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IBTV is the Professional Broadcast Production of the Aberdeen IronBirds. Our primary focus is on Live Gameplay, Sponsorship Fulfillment, and In-Game Entertainment. We strive to make each event more memorable from the last. As an Audio Mixer, you will aid in executing efficient tactics of delivering a Minor League Baseball experience while ensuring exceptional quality on-air.
- Coordinate proper Sound Effects during Live Gameplay.
- Control Master Levels throughout Stadium.
- Manage and Organize playlists for specific scenarios.
- Edit and Ensure censorship of content.
- Coordinate Visual Effects accompanied by Sound effects.
- Thorough knowledge of Baseball Gameplay.
- 2 years of Audio Production Experience
- Efficiency in Audio Mixing
- Self motivated, and Effective problem solving skills
- Ability to efficiently follow directions.
- Effective teamwork skills
- Reliable transportation
- Efficiency in Virtual DJ
- Post-Production Audio Editing Software
- Prior Experience in Live Broadcast Media
- Personal Sound Recording / Mixing Equipment
- Experience in Video Production
The successful Director, Food & Beverage will oversee all food and beverage operations at The Ripken Experience-Aberdeen, including those at Ripken Stadium. The Director oversees a staff and operation that supports amateur baseball, professional baseball, catering, premium clubs and luxury suites, and events. As the leader of the department, the Director will be responsible for all financial, personnel and food quality verticals.
As our Director of Food & Beverage, you will:
Design and implement an annual Strategic Plan, including menus and operations efforts, to increase revenues, selection and quality, all while improving customer service and minimizing food and labor costs
Supervise full-time staff and seasonal staff members including.
Oversee ordering and inventorying of food and beverage materials and supplies
Provide timely sales reports and flash summaries to the General Manager for all events, including third-party events
Working with Concessions Manager, create standard operating procedures for all locations
Negotiation contracts with vendors and work with third-party contractors to ensure cutting edge, financially beneficial relationships
Oversee hiring and training process of all seasonal employees
Prepare budgets and operate under budgetary guidelines; forecast for the future
Create and promote a synergistic relationship with team members in all departments, service groups, and business entities
Provide feedback, ideas and recommendations to senior management
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of Food & Beverage operations experience at a manager- or director-level
Ability and willingness to multi-task
Excellent people-management skills and extensive experience in managing employees at many levels
Strong time-management skills, coupled with excellent oral and written communication skills
At least 1 year previous experience in budgeting/forecasting
Effective customer service skills
Valid Driver’s License
An entrepreneurial spirit that will strive to provide the highest quality of F&B operations to external customers
We STRONGLY prefer:
Prior experience with F&B in a professional sports environment
Experience with Quest POS
Special Physical Requirements of the Job/Working Conditions:
Use of hands, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Routinely lift up to 50 lbs. pounds- at least 50% of the time
Routinely exposed to extreme hot/cold conditions
Routinely exposed to dust and particles
Routinely exposed to loud noises
Required to work flexible schedule based on the needs of the business
A successful Group Event Specialist’s primary responsibility is to schedule group outings with local civic groups, non-profit organizations, camps and partners. The Group Event Specialist will also be responsible for renewing an existing group of defined season and group ticketing clients and will be free to sell all Aberdeen IronBirds ticketing inventory including premium seating, suites, season tickets and mini-plans.
Complete approximately 75 phone calls per day to potential group ticket clients.
Renew existing ticketing accounts at a rate of 90% or higher.
Provide customer service to existing accounts by visiting with the accounts throughout the season and off-season to ensure personalized, continual contact.
Attend community functions and events, representing the IronBirds’ organization in a friendly, sales-focused role.
Absorb objection-handling training, and implement strategies while on the phone with decision-makers.
Think creatively to enhance group ticketing opportunities for buyers.
Maintain database of new and existing prospects and clients.
Prospect for quality leads and build new sales from existing wait list.
Visit with accounts and maintain and develop relationships with season seat and group buyer clients.
Work all Aberdeen IronBirds games.
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or related field
Strong ability to communicate
Drive, determination, and a strong work ethic
Willingness and ability to listen and learn
Ability to work long hours, including weekends
Prior work experience or internship in professional sports
IBTV / Flight Crew is the Professional Broadcast Production of the Aberdeen IronBirds. We focus on Live Gameplay, Sponsorship Fulfillment, and In-Game Entertainment. We strive to make each event more memorable from the last. As an entertainer of the Flight Crew, you will aid in executing efficient tactics of delivering a Minor League Baseball experience while ensuring exceptional quality in the ballpark.
- Interact, entertain, and communicate with fans.
- Help develop new and interesting skits for entertainment.
- Coordinate Community relations programs through Maryland featuring our team mascots.
- Develop Theme night and promotional ideas.
- Assist marketing, advertising, and sale initiative through in-game entertainment and community programs.
- Communicate with fans, both face to face and via social media postings.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- High-energy personality.
- Ability and willingness to entertain fans on and off the field during various parts of each IronBirds game.
- Flexible Schedule
- Ability to work all 38 IronBirds’ home games
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