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Chicago White Sox Job Opportunities

Whether you are seeking seasonal, part-time employment or you are building your professional career, Delaware North Companies (DNC) offers unique and exciting environments to pursue your true passion. IL Sportservice, a division of DNC, is located at U.S. Cellular Field. We have many great part-time, seasonal job opportunities available. Visit our website at www.delawarenorth.com for a list of employment opportunities with IL Sportservice and to apply online.

To find job openings at US Cellular Field:

  • 1.  Click on "Jobs" in the upper right hand corner of the page
  • 2.  Click on "Full-Time and Part-Time Hourly Opportunities"
  • 3.  Click on "Advanced Search"
  • 4.  Click on "Clear" at the top of the page
  • 5.  Select "IL- U.S. Cellular Field" as the location of interest
  • 6.  Select "All Job Families"
  • 7.  Click on "Search"


To apply for a job at US Cellular Field:

  • 1.  Click on the title of interest
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    •    b.  Select "upload resume" (resume strongly preferred, but not required)
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  • 6.  Complete the Final Section and click on "Submit"


Once you have applied for one of our exciting job opportunities, your on-line application/resume will be directed to the recruiting team. We have a large number of great people that apply for jobs here, but only have a limited number of opportunities available. As a result, you will only receive a call if we have an interest in scheduling an interview. Thanks in advance for your interest in working with IL Sportservice.

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Coordinator of Public Relations

Reports to: Director of Public Relations


Overview
The Chicago White Sox seek an energetic and team-oriented public relations specialist, writer and communicator to generate publicity for the for the club's off-the-field, business and non-baseball efforts. Candidate must feature strong written and verbal communication skills, familiarity with media and a proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. Ideal candidate is self-motivated, takes initiative and has a positive attitude. Candidate must have a desire to offer creative strategy and free-thinking "big picture" ideas on a proactive basis.


Responsibilities

  • Conduct aggressive, proactive public relations, including developing and pitching stories and building relationships with/acting as a trusted resource for local, regional, national and international media.
  • Constantly seek opportunities to promote the club beyond the sports pages in a variety of different media, including television, radio, print and digital.
  • Research and pursue media placement opportunities that promote the Chicago White Sox.
  • Write and edit internal and external communications, including press releases, media advisories, game programs, sales and marketing materials, website content and various club newsletters; as well provide editorial support on other communications materials, including the media guide, game notes and the season in review.
  • Assist the director of public relations with development and implementation of efforts to increase publicity and awareness of:
    1. Marketing initiatives, including promotional and theme nights, giveaways, in-park entertainment and ballpark news and events;
    2. Community relations programming, charitable programs, special events and player appearances;
    3. Corporate partnerships and ticket sales efforts.
  • Monitoring print, broadcast and social media coverage and compiling detailed reports on a regular basis.
  • Creating and maintaining local and national media lists, based on news coverage and trends.
  • Work closely with a public relations intern, as well as teammates on the media relations and community relations staffs.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local, national and social media contacts.
  • Assist communications dept. staff with crisis communications, when required.
  • Coordinate event logistics (community and media-specific events).
  • Help in coordinating and managing in-park market research programs.
  • Offer administrative support to the communications department as needed.


Qualifications:

  • Degree in journalism, communications or public relations.
  • Prolific writing skills.
  • Approximately 3-5 years public/media relations or related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Chicago media.
  • Fluency in Spanish and working knowledge of baseball and Chicago White Sox history.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, juggle multiple projects and anticipate and meet deadlines.
  • Desire to work with existing staff and outside agencies to proactively embrace the opportunities for positive visibility created by the team's success.

Must be available to work nights and weekends as dictated by the home baseball schedule.


Job posting info:
Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to: jobs@chisox.com


Please insert Coordinator of Public Relations as your subject line.


Deadline: July 25, 2014


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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