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Job Title:         Professional Scout
Department:   Player Personnel
Reports To:     Director, Player Personnel
Status:             Exempt
Dates:             Must be available to start by January 1st, 2022.

Primary Objective:

Responsible for providing support and assistance to the Director of Player Personnel in all facets of player evaluation.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate players at varying levels of professional baseball.
  • Maintain working knowledge of Mariners systems, processes, and philosophies.
  • Proactively communicate preferences, ideas, and broad-level takeaways throughout the Personnel department.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent, relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education, if approved by management.
  • Some level of work experience in professional sports preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Committed professional with strong grasp of player evaluation.
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must always act in a manner that is fair and ethical.
  • Track record of problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas.
  • Must exemplify a collaborative approach in dealing with management and peers.
  • General knowledge of industry procedures and operations.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Travel and evaluate all assigned coverages, including nights and weekends.
  • Regularly collaborate with Baseball Ops leadership in developing self-improvement plans in all areas, including goal planning and reviews.
  • Author and provide reports, preferences and recommendations in all forms of player acquisition (Trade, Free Agency, Rule 5 Draft, Rule 4 Draft, 6-Year Free Agency, etc.).
  • Relocation may be necessary

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Interested and qualified applicants may apply through the following link:  Professional Scout

In addition, please visit www.mariners.com/jobs for more information.

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