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Communications: Social Media
Digital Content Coordinator - Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati, OH)

Department:Communications and Marketing

Job Title:Digital Content Coordinator

Reports to:Director of Digital Media         

FLSA:Salaried, Exempt

Job Purpose: The Digital Content Coordinator is a highly-motivated, creative individual with experience in fostering a connection through social media with current and future customers/fans. They are able to create targeted, engaging digital content daily to convey priority messaging for the organization. The coordinator has had success at being a frontline brand manager who interacts with fans in real time on several social platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Director to create on-brand digital content that will increase engagement and support revenue-generating initiatives for the Reds.
  • Handles real-time coverage of all Reds games on Twitter, including pre and post game content.
  • Manages and monitors commenting and spam on social sites, as well as initiates fan discussions and engages with fans on social platforms.
  • Tracks analytics from social and digital initiatives and draws actionable insights from that data.
  • Stay up-to-date on what's changing on social networks and in the industry -- and make recommendations on best way to revise club practices to adapt.
  • Acts as a customer service representative for the organization by addressing questions and concerns appropriately, and provide a course of action for resolution.
  • Helps guide the design process and direction for digital creative, including creating and adapting content for each specific digital platform.
  • Assist with the management and scheduling of sponsored content, fan sweepstakes and promotions, including providing recap reports and prize fulfillment.

Experience, Education and Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public or Media Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communication or Journalism required
  • Two years minimum experience in social media and digital marketing
  • Two years minimum experience in marketing, media relations and/or public relations required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient understanding of major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit), their communities and best practices for success.
  • Creative out of the box thinker, with a passion for social media and a strong knowledge of pop culture
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with internal departments, media, advertisers, community partners and customers.
  • Skilled in digital analytics with the ability to showcase this information in written presentations.
  • Quick decision maker, resourceful and stays calm in stressful situations
  • Above average computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are required; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, video editing, HTML and CSS is a plus
  • Ability to work late nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Strong knowledge of baseball and the Cincinnati is essential.

 Work Environment:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment however employee will have “game-day” responsibilities where the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays.

Expectations:

  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization
  • Perform duties as workload necessitates
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Meet Department productivity standards

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

The Cincinnati Reds Are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Cincinnati reds to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

1. Do you have 2 years minimum experience in social media and digital marketing?
2. Do you have 2 years minimum experience in marketing, media relations and/or public relations?
3. Do you have Bachelor’s degree in Public or Media Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communication or Journalism ?


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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: Writer/Editorial
Part-Time Editor, Publications - New York Yankees (Bronx, NY)

Description:

The Part-Time Editor will assist the editorial staff with basic editing duties along with fact-checking for Yankees Magazine and other Yankees publications

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Edit stories for Yankees Magazine and other publications as assigned
  • Write front-of-book and other roundup content as needed
  • Ensure that all stories have been reviewed and all facts are accurate
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field
  • Minimum one-year of journalism experience
  • Proven knowledge of AP style require
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Requires continual attention to detail and high level of organization

 

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.  The New York Yankees is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.


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Communications: Communications Department Management
Manager, Multimedia Video Communications - St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO)

The Role

The Multimedia Video Communications Manager is an experienced manager and video journalist who leads and manages the Multimedia Video Communications group within the Communications Department.  The Multimedia Video Communications group is responsible for producing video news features, as well as writing stories and reporting news about the team for the Cardinals’ website, the team’s Cardinals Insider television show, the team’s archive, and the team’s various social media and communication platforms.    In addition to managing staff and overseeing daily news operations, the Cardinals Multimedia Video Communications Manager must be an experienced video journalist that is capable of producing weekly stories as an MMJ as a member of the Multimedia Video Communication group’s video news production team.  We are looking for an experienced journalist with a successful track record of managing a news operation to help us pioneer the next generation of news gathering, brand journalism, where Cardinals employed video journalists report on stories about the team from the unique insider’s vantage point that Cardinals fans crave. Applicants should have a minimum of 7 years of experience working as a television journalist and at least 5 years of experience in a management role within an electronic news operation.  Candidates must be well-versed in editing in AVID or related editing system.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, schedule, and manage a staff of full and part-time multimedia journalists and production professionals responsible for producing videos for the team’s TV Show, website, archive, and social media. 

  • Manage the weekly production of the Cardinals Insider television show, responsible for all aspects of the production including developing editorial focus of the show, assigning staff, and managing the staff responsible for putting the show together and distributing it to the various outlets.

  • Responsible for serving as the news director and assignment editor for the team’s expanding daily video journalism operations including developing story concepts, assigning stories, supervising production and approving editorial content for the team’s various platforms (cardinals.com, social media, Cardinals Insider TV show etc.)

  • Oversee daily news gathering and video production workflow to ensure that staff assigned stories follow a consistent, high quality, best practice approach to producing video features, including proper labeling of video clips, archiving footage and metadata tagging stories for the web, the team’s Interplay archival system within AVID, and club’s cloud-based shared digital asset management archive (H5).

  • Responsible for producing 1-2 video news features as an MMJ (multimedia journalist) each week.

  • Develop stories to help promote each department within the Cardinals organization, as well as various members of the team (players, coaches, front office staff, event staff etc.).

  • Set goals and monitor scheduling and performance of personnel.

  • Manages the multimedia video communication units budget, including annual planning, monthly monitoring, and routine handling of paying bills etc.

  • Oversee all technical aspects of our ongoing video production flow, including the news gathering process, the editing process in AVID, use of our Interplay archive within AVID, and the uploading of content to the web site & social platforms.

  • Maintain a transparent staffing schedule, and production schedule that tracks responsibilities and deliverables (who is doing what by when), as well as a transparent editorial schedule that is synced up with the overall Communications Department Editorial calendar.

  • Serve as an on-air/on-line host, reporter or on-air talent for the TV show, news features, and streaming content as needed.

  • Serve as a club media spokesperson from time to time as assigned by the VP of Communications.

  • Oversee the production of editorial content for the team’s news site on the team’s web site (cardinals.com/insider) and social platforms, as well as looking for ways to improve the team’s ability to reach more fans through online and mobile technology.

  • Work collaboratively with each department within the Cardinals organization, as well as others in the Communications Department, to develop stories to promote the communication goals of the organization.

  • Develop an archive of video content that captures the history of the organization by supervising the production of profiles of key club figures (Hall of Famers, Players, Player Alumni, owners, fans, front office staff) and stories that capture significant events and activities of the team.

  • Help oversee the use of video in club social media, including both brand journalism and brand entertainment efforts.

 

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Communications, or other related field emphasizing visual storytelling and multimedia production; or combination of years of experience and education

  • 5-7 years of experience as a television journalist 

  • 5 years of experience in a management or supervisory role at television news operation or related electronic news outlet

  • Demonstrated on-camera, on-air and online news presentation abilities, as well as superb self-presentation professionally, visually and verbally

  • Able to write, report and edit high-quality news content including correct English grammar, accuracy, conciseness, clarity, timeliness, objectivity, fairness and quality

  • Must be proficient in using professional grade HD video equipment, AVID or related video editing systems for at least 5 years, as well as proficiency with other news room production tools

  • Excellent work ethic, extraordinary organizational skills and demonstrated ability to teach others

  • Must possess an excellent understanding of media, sports & baseball.

  • Available to work nights, weekends and holidays. Ability to travel outside U.S.

  • Excellent leadership, collaboration, customer service and people skills essential

Education and Experience Preferred

  • Master of Arts in Reporting, Journalism, Multimedia Journalism, or other related discipline

  • 7+ years of experience as a journalist (MMJ, Reporter, or Anchor) for television station or related news/sports outlet,

  • 5+ years of experience managing reporters in a newsroom.

  • Excellent skills in managing young reporters and journalists, including a demonstrated aptitude to teach

  • 10 years of professional newsroom experience with increased levels of responsibility ideal

  • 5  years of experience as a news director or assignment editor at daily news operation ideal

  • Experience training others in news gathering and video production ideal

  • Must have ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees in team environment.

  • Must be assertive, capable of following leads and interviewing individuals for stories.

  • 3-5 years of experience producing videos using an AVID editing system

  • 3-5 years or more experience in digital content management, including managing the editorial production of content for a web site, social media or other digital platforms ideal.

  • Capacity to serve as a media spokesperson ideal

  • Knowledge of or experience with Adobe AfterEffects and MediaEncoder helpful

  • Award winning journalist with a proven track record of meeting the highest professional standards in journalism ideal

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

1. Do you have supervisory experience at a television news or electronic news outlet? Explain
2. Do you hae experience as a television journalist? Explain
3. Are you profiecient with professional grade video equipment and editing tools? Explain


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