Supervisor: Director, Communications
Classification: Full-time/Non-Exempt (Temp)
This apprenticeship opportunity is to take place from February 2024 to October 2024.
The Communications Apprentice will support the full-time staff and work extensively with the media. The selected individual will have daily editing and writing assignments, will assist with pregame and postgame notes, will write features for the Astros Magazine, and will edit all team press releases. This position is expected to work in the press box for most home games, which includes nights and weekends. This position will also track media engagement at the direction of the full-time staff. This position will support both the baseball information and business communication aspects of the full-time staff. This position will also assist the Astros full-time staff at ancillary events, including college baseball tournaments, the Houston Open golf tournament and concerts at Minute Maid Park. This position is recommended for candidates with a background in Communications, particularly Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or Sports Management.
Education, Experience and/or Skills:
This job operates in an office, clerical setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment.
This is a sedentary role. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see and hear. The employee is required to sit for extended periods of time, use hands/fingers to utilize various electronic platforms.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
No travel is expected for this position.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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.