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Communications: Community Relations
Part-time Instructor, Urban Youth Academy - Houston Astros (Houston, TX)

Summary:  

This position will provide major league style baseball/softball instruction and training in the areas of hitting, pitching, fielding, base running and game knowledge.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

•    Provide baseball and/or softball instruction during scheduled events at the UYA.
•    Assist with various aspects of organizing or coordinating athletic events held at the UYA.
•    Support the UYA’s marketing efforts and outreach by participating in various public events, speaking              engagements and other outreach or promotional programs and events.
•    High level of demonstrated professionalism and integrity.
•    Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with members of the community, organizations, sponsors, instructors, players and coaches.
•    Creative, energetic and proactive approach to work.
•    Strong relationship-building skills.
•    Represents the Astros in a positive and professional manner at all times.
•    Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
•    Other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience:

•    Minimum of a 2 year associates degree or major/minor league baseball experience or current collegiate level baseball player/athlete.
•    Minimum of 1-2 years of proven experience in coaching high school, college, professional baseball or management of organized sports/recreational activities or current collegiate level baseball player/athlete.
•    Extensive knowledge of one or more (baseball/softball) skills designated for instruction.
•    Strong time management and organizational skills
•    Demonstrated and proven ability to work with children and parents.
•    Exceptional communication skills.  
•    Minimum physical requirements: able to gain access to various areas of the UYA for prolonged periods during events; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.
•    Possess very high degree of discretion and professionalism.
•    Professional image and demeanor.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Houston Astros employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Houston Astros employment site.

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Communications: Community Relations
Part Time Charitable 50/50 Raffle Ticket Seller - Houston Astros (Houston, TX)

Department:      Astros Foundation

Supervisor:       Coordinator, 50/50 Charitable Raffle

Classification:   Part-Time/Non-exempt

The Astros Foundation is seeking enthusiastic ticket sellers to raise charitable funds via the 50/50 Raffle program during Astros home games.  Ticket Sellers will be stationed throughout the ballpark enabling guests to purchase raffle tickets from when gates open through the end of the 6th inning.

Essential Functions:

  • Effectively communicate and deliver information regarding the Astros Foundation charitable endeavors.

  • Attend home games and sell 50/50 raffle tickets to guests of Minute Maid Park utilizing electronic system.

  • Exhibit an outgoing personality; approaching ballpark guests pre-game and in-game with sales pitches encouraging the purchase of raffle tickets.

  • Accurately handle large amounts of cash transactions and distribution of raffle tickets.

  • Reconcile and report raffle totals to 50/50 Raffle Coordinator at close of the 6th inning.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education, Competencies & Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience handling cash in a customer service role.

  • Charismatic personality with ability to interact positively with fan base and actively engage all guests.

  • Goal oriented; able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to comfortably and persuasively promote raffle sales.

  • Enthusiastic and passionate; Interest in sports philanthropy or nonprofit fundraising a plus.

  • Available to work a flexible schedule which includes nights, weekends and holidays. 

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Work will be performed in a stadium and office environment where noise/crowd levels greatly vary.

  • Frequent walking or standing/remaining on ones’ feet for prolonged periods of time.

  • May work at heights and climb up/down stairs.

  • Frequent carrying and/or transporting of objects, usually by hand, arm or shoulder.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Houston Astros employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Houston Astros employment site.

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Communications: Community Relations
Part Time Charitable 50/50 Raffle Ticket Seller - Houston Astros (Houston, TX)

Department:      Astros Foundation

Supervisor:       Coordinator, 50/50 Charitable Raffle

Classification:   Part-Time/Non-exempt

The Astros Foundation is seeking enthusiastic ticket sellers to raise charitable funds via the 50/50 Raffle program during Astros home games.  Ticket Sellers will be stationed throughout the ballpark enabling guests to purchase raffle tickets from when gates open through the end of the 6th inning.

Essential Functions:

  • Effectively communicate and deliver information regarding the Astros Foundation charitable endeavors.

  • Attend home games and sell 50/50 raffle tickets to guests of Minute Maid Park utilizing electronic system.

  • Exhibit an outgoing personality; approaching ballpark guests pre-game and in-game with sales pitches encouraging the purchase of raffle tickets.

  • Accurately handle large amounts of cash transactions and distribution of raffle tickets.

  • Reconcile and report raffle totals to 50/50 Raffle Coordinator at close of the 6th inning.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education, Competencies & Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience handling cash in a customer service role.

  • Charismatic personality with ability to interact positively with fan base and actively engage all guests.

  • Goal oriented; able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to comfortably and persuasively promote raffle sales.

  • Enthusiastic and passionate; Interest in sports philanthropy or nonprofit fundraising a plus.

  • Available to work a flexible schedule which includes nights, weekends and holidays. 

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Work will be performed in a stadium and office environment where noise/crowd levels greatly vary.

  • Frequent walking or standing/remaining on ones’ feet for prolonged periods of time.

  • May work at heights and climb up/down stairs.

  • Frequent carrying and/or transporting of objects, usually by hand, arm or shoulder.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Houston Astros employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Houston Astros employment site.

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Communications: Community Relations
Community Relations Concierge - Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA)

Title:                           Community Relations Concierge

Department:              External/Community Affairs

Status:                        Part Time

Reports to:                 VP, External Affairs

Posting Date:             March 27, 2017         

Deadline:                    April 06, 2017           

Job Functions:

·         Responsible for maintenance in the family room and ensuring that the room is presentable, including but not limited to the cleaning of surfaces, cleaning of child play areas, scheduling routine deep cleaning of carpet with maintenance and operations department, cleaning of fridge, microwaves and other surfaces used

·         Deliver evening dinner or meals to the family room

·         Set up and breakdown of equipment being used for evening dinner or meals

·         Stocking and restocking of beverages 

·         Perform related duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

 

·         High school diploma/GED or its equivalent

·         Food safety experience required

·         Catering experience preferred

·         Ability work the entire baseball season including all holidays through the end of the season (may entail working up to 81 games during the season and potentially more in the postseason)

·         Candidates must be flexible on non-game days to assist with office work

·         Uphold a high level of professionalism while serving as the first point of contact for Dodger Families

·         Liaison between Dodgers Community Relations, Clubhouse staff and Families

·         Must be approachable and accessible while possessing a positive attitude

·         Must have professional demeanor and appearance at all times

·         High degree of personal integrity and professionalism

·         Must  be goal oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic

·         Knowledge of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, including the team’s standings and schedule, and Dodger Stadium’s seating areas and stadium

·         Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines

·         Possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills

·         Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office

·         Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

Spanish speaker a plus, but not required


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Coordinator, Public Relations - Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA)

Title:                           Coordinator, Public Relations

Department:              Public Relations

Status:                        Full Time

Reports to:                 Senior Director, Public Relations

Posting Date:             March 22, 2017         

Deadline:                    April 1, 2017 

The Coordinator, Public Relations will serve as the all around support for the Public Relations Department as well as the primary contact for credential access and Major League Baseball credentialing system.

Job Functions:

·         Responsible for maintaining, organizing and approving daily and season credential requests.

·         Coordinate on-field pre-game interviews

·         Help target non-traditional media with feature ideas and create more awareness for the club’s strong community ties

·         Assist the department in coordinating all external complimentary ticket requests

·         Serve as associate editor for the annual media guide and various print publications

·         Write releases, reports and game notes preparation

·         Prepare for news conferences and special interviews, including logistics

·         Upload game notes to MLB Pressbox daily

·         Maintain all aspects of the Press Box during pre-game including, seating charts, supplies and general media needs

·         Serve as primary contact for fulfillment of pregame field passes, both internal and external

·         Process department invoices

·         Assist with intern coordination and scheduling; assigning tasks and projects

·         Coordinate daily parking list with Stadium Operations

·         Assist in maintaining dodgerpressbox.com, the Dodgers’ electronic interface with the media

·         Support a proactive approach for pitching feature story ideas to non-sports media, including newspaper, magazine, radio, television and internet outlets

·         Primary departmental liaison for photo archives, including photo logging, captioning and distribution to media

·         Oversee the daily distribution of lineups, statistics and reports generated by the department

·         Maintain office supplies, equipment, files, organization and cleanliness

·         Maintain subscriptions to department periodicals, publications and Internet services

·         Oversee general office needs and answer phones and coordinate responses to correspondence

·         Perform related duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

·         College coursework or bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or a related field preferred

·         Minimum two year’s work experience in sports PR or journalism

·         Demonstrated skills in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with  media, players and Dodger employees

·         Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines

·         Familiarity with and working knowledge of social media channels, trends and best practices

·         Possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills

·         Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office

·         Spanish speaker a plus, but not required

·         Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have at least one year work experience in public relations?

Closing Date: 2017-04-02


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Communications: Community Relations
50/50 Raffle Team Member - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

50/50 Raffle Team Member

Department: Community Relations   

Reports to: 50/50 Raffle and Jersey Program Coordinator  

Job Classification: Nonexempt

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    

Description:

The Oakland Athletics Community Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is looking for dependable, enthusiastic, highly-motivated, and hard-working individuals to sell 50/50 Raffle tickets during 40 predetermined Athletics home games during the 2017 season.
Raffle tickets will be sold from the time gates open (2 hours before first pitch) until the end of the 6th inning. 50/50 Raffle Team Members must be available 30 minutes before gates open and until after the Raffle closes. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the A’s Community Fund’s charitable programs. 


Responsibilities:

• Effectively communicate and educate fans about the 50/50 Raffle and A’s Community Fund
• Encourage fans to purchase raffle tickets
• Facilitate raffle ticket sales via electronic handheld device
• Patrol assigned area during the games to promote raffle sales
• Reconcile tickets sold and cash received after each raffle
• Answer questions regarding the 50/50 Raffle and the Athletics Community Fund
• Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications/Requirements:

• Excellent cash handling and customer service skills
• Comfortable approaching people and selling in front of crowds
• Understand the timing, etiquette and pace of baseball
• Comfortable using technology
• Detail oriented with the ability to work efficiently in a high-stress environment
• Must be able to walk long distances, and climb up/down stadium seating and stand for long periods of time
• Must be 18 years of age or older by first day of employment
• Available to work part time April through October, with the possibility of post season games
• Must be available for a minimum of 75% of the games selected
• Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends,  holidays, game day duties, and off-site events on non-game days


The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Freelance Multimedia Video Communications Specialist - St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO)

Summary of Responsibilities:

This position will serve as a part-time multimedia brand journalist responsible for the production of the daily production of Video News Segments, other related feature videos and digital content for the teams website, as well as writing stories and reporting news about the team as part of the Cardinal’s expanding brand journalism efforts.    

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

 

  • Collaborate with each department to develop 3 stories a week to promote fan awareness of team initiatives
  • Responsible for researching, writing, interviewing story subjects, capture visual content by shooting video, voiceovers and standups, and edit stories for multiple platforms

  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research

  • Organize material, determining story emphasis, and writing blog posts to accompany video according to prescribed editorial style

  • Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories written for website and other social platforms; edit videos for all multimedia and social platforms

  • Appear on video when conducting taped interviews or providing narration as needed

  • Work cooperatively with videographer as needed

  • Upload video to the team’s website with detailed metadata attached, write and schedule the accompanying blog post, handle social media posts to drive traffic to the story

  • Maintain an excel spreadsheet production schedule to keep track of assignments and integrate analytics reporting to track the video views and other metrics on each production

  • Upload each video to H5, the team’s central digital archive, and use detailed metadata to ensure proper preservation for future use

  • Develop and produce a regular podcast or podcast series

  • Work collaboratively with the Communications department staff to handle social media duties as well as a variety of communication related projects to support the organization.

Education and Experience Required:

 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism, or other discipline that emphasize visual storytelling and multimedia production
  • 2-3 years experience as a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) in television or related news/sports outlet

  • Creative, self-starter, can work well unsupervised and can produce great results on deadline driven video projects

  • Proficient in using professional grade HD video equipment, at least 2 years experience using Avid or Adobe Premiere video editing systems

  • Basic experience with Adobe AfterEffects, MediaEncoder, and Audition

  • Excellent writing (AP Style) and verbal communication skills.  Must be comfortable in front of a camera

  • Must possess an excellent understanding of media, sports, and baseball

  • Available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  Ability to travel outside of the US.

  • Excellent collaboration, customer service, and people skills

Education and Experience Preferred (in addition to the above):

  • 3-4 years experience as a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) in television or related news/sports outlet

  • A background in radio and television sports reporting

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills

  • Ability to learn quickly and demonstrated track record of working on deadlines to produce videos

  • Ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees in a team environment

  • Assertive, capable of following leads and interviewing individuals for stories

  • 2-3 years experience posting to social media and posting to online blogs (Wordpress) and other digital platforms

  • 3-4 years of direct experience with Avid editing system or other equivalent non-linear editing systems

  • 2-3 years of direct experience with Adobe AfterEffects and MediaEncoder

  • Demonstrated ability to produce more than one video news story in a single work day

  • Excellent work ethic

Please submit a link to samples of your work for us to review.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes or No: Do you have experience working with Avid?
2. Yes or No: Are you able to juggle mutilple stories at one time?
3. Yes or No: Are you able to work nights, weekends, holidays if needed?


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Communications Game Day Associate - St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO)

Job Title:                  Communications Game Day Associate

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt

Summary of Responsibilities:

Game Day Associate (formerly known as a Runner) assists with media credentialing, Press Box operations, media information distribution, and escorting Clubhouse & Executive office VIP guests on field visits.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Operate the press will call window, manage distribution of credentials to media for a 5 hour time period that commences 4 hours prior to 1st pitch
  • Handle postgame press attendant duties of turning the sound system to postgame interview audio, closing pressbox windows, copying & distributing postgame stats & notes, faxing official score sheets etc.
  • Serve as a pressbox attendant responsible for copying, running information to specific areas (field, dining room, clubhouses, ticket office); ensures equipment is operational
  • Escort VIP field visit guests – serve as a chaperone
  • Assist with delivering newspapers, incident reports and handle other designated tasks such as keying information into databases as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma, or equivalent; current college student or recent graduate with B.A. in communication, journalism, public relations, sports management or related field preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent collaboration, customer service and people skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational & time management skills
  • Excellent work ethic and ability to learn quickly
  • Understanding of media & baseball; with knowledge of baseball statistics & MLB & Media, a plus.
  • Physical demands: at least 75% walking; 25% using stairs; and pushing/pulling/lifting about 30lbs.

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes or No: Are you at least 18 years of age?
2. Yes or No: Are you able to abide by the attendance policy which requires you to be available for at least 90% of all home weekend games (36 of the 40 Friday-Sunday games) and at least 80% of all home weekday games (32 of the 41 Monday-Thursday games)?
3. Yes or No: Are you able to meet the physical requirements as outlined in the qualifications?
4. Yes or No: Are you available prior to April 2 for training?


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