Director, Business Communications

Miami MarlinsFriday, October 26, 20180 application(s)
Employer Name Miami Marlins
Job Title Director, Business Communications
City Miami
State Florida
Country USA
Job Region South
Job Category Communications/Public Relations
Salary Range $80,000+
Job Reference Communications
Job Level Senior Level
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Essential Functions:
• Devise, create and develop strategies, content, ideas, approaches for club’s non-baseball initiatives
• Serve as primary contact for all non-baseball media requests, managing daily communications responsibilities and serving as a club spokesperson
• Coordinate with various internal departments for appropriate communication plans for non-baseball events.
• Advise on overall organization Public Relations strategy
• Assist in shaping the brand, image and overall awareness of the Miami Marlins organization
• Work to ensure the timely distribution of key organizational information, identifying proper local and national media/outlets to pitch stories and narratives
• Produce news releases; assist in generating feature content, video and other unique coverage for Marlins’ non-baseball initiatives
• Direct and coordinate news conferences and related media operations for non-baseball events at Marlins Park
• Interaction with club executives and ownership as well as government officials
• Monitor public and industry trends and how they might affect the organization
• Special projects as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements
• Strong media relations and communications background
• Experience working on complex issues that require thoughtful analysis and high-level planning
• Leadership to create strategies to drive and enhance the Marlins’ business narrative
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Exceptional grammatical skills, as well as knowledge of baseball terminology
• Flexible, proactive and able to respond and adapt to a rapid-paced environment
• Relationships with local and national non-sports media outlets with contacts in the local South Florida media
• Self-motivated with ability to manage multiple projects, both short-term and long-term
• Highly collaborative with ability to work in a team environment
• Strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
• Knowledge of social media platforms
• Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred
• Knowledge of Adobe programs and platforms, including InDesign and Photoshop a plus; •Photography experience a plus
• Ability to work long hours, weekends and game nights if necessary.

Suggested Education & Experience Guidelines:
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Business Administration or related field
• At least seven (7) years professional work experience (business/corporate communications and/or public affairs)

Benefit Information
• Medical PPO/Dental PPO/Life/Disability Insurance
• Vacation and personal paid time off
• 401K plan plus employer matching

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