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

Special Events Coordinator
Internship Opportunities

Position: Special Events Coordinator - facilitator of Coaches Clinic Program

Reports to: Special Events Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $25,000.00 + full benefits after 90 days

Description: The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for the production, facilitation and execution of the coaches' clinic series run by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. The candidate must live in Colorado.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning and execution of new and established coaches clinics (11 established, up to 30 new)
Manage each clinic and facilitate all event logistics, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgets, confirmation lists, venue, travel, lodging and set up/break down
Help create MLBPAA coaches clinic manual
Serve as liaison between former players, current players and outside partners (charities, teams, organizations, foundations, and other groups)
Collaborate with third-party organizations for successful execution of clinics and events from conception to completion
Generate new coaches clinics and network in and out the office
Maintain and build relationships with team contacts, sponsors and third-party organizations
Increase revenue and participation for coaches clinics and Special Events Department
Work collaboratively with the Membership, Memorabilia, Marketing and Communication departments

Qualifications and Preferred Skills:

Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent experience
One to two yearsÂ’ experience in events, marketing and/or communications is preferred
Willing to travel extensively
Ability to maintain composure, think clearly and perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
Comfortable speaking in front of large crowds
Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task on a variety of different projects
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Excellent interpersonal and self-motivating skills
Spanish speaking preferred (not required)

To apply:  Please send a cover letter and resume to postoffice@mlbpaa.com.

Position: Internships

Major League Alumni Marketing


Major League Alumni Marketing is looking for a motivated individual who is looking to gain real-world experience in a fast-paced sports environment. Learning potential is endless in these positions, and interns get out of the experience what they put into it. While primarily intended as an educational experience, these internships are unpaid but will be compensated for travel.

Requirements


Able to work 20-30 hours per week
Ability to travel to Spring Training at the end of February and all of March (Spring Internship)
Ability to travel during baseball season (Summer Internship)
Energetic
Outgoing
Team Player
Ability to multitask and get things done without supervision
Offers ideas and suggestions
Punctual and professional
Microsoft Office proficient

Spring Interview: End of December or beginning of January

Spring Start Date: Jan. 16, 2017 (can discuss)

Spring End Date: Apr. 21, 2017

Summer Interview: End of April or beginning of May

Summer Start Date: May 15, 2017 (can discuss)

Summer End Date: Sept. 16, 2017

To apply: Please send resumes to Amy@mlbpaa.com


MLBPAA 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
March 25, 2017: Baltimore Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
March 25, 2017: Phoenix Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
March 25, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 1, 2017: Brooksville Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 1, 2017: Tempe Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 2, 2017: Peoria Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 3, 2017: Kissimmee Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 8, 2017: St. Petersburg Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 15, 2017: Bridgeport Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 22, 2017: San Luis Obispo Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 29, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
April 30, 2017: Arlington Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
May 12, 2017: Kansas City 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.
May 13, 2017: Hartford Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
May 27, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
May 31, 2017: Eastchester Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit The Chapel School.
June 24, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
July 9, 2017: Miami 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.
July 16, 2017: Eastport Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
July 19, 2017: Dallas Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
July 27, 2017: New York 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.
July 29, 2017: Springfield Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
July 29, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Aug. 2, 2017: Houston Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit Tony's Prostate Cancer Research Foundation.
Aug. 26, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Sept. 13-14, 2017: Harrisburg Fundraiser
This MLBPAA fundraising event will benefit the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation.
Sept. 30, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 14, 2017: Hartford Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 14, 2017: Hartford Coaches Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Oct. 28, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Nov. 3-5, 2017: Nicaragua Clinics
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Nov. 25, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Dec. 30, 2017: Visalia Clinic
Legends for Youth Clinics allow the nation's youth to learn from baseball's all-time greats.
Complete Event Schedule