The Binghamton Mets are seeking an assistant to aid Tim Heiman, the team's Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations, for the 2014 season.
The Binghamton Mets are the Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets. This locally owned franchise has been playing in the Eastern League since their inception in Binghamton, NY in 1992. The B-Mets play a 142-game schedule that stretches from the first weekend of April to the first weekend of September.
Job Title: Broadcasting & Media Relations Assistant
Report To: Tim Heiman, Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations
Compensation: $25 per game stipend (home games only)
Start: Mid-March 2014
End: Mid-September 2014
Home games ($25/game stipend):
-Broadcast play-by-play for middle three innings
-Conduct interview with player/coach for pre-game show
-Host pre/post-game shows (based on performance)
-Produce daily stat packs
-Write game notes
-Compile/distribute daily lineup
-Write player biographies
-Maintain press box by overseeing distribution of game materials, including game notes, lineups and player biographies
-Distribute box scores following each game
-Write game story
-Update B-Mets website with game story, game notes and other news items
-Aid Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations in other departments (production of media credentials, facilitation of interviews with players, writing press releases etc.)
-Write game notes
-Possibility of making one or more road trips with team (based on performance)
Must be motivated to succeed in a team environment
Must have strong written and verbal skills
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word, Excel and Publisher
Must have availability to work entire season (April - September)
One season of previous broadcasting or media relations experience with an affiliated Minor League Baseball team preferred
Familiarity with Minor League Baseball's web interfaces, including Private Portal, Homebase and Newsroom a plus
Submit materials to:
Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations
211 Henry Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
Preferred submissions should include: Cover letter, resume, one full inning (top & bottom) of baseball play-by-play, one interview and one written baseball game story.
Please submit hard copies of the items in the list above. Electronic submissions will be accepted, but are not preferred.
No phone calls please.
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