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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
Manager, Government & Community Relations - Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA)

Title: Manager, Government & Community Relations
Department: External/Community Relations
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Vice President, External Affairs
Posting date: August 23, 2016
Deadline: September 2, 2016

The Manager, Government and Community Affairs, is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with elected officials and their staff members, residents, neighborhood organizations and businesses located within the immediate vicinity of Dodger Stadium and who may be directly affected by events taking place at Dodger Stadium.

Job Functions:

• Attend several local neighborhood committee meetings per month to hear from community stakeholders as well as provide updates from the Dodgers
• Interface and communicate with the local residents, neighborhood/community based organizations and staffs of local elected officials on a regular basis
• Serve as the primary liaison to inform neighbors and community stakeholders of issues related to Dodger Stadium that may impact their quality-of-life
• Organize and coordinate Dodgers community programs and initiatives
• Support various community events for player, sponsors and MLB Community initiatives, such as the Community Tour, clinics for low-income/at-risk children, player programs, Dodgers Community of Schools, Jackie Robinson Day, etc.
• Assist the Vice President of External Affairs in supporting organizational and program innovations and developing strategies, systems and procedures to ensure Community Affairs Department relevance, quality and accountability
• Track legislation and public policy related to sports and recreation initiatives
• Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Political Science or a related field or a related field
• Minimum five years previous work experience in government and community relations, private sector or non-profit field preferred
• Strong working relationships in City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and California State elected offices
• Goal oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to perform multiple projects in a fast paced environment
• Work experience in crisis communication
• Demonstrate innovative thinking/spirit
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed
• Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preffered

All offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background screening.

Closing Date: 2016-09-03


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Communications: Community Relations
50/50 Raffle Team Member - San Francisco Giants (San Francisco, CA)

Position:50/50 Raffle Team Member

Reports to: 50/50 Raffle Coordinator, Giants Community Fund

Department: Giants Community Fund

Status: Part-Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt

Duration: 2016 Baseball Season

Position Summary:

The Giants 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 Giants home games.

The raffle tickets will be sold from gates open (2 hours before first pitch) until the middle of the 6th inning. The 50/50 Raffle Team Members must be available 3 hours before the game and available after the raffle closes.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate and educate fans about the 50/50 Raffle
  • Encourage fans to purchase raffle tickets
  • Facilitate raffle ticket sales via electronic handheld device and/or PC
  • 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 Giants Community Fund and Junior Giants Program
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent cash handling and customer service skills
  • Comfortable approaching people and selling in front of crowds
  • Understand the timing, etiquette and pace of baseball
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work efficiently in a high-stress environment
  • Regularly required to walk long distances, and climb up/down and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by start date of employment
  • Work non-traditional hours on weeknights, weekends and holidays according to the Giants home schedule

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Communications: Community Relations
Senior Manager, Community Relations - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Washington Nationals are committed to enhancing the quality of life for citizens in the Washington, D.C. region. Our primary focus is on initiatives that honor military families, encourage youth participation in baseball and softball, and support K-12 education. The Senior Manager of Community Relations reports to the Vice President, Community Engagement and contributes to the organization’s community relations mission by focusing on programs related to K-12 education.

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for creating, developing and managing all efforts related to the organization’s community relations mission, with a particular focus on the team’s education initiatives:
    • STEM education
    • Summer Reading
    • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Actively support the Vice President Community Engagement in managing relations with community partners and organizations, including development of materials and activities to sustain deeper relationships with participants in education programs mentioned above;
  • Work with Vice President Community Engagement to increase outreach to government and civic groups and develop plans for long-term partnerships;
  • Collaborate with Corporate Partnerships to implement cause-related marketing efforts for corporate partners;
  • Serve as department lead for activation at team’s annual off-season festival
  • Assist with planning and implementation of Nationals All-Star Game community outreach;
  • Support Washington Nationals Dream Foundation activities;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Community Engagement and/or Senior Director of Community Relations.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five  years’ experience in community programs and/or corporate philanthropy; 
  • Minimum of a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Sports Management or other closely related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Previous experience working in educational settings and with education based community organizations with a focus on coalition building;
  • Broad knowledge of community programs, organizations and methods involved in developing community relations programs.
  • Proven ability to manage effective, measurable outreach programs.
  • High character; ability to exercise discretion with confidential matters;
  • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal);
  • Strong organizational and management skills;
  • Confidence in making sound business decisions and outlining next steps;
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products.
  • Working knowledge of sports business and Major League Baseball.
  • Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability.  These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports.  It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment.  Position may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

  • Gameday: Job requires employee to function in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue. May work at heights.  Employee will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, and climb up/down stairs. The employee is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or sit and must lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.


 


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