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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: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Relations Assistant / Spanish-Language Translator - New York Mets (Flushing, NY)

­­­Department: Media Relations
Supervisor: Vice President, Media Relations
Location: Citi Field; Flushing, NY

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be fluent in Spanish.
  • During the season, work with the Media Relations department to prepare for each game, including game notes, statistical research, press box operations, etc.
  • Work to ensure the timely distribution of key baseball information, publications, including the team’s media guide, season summary and baseball related press releases and daily game notes.
  • Promote Mets Spanish-speaking players to the international, national and local media. Work with the department to fulfill media requests and follow through on fulfillment of interviews, appearances, etc.
  • Assist with translating for the media, both pregame and postgame, for all Mets Spanish-speaking players.
  • Participate in all aspects of Communications—focus on assisting with Latino player needs for Spanish themed corporate and marketing-driven player appearances, including autograph signings, meet-and-greets, brand marketing initiatives and player focused ballpark elements.
  • Provide counsel to Mets Latino players related to the media and public relations opportunities.
  • The responsibility will require candidate to travel to spring training each spring, travel to any road games as needed and also be available at all home games during the season. Postseason as needed.
  • Assist in creating social media content for the New York Mets (Twitter, Instagram, etc.).
  • Work with Media Relations department on translating all Mets business, community initiatives and media relations opportunities.
  • Translate radio scripts for the Marketing department.
  • Assist in approval Spanish translations for Marketing team email blasts.
  • Work in conjunction with Media Relations staff on special projects when assigned. Translate memos, letters and reports from English to Spanish when needed.
  • Work with the Communications department with offseason Community Events and Awards banquets.
  • Assist Media Relations department with administrative duties, arranging travel, media parking, media credentialing.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • College degree, preferably with a major in Communications, Journalism or Sports Administration.
  • 1-2 years of Baseball Information/Media Relations experience with a professional sports team.
  • Spanish fluency is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Strong familiarity with various dialects of the Spanish language.
  • Working knowledge of baseball and related statistics.
  • Proficient with digital and social media.
  • Experience developing social media content and strategies.
  • Ability to work long hours including nights, holidays and weekends and travel both domestically and internationally.

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

1. Are you fluent in Spanish and English (written & oral)?
2. Do you have an Undergraduate Degree?
3. What are your salary expectations for this position (range)?


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Seasonal Baseball Information Assistant - Seattle Mariners (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:                    Seasonal Baseball Information Assistant

Department:              Baseball Information

Status:                        Part-Time, Seasonal

Pay Rate:                   $15.00/hour averaging 35-40 hours per week

Time Period:              Tentatively mid-March through the 2017 baseball season

The Position

The Seattle Mariners Baseball Information department is seeking a seasonal assistant for the entire 2017 season (tentatively mid-March through the end of the 2017 baseball season).  Applicants must have excellent writing skills, preferably with a background in writing or journalism.  The ideal candidate is a college graduate or a local college student able to work flexible hours, which regularly includes nights and weekends. Previous experience in sports information department is a plus.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities for the Baseball Information Assistant will include preparation and dissemination of pre-game information including rosters, lineups, game notes and releases as well as research projects throughout the season including archiving. The Assistant will: assist with press box game management; participate in writing and production of publications, organizing photographs, and work with media staff in notifying media members of breaking news and handling daily media written correspondence and fan/media phone inquiries; handle extensive statistical research projects for media and staff.

  • Prepare statistical packets for media

  • Update statistics for pregame notes

  • Copy and distribute pregame notes, lineups, press clips, statistical reports and press releases

  • Assisting in all aspects of press box operations including press box setup

  • Assist with Baseball Information social media which includes twitter and blog

  • Assist in writing daily game notes, minor league reports, postgame notes and answering phones

  • Assist with publications, as well as, magazine distribution throughout the ballpark on game days

  • Assist in archiving and key wording team photographs

  • Collect and transcribe manager and player quotes after games

  • Manage contacts and distribution lists

  • Complete additional projects as assigned by Baseball Information staff

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

·         Preferred backgrounds include experience in sports, public relations, communications, journalism and/or sports information department experience

·         Highly knowledgeable in baseball statistics, terminology and rules

·         Familiar with baseball statistical databases and search functions

·         Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

·         Detail- and deadline-oriented

·         Highly motivated and well organized

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe InDesign; experience in Adobe Photoshop a plus


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Communications: Communications Department Management
*Spanish Translator - Tampa Bay Rays (St. Petersburg, FL)

This is a full-time, salaried position that is expected to work 9 months per year (mid-January to mid-October).

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English.

  • Serve as official club translator for Spanish-speaking players and coaching staff in media interviews as needed. Be available to serve in this capacity anytime media is in the clubhouse, including pregame and postgame.

  • Promote the club’s Spanish-speaking players to local, national and international media. Work with Communications staff to fulfill interview requests and public appearances.

  • Serve as club representative and liaison to Spanish-language media at home and on the road, handling all their requests for interviews and credentials as well as on-site needs. Work to grow and expand organization’s relationships with Spanish-language media.

  • Provide additional support to Communications dept. as needed: assist with player interview/appearance requests, contribute to Pregame Notes and Media Guide and other publications; assist as needed with business-related PR efforts and press releases.

  • Assist Creative Services dept. with outreach to Spanish-speaking fans, both locally and internationally, which may include Social Media, Marketing and Broadcasting efforts.

  • Work with major league travel director to help communicate various day-to-day activities to Spanish-speaking players, e.g. travel schedule, workouts, misc. paperwork and other logistics.

  • Travel with club on all road trips; relocate to Port Charlotte for duration of spring training.

 

Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish and English, including excellent written and oral communication skills in both languages.

  • 1-2 years or equivalent experience serving as a translator.

  • Strong familiarity with various dialects of the Spanish language.

  • College degree, preferably with a major in Journalism, Communications, Spanish or another related field.

  • Working knowledge of baseball and related statistics.

  • Proficient with digital and social media.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Communications, Baseball Information or Media Relations is preferred.

All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check.


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Communications: Communications Department Management
*Manager, Communications - Tampa Bay Rays (St. Petersburg, FL)

The Tampa Bay Rays are seeking a Manager of Communications to serve in the following capacity:

  • Serve as primary Communications liaison to Creative Services dept.

  • Serve as primary editor of Inside Pitch, working with graphic designer (Creative Services) to oversee production process from start to finish. Develop content ideas, contribute majority of content, work with freelance writers to develop main feature story, coordinate any required photo shoots with photographer and player(s), delegate assignments as needed, ensure deadlines are met.

  • Provide majority of baseball-related Social Media content. Work in tandem with Manager, Social Media (Creative Services) year-round to develop, schedule and execute content across all Social platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

  • Work with graphic designers (Creative Services) and MLB Advanced Media to develop baseball-centric Social graphics, helping to incorporate relevant game notes, etc.

  • Make player requests for misc. Creative Services needs, e.g. Social Media, Inside Pitch, RaysVision, Marketing promo videos and photos.

  • Travel with team (as needed) on road trips: serve as club representative to media and home PR staffs, provide media with access to manager and players.

  • Relocate to Port Charlotte for parts of spring training, as needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in journalism, communications or another related field.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a journalist, editor and/or working in media relations.

  • Excellent creative writing ability in multiple formats, including social media copy, features, baseball information/statistics.

  • Familiarity with AP style.

  • Working knowledge of baseball (past and present), related statistics and terminology.

  • Experience producing professional-grade content on multiple social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

  • Photography, videography and/or graphic design experience is considered a plus.

  • Required to work nights, weekends and holidays as the Rays schedule requires.


All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check.


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Communications: Communications Department Management
*Internship (Communications) - Tampa Bay Rays (St. Petersburg, FL)

The Tampa Bay Rays Communications department is seeking an intern for the entire 2017 season (March 21 through October 6). Applicants must have excellent writing skills, preferably with a background in writing, communications or journalism. The ideal candidate is a college graduate or a local college student able to work flexible hours, which could include nights and weekends.

Media Credentials Intern

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the credentialing process, including approval process, production and distribution

  • Represent the department at team and community events with players and coaches, as needed

  • Summarize news stories and compile press clips on a daily basis

  • Prepare statistical packets for media

  • Copy and distribute pregame notes, lineups, press clips, statistical reports and press releases

  • Assist in archiving and keywording team photography

  • Collect and transcribe manager and player quotes after games

  • Assist with any departmental administrative tasks, such as answering phones and fan mail

  • Complete additional projects as assigned by Communications staff, such as assisting with gameday publication, Rays Yearbook and postseason publication

Baseball Information Intern

Responsibilities include:

  • Compile the daily Minor League Report

  • Update statistics for Pregame Notes

  • Summarize news stories and compile press clips on a daily basis

  • Prepare statistical packets for media

  • Copy and distribute pregame notes, lineups, press clips, statistical reports and press releases

  • Assist in archiving and keywording team photography

  • Collect and transcribe manager and player quotes after games

  • Assist with any departmental administrative tasks, such as answering phones and fan mail

  • Complete additional projects as assigned by Communications staff, such as assisting with gameday publication, Rays Yearbook and postseason publication

Requirements:

  • Prior sports experience in media relations or sports information is preferred
  • Highly knowledgeable in baseball statistics, terminology and rules
  • Familiar with baseball statistical databases and search functions
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail- and deadline-oriented
  • Highly motivated and well organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe InDesign

All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check.

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

1. Yes/No—Are you available to work nights, weekends, holidays and home games (as needed)?
2. Yes/No—Are you available to work 40 hours per week from late-March through early-October?
3. Yes/No—Are you most interested in the media credentialing internship?
4. Yes/No—Are you most interested in the baseball information internship?


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