Vallejo Admirals No 1

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Vallejo Admirals No 1

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:47 am

The Vallejo Admirals of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs is seeking a Director of Media Relations & Broadcasting for 2019. The ideal candidate has at least some experience in a media department serving as an intern or assistant at some level even if they are looking for their first Media Director job. The Media Director will perform and/or oversee:

* Website & social media management
* Managing the team’s Pointstreak, Baseball Reference & Wiki page
* Press release distribution & creation
* Creating program inserts for each home series with player stats, fun facts, and probable pitchers
* Writing of a promotional newsletter previewing the upcoming home series
* Assisting other media outlets during games in press box and in arranging coach and player interviews
* Writing and posting of game wraps on website and social media
* Conducting brief pre-game and post-game shows
* The broadcast of all 80 Admirals games plus playoffs
* Official score keeping of home games
* Oversee or perform public address, the production of in-game entertainment and sound, and writing/updating the script for public address
* Production of ads and ad copy for radio broadcasts and in-stadium announcements
* Special event promotion on social media and website
* Player and coach interviews

The Broadcasting & Media Relations Director will work with local media regarding any information they may need to increase coverage of the Vallejo Admirals and promotion of events at games.

Start Date: Offseason work can begin immediately for a monthly stipend that increases as the season approaches. The job kicks into full gear between March 1 and April 1 as the season starts in late May/early June & ends at the completion of the season in late August/early September (pending playoffs).

This is a paid position with sales commission opportunities. The salary will be determined by the experience of the candidate.

Qualifications:

* Passion for sports media
* Good baseball knowledge
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Able to work in fast-paced atmosphere
* Able to work six days a week, nights, and often 10-12-hour days
* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
* Experience covering high school, collegiate, or professional sports as a broadcaster and writer
* Familiarity with WordPress
* Audio and video editing skills
* Writing and distributing newsletters and game notes

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo, resume and writing samples to:

Tim Fitzgerald
tim.fitzgerald76@gmail.com

Jon Chelesnik
Posts: 13422
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Re: Vallejo Admirals No 1

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:35 am

This position is still open.

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