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Job listing closed on 2 Feb 2024
14 Dec 2023

Family + Team Engagement Coordinator

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Detroit, MI, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Job Summary:

The Detroit Tigers Player & Family Relations Coordinator will be a valuable member of the Tigers Player & Alumni Relations Department. Coordinator will assist with a wide range of initiatives supporting Tigers families, players, and alumni. The coordinator will operate with a focus on supplying key resources to โ€“ and helping to plan special events for โ€“ the significant others and children of players, coaches, and trainers to enhance their experience within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining childcare resources in Tigers Family Room at Comerica Park (including the organization of invoices, purchasing goods, setting up, stocking, and maintaining the Tigers childcare facility, etc.)
  • Maintaining and updating informational databases
  • Assisting with event presentation planning and execution of Tigers Family based events
  • Assisting with game night experiential offerings for Tigers families, alumni, and guests
  • Assisting with alumni and player movements during team initiatives and activations
  • Communicating with internal departments and external vendors to support departmental goals and responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned, including assisting with creation and distribution of correspondence to alumni and Tigers significant others, tracking alumni ticket orders, helping to maintain alumni databases as well as supporting the Communications & Broadcasting department

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ideal candidate should possess a bachelorโ€™s degree.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related work experience within professional athletics.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and have the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts.
  • Creative and motivated to explore new opportunities and solutions in executing events and offering exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent communication, computer, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to establish priorities and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and Google docs suite
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient verbal and written bilingual English/Spanish skills welcomed.
  • The ideal candidate must be available full-time
  • The ideal candidate must be willing to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • TRAVEL: Some travel may be required

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidaysMust be able to work long hoursMust be willing to work in all weather conditionsMust be able to lift, up to 25 lbs.

All items listed above are illustrative and not comprehensive. They are not contractual in nature and are subject to change at the discretion of Detroit Tigers.


Detroit Tigers is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individualโ€™s race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Company will strive to provide reasonable accommodations to permit qualified applicants who have a need for an accommodation to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a job interview) if so requested.

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