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Assistant, Baseball Information & Communications

Tampa Bay Rays

Assistant, Baseball Information & Communications | Tampa Bay Rays

Assistant, Baseball Information & Communications

Tampa Bay Rays


Apply by 12/10/2022

Posted 17 days ago

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St. Petersburg, FL, USA

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 Job Description

The Tampa Bay Rays Communications department is seeking a full-time baseball information and communications assistant. This position will have a primary focus on baseball information, researching and supporting the manager of baseball information and communications for all baseball-specific written materials (media guide, pregame and postgame notes, press releases, postseason media guide, etc.).
Responsibilities 
  1. Research, write and update sections of the daily pregame notes (home and road games) and postgame notes (home games)
  2. Ability to handle entirety of pregame notes when needed, including front page, and merging, exporting, emailing and uploading final document
  3. Ability to send roster moves and game notes via the @RaysPR Twitter account
  4. Update records, opponents and minor league sections of annual media guide, update stat charts in player bios in the media guide, postseason guide and in supplemental bios during regular season
  5. Lead production of MLB First-Year Player Draft media information, including press releases and player info
  6. Produce press box publications for home games, including stat pack, minor league report and lineups, update rosters after each transaction during the season
  7. Upload press box publications to mlbpressbox.com and internal media site at https://rayspressbox.com
  8. Proofread all press releases and research player notes for trades and free agent signings press releases
  9. Track team and player milestones, handle misc. requests from coaches and clubhouse staff
  10. Assist press box attendant with printing and copying needs in the press box
  11. Assist interns in summarizing news stories and compiling press clips, when needed
  12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested 

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  1. Prior sports experience in media relations or sports information
  2. Highly knowledgeable in baseball statistics, terminology and rules; strong familiarity with MLB teams and players, both current and past
  3. Highly skilled researcher with experience using baseball statistical databases and search functions
  4. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  5. Detail- and deadline-oriented
  6. Highly motivated and well organized
  7. Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word and Excel

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