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Communications: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
Seasonal Game Day Camera Operator - Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati, OH)

 Department: Entertainment and Productions
Job Title: Seasonal Game Day Camera Operator
Reports To: Senior Manager of Entertainment and Productions

Position Title: Seasonal Game Day Camera Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Arrive early to set up your camera
• Operate still or roving camera for scoreboard production
• Main shots of game action and sponsored elements for scoreboard

Ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Experience operating camera for live sporting events
• Ability to work the entire event including pre and post-game activities.
• Must have strong knowledge of baseball
• Works well in pressure situations
• Ability to perform duties of the job in outside weather conditions
• Flexibility in scheduling; must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays

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

Please Note:
• This is a seasonal opportunity and no benefits will be provided
• Position pay is based on experience

Important things to know BEFORE you apply:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation. Accordingly, you may be required to complete the Cincinnati Reds application forms and other such documentation as may be necessary to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Pursuant to Major League Baseball, and in accordance with applicable law, you may be required to submit to a drug screen prior to and during your employment.

To be considered for employment for the above position applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must have a High school Diploma or GED.
• Must be available to work a minimum of 55 home games during the 2017 season which includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. A 2017 schedule can be found at www.reds.com

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 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity for employment and/or promotion is open to any person who possesses the requisite qualifications for an open position. The Company policy is that there should be no discrimination on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status, with regard to employment, job assignment, and promotion or other terms or conditions of employment

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

1. Have you ever operated a camera for a live sporting event? Explain your responsibilities.
2. Can you work at least 55 home games during the 2017 season? A 2017 Reds schedule can be found at reds.com.
3. Do you have knowledge of baseball? Please provide details.


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Part-Time Spring Training Communications Associate- West Palm Beach, Florida - Houston Astros (West Palm Beach, FL)

This position is located in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Summary:

?Contribute to the Houston Astros Spring Training Operations for the 2017 season as one of our highly valued team members. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who can contribute to our operations in West Palm Beach, Florida. This position runs from February 28th to March 29th. This position will work closely with front office executives, gameday staff, facilities staff, and fans.

Duties:
The Communications Part Time Associate will assist in various functions in the department, including but not limited to:

• Responsible for distribution of lineups, stats and game notes prior to games to members of the media, broadcasters and to the home and visiting clubhouses
• Responsible for distribution of postgame information
• Press box administration; broadcast booth administration
• Creating lineup sheet
• Assisting with in-game lineup changes
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, etc) and PageMaker or InDesign
• Other duties as assigned

This position is recommended for candidates with a background in Communications, particularly Journalism, and Public Relations.


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 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
Community Relations Assistant - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Community Relations Assistant. This position will report directly to the Director of Community Relations.

 Responsibilities:

  •  Respond and oversee all donations requests (on average 300 responses per month) and promotional/fan mail requests by email, mail, phone and fax.  Prepare written and verbal correspondences as needed.
  • Responsible for all processing and redeeming of community issued certificates.
  • Responsible for administrative duties and ticket distribution for the following seasonal community programs: Little A’s, Science of the Game, Senior Days, Fitness Sluggers, and A It Forward.
  • Set up and oversee table on Little A’s dates for distribution of  souvenirs to participants.
  • Coordinate scoreboard messages for sponsor fulfillment of community programs: Little A’s, Science of the Game, Senior Days, and A It Forward.
  • Assist in the coordination of community events and fundraisers: Fan Fest, Reunions, A’s Community Fund Golf Classic, A’s Bowling Bash, Community Holiday Party, Root Beer Float Day, Breast Cancer Awareness Day, school visits and Energize Your Field dedication event.
  • Manage the the contact list of breast cancer survivors for the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day and handle all questions/concerns from survivors.
  • Assist in the application process for the B.A.A.S.S.T and Bill King Scholarships.
  • Contributing Writer for the A’s Magazine to highlight A’s Community Fund events and programs.
  • Provide support to 50/50 Raffle reconciliation (seasonal when needed)
  • Assist in the various game day activities as needed or requested by supervisor.

 Qualifications/Requirements

  • Previous community involvement and event planning experience strongly desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACT, and Outlook)
  • Strong Oral and Written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work non-traditional business hours including nights, weekends and holidays

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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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