The Public Address Announcer will be responsible for providing live, in-game announcements and commentary to enhance the fan experience during sixteen (16) Detroit Tigers spring training games and sixty-six (66) Flying Tigers regular season games. Collaboration with Game Presentation Producer to ensure effective and accurate fan engagement.
Make live announcements before, during, and after games, including player introductions, in-game promotions, and important announcements.
Introduce players as they come to bat or take the field, providing a dynamic and engaging atmosphere for fans.
Share important information with the audience, such as game updates, player statistics, and upcoming events.
Interact with the crowd to build excitement, encourage fan participation, and create a positive and energetic atmosphere.
Work with the game presentation team to prepare scripts for each game, ensuring accurate and timely announcements.
Collaborate with the game presentation director, producers, and other staff to synchronize announcements with other in-game elements.
Be prepared to make emergency announcements or convey important information in critical situations.
Maintain a professional and polished on-air presence, representing the team and organization in a positive manner.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A clear, articulate, and engaging voice suitable for public announcements.
Prior experience as a public address announcer, preferably in sports or entertainment.
Ability to follow scripts and make live announcements with accuracy and enthusiasm.
A good understanding of baseball rules, terminology, and the specific dynamics of the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers.
Adaptability to respond to changes in the game or unforeseen circumstances during live events.
Effective communication with the production team, players, and other stakeholders.
A strong understanding of how the public address announcements contribute to the overall fan experience.
Office & Outdoor Stadium Environment.
Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
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 individual’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.