Full Time Job

Assistant, Corporate Communications

Oakland Athletics

Oakland, CA 06-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Assistant, Corporate Communications (Seasonal)

Position: Assistant, Corporate Communications

Department: Communications

Reports to: Director, Communications & Content

Job Classification: Non-exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a seasonal Assistant, Corporate Communications. The position will assist the Director, Communications & Content and Vice President, Marketing & Communications with the execution of organizational communications efforts to advance the Oakland A's brand.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in writing, proofreading, and distributing communications materials, including press releases, media advisories, talking points, and team emails
• Identify media opportunities, including pitching story ideas and placing positive coverage, for A's events throughout the season
• Submit A's content, information on upcoming events and photos to local, national, and editorial publications
• Compile media monitoring reports
• Post content to the A's PR Twitter account
• Create and maintain media lists for local and national media
• Assist with game duties as needed
• Other communications duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or a similar area
• Previous internship experience preferred
• Excellent written, verbal, and communications skills
• Professional writing samples required
• Knowledge of AP Style and experience proofreading
• Knowledge of baseball preferred
• Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8ejw-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.