Saturday, October 10, 2009

Media Relations/Baseball Information Trainee--Atlanta Braves (Atlanta, GA)

Media Relations/Baseball Information Trainee - Atlanta Braves (Atlanta, GA)

The Atlanta Braves Trainee Program is designed for applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in professional sports. Each year, the program attempts to hire individuals from around the nation with diverse backgrounds who are ambitious, intelligent and creative candidates to work in various departments from January to November. This not only provides them with a valuable experience in the day-to-day operations of a professional sports franchise, but it also gives them the opportunity to build a network with those in the sports industry who can provide guidance, advice, and possible connections for job opportunities upon completion of the program.
The Atlanta Braves Trainee Program is open to any qualified applicant who has a college degree and a GPA of at least a 3.0 at graduation. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day responsibilities (depending on department assignments). The individuals who participate in this program are paid $9.50/hour, but are not entitled to benefits (i.e. insurance, vacation, etc.)

General Requirements for ALL Trainee positions:
• College graduate, Bachelors or Masters, with a GPA of at least a 3.0 at graduation
• Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point and Excel) Customer service oriented
• Excellent executive presence
• Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays

Media Relations/Baseball Information Trainee
Position description includes but is not limited to:
• Assist PR staff with daily media requests such as statistical research, player interviews and photo shoots
• Collect and distribute the Braves' daily press clippings
• Assist with research projects for the media guide and daily game notes
• Assist with press box operations during games
• Help other departments (Community Relations, Baseball Ops, etc.) to promote Braves Baseball
In addition to the general requirements, the ideal candidate will possess:
• Significant background and experience in baseball PR or college athletic communications, sports information, etc.
• Superior knowledge of baseball rules and baseball history
• Strong organizational skills and an ability to adapt to unforeseen changes in the daily schedule/routine

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