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Orioles Job Opportunities

Full-Time Position

SPANISH TRANSLATOR AND MEDIA RELATIONS ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT: Public Relations

REPORTS TO: Director, Public Relations:

Position Summary: The Spanish Translator and Media Relations Assistant will provide Spanish-to-English translation for uniformed Orioles players in their interactions with members of the media. Additionally, this role will provide bilingual support to the Public Relations department and other business operations departments throughout the organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide Spanish-to-English translation at pre and post-game media sessions for Spanish-speaking uniformed Orioles players.
  • Attend Spring Training in Sarasota, Fla. for all workouts and games.
  • Attend all Orioles home and road games during the regular season, all Postseason games, and any other events to be covered by local or national media at which Orioles uniformed personnel are present.
  • Provide English language training to uniformed personnel and staff.
  • Coordinate media relations interactions with Spanish-speaking news outlets and monitor press coverage.
  • Create content for Spanish-speaking fans on team social media platforms and assist with fan interactions via social media and email.
  • Assist Public Relations department with in-game and offseason duties including statistical research; writing and editing various publications including press releases, game notes, Orioles Magazine articles; translating press materials to Spanish, when appropriate; and facilitating on-site media opportunities.
  • Assist various business operations departments with bilingual support for projects, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Spanish fluency required, both written and oral
  • Bachelor's degree required in Spanish, Communications, Public Relations or related field
  • Superior written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Outgoing personality and able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, including media, fans and players
  • Strong knowledge of baseball and related statistics
  • Public Relations experience in sports or entertainment fields preferred.
  • Ability to work long hours including nights, holidays and weekends and travel both domestically and internationally

Those interested should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Kristen Hudak at khudak@orioles.com.

Equal Opportunity Statement:
The Baltimore Orioles are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Baltimore Orioles to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer:
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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Part-Time Position

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT: Information Systems

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and Responsibilities (will include, but not limited to):
This position will interact with all departments by performing tasks related to information technology. These tasks will include the following - Configuring and deploying Windows 7 PCs and laptops on a Microsoft network. Installing and configuring Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013. Installing, configuring, and monitoring antivirus and other client security software. Troubleshooting and resolving PC issues including spyware problems, hard drive failures, and other minor/simple hardware issues. Performing research on various software and hardware products will also be included in this position. The successful candidate must also be willing to perform non-technical tasks, such as data organization, computer work room organization, and inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ideal candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills, and research abilities. Qualifications for this position include familiarity with Microsoft Windows 7, knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013, and customer service experience as well as the ability to work independently and follow detailed instructions. Familiarity with Apple OS X a plus, but not required.

Interested candidates can apply by sending their resumes along with a cover letter via mail, fax or e-mail to:

Baltimore Orioles
Human Resources
333 West Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
wmorrison@orioles.com
Fax Number: 410-547-6273

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Orioles Internship Program

OVERVIEW
The Orioles internship program is intended to provide valuable and practical educational experiences for the student. This experience is gained by watching and performing tasks while under the close supervision of an Internship Mentor. All internships are unpaid and must count toward academic credit. In addition, the student is not entitled to a job with the Orioles at the conclusion of the internship.

REQUIREMENTS
Students seeking an internship should meet the following criteria:

  • Current student in a college/university with at least 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 major GPA, with a declared major.
  • Ideal candidates should have excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills.
  • Must have a fan-friendly attitude.
  • During the off-season, interns should be available Monday through Friday, from 9-5.
  • During the season, interns will follow the schedule set by the department and baseball schedule. This may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested students can apply by sending their resumes along with a cover letter via mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Baltimore Orioles
Human Resources
333 West Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-547-6273 (FAX)
resumes@orioles.com

Included in the cover letter should be area of interest and dates of availability. For planning needs, Fall term is September - December; Spring term is February - May; Summer term is June - August.
Due to the high volume of resumes we receive we regret that we will only be able to respond to those students in whom we have an interest.

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WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING INTERNS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

Orioles Alumni - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The internship is designed to provide the student with experience in archival research as well as event management. The intern will assist the department staff with daily tasks in two primary areas: (1) team archives -- researching, identifying and cataloging team and player files and photographs; and (2) Orioles Alumni program -- assisting with pre-game, in-game and community functions involving former players, as well as database management. The intern should have experience with Word and Excel programs, and be comfortable both working alone on projects as well as with Orioles sponsors and clients in the social setting of the ballpark. Some nights and weekends are required. Available for spring, summer or fall semesters.

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Corporate Sales and Sponsorship - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The intern will be exposed to contracts and proposals for sponsorship accounts. Providing fulfillment duties for existing accounts and creating new proposals are just two of the many experiences the intern will learn. The intern may also assist with promotions and game day events related to servicing of sponsor contracts. Under the direction of the Internship Mentor, the intern will also perform research and work on special assignments as needed.

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Ballpark Operations - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
This intern will experience and learn skills related to venue management. They will actively learn by helping to oversee a staff of approximately 200 event staff employees. The intern will also, under the direction of the Internship Mentor, be introduced to the maintenance aspect of venue management. This may include assisting the department by maintaining a variety of reports/logs that pertain to the safe and efficient operation of the ballpark.

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Public Relations - (Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term)
The intern will learn and develop skills in effectively dealing with the media and public by working in the public relations office. Research and statistical skills will be honed in this internship opportunity. Prior experience with a sports team or college sports information office is preferred, but not required. The applicant must be willing to work nights and weekends during the season.

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Productions Internship

JOB SUMMARY
The internship is designed to gain experience and insight into the Productions department for a Major League Baseball team. Under the direction of the Internship mentor, the intern will further enhance, develop and acquire skills from performing the below listed tasks and other task to be assigned:

  • Camera work, such as shooting special events, on-site and off-site player appearances, and shooting for Oriole Productions
  • Perform editing tasks on Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere
  • Edit packages they have shot and create video content to be displayed in the ballpark
  • Assist with video archiving

REQUIREMENTS

  • The internship will be three days a week including some weekends
  • Must be focused on television/video production as a career
  • Must have a passion for video production and baseball
  • Completed classes that focus on camera work and editing using Final Cut/Adobe Premier
  • Must be able to successfully work in a team environment as well as complete various individual projects
  • Must be flexible and willing to work long hours
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge in graphics such as Illustrator, Photo Shop and After Effects is preferred but not required

The Baltimore Orioles Productions Internship is a non-paid position and not eligible for benefits, but is eligible for college credit. The Baltimore Orioles do not guarantee a position within the organization after completion of this internship.

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Orioles Seasonal Opportunities in Baltimore

If you enjoy being surrounded by baseball, these seasonal positions may be for you. All positions require strong interpersonal communication skills and a willingness to assist fans in a polite, friendly manner. Every employee is expected to have a basic knowledge of Oriole Park at Camden Yards and be able to locate areas within the ballpark. Some positions require standing for long periods of time and exposure to all types of weather. Applicants must be able to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Candidates must have some experience working with people in a customer-service capacity.

Special notes:
  • Baltimore Orioles is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Background checks will be performed on all candidates hired
  • Please indicate the position desired on either the resume or application
  • We are unable to take phone calls regarding application status

To apply for any of our seasonal openings, please download our application [.pdf] »
(Get Adobe® Reader®).

Seasonal candidates may fax a completed application to 410-547-6273, or send via mail to:
Baltimore Orioles
333 West Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Staff (Seasonal/Game-time)

Out-going and fan-friendly individuals are needed to become members of our Event Staff. Our Event Staff members greet fans entering the ballpark, assist fans in scanning tickets for entry to the park, provide directional information to fans regarding seating, concessions, emergencies, and maintain an up-beat, family atmosphere so that all fans can enjoy the game. Applicants must be available for the majority of home games for the Orioles 2016 schedule.

Our Event Staff have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, courteous, and fan-friendly
  • Ability to work in all types of weather (heat, cold, rain)

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Sales & Fan Services Representative (Seasonal/Part Time)

The representatives provide the highest level of customer service to Orioles fans via incoming calls to our main phone queue. Our representatives are able to sell group tickets and season ticket plans. In addition, they are able to answer fan questions related to general team policies. Each representative is responsible for keeping fans aware of various ticket opportunities that become available. A strong work ethic and desire to grow business is necessary to become successful in this opportunity. A portion of this opportunity will involve making out-bound sales calls. You must enjoy speaking on the phone and the challenge of problem solving. A flexible schedule is required, as well as working evenings and weekends during our 2016 season.

Our Representatives have the following qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills & a true desire to serve
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Some cold-calling experience
  • A customer service background

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Sales & Fan Services Ticket Seller (Seasonal/Part time)

Within our Box Office, staff members sell individual game tickets on both game and non-game days. The responsibility of the ticket seller is to provide a smooth transaction for each customer, ensuring the customer is aware of all available tickets and promotions. Each seller is expected to understand the seating layout of the ballpark and prices, including discounts. They must balance their bank at the completion of each shift. Applicants must be available to work the majority of home Oriole games.

Our Ticket Sellers have the following qualifications:

  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Cash-handling experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Flexible schedule

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Fan Assistance Representative (Seasonal)

If you have a true desire to serve fans, this position may be for you. We are scouting for individuals who can provide the highest level of customer service to join our Fan Assistance team. Team members should have a flexible schedule that includes working at least 80% of our home games.

Our Fan Assistance Representatives have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to solve problems under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work the majority of our home games
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Career Introductory Program

The Baltimore Orioles Career Introductory Program is designed to gain experience and insight into the promotional aspect of game day operations for a Major League Baseball team.

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Orioles Designated Hitters

The Designated Hitters program is a volunteer sales force serving as ambassadors for the Baltimore Orioles. DHs work within the regional business community, as well as with non-profit organizations, schools, local government and individual customers, to help sell Orioles season, group and individual tickets. Since 1979 the Orioles DHs have helped to build excitement for baseball all across Baltimore city and the state of Maryland!

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