Job Opportunities

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization in its 34th year of promoting the game of baseball, raising money for local charities and serving the unique needs of former players.

Current Openings

Inventory and Purchasing Staff
Internship Opportunities

Position: Inventory and Purchasing Staff

Reports to: Vice President of Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: To be determined (benefits after 90 days)

Location: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Description: The Inventory and Purchasing Staff person will play an important role by managing all purchase orders for the acquisition of product and all inventory management.

Major League Alumni Marketing, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Creates purchase orders for the acquisition of product based on department manager's requests
Ensures accuracy of purchase orders and researches/reviews purchases for cost savings
Ensures purchases are within budget allowances and communicates with department managers to allocate inventory purchased to each department
May negotiate with suppliers to obtain prices and specifications
Familiar with standard purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures and how they relate to accounting and other departments
Responsible for recording, receiving and maintaining control of all inventory purchased
Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures to include quality control, receiving reports, inventory cycle counts and yearend inventory counts when necessary
Performs a variety of tasks, to include providing inventory and cost of goods reports to accounting and executive staff
Provides routine administrative support

Qualifications and Preferred Skills:

Bachelor's degree in a related field
Attention to detail
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Works under general supervision
A certain degree of latitude and creativity are required
Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task on a variety of different projects
Organized, self-starter, excellent verbal and written communication skills
1-2 years related experience

To apply:  Submit a cover letter and resume to Tracey Lucero-Corsi by Thursday, June 30th, 2016.

Position: Internships

The MLBPAA is currently seeking interns to spend a quarter/semester in an experience-driven environment. Growing with the MLBPAA, the internship program provides a well-rounded experience by exposing participants to all facets of the organization, including but not limited to the following: day-to-day business operations, sales/marketing, event management, fundraising/development, public/media relations, budgeting, membership development, memorabilia sales and technology.

Interns will learn through hands-on experiences working with the MLBPAA's Swing with the Legends charity golf series, the Legends for Youth baseball clinic series, Legends Games, the membership and fundraising departments and Major League Alumni Marketing. The Alumni Association's internship program provides ample opportunities for its interns to gain experience and/or college credit in the sports industry, including opportunities to manage MLBPAA events.

Qualifications:

Candidate must be working toward degree. Sports management/administration preferred
Candidate must have completed their junior year
Strong interpersonal skills
Creative, trustworthy and hardworking

The ideal candidate will:

Be energetic and enthusiastic
Be outgoing and have a positive attitude and personality
Be a "team player"
Have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Be willing to offer ideas and suggestions
Be punctual and professional

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Geoff Hixson at geoff@mlbpaa.com.

MLBPAA Events
Aug. 24, 2016: Milwaukee Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Aug. 27, 2016: Boston Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
August 27, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Aug. 30, 2016: Arlington Alumni Day
The Alumni Day Series consists of a pre-game reception hosted at Major League Baseball Stadiums and includes two free tickets for each former player and their guest.
Sept. 1, 2016: Binghamton Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton, Broome County Urban League, CHOW and the Catholic Charities Diocese of Syracuse.
Sept. 2, 2016: Denver Alumni Day
The Alumni Day Series consists of a pre-game reception hosted at Major League Baseball Stadiums and includes two free tickets for each former player and their guest.
Sept. 16, 2016: Aberdeen Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the MLBPAA.
Sept. 17, 2016: Graham Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Sept. 23, 2016: Jacksonville Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Florida.
Sept. 24, 2016: Jacksonville Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
September 24, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 13, 2016: Fort Worth Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the MLBPAA Legends for Youth Clinic Series.
October 29, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 29, 2016: Welland Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 29, 2016: Welland Coaches Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Nov. 9, 2016: Baton Rouge Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit The Bringing Back Baseball Initiative, Southern University Baseball and the MLBPAA.
Nov. 15, 2016: Legends for Youth Dinner
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the MLBPAA Legends for Youth Clinic Series.
November 26, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
December 31, 2016: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Complete Event Schedule