Richmond Flying Squirrels No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

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Richmond Flying Squirrels No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:25 pm

The Richmond Flying Squirrels, the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are hiring a Communications & Broadcasting Assistant for the 2019 season.

This position is focused heavily on communications and media relations work. The ideal candidate’s skills and experience should align with these needs.

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications & Broadcasting
START DATE: February 4, 2019
END DATE: September 13, 2019
COMPENSATION: $1,200 per month

Communications duties:

* Assist with the media relations responsibilities of the club, including writing and updating of the team’s media guide, daily game notes, etc.
* Compile daily stat packs for media and team personnel
* Assist with writing and graphic design tasks for team publications, website, social media, blog
* Write game recap stories and press releases
* Assist as a liaison between media and the team
* Other media relations and marketing responsibilities as needed
Broadcasting duties:
* Play-by-play and commentary for all 70 home games as No. 2 broadcaster
* Host radio pre-game and post-game shows for 70 home games
* Host pre- and post-game show in studio for select road games
* Conduct interviews for pre-game show, video content, written content, etc.
* On-camera opportunities for “Flying Squirrels Insider” television program and in-house productions

Qualifications:

* At least one season of media relations/communications experience in affiliated professional baseball preferred
* Strong writing skills
* Experience working with MiLB’s HomeBase, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Audition preferred
* Experience with HTML coding, graphic design and social media
* Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, broadcasting or related field

Application materials:

* Uncut audio samples (Interview, scoreboard segment and play-by-play preferred)
* At least two writing samples (At least one game recap story and one feature story)
* Game notes sample
* Other examples of work that demonstrate applicant’s qualifications for the duties listed above (graphic design, engaging social media concepts, etc.)

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send the above materials to:

Trey Wilson
Director of Communications & Broadcasting
trey.wilson@squirrelsbaseball.com

No phone calls, please.

Please mention if you will be attending the 2018 Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. Also, please include “Richmond Flying Squirrels Communications & Broadcasting Assistant” in email subject line.

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Re: Richmond Flying Squirrels No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:27 pm

Congratulations to STAA member Jake Eisenberg, the new No. 2 broadcaster with the Richmond Flying Squirrels!

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Re: Richmond Flying Squirrels No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:53 am

Jake Eisenberg joined STAA in 2017 on the recommendation of Westwood One play-by-play broadcaster Brandon Gaudin.

The constant change that is common early in sports broadcasting careers used to make Eisenberg nervous. Now he embraces it, and his new opportunity in Richmond.

Read the full story here.

Visit Jake's website.

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