Southern Illinois Miners No. 2

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Jon Chelesnik
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Southern Illinois Miners No. 2

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:38 am

The Southern Illinois Miners are accepting applications for a Broadcast & Media Relations Intern.

The Miners are an independent professional baseball team, and a member of the Frontier League since 2007.

Start date: Mid-May

End date: End of season (around mid-September, dependent on playoffs)

This position is a paid internship.

Duties of the internship may include, but are not limited to:

* Play-by-play and color commentary as the #2 broadcaster for all Miners home games
* Assistance with pre- and post-game shows when team is at home
* Assistance with daily media relations tasks, including game notes, game recaps, creation and distribution of statistical packets/lineups, etc.
* Assistance in upkeep of team website and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
* Assistance with interviewing Miners players and coaches for pregame shows throughout the season
* Assistance with inputting data into advance scouting program
* Assistance with other game day and non-game day tasks at the ballpark

Successful candidate must have the following:

* Baseball play-by-play experience
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong organizational skills as well as ability to multitask
* Can-do attitude, outstanding work ethic, and willingness to learn and work as a team
* Media relations experience a plus
* Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Audition, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) a plus

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

Jason Guerette
Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations

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