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Marketing and Communications Future Openings - Atlantic League and its Teams (Various Locations, NA)

The Marketing and Communications Future Openings post covers 3 main areas of business across the Atlantic League and its teams: Promotions, Merchandise, and Media/Broadcasting. By applying for this post you are applying for future consideration for positions in the marketing and communications field with the Atlantic League and its respective teams. 

1.       Promotions:

The promotions manager’s main objective will to be enhance the overall club fan experience throughout the year while creating awareness about the team in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and execute corporate, community, & fan engagement programs through live events, digital & social media campaigns, and community outreach efforts
  • Coordinate and implement all theme nights and promotions during the baseball season to generate fan excitement
  • Work with the Sponsorship Sales to create custom in game promotions for sponsors and make sure all sponsored elements are included in game night presentations
  • Assist in pre-event, event and post-event management
  • Work with creative services team on all in game video board slides and other sponsored materials
  • Initiate, coordinate, staff and produce all team community events, mascot & player appearances

2.       Merchandise:

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring sales area and store results, such as sales revenue, expenditures, progress reports, etc. in order to inform management of current statue of store operations
  • Interpret Company policy to store managers
  • Analyzes area budgets to identify needs and/or reductions, and may allocate operating budget funds
  • Formulates pricing policies on merchandise according to requirements for profitability of store operations
  • Recruit, hire, train and evaluate store managers and retail staff
  • Strategically lead the retail store strategy
  • Coordinates sales promotion activities and develops merchandise lines and evaluates product offerings

3.       Media and Broadcasting:

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all media relations for the team
  • Write, distribute and promote all organizational press releases
  • Compile and design Newsletter and be responsible for its timely distribution
  • Website maintenance and design
  • Work closely with other departments (Promotions, Community Relations, Baseball Ops, etc.) to promote team
  • Complete research projects for the media guide and daily game notes                                                    
  • Collect, organize and distribute the club daily press clippings  
  • Get price quotes, write and layout annual yearbook(s), brochures, pocket schedules and other print materials.
  • Act as broadcaster for all 140 scheduled club contests on the Radio Network. Includes playoffs if team qualifies, all road travel (70 games), long hours, nights and weekends.
  • Act as official scorer and line score operator if necessary.
  • Handle all requests from media, including credentials, player access and management/ownership requests in a timely fashion.
  • Write daily game notes, game summaries, and other daily informational material during the season.

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

1. Of the 3 main focus areas in this posting (promotions, merchandise, media and broadcasting), which one most closely matches your skills/interests?
2. Do you have a preference of team and/or location?


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Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Manager - Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (Waldorf, MD)

General Role Description: The Marketing Manager's primary responsibility is to meet and exceed ticket budget goals for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs game events through marketing efforts determined by the General Manager.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a professional sports organization in marketing and/or ticket sales; is an energetic and focused person who takes pride in seeing a full stadium; is a self-starter with an interest in maximizing individual ticket sales using inventive and fun promotional techniques in addition to learning and employing new technology and digital techniques; and is a good collaborator who enjoys working as part of a team to develop and execute great promotional and ticket-sales ideas.  The Marketing Manager will execute our message across a variety of forums as noted below.  Above average writing skills are also a necessity for the production of the program.  The position requires creativity, a sense of fun in what we do in minor league baseball, and the capacity to work long hours under stress during the season.

Key Role Accountabilities:

·         Primary goal is to increase ticket sales from current levels for all Blue Crabs and non-game events held at Regency Furniture Stadium.

·         Manages intern, Video Director and all game day staff in this department.  Creates schedules and manages the Blue Crew, Camera ops, mascot, announcers and all other miscellaneous press box personnel. 

·         Executes external marketing plan for the Blue Crabs.  This includes contracting with external media outlets such as radio, newspaper, digital, billboard and television, producing artwork, and scheduling ad buys in the above media.

·         Executes internal marketing plan consisting of PA messages, video slides, posters, banners and bathroom flyers.

·         Responsible for executing social media marketing as determined mutually by the Blue Crabs management, including content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the like.

·         Executes sponsored promotions for the Blue Crabs, including planning the promotion and purchasing or constructing the necessary props.

·         Executes the promotional calendar established by the Marketing Department and the General Manager.

·         Must have working knowledge of all equipment and software in the Production Room, and be able to operate as Video Director as needed.

·         Responsible for day to day execution of ticket sale promotions for Blue Crabs game events.

·         Executes all community relations tasks, including scheduling and staffing of appearances, speaking engagements, and mascot or player requests.  Fulfills all donation requests and responsible for procuring materials for donation requests.

·         Executes print production including marketing related materials. Managers playbill production and editing in coordination with Multimedia Manager and Graphic Design Manager. 

·         Accountable for ticket sales results for small ticket plans and individual game purchases.  Accountable for in-house attendance meeting budgeted goals. 

·         Meets budget expectations for promotional expenses as determined by Blue Crabs management.

Requirements of All Associates
• Applies best efforts and full capability each day to the work assigned by own manager.
• Advises manager when:
o An assignment is not understood.
o An assignment conflicts with knowledge of the circumstances, current skills or available time/resources.
o Obstacles to completing the assignment exist or are likely to occur.
o Opportunities to better complete or improve the assignment exist or may occur.
• Understands and demonstrates our cultural expectations.
• Assists with operational or non-department related tasks as requested by manager.
• Continues to build on knowledge of the business and industry.
• Assist with the field tarp
• Other related duties as required.

Minimum Role Requirements
• College degree and at least one year experience in marketing, preferably in sports, events or advertising.
Working Conditions
• A minimum 40 hour week and 8 hour Monday-Friday work schedule is required of all full time employees during the off-season. This schedule will include some weekend hours for special events as determined by the General Manager.
• Work hours during the baseball season will exceed 60 hours per week and 12+ hours per day on game days including evenings and weekends. The baseball season work schedule may also include 7 or more consecutive work days.
• Physical Demands will require the employee to stand, walk, sit, use hands, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities of the job include close vision, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is normally exposed to normal indoor air-conditioned temperatures as well as exposure to the sun. The noise level in the work environment is usually low where hearing protection is not necessary based on OSHA requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

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

1. Do you have experience working in professional sports?
2. Do you live in Southern Maryland?


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Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Creative Services Coordinator - Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (Waldorf, MD)

The Blue Crabs seek an individual who will be responsible for all Southern Maryland Blue Crabs creative services preparation and execution. This includes preparing slides, videos, and graphics for the video board, as well as operating the video board during games. This also includes being the master designer of all Blue Crabs advertising materials and collateral all while keeping with the brand of the franchise. The candidate will also be responsible for the development of video production for both in-game and promotional use.

This position will provide hands-on experience in video production and graphic design. The candidate will have the ability to develop promotional videos for game day and website use. He or she will also be expected to design flyers, slides, and a wide variety of graphic design projects. The ability to create animated graphics is beneficial. The candidate will also work as part of the Marketing Department by assisting with theme night plans for the season.

The ideal candidate must also have experience in video production/editing, live feed, audio production, as well as graphic design. The ability to complete projects independently and creativity are extremely important for this position, as well as the ability to meet deadlines. The ideal candidate is also a "creative thinker", who can take initiative and develop their own creative ideas for new or existing projects.

Key Accountabilities:

·         Create all advertising materials and collateral in keeping with the brand of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs as duties and timing set by the  General Manager

·         Responsible for all aspects of “Game Day” presentation and fan interaction inside of the stadium

·         Creates first-class entertainment features to ensure Blue Crabs fulfillment and fan enjoyment

·         Devise new and creative in-game promotions, video pieces, fan interactive elements, mascot skits, etc.

·         Utilize the newest technologies to create entertainment features that become best in class

·         Scripts graphics, message boards, marquees and all video board features

·         Hire and supervise all part-time press box employees

·         Manage relationships with vendors and suppliers including sound and video suppliers, prop suppliers, and manufacturers, etc.

·         Work in conjunction with corporate partnerships to develop creative in-game and destination area entertainment to satisfy partner and organization goals

·         Interact with all departments to contribute to the development and implementation of marketing and sales campaigns through in stadium promotion

·         Must have working knowledge of all equipment and software in the Production Room, and be able to operate as Video Director 

Minimum Role Requirements
• College degree and at least one year of experience in professional baseball marketing
Working Conditions
• A minimum 40 hour week and 8 hour Monday-Friday work schedule is required of all full time employees during the off-season. This schedule will include some weekend hours for special events as determined by the General Manager.
• Work hours during the baseball season will exceed 60 hours per week and 12+ hours per day on game days including evenings and weekends. The baseball season work schedule may also include 7 or more consecutive work days.
• Physical Demands will require the employee to stand, walk, sit, use hands, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities of the job include close vision, distance and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is normally exposed to normal indoor air-conditioned temperatures as well as exposure to the sun. The noise level in the work environment is usually low where hearing protection is not necessary based on OSHA requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

1. Do you have at least a year of experience in professional baseball?
2. Do you live in the Southern Maryland vicinity?
3. If you answered no to the question above, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?


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