Baseball Media Relations Trainee

Durham Bulls Durham, North Carolina


Description

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. 

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. 

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-TVWRAL DigitalWRAZ-TVWRAZ DigitalWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4MicrospaceCBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull 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.