Job Title: Professional Scout
Department: Player Personnel
Reports To: Director, Player Personnel
Dates: Must be available to start by January 1st, 2022.
Responsible for providing support and assistance to the Director of Player Personnel in all facets of player evaluation.
- 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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