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Southern League

On Field Announcer

Birmingham Barons
Birmingham, AL
Communications/Community Relations: Broadcast Production

Job Title: On Field Announcer
Reports To: VP, Marketing
Department: Marketing
Employee Type: Seasonal
Status Type: Part-Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Compensation: Hourly rate 
Rate Range: $12.50/hour
Job Summary:
It is our goal to make our guests’ experience at Regions Field as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. To achieve this, our employees need to be professional, courteous, pleasant, reliable, dependable and well groomed. Our employees should be willing to go above and beyond to help make our guests feel welcome and always have a smile on their face.
Essential Functions:
We are looking for enthusiastic on field announcers to provide excellent entertainment and information for our patrons.  An on field announcer makes announcements with a microphone or amplifier over a loud speaker during Birmingham Barons sports events. The ideal candidate will be able to follow a script, deliver live banter and jokes and enliven the crowd mood.
§  Excellent customer service while maintaining the highest standards of quality and cleanliness
§  Strong communication and problem solving skills 
§  High attention to detail 
§  Ability to work in a high paced environment
§  Electronic and computer proficiency
§  Ability to maintain a neat, clean & professional appearance  
§  Makes announcements on field
§  Conducts entertainment on field
§  Act as master of ceremonies for Power Team segments 
§  Tell patrons about discounts, special promotions, or upcoming events
§  Read prepared scripts
§  Study layout of event venue
§  Work with VP, Marketing to ensure timing of announcements
§  Calm down crowds if there is an emergency
§  Inform crowds how to properly exit the building
§  Point out exit doors
General Physical Requirements:
§  Ability to lift 25lbs up to 50lbs 
§  Ability to stand for up to 5+ hours during a game 
§  Ability to work long hours, weekends & holidays
§  Ability to work in adverse weather conditions, including but not limited to rain and heat
Company Description: 
The Birmingham Barons are the proud Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. For ticket information, game schedule, promotions calendar or for additional information about Regions Field, visit or call (205) 988-3200. 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.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Have you ever worked for the Birmingham Barons, J & S Concessions, Parkview or any of its affiliate companies?

  3. Do you have at least one year of any work experience?

  4. Do you have at least one year of work experience in the role that you’re applying for?

  5. Do you actively maintain any valid certifications including, but not limited to, Food Handlers Card, First-Aid/CPR or Hospitality certificate programs?

  6. Are you able to make announcements on field?

  7. Are you able to conduct entertainment on field?

  8. Are you able to act as master of ceremonies for Power Team segments?

  9. Are you able to tell patrons about discounts, special promotions, or upcoming events?

  10. Are you able to read prepared scripts?

  11. Are you able to study layout of event venue?

  12. Are you able to work with VP, Marketing to ensure timing of announcements?

  13. Are you able to calm down crowds if there is an emergency?

  14. Are you able to inform crowds how to properly exit the building?

  15. Are you able to point out exit doors?