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» 2017 Internship - Advance Scouting - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» 2017 Internship - Baseball Research and Development - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» 2017 Internship - Major League Operations - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» 2017 Internship - Player Development - Washington Nationals (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Account Executive, Group Sales - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator - Washington Nationals - Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)
» After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator - Washington Nationals - Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)
» Analyst, Baseball Research & Development - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» Baseball/Softball Coach - Youth Baseball Academy - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» Facilities Manager - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Gameday Operations- Box Office Ticket Seller - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Gameday Operations- Facility Attendant - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Intern, Development--YBA - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» Intern, Human Resources - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» Retail Associate - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Retail Supervisor - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
» Special Police Officer - Washington Nationals Baseball Club, LLC (Washington, DC)
» Vice President, Ticket Sales & Client Services - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)
» Volunteer Mentor - Youth Baseball Academy - Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)
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Internships: Any Internship
2017 Internship - Advance Scouting - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

Contribute to Washington Nationals Baseball Operations for the 2017 season as one of our highly valued interns. We’re looking for talented individuals who can contribute to the Nationals by specializing in work related to Advance Scouting. This internship is for the 2017 season and typically spans from Opening Day to November 1st. Decisions regarding the position will not be made until the Fall and Winter of 2016 and applicants being considered should not expect to be contacted before the end of the 2016 baseball season.

The Advance Scouting internship includes assisting the Advance Scouting department with preparing and organizing the Advance Report for Nationals’ opponents. This report provides information on opposing players and teams and requires attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure. The position also works closely with video.  

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage recurring tasks such as sending daily news briefings and preparing video playlists
  • Collect and organize large amounts of information
  • Support with general office work
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university, or equivalent military experience. 
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively 
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and use time efficiently
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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 a minimum of 34 hours per week between April 1 and November 1, 2017?

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Internships: Any Internship
2017 Internship - Baseball Research and Development - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

Contribute to Washington Nationals Baseball Operations for the 2017 season as one of our highly valued interns. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who can contribute immediately to our front office in Washington, DC by specializing in work related to Research and Development. This internship is for the 2017 season and typically spans from Opening Day to November 1st. Decisions regarding the position will not be made until the Fall and Winter of 2016.

The Research & Development internship includes an emphasis on computer programming and data analysis. The intern’s main responsibility will be to assist the R&D department with input, cleaning, and processing of baseball data into proprietary databases. There will also be assignments that require statistical analysis on large volumes of baseball-related data. Candidates must have significant experience with R and SQL, as well as an interest in publicly available sabermetrics research and data science. 

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Statistical modeling with baseball data
  • Data visualization 
  • Review of public research on baseball and data science 
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university, or equivalent military experience. 
  • Pursuing a degree or received a degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics preferred.
  • Experience with R and SQL required.
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated and excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and baseball operations
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively 
  • Ability to use time efficiently
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills
  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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

1. Yes/No. Do you have experience with R and SQL database?

2. Yes/No. Are you pursuing a degree or received a degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Mathematics?

3. Yes/No. Are you available to work a minimum of 34 hours per week between April 1 and November 1, 2017?

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Internships: Any Internship
2017 Internship - Major League Operations - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

Contribute to Washington Nationals Baseball Operations for the 2017 season as one of our highly valued interns. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who can contribute to our front office in Washington, DC by specializing in work related to Major League Operations. This internship is for the 2017 season and typically spans from Opening Day to November 1st. Decisions regarding the position will not be made until the Fall and Winter of 2016 and applicants being considered should not expect to be contacted before the end of the 2016 baseball season.

The Major League Operations internship includes assisting the Baseball Operations Department with day-to-day assignments along with long term projects centered on roster management, salary arbitration, transactions, and the economics of baseball. Highly advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are strongly preferred, as are a degree in economics, statistics, or mathematics, work experience in finance or consulting, and a demonstrated interest and understanding of publicly available sabermetrics research and the economics of baseball.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage recurring tasks such as organizing roster boards, updating depth charts, and disseminating daily reports
  • Ad hoc data analysis projects
  • Review of new research from various external analytical sources
  • Support with general office work including mailings, guest interaction, document production and filing
  • Assist with major baseball events such as the amateur draft, trade deadline, and salary arbitration
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university, or equivalent military experience.
  • Pursuing a degree or received a degree in Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics preferred.
  • Experience in Finance or Consulting preferred.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated and excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and baseball operations
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively
  • Ability to use time efficiently
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills
  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.



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

1. Yes/No. Are you pursuing a degree or received a degree in Economics, Statistics or Mathematics?

2. Yes/No. Are you available to work a minimum of 34 hours per week between April 1 and November 1, 2017?

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Internships: Any Internship
2017 Internship - Player Development - Washington Nationals (West Palm Beach, FL)

Summary:

Contribute to Washington Nationals Baseball Operations for the 2017 season as one of our highly valued interns. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who can contribute to our Player Development operation in our first season at the new complex in West Palm Beach, Florida. The internship runs from February 1st through November 1st, and will include exposure to Spring Training, Extended Spring Training, Gulf Coast League, and Instructional League. The position will work closely with Player Development executives, Minor League coaching staff, and professional baseball players. Decisions regarding the position will not be made until the Fall and Winter of 2016 and applicants being considered should not expect to be contacted before the end of the 2016 baseball season

The Player Development internship includes an emphasis on assignments related to the Nationals farm system and development of professional players. We value candidates with playing experience, familiarity with minor league baseball, and/or Spanish language skills.  

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Minor League coaching staff with various projects including advance reports and player transactions
  • Compile and distribute daily and monthly reports for Baseball Operations
  •  Manage recurring tasks such as organizing roster boards, updating depth charts, and disseminating daily reports
  • Ad hoc data analysis projects
  • Support with general office work including mailings, guest interaction, document production and filing
  • Contribute to all tasks with transition from Viera, FL to new complex in West Palm Beach, FL 
  •  Assist with player transportation needs
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university, or equivalent military experience. 
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated and excellent attention to detail
  • Driver’s license
  • Spanish speaking skills valued highly
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and baseball operations
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively 
  • Ability to use time efficiently
  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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

1. Yes/No. Are you fluent in Spanish?

2. Yes/No. Are you available to work a minimum of 34 hours per week between April 1 and November 1, 2017?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Group Sales - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

Are you looking to join a highly motivated team of sales professionals and are seeking to develop a rewarding career with high earning potential selling group season ticket plans?

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Group Sales, the Account Executive of Group Sales’ responsibilities include the planning, organizing, directing, controlling and execution of the company sales and retention programs through assigned duties to achieve optimum ticket sales volume and ensure the desired sales results.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Sell traditional group ticket and premium group ticket packages (including nightly suite rentals, hospitality areas and all-inclusive club tickets).
  • Develop, sell and manage fully-integrated major group theme nights.
  • Sell season plans (including Full, Half, Partial and Mini plans).
  • Expand existing book of business by prospecting for new group and season ticket package clientele.
  • Conduct a heavily weighted amount of daily efforts through outbound phone calls.
  • Maintain timely and accurate computerized records of all sales efforts and results in Nationals CRM platform. 
  • Attain individual and departmental sales goals (groups and seasons) as set forth by management.
  • Visit and host sales prospects and customers during Nationals home games and sales events.
  • Identify opportunities to up-sell and cross-sell current clients.
  • Provide exemplary customer service and exhibits timely follow-up skills.
  • Submit prompt and accurate reports and maintains up-to-date account and theme night records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent military experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in professional sports ticket sales and customer service.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience specifically in professional sports season, group or suite sales.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and sales presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to network with and present to the region’s top decision makers.
  • Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors both within and across departments.
  • Ability to learn and master new software programs including Tickets.com and Microsoft CRM.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to complete basic contract invoices, templates and outlines.
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Able to navigate the ballpark to visit clients during home games and escort potential customers on tours of various seating/hospitality options.
  • 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.  Work 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.

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

1. Yes/No. Do you have a minimum of 2 years work experience in professional sports ticket sales and customer service? If yes, please explain.

2. Yes/No. Do you have experience selling group tickets or suites? If yes, please explain.

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Administration/General Management: Non-Profit Management
After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator - Washington Nationals - Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)

The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator is responsible for using baseball and softball as vehicles for instilling traits of leadership, character development and teamwork for our scholar-athletes. The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will be responsible for effectively planning and implementing daily logistics, taking the lead role in mentoring time (e.g. explaining the lesson to mentors and scholar-athletes at the start of mentoring time), be the lead facilitator during all on-field baseball/softball activities, develop thorough and creative baseball/softball plans, other physical activities related to baseball/softball, Team Time, and other activities, as requested.  The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will oversee and manage college/high school-aged volunteer coaches, meal time, and provide necessary support during all enrichment activities (e.g. mentoring, electives, etc.) associated with the Academy’s after-school program. The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator should be well-versed in youth development and able to mentor volunteer coaches.  Lastly, the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator must have the ability to manage behavioral challenges posed by scholar-athletes by using Advancing Youth Development and Responsive Classrooms practices.

The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator is expected to be at the Academy for after-school programming during the hours of 2:30pm to 7:30pm and will attend all academy field-trips, as requested. The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will also be expected to attend mandatory training and professional development programs provided by the Academy.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role during baseball/softball instruction, mentoring time, meal time, gathering time/Team Time, field trips, and rainy day/cold weather activities.
  • Maintain equipment for baseball/softball-and other physical activities.
  • Manage volunteer coaches with respect to baseball/softball activities.
  • Participate in field-trips to and from the Academy.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator and other program staff for daily logistics and lesson plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Required:  High school diploma or equivalent with 2+ years of relevant baseball/softball coaching experience
  • Required:  1+ years of relevant youth development experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Required:  Demonstrated youth development experience
  • Required:  Ability to manage a staff including volunteer coaches
  • Required:  Ability to be prepared and organized for every program day
  • Preferred: Advanced knowledge of baseball/softball rules and coaching experience
  • Required:  Demonstrated experience and emotional commitment to working with youth and families in a low-income, urban community
  • Required:  Commitment to achieving the articulated objectives of the Academy for scholar-athletes, staff, and the community at-large
  • Required:  Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Required:  Embody the qualities of a strong role model for Academy volunteers and scholar-athletes
  • Required:  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Required:  At the Academy during the hours of 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Monday-Thursday

Physical/Environmental Requirements

Field: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. Job requires the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator to function in a high activity sports venue. While performing the duties of this job, the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, run, jump, and climb up/down stairs.

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

1. 1.Yes/No. Do you live in DC, Maryland or Virginia?

2. 2.Yes/No. Do you have demonstrated youth experience? If so, please explain.

3. 3.Yes/No. Do you have experience giving instruction in classroom and field settings?

4. 4.Yes/No. Do you have basic knowledge of baseball/softball rules with some coaching experience?

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Administration/General Management: Non-Profit Management
After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator - Washington Nationals - Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)

The After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing a team of 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade scholar-athletes by directly implementing an effective study hall, taking the lead role in mentoring time (e.g. explaining the lesson to mentors and scholar-athletes at the start of mentoring time), creative and positive youth development, Team Time, and other activities, as requested, for the Academy’s after-school program. In addition, the After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator will oversee and manage high-school/college-aged volunteers, meal time, and provide necessary support during all enrichment activities (e.g. mentoring, electives, etc.) associated with the Academy’s after-school program.  The After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator should be well-versed in youth development and able to mentor volunteers.  Lastly, the After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator must have the ability to manage behavioral challenges posed by scholar-athletes by using Advancing Youth Development and Responsive Classrooms practices.

The After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator is expected to be at the Academy for after-school programming during the hours of 2:30pm to 7:30pm and will attend all Academy field-trips, as requested. The After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator will also be expected to attend mandatory training and professional development programs provided by the Academy. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role during study hall, mentoring time, meal time, gathering time/Team Time, field trips, and rainy day/cold weather activities.
  • Maintain supplies for the classroom and youth development/teambuilding-related activities.
  • Manage volunteers with respect to non-baseball/softball activities.
  • Participate in all field-trips to and from the Academy.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator and other program staff for daily logistics and lesson plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Required:  High school diploma or equivalent with 1+ years of relevant youth development experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Demonstrated youth development experience
  • Ability to manage high school/college volunteers
  • Ability to be prepared and organized for every program day
  • Advanced knowledge of teambuilding activities
  • Demonstrated experience and emotional commitment to working with youth and families in a low-income, urban community
  • Commitment to achieving the articulated objectives of the Academy for scholar-athletes, staff, and the community at-large
  • Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Embody the qualities of a strong role model for Academy volunteers and scholar-athletes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • At the Academy during the hours of 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Monday-Thursday

Physical/Environmental Requirements

Field: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. Job requires the After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator to function in a high activity sports venue. While performing the duties of this job, the After-School Academy Enrichment Coordinator is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, run, jump, and climb up/down stairs.

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

1. 1.Yes/No. Do you live in DC, Maryland or Virginia?

2. 2.Yes/No. Do you have demonstrated youth experience and working with volunteers? If so, please explain.

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Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations
Analyst, Baseball Research & Development - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Washington Nationals are seeking a data analyst to join the organization’s Baseball Research and Development team. This role will focus on using data science to support Baseball Operations in player evaluation, roster construction and in-game tactics. This includes using machine learning techniques and predictive modeling to draw insights from our in house baseball datasets. The analyst will work closely with the existing R&D team including other analysts and developers to design and build decision-support systems and tools for use throughout the organization.   

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Statistical modeling of baseball data
  • Build automated solutions to import, clean, and prepare baseball datasets for downstream analyses.
  • Create informative visualizations of our baseball datasets
  • Assist in the maintenance of our data warehouse
  • Build information systems to support Baseball Operation’s efforts to improve player health and performance.
  • Review of public research in both baseball and data science
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Advanced degree in statistics, computer science, machine learning or a related field, or equivalent Military  experience
  • Demonstrated expertise with R and/or Python
  • Demonstrated experience with modern database technologies such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with GNU/Linux and shell scripting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Creative and analytical thinker
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively

  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and baseball operations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of data science

  • Willing to relocate to Washington, DC area
  • Experience with baseball data and understanding of sabermetric concepts is preferred.

  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques is strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with statistical inference is preferred.

  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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

1. Yes/No.Have you used/familar with R or Python?

2. Yes/No.Have you used/familar with MySQL and PostgreSQL?

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Baseball Operations: Baseball - Hitting Coach
Baseball/Softball Coach - Youth Baseball Academy - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Coach Across America (CAA) coaches are responsible for the supervision of scholar-athletes, baseball/softball-specific skill instruction, providing a safe environment, and serving as a positive role model for all scholar-athletes. This position’s primary responsibility will be implementing the baseball/softball and physical fitness programming for a team of eighteen (18) 3rd through 7th grade scholar-athletes. The CAA Coach will also interact with the Academy’s entire scholar-athlete population and their families. CAA Coach is expected to be at the Academy for after-school programming Monday 3pm to 6pm Tuesday through Thursday 2:30pm to 7:30pm and Friday 4:00pm to 6:00pm. CAA Coach is also expected to be at the Academy for Summer programming during the hours of 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. 

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be positive role model at all times
  • Lead (summer 2016) or help lead (spring 2016) a team of 18 scholar- athletes
  • Instruct daily baseball/softball and other predetermined physical activities
  • Monitor and assist scholar-athletes during study hall, meal time, other programming activities,and transition between activates during summer.
  • Participate in all field trips and summer outings to and from the Academy
  • Coordinate with Baseball coordinator, Program Manager, and other programming staff for daily logistics and practice plans
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Demonstrated youth development experience
  • Basic knowledge of baseball/softball rues with some coaching experience- deep knowledge and experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and emotional commitment to working with youth and families in low-income, urban community.
  • At least 18 years old
  • Ability to pass background check
  • College student preferred

Knowledge, skills, and Abilities necessary to preform essential functions

  • Ability to lead (summer 2016) or help lead (Spring 2016) a group of 18 children by giving instruction on field
  • Demonstrate the ability to be prepared and organized for every program day
  • Commitment to achieving the articulated objectives of the Academy for scholar-athletes, staff, and the community at-large
  • Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Embody the qualities of a strong role model for the Academy’s scholar-athletes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Field: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. Job requires the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator to function in a high activity sports venue. While performing the duties of this job, the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, run, jump, and climb up/down stairs.

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 between August 15 to May 16, 2017

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Facility Operations/Security: Facility/Venue Management
Facilities Manager - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Job Title: Facilities Manager

Department: Ballpark Operations

Reports to: General Manager; Director of Ballpark Operations

Supervises: Facilities Assistant(s)

Summary:

We are looking for a Facilities Manager to be responsible for The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches physical plant, ensuring optimal functioning of building systems, including; mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, elevator, grounds, walkways and areas on the facilities perimeter. The ideal candidate brings a minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities, preferably with an indoor/outdoor sports facility. S/he should possess a positive, solution-focused personality and demonstrate the ability to lead and collaborate with others, multi-task and prioritize, and find creative solutions to challenges. Passion for The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches mission is a must.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and executes proper maintenance of all electrical, plumbing, and fire/life equipment and systems, as well as maintenance of the facilities finishes
  • Ensures that preventive maintenance procedures are carried out on a scheduled basis and completes maintenance records for all equipment
  • Recommends replacement of equipment whenever necessary and evaluates new equipment for its durability and values
  • Coordinates and executes, when necessary, custodial responsibilities, ie. cleaning, trash removal, recycling, and ordering building supplies
  • Per pre-determined standards and warranty provisions, maintains synthetic turf playing surfaces and clay mounds
  • Maintains dugout and bullpen spaces
  • Inspects field fencing, screening and netting and ensures repair of any damaged areas
  • Ensures functionality of electronic systems on fields, including scoreboards and press box
  • Maintains maintenance and storage areas and keeps in exquisite working condition
  • Ensures compliance with environmental procedures, eg. snow removal, de-icing, and maintenance of drainage systems
  • Working with Director of Operations and contractors, obtains cost estimates for supplies, parts and equipment repair; orders supplies and maintains inventory of parts
  • Maintains records of completed maintenance and repair work
  • Attends regular meetings with Director of Operations and other key staff to prioritize maintenance needs
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual department budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in construction technology or related field
  • Facilities maintenance experience (5 years) involving the maintenance and repair of buildings
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved with the maintenance, repair, and operation of buildings, grounds, and operating systems
  • Contributes to a motivating, rewarding, and productive work culture that promotes continuous learning
  • Ability to effectively interact with staff, tenants, department heads and officials, the public, and contract services providers
  • Ability to relate plans and specifications to actual field conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Responsible, organized and detail-oriented
  • Passion for youth development, sports and community building
  • Must pass criminal background check

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

Work requires sufficient physical strength, agility, endurance, dexterity and hand-eye-foot coordination to perform all essential duties. Work requires sitting for long periods of time, standing and walking, and kneeling, crawling, bending, climbing stairs and ladders. Work may expose employee to potential severe weather, potential chemical hazards; potential biological hazards; and potential physical hazards. Work requires the use of safety clothing and equipment, and compliance with safety rules and procedures, as needed. May be called after regular working hours to respond to emergency maintenance and repair needs.

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.


Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Gameday Operations- Box Office Ticket Seller - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Title:  Gameday Operations- Box Office Ticket Seller
Department: Stadium Operations  
Classification: Part-Time/Seasonal/Non-Exempt

Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the future Spring Training home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  This two-team location will be a state-of-the-art facility designed for year-round use through Spring Training games, amateur baseball, non-baseball sporting events, community events along with banquets, corporate events, weddings and more.

In this role, you will be an essential part of the game experience and help build memories that last a lifetime.  Individuals must be willing and able to ensure excellent customer service to every visiting fan. This position requires a friendly, outgoing personality with genuine enjoyment in interacting with and helping fans as we strive to deliver enjoyable guest experiences combined with the best entertainment value available.

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
• Help the Ballpark at Palm Beaches stay “game-ready” by fulfilling your assigned game day duties while exhibiting exceptional customer service skills and a positive attitude.
• Answer questions concerning events, tickets, schedules and providing information concerning coming attractions.
• Selling, refunding, upgrading and exchanging multiple types of tickets.
• Collecting, accounting for and depositing all monies that have been received or generated.
• Collecting, validating and reporting all coupons, flyers, vouchers, gift cards and other material predicating offers of discounted and/or complimentary tickets.
• Complete and balance daily sales reports.
• Provide excellent customer service such as greeting, serving and thanking all of our loyal patrons.
• Determine entitlement to and distribute all Will Call tickets.
• Stay up-to-date on safety and security for all that enter the ballpark.
• Possess a high level of honesty and integrity.
• Able to follow directions and work well within team setting.
• Ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Game days could range from 3- 7 working hours.
• Tickets.com experience preferred.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED preferred.
• Must be customer-service oriented and have a fan-friendly attitude.
• Ability to figure simple mathematical problems.
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff and customers.
• Professionalism.
• Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
• Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to meeting both the work schedule and job requirements.
• Bilingual is a plus.

Physical Requirements of the Job:
• Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.
• Position may require standing for long periods of time, walking long distances and/or climbing up/down stairs. 
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
• May be required to stoop, kneel, crouch to lift/move/carry items weighing up to 20lbs on occasion.

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.


Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Gameday Operations- Facility Attendant - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Title:  Gameday Operations Staff / Facility Attendant
Department: Stadium Operations
Classification: Part-Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt

Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the future Spring Training home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  This two-team location will be a state-of-the-art facility designed for year-round use through Spring Training games, amateur baseball, non-baseball sporting events, community events along with banquets, corporate events, weddings and more.

As a frontline representative, you will have the opportunity to assist guests by offering directions and sharing information. Your job will be to keep our fans safe while still maintaining a fun and friendly atmosphere as we strive to deliver enjoyable guest experiences combined with the best entertainment value available. You will be an essential part of the game experience and help build memories that last a lifetime.

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
• Help the Ballpark at Palm Beaches stay “game-ready” by fulfilling your assigned game day duties (this includes reporting any issues to your supervisor).
• Welcome fans with a great smile and a helpful attitude.
• Advise Management of all activities that would be deemed of interest, importance and/or concern regarding property or any activity on or around the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
• Review credentials to ensure that customers are being directed to the appropriate areas of the facility.
• Assist all fans/guests exiting elevators and escalators.
• Able to follow directions and work well within team setting.
• Assist and be a resource to all fans.
• Be alert to potential hazards in the ballpark, such as foul balls and report any incidents.
• Stay up-to-date on safety and security for all that enter the ballpark.
• Able to take initiative and/or work in a team setting.
• Assist admission, guest services and/or other departments as needed to support all customers.
• Ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Experience in a hospitality or entertainment environment is preferred.
• A passion for working with and helping people.
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude while handling difficult situations.
• Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to meeting both the work schedule and job requirements.

Physical Requirements of the Job:
• Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.
• Position may require standing for long periods of time, walking long distances and/or climbing up/down stairs. 
• May be required to stoop, kneel, crouch to lift/move/carry items weighing up to 25lbs on occasion.

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.


Internships: Any Internship
Intern, Development--YBA - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Nationals Youth Baseball Academy is a 501(c)3 organization that uses the sports of baseball and softball to foster character development, academic achievement and improved health among youth from underserved communities in Washington DC. The Academy seeks a dedicated intern to assist with the continued build out of its development operations.

The right candidate will have an interest in advancement, non-profit management, project design and proposal / grant writing, and prospect research, outreach and communications. As the Academy is a relatively new venture, so too are the development operations of the Academy -- the intern will be part of a team putting together new systems, processes and policies that enhance the ability of the Academy to communicate its story to potential supporters and secure resources in support of its mission.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of a prospect management database, including tracking outreach / communication to existing and potential funders.
  • Prospect research, including use of a robust research tool to help identify new sources of support; design and execute strategies to introduce the work of the Academy to these funders.
  • Generating letters, newsletters, updates, etc for supporter audiences and assist with distribution of those communication to key audiences.
  • Assist with gift processing, including recording, receipting and acknowledgement.
  • Numerous other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as an under graduate or graduate student of an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have graduated from an accredited college or university within the last 6 months. Or equivalent military experience
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Successfully pass a Background Investigation.
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Experience working in an office setting, ideally for small or non-profit organization
  • Experience with fundraising efforts in some capacity – drives, events, campaigns, etc;
  • Excellent organizational skills; solid writing skills and enjoyment of creative writing and marketing;
  • Willingness to work as a team player and tackle with enthusiasm even menial or mundane tasks;
  • Interest in organizations focused on youth / community development;
  • High level of competence in Excel and/or experience working with databases.
  • 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.
  • More About the Academy: Children in many parts of Washington, D.C. face academic and social challenges that profoundly hinder their development and minimize their potential to succeed. Poverty, low academic achievement, poor health, obesity, exposure to anti-social influences and a lack of exposure to perspectives and influences outside of their immediate neighborhoods all combine to limit their opportunities. The challenges they face are complex, systemic and intertwined – but the effects of those challenges for children in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River are stark:
  • Less than 30% of elementary school students achieve passable test scores in math and reading.
  • More than 40% of young people under the age of 18 in DC’s Ward’s 7 & 8 are obese and access to healthy eating options is severely limited for all children and families.
  • Nearly 60% of students drop out of high school before graduation, mostly before the tenth grade.
  • The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy (Academy) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was developed to address these challenges head-on. The mission of the Academy is to use baseball and softball as vehicles to foster positive character development, academic achievement, and improved health among youth from at-risk communities in Washington, D.C.
  • Operating out of a state of the art, nine-acre education and recreation campus in Ward 7’s Fort Dupont Park, the Academy offers an enduring environment for children to receive high quality, holistic youth development programming. The facility at the Academy features an 18,000 sq. ft. education center complete with 7 classrooms, a full teaching kitchen, and multi-purpose training/education space, as well as grounds that include 3 baseball/softball diamonds and a teaching garden.

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

1. Yes/No. Are you currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student of an accredited university or have you graduated within the last 6 months?

2. Yes/No. Do you have experience working with a non-profit?

3. Yes/No. Do you have experience with any of the following activities: project design and proposal/grant writing, prospect research, and outreach and communications? Please explain.

4. Yes/No. Do you live in DC, MD, or VA?

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Administration/General Management: Human Resources Generalist
Intern, Human Resources - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The goal of the internship in is to assist all members of the department while gaining skills and experience that is necessary to prepare the intern for a successful career in Human Resources.

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

Duration of Internship: November - May

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist all members of the HR department  with projects that may touch all aspects of human resources including work in benefits, HR systems, recruiting onboarding, etc.
  • Assists with all recruiting efforts such as, job postings, pre-screening candidates, scheduling interviews etc.  This position will also assist with Seasonal Employee recruitment.
  • Maintains personnel and benefit files and other HR records in compliance with regulatory requirements as well as the Document Retention Policy. 
  • Obtains I-9 documentation, DC Wage Letters and other HR paperwork for compliance
  • Complete employment verifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.         

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level program at an accredited college or university and have completed a minimum of 1 semester or have graduated from a program at accredited college or university within the last 6 months.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Previous HR experience and interest in pursuing a career in HR preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Strong organizational, time management and project management skills with the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and flex according to business and customer needs.
  • Understands how to manage information, balancing employee confidentiality with business needs; knows when to communicate upwards.
  • Understands the need for data integrity and pays attention to maintaining accurate and timely data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.
  • Available for the entire term of the Internship.
  • 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.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.


 

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

1. Yes/ No. Can you work a minumum of 25 hours between Novermber 2016 and May 2017?

2. Yes/ No. Do you have previous Human Resources experience? If yes, please explain.

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Retail: Retail Sales Associate
Retail Associate - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Title:  Retail Associate
Department: Stadium Operations  
Classification: Part-Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt

Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the future Spring Training home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  This two-team location will be a state-of-the-art facility designed for year-round use through Spring Training games, amateur baseball, non-baseball sporting events, community events along with banquets, corporate events, weddings and more.

In this role, you will be an essential part of the game experience and help build memories that last a lifetime.  Individuals must be willing and able to ensure excellent customer service to every visiting fan. This position requires a friendly, outgoing personality to sell retail merchandise to guests in accordance with Company’s customer service standards and applicable operational standards. 

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
• Help the Ballpark at Palm Beaches stay “game-ready” by fulfilling your assigned game day duties.
• Stay up-to-date on safety and security for all that enter the ballpark.
• Greets and acknowledges guests.
• Answers guests’ questions and assists them whenever possible.
• Recommends, selects and helps locate or obtain merchandise for guests.
• Processes sale with appropriate point of sale system, accepts payments, counts change and bags merchandise.
• Follows all register procedures and handles cash accordingly.
• Exchanges merchandise for guests and processes returns, with approval of supervisor.
• Maintains records related to sales.
• Ensures that all merchandise is correctly labeled and displayed.
• Routinely stocks merchandise and faces items on shelves.
• Verifies amount of bank at beginning and end of each shift.
• Maintains a clean and organized store or stand.
• Maintains orderly back-stock and knows where goods are to be found.
• Set aside and notifies supervisor of defective, mis-marked, mislabeled, incorrectly priced, shopworm or damaged merchandise.
• Watches for and recognizes security risks and thefts and reports to security and management.
• Completes all related close-out paperwork.
• Possess a high level of honesty and integrity.
• Ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Job Functions:
• Conducts inventory, as directed by supervisor/manager.
• Assists with loading and unloading of merchandise.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• Previous experience in retail or customer service environment preferred.
• Previous experience in cash handling preferred.
• Previous experience with operating point-of-sale preferred.
• Basic math skills; ability to accurately handle money and count change.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
• Professionalism.
• A positive attitude.
• Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team setting.
• Willingness to aggressively sell assigned items.
• Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to meeting both the work schedule and job requirements.
• Bilingual is a plus.

Physical Requirements of the Job:
• Ability to stand for entire length of shift.
• Ability to perform physical tasks: bend, squat, kneel, twist, climb up/down flights of stairs, walk on uneven ground.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
• Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
• Majority of time spent in indoor, climate-controlled environment of retail store.
• Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.

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.


Retail: Retail Management
Retail Supervisor - Houston Astros/Washington Nationals- The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)

Title:  Retail Supervisor
Department: Stadium Operations 
Classification: Part-Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt

Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the future Spring Training home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  This two-team location will be a state-of-the-art facility designed for year-round use through Spring Training games, amateur baseball, non-baseball sporting events, community events along with banquets, corporate events, weddings and more.

In this role, you will be an essential part of the game experience and help build memories that last a lifetime.  This position oversees store operations and provides direction to retail associated in accordance with Company’s customer service standards and applicable operational standards.

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
• Supervises retail associates; completes store operational needs by assigning employees and following up on work results.
• Trains to, and maintains retail standards, policies and procedures.
• Opens and closes retail location as directed by management.
• Assists retail management with the daily cash procedures and operations.
• Monitors store floor, assist with guests needs and requests both on the floor and at the cashier area.
• Regularly evaluates, creates, and maintains professional visual displays; provides direction to retail associates regarding store merchandising and displays.
• Ensures integrity of physical inventory and par levels.
• Maintains cleanliness and safety standards throughout the retail shops.
• Ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED required. 
• Minimum one-year experience in a customer service and/or retail environment preferred.
• Experience managing employees in a customer service and/or retail environment preferred.
• Minimum one-year experience in a customer service and/or retail environment preferred.
• Previous experience in cash handling required.
• Previous experience with operating point-of-sale required.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
• Basic math skills; ability to accurately handle money and count change.
• Professionalism.
• A positive attitude.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member.
• Willingness to aggressively sell assigned items.
• Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to meeting both the work schedule and job requirements.
• Bilingual is a plus.

Physical Requirements of the Job:
• Ability to stand for entire length of shift.
• Ability to perform physical tasks: bend, squat, kneel, twist, climb up/down flights of stairs, walk on uneven ground.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
• Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
• Majority of time spent in indoor, climate-controlled environment of retail store.
• Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.

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.


Facility Operations/Security: Security
Special Police Officer - Washington Nationals Baseball Club, LLC (Washington, DC)

Summary:

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic in-house Security team for a Major League franchise?  The Nationals are looking for a Special Police officer to provide a safe and pleasant environment for all visitors, guests and employees to the property.

The Special Police Officer performs protective and enforcement functions when coping with undesired behavior, disturbance, crime, threats of life and property. In all situations, the Officers perform their duties in a courteous, professional and restrained manner.

This is a full-time, year round position and is designated as an “essential employee.”  The Special Police Officer may be required to stay beyond regular work hours and/or report in from off-duty to assist with minimum staffing coverage.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties in a respectful, professional and dignified manner ensuring compliance with established standards.
  • Conducts the required patrols as outlined by your Post Instructions and Supervisor Informational Updates in a manner that is investigative, complete, competent and dedicated to the standards of the company.
  • Responsible for maintaining order on the property, utilizing the respect, care and to the greatest extent possible, positive customer service in dealing with guests, visitors, employees and unknown individuals.
  • Responsible for ensuring that trespassers and undesirable individuals are kept off of the property, utilizing the legal methods outlined in the provided policies and procedures. Take recommended action to deal with undesired conduct and law violations in compliance with established policy; make no mistaken accusations.
  • Prepared to take immediate and appropriate action in responding to emergencies, situations and events as situations dictate.
  • Submit well-written and comprehensive reports setting forth facts of complaints, observations, actions taken and investigative findings.
  • Advise the Supervisor, On-Duty-Manager of all activities that would be of interest, importance or concern regarding the property or any activity at the Ballpark.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma; Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent military experience.
  • Minimum of two years related experience Security.
  • Must be a U.S Citizen.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Must be able to possess SOMB Special Police Officer license.
  • Excellent organizational abilities to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, deliver effective results and consistently meet tight deadlines and targets.
  • Understands the need for data integrity and pays attention to maintaining accurate and timely data.
  • An effective communicator orally and written with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Competent keyboard skills to produce accurate and well presented documents.
  • Ability to operate under pressure.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Strong ability to create and thrive in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail including excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of MLB Security policies and procedures preferred.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • 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.

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

1. Yes/No. Do you have a minimum of two years experience in Security?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Vice President, Ticket Sales & Client Services - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Vice President, Ticket Sales & Client Services is responsible for overseeing all aspects of ticket sales and service departments. As a key member of the Consumer Revenue team this role will contribute to the strategic vision for the department and execute the sales and service initiatives aimed at growing revenues.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a team of 50+ ticket sales and service employees.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the overall ticketing strategy that will maximize revenue and customer satisfaction in conjunction with the budget expectations of the organization
  • Develop and implement annual sales plan with rolling 1, 3, and 6 month action plans to maximize sales revenues
  • Responsible for development of strategies and systems to motivate staff and accomplish ticket sales and  service goals
  • Develop and implement sales training program for existing and new sales staff, including Directors, Sales Managers, Sales Representatives and Coordinators
  • Create and maintain a constant teaching/learning environment for all staff aimed at implementing best practices in the areas on sales and client services
  • Develop and implement commission structures, bonus incentives and non-financial benefits to motivate, recognize and reward sales and service departments
  • Manage ticket sales and support staff to effectively utilize client data and maintain high standards of service.
  • Continuously evaluate businesses processes to create efficiencies in the sales, delivery and customer service disciplines.
  • Responsible for helping to bridge gaps between departments, create better synergy and encourage a team oriented atmosphere both within department and with other disciplines.
  • Establish annual budgets for Ticket Sales and Client Service Departments
  • Analyze and control expenditures of department to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Monitor weekly results of ticket staff for measuring productivity and results.
  • Work in conjunction with the Business Strategy and Analytics Department to manage market research, assess data, and evaluate inventory to identify areas of growth, improvement, or opportunity to generate incremental ticket revenue
  • Oversee post-season and special event ticketing
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice President, Consumer Revenue and the Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or Sports Management, or equivalent military experience.
  • A minimum of 8 years sales experience required
  • A minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience leading and managing sales teams                                                                                                                              

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Excellent oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Ability to effectively teach nuanced sales and client servicing techniques to both tenured and new staff members
  • Outstanding leadership, sales and motivational skills
  • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet challenging sales objectives in a high profile, competitive marketplace
  • Ability to adapt to change in the work environment, multi task, manage competing demands and frequent changes
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Previous formal sales training preferred
  • 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. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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

1. Yes/No. Do you have a minimum of 8 years experience in sales?

2. Yes/No. Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience leading and managing sales teams?

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Volunteer Club Members: Volunteer
Volunteer Mentor - Youth Baseball Academy - Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy (Washington, DC)

Description:

The mission of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy is to use the sports of baseball and softball as vehicles to foster positive character development, academic achievement and improved health among the youth of DC's underserved neighborhoods.

Academy mentors are volunteers that are responsible for working with a small group of scholar-athletes throughout the school year in order to build positive relationships and support character development. Throughout the semester, mentors will participate in team building activities, work through our STEM and/or Literacy program with their scholar-athletes, as well as participate in other games and activities coordinated by academy staff during programming. Training is provided throughout the year for all volunteers.

Mentors work with their groups one night per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday) from 5:50 – 7:30. A free shuttle is provided from the Navy Yard Metro Entrance on Half Street SE at 5:30pm and returns volunteers to the Navy Yard at the conclusion of programming.

Mentors can volunteer for the fall semester, spring semester, or entire school year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small group of 1-4 scholar-athletes in an academic activity once per week
  • Support scholar-athletes with academic and personal goals throughout the year
  • Collaborate with academy staff on best practices to support scholar-athletes and youth development

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with at least 1 year of work experience or higher education.

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

1. Why do you want to become a mentor?

2. Which semester(s) are you available to mentor? (Fall, Spring, Both)

3. Which night(s) of the week are you available for mentoring? (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

4. Do you have any experience working with youth? (i.e. teaching, tutoring, mentoring, coaching, etc.)

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