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Director, Business Communications

Texas Rangers

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 11/16/2022

Director, Business Communications | Texas Rangers

Director, Business Communications

Texas Rangers


Apply by Ended 11/16/2022

Posted 1 month ago

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Location


Arlington, TX, USA

Job Type


 Job Description

 Responsible for overseeing and managing coordinated strategic business communications efforts for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. Applicant will focus on establishing and developing relationships with local, regional & national outlets along with key internal and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Oversee the development and fulfillment of strategic plans for communications opportunities with business, community and Foundation related announcements and initiatives.
  • Responsible for developing and building relationships with members of media outlets for increased media opportunities.
  • Must be able to act as organization spokesperson for business and community issues as needed.
  • Responsible for managing one staff member in business communications.
  • Develop a strategic plan for building press materials for business activities, including press kits, press materials, press releases, story pitches, & talking points.
  • Establish and conduct a plan for media outreach efforts via initiatives, hospitality and entertaining.
  • Establish relationships with individual internal business department heads to oversee and manage coordinated efforts for all initiatives.
  • Develop, arrange and coordinate interviews and media opportunities for Rangers personnel on business and community issues and initiatives.
  • Production and writing of editorial copy for Rangers publications and web site for business and community activities and initiatives.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Candidate must have a minimum of five years of work experience in the communications sector with a professional or collegiate sports organization or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal and phone communications skills
  • Must be a self-starter, multi-task oriented with minimal supervision
  • Ability to delegate responsibility to others
  • Must maintain personal accountability for all tasks assigned
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Strong proficiency in time management and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • High degree of personal integrity and professionalism
  • Able to work game and event days, evenings, weekends and holidays as required, including office work whether team is at home or on the road
  • Strong desire to learn about and continue a career in the sports industry
  • Working knowledge of the game of baseball
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner, often under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to effectively take and execute directions
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