
Upperclassmen preferred

Ideal Candidate:
Energetic and enthusiastic
Outgoing, positive attitude, and personality
Must be a team player
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
Willing to offer ideas and suggestions
Punctual and professional

For more information contact Tyler McCann, Marketing Assistant at 423-439-5286 or e-mail him at mccannt@etsu.edu.