Atlanta Braves
  • - Corporate Communications
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position:             Corporate Communications Manager

Reports to:         Vice President, Communications

 

Description: This business communications position requires a strong communicator with a wide array of established sports and non-sports media contacts who will proactively pursue off-the-field stories to bolster the awareness of Atlanta Braves, SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta activities. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactive approach to create and pitch stories related to the Braves off-the-field activities, including SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta           
  • Must have established relationships with a wide array of Atlanta media (especially non-sports media)
  • Regularly work with media regarding story content and scheduling interviews
  • Regularly work with broadcasters with special guests, promotions, etc.
  • Writing articles for internal publications
  • Ability to organize media with executives/players at special events
  • Create internal talking points when needed for executives, staff or player interviews
  • Crisis communications experience
  • Research media outlets and create specific media lists through Cision subscription for local and outer regional markets
  • Strategic and creative pitches for promotional/theme nights/days
  • Write press releases and media alerts
  • Distribute press releases and media alerts to targeted media outlets
  • Manage department Trainee
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
  • 7-10 years' experience in a public relations capacity, preferably with an agency background
  • Strong experience in public relations writing and pitching
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, organized and detail orientated person who can prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong creative writing, editing and pitching skills
  • Proven ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures and an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds on all levels within the company
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Cision preferred
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends and occasional holidays
  • Must complete a successful Criminal and Credit Background Check

 

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer




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