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Public Address (PA) Announcer – SPRING TRAINING (West Palm Beach, FL) with FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach · FL

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Public Address (PA) Announcer – SPRING TRAINING (West Palm Beach, FL)

The Houston Astros are seeking an energetic, professional gameday Public Address Announcer for home games for the 2020 Spring Training Season at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.  

This position is a seasonal, game based job that requires attendance at all Astros games, respectively. This is a highly interactive and intuitive job that requires being proactive, thinking quickly on your feet and reacting to a fast-paced environment.  Additionally, the PA Announcer will work closely with the game presentation staff and in-game host to create an entertaining experience and fan-friendly environment in the ballpark.

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
  • Excellent understanding of the game of baseball.
  • Announce starting lineups and player changes, all game action, public address announcements, contests and promotions/sponsors by following a game script provided by ballpark/team representatives.
  • Comfortable announcing to thousands of people on a microphone.
  • Engage the crowd by maintaining a creative and entertaining personality.
  • Attend game day meetings and any on-field rehearsals held prior to home games.
  • Perform PA Announcer duties in a manner deemed acceptable according to the team standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ sports PA announcer experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Major League Baseball; its players, rules, situations and terminology.
  • Major League Baseball Spring Training experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform in front of large audiences in an audible and enunciated voice.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Flexible to work irregular/extended hours (nights/weekends/holidays) to include all appropriate team home games.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain organized scripts.
  • Team player.

Finalists will be required to work through a sample script over the PA.
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