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Ballpark Entertainment Production Apprentice - Houston Astros (Houston · TX)

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Department: Ballpark Entertainment

Supervisor: Content Producer

Classification: Full-time/Non-Exempt (Temp)


Please note, as a condition of employment, COVID-19 vaccination (at least the initiation of the process) is required prior to start date. Accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be considered.



The Ballpark Entertainment Production Apprentice will assist in executing the day-to-day workflow of the Houston Astros Entertainment team.  For this year long position, the candidate selected will play a key role in all aspects of the production cycle including live productions and content setup and distribution.  The candidate must have experience with the various components of the control room setup and editing software including but not limited to Daktronics, Adobe Creative Cloud, Ross XPression, Click Effects and Avid systems. 


Essential Functions:

  • Setup and organize all game-to-game production features and pre-produced content.
  • Assist will all setup of live production elements for Astros games and Special Events (cameras, etc.).
  • Capture, inventory, and distribute control room-based footage using Adobe Premiere and/or AJA KiPro technology.
  • Work Astros home games and Special Events as needed in assigned crew positions.
  • Complete special projects as assigned and creative collaboration is a must.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education or Experience and/or Skills:

  • Degree in Production, Cinematography, Communications or relevant work experience.
  • 1+ years experience in live production, entertainment staff, or similar role with pro team or collegiate sports program.
  • Advanced knowledge of software packages including but not limited to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications.
  • Experience working with Ross XPression, Click Effects, Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with other departments and production staff.
  • Strong attention to detail and project coordination skills.
  • Must by very organized, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment within firm production deadlines.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays with flexible schedule.

Work Environment

Position will work in an office and stadium environment. The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment. Must be able to work in all types of outdoor weather conditions and within a stadium environment.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear. The vision requirement includes close vision and ability to adjust focus. Nature of position requires physical mobility and the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.



No travel is expected for this position.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 




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