Full Time Job

Community Relations Specialist, Youth & Education

Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles, CA 05-13-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Title: Community Relations Specialist, Youth & Education

Department: External/Community Relations

Reports to: Manager, Community Relations

Status: Full Time

Pay Rate: $28.00 - $30.00/hour*
*Compensation rates vary based on job-related factors, including experience, job skills, education, and training.

The Youth & Education Specialist will work on a wide range of the Dodgers community affairs outreach efforts and activities. This includes managing the teams’ Kids4Dodger baseball program, LA Reads, annual Back to School Program, Turkey Giveaway, Children’s Holiday Party, and expand club sponsored youth and family-based initiatives.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Oversee and manage the teams’ educational programs and relationships including:
• Collaborations with LAUSD, other local School Districts and educational non-profits;
• Back to School initiatives and activations; and
• Step Up to the Plate Attendance Program
• Manage and coordinate the teams’ literacy program “LA Reads” which includes the annual program launch, monthly winner recognitions and monthly digital literacy activations
• Manage and coordinate all aspects for the Kids4Dodger baseball program for twenty-thousand youth, including Spring Training clinic
• Plan and manage the teams’ sponsored annual holiday programs including the turkey give-a-way and children’s holiday party
• Manage MLB Educational Youth Programming including Shred Hate/No Bully; Summer Slugger; and Breaking Barriers Essay Contest
• Coordinate mentorship programs and career days
• Oversee data tracking for all CR initiatives within your purview.
• Provide weekly detailed reports on program impacts, including but not limited to quantifiable analysis of program progress year over year.
• Manage, process, fulfill, and review external in-kind donations for non-profits, schools, and other community programs
• Collaborate with the Dodgers Public Relations department to identify appropriate opportunities to promote community and charitable efforts
• Write and draft memos and background materials related to all events within your purview
• Assist with pre-game and game day on-field activities including batting practice visits, meet and greet visits, auction experiences, and player support as needed
• Prepare web copy updates in a timely fashion
• Manage individual program budgets and expenses
• Support the Manager and department as needed
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and other variable hours as needed
• Perform all duties as assigned

Basic Requirements/Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree Required
• Bilingual English/Spanish (verbal and written) preferred
• Minimum two to three years’ experience in community relations/outreach, non-profit organization, or related field
• Proven ability to successfully manage an event from start to finish – from ideation through execution of the event/program
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize, and maintain flexibility when working on multiple projects with conflicting deadlines
• Goal oriented, self-starter with a strong work ethic and proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work in tandem with internal and external customers (residents, civic and business leaders, volunteers) with a positive customer service attitude
• Able to work independently, creatively, with initiative and accurately within specific deadlines
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Must be organized and detail oriented
• Innovative, creative and an ability to think outside the box
• Must have a positive attitude, and be team oriented

Current Los Angeles Dodgers employees should apply via the internal job board in UltiPro by following these prompts:


LOS ANGELES DODGERS LLC is firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified applicants from every race, creed, and background. The Organization is also firmly committed to complying with all applicable laws and governmental regulations at the state and local levels which prohibit discrimination.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS LLC considers all applicants without regard to national origin, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, military status, citizenship status, pregnancy or related medical conditions, marital status, ancestry-ethnicity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. The Immigration Reform and Control Act require that the Organization obtain documentation from every individual who is employed which verifies identity and authorizes their right to work in the United States.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmjyjx-44-200-112-172-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $28.00 to $30.00 Per Hour ($ USD)