Coordinator, Baseball Communications

Atlanta Braves - Atlanta, GA4.3

Full-time
Description:
This position requires a strong communicator with advanced knowledge of baseball and the media landscape who will proactively work to build and enhance the image of the Atlanta Braves and their players.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Collaborate in the development and implementation of the club's baseball communications strategy
Create and maintain positive relationships with the media members who cover the Atlanta Braves
Assist with the production of the organization's press releases for baseball communications announcements
Work in partnership with the rest of the baseball communications department to write daily pregame and postgame notes packages for all 162 Braves games
Handle all media credential requests
Manage the press box at SunTrust Park on gamedays
Write articles for internal publications
Create internal talking points when needed for executives, staff, or player interviews
Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:
BA degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
At least two years of experience in a media relations/baseball communications capacity, preferably with a professional organization
Excellent written, editing, and verbal communication skills
Advanced baseball knowledge
Proactive, organized, and detail oriented person who can prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proven ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Ability to work long hours, weekends, and occasional holidays
Understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures and an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds on all levels within the company
Must complete successful criminal background and credit checks
Qualified applicants should submit their resume and salary requirements to www.braves.com/employment

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer