The Tampa Bay Rays Communications department is seeking a coordinator for a full-time position. This position will have a primary focus on credentialing and gameday setup, and a secondary focus assisting the team in both baseball and business communications efforts. Responsibilities
Coordinate all aspects of the team’s credentialing process, including serving as the main contact for all media credentials to cover games and events at Tropicana Field. Also responsible for official Rays Spring Training credentials, postseason credentials, team credentials and batting practice passes. See all processes through from production to distribution.
Assist in the production of press box publications for home games, including stat pack, minor league report and lineups, as well as update rosters after each transaction during the season
Assist with press releases and other projects as assigned
Assist with Rays business-related communications efforts as needed
Assist with media interview requests for players and coaches as needed
Assist with 25th Anniversary communications efforts as needed
Summarize news stories and compile press clips on a daily basis in the offseason
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
Prior sports experience in media relations or sports information
Highly knowledgeable in baseball statistics, terminology and rules
Highly skilled researcher with experience using baseball statistical databases is preferred
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Detail- and deadline-oriented
Highly motivated and well organized
Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word and Excel
Fluency in Spanish preferred
All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check. All applicants for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.