THE CHICAGO CUBS SEEK A DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS
The Chicago Cubs have an immediate opening for a Director, Media Relations reporting directly to the President, Chicago Cubs. This position is responsible for directing all media relations activities associated with the Chicago Cubs team and coaching staff. These responsibilities include directing the writing and design of the annual media guides; writing press releases and daily press notes; directing activities related to promotional events such as the Cubs Caravan; maintaining contact with local and national media and acting as media spokesperson for the club. This position monitors issues and press coverage in order to update management and players on developing trends. Routinely acts as the liaison between the media and Chicago Cubs players, President, General Manager, and EVP, Business Operations. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5-8 years experience in sports information or media/public relations for a sports or media organization. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are required. An undergraduate degree in journalism, communications or a related field of study is required. This position requires non standard business work hours exceeding 40 hours per week. Required to work all home games. Also requires extensive travel, including approximately five weeks of spring training and at least on-half of the road trips per season.
Interested candidates should direct their resumes to:
1060 W. Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60613
Fax: (773) 404-4747
The Cubs are an equal opportunity employer.