Baseball Media Relations Trainee (Seasonal)
Every year, hundreds of thousands of fans come to Durham Bulls Athletic Park to be entertained by MiLB’s most iconic team, the Durham Bulls. Imagine being the person responsible for those hundreds of thousands of tickets. How cool is that? Along with baseball, concerts, and other events the Durham Bulls have created a safe place where fans can come to relax and unwind from the everyday world.
This is a time of opportunity and growth at the Durham Bulls. Are you ready to be part of something bigger than yourself? Are you ready to be part of an organization that represents community, history, and excellence?
Be part of the team at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, NC - home of the Durham Bulls a Triple A affiliate of the Tampa Rays.
Position will handle most of the day-to-day operations of the Bulls media relations department. Along with game day duties, the trainee will handle press releases regarding player transactions, daily game notes and statistical packets, updating and posting of the Bulls roster, and assisting with website maintenance. Pay Rate: $12.00/hr
This individual will also gain experience in marketing, promotions, and game entertainment, working within the department to help develop and execute team marketing initiatives. Trainee will be expected to develop lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with members of the media and press box personnel, as well as Bulls coaches and players. This is a seasonal position with full time hours; approximately February through September.
Excellent writing skills (specifically relating to press releases, game stories and feature articles), proven command of social media platforms, and experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop software are required. 1-3 seasons of media and public relations experience in professional baseball and a college degree are preferred. Pay Rate: $12.00/hr.
You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at CBC. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.
A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.