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Job listing closed on 15 Nov 2023
17 Oct 2023

Regional Scout – Northern California / Oregon

🇺🇸 Seattle, WA, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$66,000 – US$67,000 per year

Job Title: Regional Scout

Department: Amateur Scouting

Reports To: Director, Amateur Scouting

Available Regions: NorCal/Oregon

Primary Objective: Responsible for supporting and assisting the Assistant Director and/or Director of Amateur Scouting in all facets of player evaluation.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate and report on all players in the assigned area.
  • Maintain and update a comprehensive “Preference List” for the assigned area.
  • Provide and present all relevant background information (interviews, character assessments, test applications, etc.) on prospects in the assigned area.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Mariners role system and apply it at all levels.
  • File schedules for all schools/programs in the assigned area. Provide guidance and recommendation for incoming crosscheckers and other members of the scouting department.
  • Provide prospect “follow reports” on prospects for upcoming draft classes.
  • Author and provide reports, preferences and recommendations in all forms of player acquisition (Trade, Free Agency, Rule 5 Draft, Rule 4 Draft, 6-Year Free Agency, etc.).
  • Special Assignment coverages as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director, Amateur Scouting
  • Evaluate all assigned coverages and players-of-interest
  • Attend Regional Scouting meeting in advance of the annual June Draft. Provide detailed presentation of each prospect in the assigned area
  • Regularly collaborate with scouting leadership in developing self-improvement plans in all areas, including goal planning and reviews
  • Aid Pro Scouting Department when assigned
  • Will perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Equivalent, relevant work experience would be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ relevant work experience required. Previous amateur scouting experience required.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to converse with both Players and Trainers/Agents, as well as the scouting department leadership group
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful, and professional in all forms of communication
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert, and accurate, paying attention to details of the job
  • Possess computer proficiency with email, MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Travel required
  • Must Live within assigned region. Preferred Nor Cal/Oregon; Scout Lives in or near the Bay Area

The Mariners are committed to providing a competitive total rewards package for our valued Team Members.

The anticipated range of base compensation for this role is $66,000 - $67,000 annually.

All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.

This information is being provided in accordance with the Washington State Equal Pay and Opportunity Act.