Seasonal Media Relations / Communications Assistant
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Club
The assistant will help in a variety of media relations, communications and promotions/marketing responsibilities over the 150-game season.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Writing: Producing feature stories, game previews, game recaps and press releases for Jumbo Shrimp website, team blog and gameday program.
- Media Relations: Assist with all media relations efforts, including finalizing media guide, issuing press releases, accommodating interview requests, administering media credentials, assisting with roster moves, creating & distributing stat packs and other gameday materials and various graphic and web design projects. The assistant will also oversee the Jumbo Shrimp press box and act as on-site contact for local media during live shots throughout the season.
- Social Media/Website: Assist in managing team’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages with consistent and professional content for baseball-related and promotional materials and help in updating team’s website using MiLB’s Forge platform.
- Resume/Cover letter
- At least two writing samples (MUST include a game recap or comparable piece of writing… in addition, a feature story and press release is strongly preferred)