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Manager or Sr. Coordinator, Public and Player Relations - The Baltimore Orioles (Baltimore · MD)

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Communications/Community Relations: Media/Public Relations Servicing
TITLE: MANAGER/SR. COORDINATOR, PUBLIC AND PLAYER RELATIONS

 Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate media and non-media appearances and requests for Orioles Community Ambassadors & Legends
  • In collaboration with Director of PR, and Baseball Communications, serve as a point of contact for player, family, and prospect requests, both internal and external, ensuring that the club's interests are being represented
  • Oversee Orioles Families program
  • Work with Senior Vice President and Community Development team regarding player charitable involvement, incorporating priorities/charitable pillars of the club
  • Write and edit press releases, statements, and talking points regarding business-related announcements
  • Develop creative ideas to proactively generate publicity for players, coaches, and business-related initiatives
  • Assist with strategic communications planning around club priorities
  • Coordinate daily in-season media availability and interviews with players, coaching staff, and team officials to facilitate media access, as needed
  • Assist with Communications Action Plan execution, as needed
  • Develop and help execute content ideas and concepts, working collaboratively with broadcast partners, digital media, productions, photography, and other departments
  • Assist with off-season media events, including press conferences, conference calls, and events in the community
  • Direct supervisor to the Public Relations Assistant
  • Assist with research, writing, and editing the annual media guide, as well as team publications
  • Maintain communication channels with the Director, Public Relations and the Senior Vice President
  • Oversee VIP guests hospitality and outreach
  • Create and execute comprehensive PR plan to publicize community programs and larger club priority initiatives, including writing and distributing the press releases and coordinate appropriate media tours/pitches
 
Experience and Qualifications:
  • 4-year college degree in public relations, sports management, communications, journalism or related fields
  • At least 4 years of experience in public relations for a professional sports team or Division I college program
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Extensive knowledge of baseball, especially as it relates to statistical analysis
  • Solutions-oriented demeanor and superior teamwork skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask a variety of deadline-driven tasks effectively
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Creative Suite, and statistical research tools
 

DISCLAIMER: 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed to do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The Baltimore Orioles are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Baltimore Orioles to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race (including hair textures, afro hairstyles, or protective hairstyles), color, national origin or ancestry, religion or creed, gender, or sex (including pregnancy) age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, Veteran's status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.