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Manager, Communications

The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball club based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Atlanta Braves Executive Offices are located in the ballpark of Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia.
Atlanta, GA
Full-Time
Atlanta, GA
On-site
Mid-Sr. Level
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If you are driven to deliver exceptional fan experiences that are beyond anything possible elsewhere and interested in working alongside a team of innovators and enthusiastic over-achievers, you will enjoy working with us!

Job Description:

The Manager, Communications drives day-to-day operations toward the advancement of the Corporate Communications strategy. This role is responsible for proactive storytelling about the Atlanta Braves, Truist Park, The Battery Atlanta, and their partners. They represent the Club with media and help orchestrate proactive media coverage of all off-field initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of the Club’s corporate communications strategy
  • Secure proactive media coverage of the Club’s off-field initiatives, including Truist Park enhancements, brand tentpole games/events (HBCU Night, EBCI Night, Pride Night, Alumni Weekend, Hank Aaron Week, etc.), Foundation and Community Affairs initiatives, Delaware North specialty food offerings, Braves Retail initiatives, Marketing campaigns, and Corporate Partnerships
  • Draft press materials, including press releases, media alerts/invites, and media pitches for corporate communications announcements
  • Work with media to coordinate coverage and facilitate interviews
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with the media members who cover the Atlanta Braves and The Battery Atlanta
  • Collaborate across departments to support brand initiatives and mine for storytelling opportunities
  • Draft articles for Braves publications, i.e. bi-annual Yearbooks, Playbills, and Alumni Newsletters
  • Manage gameday photographer needs and requests
  • Handle media credential requests for non-game related media opportunities
  • Manage daily First Pitch email for all Braves users and media clips sent to Executive team
  • Media monitoring and tracking
  • Create and maintain media lists

Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Minimum of three - five years of experience in a media relations/corporate communications capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, coach and mentor department staff members
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building
  • Excellent written, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, organized, and detail-oriented person who can prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include occasional long hours, weekends, and holidays
  • Understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures and an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds on all levels within the company
  • Must complete successful criminal background and credit checks

The Atlanta National League Baseball Club, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. A diverse workforce representing varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences is key to delivering on our business promise to our fans and the communities we serve. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply.If you are disabled as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act and require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete your online application, including making a change to the application process, please contact our Human Resources team at PeopleCapital@braves.com