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Communications: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
DJ - Arizona Diamondbacks (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose:

Provide quality musical entertainment before and during Arizona Diamondbacks home games, featuring current and classic popular music in Top 40, Country, Rock, Hip Hop, and other genres, tailored to various entertainment and partner features and time periods. All music must be clean radio versions or appropriately edited versions.

Primary (Essential) Duties:

  1. Provide music for D-backs batting practices, pre-game, between innings and post-game.
  2. Enhance in-game and inning-break features by selecting music designed for each specific feature.
  3. Make creative use of music to enhance the Diamondbacks fan experience while keeping in mind the family atmosphere at Chase Field. 

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

·        Comprehensive music knowledge including current and classic hits in all relevant formats. Ability to edit music to eliminate objectionable content, as well as edit to present the most compelling sections of the music.

Experience/Education Requirements:

·        3 years professional DJ experience preferred.

Closing Date: 2015-04-24


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Communications: Community Relations
Assistant Director, Community Affairs and Cubs Charities - Chicago Cubs (Chicago, IL)

ROLE

This position is responsible for implementation of programs and initiatives for Cubs community outreach and Cubs Charities, including development initiatives.   The Assistant Director, Community Affairs and Cubs Charities, will: oversee and be accountable for the operation of Cubs strategic community outreach;  use his or her existing relationships with community organizations and develop new contacts to further effective community programming;  implement and actively manage new Community Affairs initiatives and programs to help grow the department’s reach and to create and measure impactful outcomes; research, develop, operate and coordinate Cubs Charities programs and Cubs community outreach initiatives to align with strategic goals and plans; and, help build and grow a development plan and programs for sustained support of Cubs Charities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee a team of two – four Associates
  • Work with Cubs Charities and Community Affairs leadership to grow Cubs Charities programs and develop new initiatives and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the programs and the overall objectives of the organization.
  • Implement and actively manage new Community Affairs initiatives and programs which will help grow the department’s reach and to create and measure impactful outcomes.
  • Oversee and be accountable for the operation of Cubs strategic community outreach, helping define clear strategy and objectives and measuring outcomes to see those goals are met each year.
  • Build internal and community support for signature programs, including working with corporate partners to develop funding and branding opportunities.
  • Help develop, coordinate and grow non-event based fundraising opportunities.
  • Supervise and coordinate Cubs Charities program staff, external agencies and volunteers.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • An undergraduate four-year degree in business, non-profit management, communications/public relations, education or related field from an accredited university.
  • Four or more years of experience and demonstrated success in related field such as program management and/or development.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a program management or development capacity
  • Two or more years of experience managing a staff
  • Demonstrated experience in managing youth sports events and/or tournaments.
  • Demonstrated strong communications and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and business acumen.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including evenings, weekends and game days.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to foster and champion inclusion and teamwork.
  • Strategic thinking skills.

The Chicago Cubs are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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

Title: Coordinator, Community Relations
Department: Community Relations
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Senior Director, External Affairs & Community Relations
Posting Date: March 26, 2015
Deadline: April 05, 2015

The Coordinator, Community Relations will be involved in all aspects of the Dodgers community affairs programming efforts which focus on outreach, programs and activities that inspire kids to Learn, Plan, Live and Serve.

Job Functions:

• Coordinate and manage the online reporting systems for the Dodgers charitable ticket donation programs
• Processing incoming mail, voicemails and donation requests
• Partner with Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation on planning and coordination of Dreamfields and the Youth Baseball Camp
• Assist with planning and execution of various community programs and events including team, player, sponsor and MLB Community initiatives
• Assist with pre-game and on-field activities including autograph alley, batting practice visits, auction experiences and player programs
• Assist the Senior Director as needed
• Perform all other duties as assigned


Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field
• Minimum two to three years’ work experience in community relations or community outreach
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize, and maintain flexibility when working on multiple projects with conflicting deadlines
• Goal oriented, self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work in tandem with internal and external customers (residents, civic and business leaders, volunteers) with a positive customer service attitude
• Able to work independently, creatively, with initiative and accurately within specific deadlines
• Possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and other odd hours as needed
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred
• Knowledge of and a passion for professional baseball preferred

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


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Communications: Community Relations
Coordinator, Community & Government Relations - Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA)

Title: Coordinator, Community & Government Relations
Department: Community Relations
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Senior Director, External Affairs & Community Relations
Posting Date: March 26, 2015
Deadline: April 05, 2015

The Coordinator, Community & Government Relations will be involved in all aspects of the Dodgers community affairs programming efforts which focus on outreach, programs and activities that inspire kids to Learn, Plan, Live and Serve.

Job Functions:

• Assist the Senior Director and government affairs manager with community and neighborhood relations
• Serve as liaison to neighbors and community stakeholders related to Dodger Stadium
• Attend local neighborhood committee meetings to hear from community stakeholders and provide updates from the Dodgers
• Interface and communicate with the local residents, neighborhood/community based organizations and staffs of local elected officials
• Assist with planning and execution of various community programs and events including team, player, sponsor and MLB community initiatives
• Assist with pre-game and on-field activities including autograph alley, batting practice visits, auction experiences and player programs
• Oversee the “Learn” community affairs pillar focusing on outreach and program planning in the area of education and literacy
• Perform all other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field
• Minimum three to four years work experience in community relations/outreach, non-profit organization or a related field
• Able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with external partner organizations
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize, and maintain flexibility when working on multiple projects with conflicting deadlines
• Ability to work in tandem with internal and external customers (residents, civic and business leaders, volunteers) with a positive customer service attitude
• Possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Able to work independently, creatively, with initiative and accurately within specific deadlines
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and other odd hours as needed
• Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
• Knowledge of and a passion for professional baseball preferred

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


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Communications: Writer/Editorial
In-Season Blogger - San Diego Padres (San Diego, CA)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:    

·Responsible for providing content for the team’s official blog, Friar Wire

·Edit and publish content on Friar Wire blog and Padres.com blog under the direction of Manger of Content

·Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to blog

·Duties relating to the team’s various social media accounts, as assigned

·Evaluate new and evolving blog technologies

·Provide management and key departments with intelligence from blog feedback, metrics and external discussions related to blog content

·Research, write/edit and create layout for new articles and features

·Perform other duties as assigned by Manager of Content

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Must meet the following minimum requirements:

·4-year Bachelor’s degree, or education equivalent, preferably in journalism, business, marketing, public relations or other related field

·Minimum 1-3 years experience in journalism and writing experience

·Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills.  Proven ability to correctly use punctuation and grammar

·Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook.  Experience in WordPress,  InDesign and Photoshop strongly preferred

·Solid understanding of all sections related to the anatomy of  a blog

·Knowledge and understanding of current editing, authoring tools, and related blog techniques

·Strong understanding in search engine optimization (SEO) and experience in implementing RSS technology a plus

·Ability to write concisely and clearly with a conversational style

·Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

·Strong understanding of social media strategies and platforms, specifically Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

·Consistent, punctual and regular attendance

·Strong collaboration, communication, time management and organizational skills.  Proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines

·Ability to work independently and as a member of team

·Strong strategic planning skills

·Knowledge of baseball, baseball information and statistical research preferred

·Maintain high ethical standards with blog presentation, content and daily work tasks

·Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism and accountability

The San Diego Padres are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Communications: Community Relations
Community Relations Program Coordinator - St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO)

Summary of Responsibilities:

To facilitate the development of community programs, initiatives and corporate partnerships.  Plan and execute events surrounding these programs. Additionally, to support each aspect of the department in program development and implementation.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Administer the Kids and Varsity Clubs by handling day-to day operations, oversee the budget, and plan and execute the Kids Club Party and Varsity Club Day at the Ballpark.
  • Develop, design, and purchase Kids and Varsity Club membership items and materials and handle the full marketing plan to ensure market saturation.
  • Interact with current and former players in a professional manner and coordinate their appearances in the community and at Busch Stadium.
  • Oversee the complimentary ticket program by communicating with the ticket sales department, updating the website, ensuring fulfillment and delivery, and answering all inquiries on the Community Relations e-mail and Community Ticket hotline.
  • Coordinate MLB and Community initiatives by facilitating all MLB sanctioned initiatives throughout the season, responding to inquiries from fans and media, work with local charities and organizations, identify future mutually-beneficial partnerships in the community, work  with the Director to develop the “Cardinals Ambassadors in the Community” program.
  • Work with each corporate sponsor on events to ensure fulfillment of contract obligations and be a support person for requests coming in from sponsors.
  • Assist in the planning and implementing of the Cardinals Care initiatives: 6K, Grants, Winter Warm-Up, Golf Tournament.

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field
  • 2 years of marketing and/or sales experience.
  • Prior experience within the sports industry preferred
  • 2 years experience in community relations; experience interacting with community base and outreach
  • Knowledge in budget management
  • Understanding the importance of building and managing long-term relationships
  • Acute attention to detail in all facets of the job
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced environment
  • Ability to plan events from start to finish, including planning and fulfillment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled
  • Proficient in Spanish (both speaking and written)

 

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field; or combination of years of experience and education.
  • 1-2 years of marketing and/or sales experience
  • 1-2 years experience in community relations; experience interacting with community base and outreach
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced environment
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Personable, ability to interact with people
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.

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

1. Do you have community relations experience?
2. Do you have experience in the sports industry?
3. Do you have experience coordinating events with the community?


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