Atlanta Braves
  • Trainee Program - Special Events
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 9.50
  • Hourly
  • Trainee
  • Benefit-eligible after 60 days (medical, dental, vision).

The Atlanta Braves Trainee Program is designed for applicants who are interested in beginning a career in professional sports. Each year the program hires individuals from around the nation with diverse backgrounds, who are ambitious, intelligent and creative, to work in a department from January to November. This opportunity provides valuable experience in the day-to-day operations of a professional sports franchise. It not only gives the opportunity to work in a Front Office environment but also to build a network with those in the sports industry who can provide expert advice and possible connections for job opportunities upon completion of the program.

The Trainee Program is open to any qualified applicant who has a Bachelors or Master's degree. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day responsibilities (depending on department assignments). The individuals who participate in this program are paid $9.50/hour, plus overtime if applicable, as well as are benefit-eligible after 60 days (medical, dental, vision).

Interested, qualified candidates may apply at from October 1st to October 15th each year. 

General requirements for all Trainee positions

  • College graduate, Bachelors or Masters
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Excellent executive presence
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays
  • Must complete a successful background check

Position description includes but is not limited to:

  • Update weekly availability of rental space, distribution of the monthly calendar to Braves Front Office personnel and producing Special Events MLB reports for the legal department
  • Return incoming calls regarding availability of rental spaces
  • Book rental space and communicate policies and procedures to potential clients about the venue
  • Assist with coordinating mass mailings and email blasts throughout the year
  • Keep clients informed of changes regarding special events and provide customer service support (i.e. faxing/mailing requested information/answering client questions and distribution of logistical information)
  • Assist with event set-up (equipment, tables/chairs, etc.)
  • Other duties include providing support to marketing-related functions, such as tradeshows, expos and other networking events
  • Research other venues so the department can stay updated on not only local venues but also other major league baseball park special events

In addition to the general requirements, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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