Description: The Rays Minor League Travel Logistics Manager will run all aspects of Team and Administrative Travel logistics for the Player Development system. The individual stepping into this role is supremely organized; you love a clean spreadsheet, an efficient checklist, and streamlined operations, and you make sure details do not fall through the cracks. While this position holds a high degree of responsibility to ensure that our humans get to where they need to be, on time and as stress-free as possible, you will have help. You can expect to be based out of our St. Petersburg, FL Tropicana Field. Hours for this role fluctuate, but during the season will tend to follow the affiliate game schedule.
Arrange all travel logistics (air, bus, hotel, car if necessary) for player movements throughout the course of the baseball calendar (including spring training, championship season, post-season, instructional league, and camps)
Manage housing logistics for player and staff housing at Rays full-season affiliates
Liaise between Rays players and staff between various external third parties, including leasing offices, maintenance management, etc., and coordinate the turnover process of player housing
Support travel logistics for full-season clubs; assist in the creation of travel manifests, rooming lists, hotel and other temporary housing needs for players and staff
Assist in the creation and maintenance of organizational schedules
Provide after-hours travel-related services in accordance with roster transaction needs
Assist with preparation of Player Development budgets pertaining to travel logistics
Above average organizational and time management skills. You love a good checklist, and you check it twice to make sure details don’t fall through the cracks.
Skilled use of Microsoft based office programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Word
Working proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred
Capacity to work non-traditional and flexible hours in accordance with the baseball schedule
Ability to travel from Tampa, FL, to various Rays Affiliate cities roughly twice per month
Willingness to work out of the Rays Spring Training complex for the duration of Spring Training
Familiarity with the baseball landscape, the transaction cycle, and travel logistics
Nice to have: travel planning and booking experience, functional use of SQL.
All offers are 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.