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Summary The Intern – Player Development Information will focus on analyzing and disseminating various forms of player data and video for development purposes. This position will help support the department’s efforts both in preparing video and data visualization for player- and coach-facing delivery, as well as analyzing performance trends and communicating development opportunities for both internal and external players to PD leadership. Residence in Phoenix is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Support ad-hoc requests for reports, videos & visualizations, and research projects for player development.

  • Create and deliver player feedback and optimization plans for minor leagues athletes, as well as select Major League coverage, as assigned.

  • Per assigned player, research publicly available information (Twitter, external projections, online articles, etc.)

  • Contribute to identifying data issues and testing application features in Milwaukee Brewers Baseball club systems.

  • Monitor, identify and recommend new or emerging technologies that could enhance baseball performance or processes.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Proficiency with video editing (Adobe Premier or similar) software required

  • Proficiency with data visualization (Tableau or similar), SQL and SQL databases strongly preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word required

  • Extensive experience with advanced statistical concepts, particularly those relevant to sabermetric player evaluation techniques

  • Strong language skills required including ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with front office and field staff

  • Must possess strong attention to detail and exhibit the capability to multi-task effectively

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or current pursuit of bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field or equivalent professional experience. Advanced degree or current pursuit of advanced degree in one of the areas mentioned above or a related field is desirable

Computer Skills

To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to [25] pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasional travel to remote sites, including spring training sites, affiliate sites, conferences or other major league facilities may be required. Estimated travel time is less than 10%.

Travel Requirements

The employee must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle and to drive long distances to attend games. In addition, the employee is required to make selected trips by air and must be able to walk significant distances with luggage, board & deplane aircraft.

Work Hours

Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, additional hours may be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays