EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

2013 and 2014 Frontier League Champion and 2013 Organization of the Year, the Schaumburg Boomers are now hiring. Please note interested candidates may ONLY apply via Teamwork Online unless otherwise noted. The hiring manager will contact you to set up interviews; please do not contact team directly. The Boomers are currently searching for enthusiastic, motivated individuals for the following positions:

Broadcasting Internship

GAMEDAY EMPLOYEES: In addition to the positions listed above, the Boomers are also seeking seasonal gameday employees to provide outstanding customer service and assist in creating a fun-filled atmosphere for the upcoming 2015 season. A variety of positions can be found on our Gameday Employee Application, please print, fill out and submit to the Boomers via email
to jobs@boomersbaseball.com, fax to 630.439.3501 OR mail to Schaumburg Boomers, ATTN: JOBS, 1999 S. Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg IL 60193. A member of the Boomers staff will contact you directly to set up interviews. Please do not contact team directly.

PRINT THE GAMEDAY EMPLOYEES APPLICATION HERE

BROADCASTING INTERN

The Schaumburg Boomers, of the independent Frontier League, are presenting a unique Broadcasting Internship for the 2015 season.  Candidates for this position will be professional, motivated and a self starter while looking to gain experience in and honing their skills as a lead broadcaster for a professional baseball team.

This position will start on or about May 1, 2015 and will run through the completion of the Schaumburg Boomers regular season (or playoffs if applicable).  The chosen candidate will be committing to the full season with the team. 

Position Description:

Broadcaster

  • Broadcast, along with Boomers lead broadcaster all 54 Home Boomers games during the season between May 15, 2015 and September 6, 2015. 
  • Broadcast all home (and potentially road) playoff games after the end of the regular season (if applicable).
  • Broadcast a potential select number of road games that are commuter trips with no stay-over.
  • Follow all applicable Minor League Baseball broadcasting guidelines.

Pre and Post Game Shows/Archives

  • Candidate selected for this position will be responsible for some content for pre and post game shows including but not limited to: Conducting pre-recorded interviews with Boomers players, visiting team players, coaches and front office staff.
  • Compile post-game audio highlights and post game wrap up show for each broadcasted game for distribution online, via e-mail to fan databases and local media outlets.

Produce and Document Advertisements/Commercials

  • Record and/or produce advertisements for the team and sponsors to be aired during broadcasts throughout the season.
  • Compile an on-air log of advertisements for sponsorship department for proof of performance affidavits.

Potential Communications Department Duties

  • Candidate will have strong written and verbal communications skills which maybe used to assist the Boomers Communications staff with the following:
  • Writing and distribution of post-game recaps.
  • Composition of daily game notes for media and fans.
  • Potential feature stories on Boomers website.
  • Position Qualifications
  • Candidates interested in applying for this position should have previous broadcasting experience (baseball experience preferred).
  • A strong desire to broadcast baseball at a high level.
  • Willingness to learn and take direction.
  • Provide input and ideas to enhance the broadcast including ways to interact with fans while on air via social media and e-mail.
  • Experience with broadcasting online through streaming audio
  • Other duties as assigned by Boomers General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Director of Marketing or Promotions manager.
  • Internship pays a salary of $ 500.00 per month.

Hired candidate will need to provide their own local housing and transportation.

No phone calls or e-mails please.  Candidates will need to apply through Teamwork Online.  Candidates selected for the second step of the process will be required to send the Boomers either an audio link/file or cd of a live broadcast (baseball preferred).  Those candidates selected to send in their broadcast will be contacted directly by a member of the Boomers staff.  Candidates making the final interview will be required to come to Schaumburg, IL for an in-person interview.

Candidates without previous broadcasting experience will not be considered for this position. 

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