Wisconsin Rapids Rafters No. 1

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Jon Chelesnik
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Wisconsin Rapids Rafters No. 1

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:11 pm

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are accepting applications for a Director of Media Relations and Radio Broadcaster.

This is an internship beginning in May 2019 and ending in mid-August.

The candidate will serve as the full-time radio broadcaster, traveling with the team during the season. This position will serve as the media relations liaison, while also acting as the traveling secretary on all road trips with the team.

Duties include:

* Write press releases promoting team initiatives including, daily pre-game stories, and post-game recaps for the team website.
* Compile daily stat packs for position players and pitchers
* Coordinate media requests for players, coaches, etc.
* Work closely with Field Manager and front office to make sure all player contracts and NWL requirements are met prior to players playing in games
* Coordinate all aspects of team travel including notifying restaurants, hotels, and other teams, getting team orders, room assignments, etc.
* Broadcast all 72 Northwoods League games on WFHR AM 1320, including pre- and post-game shows, during the regular season (and playoffs if necessary).
* Lead production of Daily Wave game day program insert
* Assist in production of in-house video projects
* Produce radio commercials for the Rafters and business partners
* Work closely with GM and Marketing Director to include all sponsor and promotional live reads each game
* Update the Rafters website daily
* Other duties as assigned by GM

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

Hannah Jurgens
Assistant General Manager

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