Milwaukee Brewers

  • Director - Business Communications

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/31/2019 11:59 PM)
    ID
    2019-1713
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Communications
  • Overview

    This position reports to the Senior Vice President of Communications and Affiliate Operations. It is responsible for overseeing business and corporate communications as well as planning and execution of select special events.

     

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Execute PR campaigns and communications related to all non-baseball activities for the organization. Key areas of focus for publicity will include ticket sales, promotions, corporate marketing, community relations/Brewers Community Foundation, ownership initiatives and facility operations.
    • Coordinate with Marketing, Broadcasting and Social Media departments to establish comprehensive communications strategies and campaigns on an annual and ad-hoc basis.
    • Serve as one of the primary points of contact for media; coordinates interview requests and interview preparation for senior executives.
    • Plan and execute business-related press conferences and other media activities.
    • Create talking points for Brewers ownership and executives.
    • Maintain communications calendar and plan upcoming announcements based on strategic timing.
    • Manage relationship with outside PR consultants.
    • Create and manage Business Communications department budget.
    • Coordinate with Baseball Communications department on campaigns and initiatives that include crossover with uniformed personnel or baseball-side executives.
    • Lead planning, management and execution of multiple special events and projects as assigned. Examples include:
      • Special Brewers Anniversary/Reunion/Honors activities (dinners, parties, programs, statue unveilings)
      • Ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies for special projects
      • Miller Park Walk of Fame
      • Miller Park Wall of Honor
      • Milwaukee Braves Honor Roll
      • Brewers On Deck activities
      • Negro Leagues and Cerveceros Tributes
      • Other Media / Communications events as assigned
    • Review and refine crisis communications plans for the organization.
    • Oversee enhancements and functionality of the Brewers Ballpark App.
    • Establishment and management of Brewers Historical Archives (through bvendor)
    • Assist with all day of game activities and pre-game events involving hosting of special guest
    • Assist in coordination of guests/visitors utilizing Communications game day opportunities (e.g. suites, tickets, etc.).
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

     

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and five-to-seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Special events experience preferred. 

     

    Computer Skills  

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.     

     

    Language Skills                                                

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write detailed correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

     

    Mathematical Skills                                                     

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

     

    Reasoning Ability      

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.                                              

     

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.

    The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    Work Hours                                                     

    Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, additional hours will be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays, including (but not limited to) home game days and special events.

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