The Manager, Community Relations (CR) will create and execute the Dodgers annual Community Relations Strategic Plan. In addition, the Manager, CR will oversee the day-to-day management of all CR Leads and their respective initiatives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conceive the CR Annual Strategic Plan – including all MLB initiatives – and successfully execute annually using data driven tools and quantitative analysis to measure and evaluate event impacts with the goal of growing and expanding community impacts on an annual basis

  • Develop and supervise a team of two full time staff and one game day employee in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the community relations team including oversight of all community relations events

  • Train and manage CR Leads’ implementation of a multi-faceted community relations program including but not limited to the following initiatives:

    • Military Initiatives: flag ceremonies; reenlistments; Military Hero of the Game; military care packages; Opening Day; Memorial Day 4th of July; Veteran’s Day Batting Practice; Navy Fleet Week; and coordinate color guards and flyovers for special games

    • Educational Initiatives: Back to School initiatives and activations; Step Up to the Plate Attendance Program

    • Health Initiatives: Dodger/UCLA Blue Wish program

    • MLB Initiatives: Shred Hate/No Bully; Summer Slugger; Breaking Barriers Essay Contest; Player Give Back program; Pitch Hit & Run

    • Championship; Playball clinics; Jackie Robinson Day; Roberto Clemente Day; LGBTQ Sprit Day etc.

  • Manage CR led pre-game and game day on-field activities including batting practice visits, meet & greet visits, auction experiences, and player support as needed

  • Collaborate with the Sr. Director on Dodgers Public Relations strategy to identify appropriate opportunities to promote community and charitable efforts

  • Regularly oversee and make direct decisions to carry out numerous Community Affairs functions

  • Support the Sr. Director and department as needed

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Bilingual English/Spanish (verbal and written) preferred

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ work experience, including 3-5 years of direct management experience and training experience

  • Proven ability to successfully manage an event from start to finish – from ideation through execution of the event/program

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize, and maintain flexibility when working on multiple projects with conflicting deadlines

  • Goal oriented, self-starter with a strong work ethic and proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have a positive attitude, and be team oriented

  • Must be organized and detail oriented

  • Proven track record working directly in the community with marginalized groups (Los Angeles region experience preferred)

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with leadership, players, player families and staff at every level

  • Innovative, creative and an ability to think outside the box

  • Ability to work in tandem with internal and external customers (residents, civic and business leaders, volunteers) with a positive customer service attitude

  • Ability to work independently, creatively, with initiative and accurately within specific deadlines

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and other variable hours as needed

LOS ANGELES DODGERS LLC is firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified applicants from every race, creed, and background. The Organization is also firmly committed to complying with all applicable laws and governmental regulations at the state and local levels which prohibit discrimination.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS LLC considers all applicants without regard to national origin, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, military status, citizenship status, pregnancy or related medical conditions, marital status, ancestry-ethnicity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. The Immigration Reform and Control Act require that the Organization obtain documentation from every individual who is employed which verifies identity and authorizes his/her right to work in the United States.