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Two part-time Producer openings at MLB.com - New York

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by jetssack, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. jetssack

    jetssack Member

    MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLBAM) is the interactive media and Internet Company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, each of the 30 Club sites, Minor League Baseball Sites, and Player sites thereby creating the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. We are seeking to immediately fill a part-time Multimedia Producer position.

    Must have the following:
    • 1-2 years online video editing experience
    • Expertise with Final Cut Pro
    • Expertise with Adobe Photoshop
    • Weekend and night shifts only
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Knowledge of baseball an absolute must
    • Self-starter and team player who is highly reliable and responsible

    If you meet all of the qualifications listed above, please attach a copy of your resume and email it to jlc@mlb.com with 'Multimedia Producer' in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


    As a Part-Time Marketing Producer, you will work with assigned Major League Baseball Club personnel and internal Marketing and Technical departments to optimize the overall performance of the Club official websites. High-profile, fast-paced and challenging opportunity will allow you to make a significant contribution to the success of the MLB.com portal of Club websites. This is a part-time position working up to 30 hours per week.

    Minimum requirements
    - Bachelors Degree
    - At least 3 years’ working experience in Internet Production (HTML with non-WYSIWYG editors, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office)
    - Understanding of the Internet business – e-commerce, marketing, sponsorship, subscription products
    - Project management experience, specifically the ability to manage technical projects from conception to implementation
    - Ability to develop cordial, professional relationships with all level of Club personnel and MLB staff
    - Detail-oriented, organized and excellent verbal and written communication skills
    - Familiarity with the game of baseball
    - Ability to multi-task and work under strict deadlines
    - Flexible schedule: available weekends and late nights throughout the year

    - Optimizes overall performance of Club sites as it relates to increasing traffic, registered users and revenue generation
    - Acts as a liaison between assigned Clubs and MLBAM personnel
    - Manages Club-specific feature/functionality development including, but not limited to: promotions, subscription products, Club.com Shop & Ticketing initiatives, sweepstakes and other marketing pages
    - Coordinates design, editorial, and technical teams during new feature/functionality development projects; develops and manages schedule and project budget
    - Serves as point person for tech/design troubleshooting in support of daily site QA for assigned Clubs
    - Produces, proofs, tests and sends HTML and Text online newsletters and other email communication for assigned Clubs through email delivery software
    - Creates directories and work areas within MLBAM CMS for new projects as necessary
    - Fulfills other production responsibilities as assigned by Club Project Manager or other appropriate managers
    - Provides sound feedback and suggestions for enhancing the user experience for the portal overall
    - Provides additional production backup and QA support for network of other Marketing Producers
    - Tracks data, analyzes results and implements changes based on collected site data

    Use of Time
    - Production of updates and new pages, graphics, functionality and features for assigned Club sites (60%)
    - Interface with Club personnel, and MLBAM design and tech engineers as necessary, on page updates and development of new functionality (30%)
    - Administrative duties such as tracking completed projects, collecting and presenting site data (10%)

    If you are interested, please attach a resume and indicate 'Marketing Producer' in subject line of email and send it to jlc@mlb.com.
  2. Kroog City

    Kroog City Member

    How much would a part-time job with MLB get a fella?
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    There have been some threads like this in the past.... try searching for 'em.
  4. jetssack

    jetssack Member

    Don't know about the past; both these jobs were posted on June 9.
  5. Kroog City

    Kroog City Member

    So it seems as though you have some insight into working for mlb.com, stang?

    I guess from the other thread you referenced, it didn't seem as though there was much upside to a job like this...
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