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Affiliate Manager

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:               Affiliate Manager
Department:          Player Development
Reports to:            Director, Player Development
Status:                   Exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for coordination, support and assistance to the Director, Player Development in all facets of player education, preparation, and planning at assigned affiliate. Manage the on-field affiliate in all areas of player development including in-game management, and practice design.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement the Focus Points and Peak Performance manuals
  • Create day-to-day schedules, lineups and execute in-game management at affiliate.
  • Assist in developing the professional skillsets of affiliate coaches and staff members.
  • Collaborate with staff members, including High Performance and Analytics Departments, to develop players on field skills.
  • Collaborate with Baseball Operations staff in developing and implementing Player Plans.
  • Ensure that all technical, advance scouting and statistical initiatives are being met.
  • Assist in community involvement efforts, including maintaining presence at events, collaborating with the affiliate front office and being an ambassador for the Seattle Mariners.
  • Communicate with Player Development coordinators regarding the teaching of fundamentals in all areas.
  • Develop a high level of knowledge of industry best practices, including and not limited to, practice design, relevant technology, and teaching methods.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Equivalent, relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management.
  • Five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Playing and/or coaching experience preferred.
  • Basic Spanish proficiency preferred.

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

  • Develops an expert knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt. Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Required to live in assigned affiliate city during the season.
  • Travel on all road trips with assigned affiliate required.
  • All affiliate games and practices, including night and weekend work will be required.
  • Attend and assist with pre and/or postseason camps as assigned by the Director of Player Development

Apply here.


Major League Video Intern

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                    Major League Video Intern
Department:             Baseball Operations
Reports To:               Major League Video Coordinator
Status:                        Nonexempt
Location:                    Seattle, WA

Primary Objective: Responsible for assisting Major League Video Coordinator and Major League Video Assistant in day-to-day video and technology operations associated with Seattle Mariners MLB and MiLB teams.  Create, edit, capture, catalog, and distribute video for Mariners coaches, staff and players.

 **Candidates must be able to start by the beginning of Spring Training 2022.This position is expected to last through the end of the Minor League Season through September 2022, depending on business needs.**

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in coordinating daily video requests for coaches, staff, and players.
  • Assist in collecting data from various technology sources and catalog results for review.
  • Operate cameras, data collection technology and high-speed equipment before and during games.
  • Work with Major League Video Coordinator to provide advance scouting video and data prior to daily meetings.
  • Assist Major League Video Assistant with coordination of Minor League video operations.
  • Provide data and video quality assurance and help execute video trades with other organizations.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software locally and remotely as needed.
  • Troubleshoot clubhouse technology equipment upon request.
  • Coordinate post-game video sharing process to players, coaches and staff.
  • Will perform duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent, relevant work will be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management.

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

  • Must have prior experience with Bats video charting software, Dropbox, Trackman, Rapsodo, Edgertronic cameras, etc.
  • Previous experience with an MLB Organization preferred. Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful, and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions: 

  • Must be willing to relocate to Seattle, WA for duration of regular season/post season games
  • Candidate must be available for all home Major League games

Note:  This position will not travel to road series with the Major League Club.

Apply here.


Minor League Development Intern

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:           Minor League Development Intern
Department:    Player Development
Reports To:      Major League Assistant Video Coordinator
Status:               Non-Exempt

**The Seattle Mariners are seeking Minor League Development Interns for all Mariner Minor League Affiliates for the 2022 season Must be available to start by March 3rd, 2022.  This is a seasonal position with an end date expected to be September 31, 2022,  determined by the conclusion of the 2022 Minor League season. An extension may be considered due to business needs.  Positions will be based at Seattle Mariner Affiliates; AAA Tacoma, AA Arkansas, A+ Everett, A- Modesto, and Rookie level Peoria.**

Primary Objective: Responsible for the coordination of day-to-day video and technology operations associated with assigned Minor League team, coaching staff, players, and the Player Development department.

Essential Functions:

  • Editing, capturing, cataloging, and distributing video and data for Minor League Coaching Staff and players, in addition to providing Advance Scouting reports prior to each home/road contest. Capture, tag and upload video for assigned Minor League Affiliate using BATS software for all home and road contests during regular season/post season play.
  • Capture, tag and upload video for assigned Minor League Affiliate using BATS software for all home and road contests during regular season/post season play.
  • Collect video and data from bullpens, batting practice and defensive work.
  • Coordinate use of performance science equipment (Rapsodo, Edgertronic, Blast, etc.) and provide results to coaches and staff.
  • Assist in preparing and distributing Advance Scouting reports prior to each game.
  • Coordinate with affiliate Trackman intern for data collection and upload process
  • Assist coaching staff with miscellaneous video and data related projects.
  • Serve as team point of contact for technological troubleshooting.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior experience with BATS video charting software, Dropbox, Trackman, Trackman Portable, Rapsodo, Edgertronic cameras, etc. preferred.
  • Previous experience with an MLB or NCAA Baseball organization preferred.

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

  • Must be able to correctly identify pitch types.
  • Must provide outstanding attention to detail during data and video collection.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others.  Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions: 

  • Must be willing to relocate to assigned affiliate for all home and road games.
  • Travel for road games required

Apply here.


Affiliate Hitting Coach

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                    Affiliate Hitting Coach
Department:               Player Development
Reports to:                 Minor League Hitting Coordinator
Status:                        Exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for creating daily practice design schedules, carrying out player plan meetings, and driving the organizational initiatives and philosophies at the assigned affiliate.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the daily activity for all hitters assigned to the affiliate roster, including practice design, player plan meetings, and daily advance scouting meetings.
  • Suggest mechanical and tactical changes to the Hitting Coordinator based on information and observations that are made throughout the season.
  • Provide consistent and accurate updates on players within the Mariners database.
  • Communicate consistently with affiliate trainers and strength staff regarding player health, body movement and availability.
  • Participate in community relations efforts in collaboration with the affiliate front office.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, playing and/or coaching experience will be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management.
  • Basic speaking proficiency preferred.

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

  • Develop expert level of knowledge of the Rake Reports and 16 for 16 initiatives, relevant technologies and Mariners’ portals.
  • Develop an intellectual curiosity in researching new technologies and coaching tools.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Required to live in assigned affiliate city during the season.
  • Travel on road trips with assigned affiliate required.
  • Affiliate games and practices may include working nights and weekends.
  • Attend and assist with pre and/or postseason camps as assigned by the Director of Player Development as required

Apply here.


Minor League Hitting Coordinator

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:            Minor League Hitting Coordinator
Department:     Player Development
Reports to:           Director, Player Development
Status:                    Non-exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for providing coordination, support and assistance to the Director, Player Development, in staff communication, education, preparation, strategic planning, and the implementation of Mariners philosophies for minor league hitting   operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate consistently with all affiliate hitting coaches, the Analytics department, rehab coordinators, and High Performance staff regarding the health, progress, and overall development of all hitters in the organization.
  • Assist in creating detailed Player Plans for all hitters in the organization, as well as ensuring these initiatives are being met to a high standard on a daily basis.
  • Ensure the function, application, and implementation of all hitting related technologies, teaching tools, and Mariners portals in the player development domain are being met.
  • Manage the daily activities, related drills, and scheduled work sessions for all hitters and hitting coaches during minor league spring training and other player development camps.
  • Implement the Focus Points and Peak Performance manual as well as assist in the creation of content and continuing education initiatives.
  • Assist in hiring, onboarding, and end of season review process for employees.
  • Attend and assist with pre and/or postseason camps as assigned by the Director, Player Development.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Equivalent, relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education, if approved by management.
  • Playing and/or coaching experience preferred.
  • Basic Spanish proficiency preferred.

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

  • Develop expert level of knowledge of the Rake Reports and 16 for 16 initiatives, relevant technologies and Mariners portals.
  • Develop an intellectual curiosity in researching new technologies and coaching tools.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Required travel to minor league affiliate locations.

Apply here.


Peak Performance Coach

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                    Peak Performance Coach
Department:               Player Development
Reports to:                 Senior Director, Baseball Development
Status:                        Exempt

Primary ObjectiveResponsible for coordination, support and assistance to coaches and players in developing their philosophies, awareness, vision, and processes for success of the individuals, and the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and execute group presentations for mini camps, Spring Training, and affiliates.
  • Create a system and a set of routines that will condition the coaches and athletes to develop an attitude and a focus that will give them the best opportunity to perform at their potential.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings and conversations with players.
  • Manage and maintain the Mariners Peak Performance portal, including finding relevant content, creating webpages, and sending out weekly emails.
  • Support coaching staff with relevant mental skills information while always being available as a resource.
  • Pursue continued education and research in the sport psychology industry to stay up to date on best practices.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a Psychology or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Sports Psychology or related field preferred
  • Basic Spanish speaking proficiency

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

  • Shall demonstrate the ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts
  • Implement the Focus Points book and have an expert level knowledge of the Peak Performance manual.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of the Mariners performance metrics.
  • Maintains an expert knowledge of relevant technologies and Mariners portals.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert, and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Travel to affiliates throughout the organization may be required
  • Attend and assist with pre and/or postseason camps as assigned by the Director of Player Development

Apply here.


Coordinator, Player Development

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                   Coordinator, Player Development
Department:            Player Development
Reports to:                Director, Player Development
Status:                        Exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for providing coordination, support and assistance to minor league operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the day-to-day minor league operations, including budgets, expenses, administration, roster management, transactions, rules, communication, and schedules.
  • Oversee the affiliate level budget lines, and, responsible for presenting in annual budget meetings.
  • Manage all minor league player/team related travel while collaborating with Director, Major League Operations on major league promotions of players.
  • Responsible for being the primary point of contact for all winter league activity, including managing relationships, and submitting and tracking permission requests on individual players.
  • Manage daily transactions for all minor league rosters, placements, assignments, and releases.
  • Serve as primary contact for all minor league affiliate needs and requests by maintaining correspondence and relationships.
  • Provide people leadership to effectively manage, train, supervise and foster development of, the Player Development Intern, Arizona Affiliate Intern and Modesto Affiliate Intern by monitoring daily schedules, hours logged, and daily upload process of video, in coordination of the Director, Player Development.
  • Manage and maintain relationships and agreements with third party vendors, including negotiating new contracts and ensuring monthly invoices meet budget forecasts.
  • Design, create and implement the Focus Points book and Peak Performance manual.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Equivalent, relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management.
  • One (1) year relevant experience required.
  • Basic Spanish proficiency

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

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Develops an expert knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful, and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Required to travel to minor league affiliate locations, including Spring Training

Apply here.


Intern, Player Development

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:          Intern, Player Development
Department:   Player Development
Reports to:      Coordinator, Player Development
Status:               Non-Exempt

Primary ObjectiveResponsible for providing coordination, support, and assistance to the  Player Development department, including High Performance operations, data collection and trends, administrative processes, and player support staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in all areas of minor league operations, including budgets, expenses, administration, roster management, transaction, rules, communication process and schedules, as directed by the Assistant Director, Player Development.
  • Assist in coordinating daily transactions for all minor league rosters, placements, assignments, and releases.
  • Assist in the data collection and gathering process of high-performance equipment and technology.
  • Provide additional analysis in collaboration with the Analytics department to aid in decision-making.
  • Attend Spring Training and provide support as needed for the Player Development department.
  • Collaborate with the Video Department to ensure video collection standards are being met at all minor league affiliates.
  • Assist the Mariners minor league community service efforts.
  • Assist with the design, creation and implementation of the Focus Points book and Peak Performance manual.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; relevant experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management.
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical programming language (R, Python, etc.) is preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft software.
  • Basic Spanish proficiency preferred

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

  • Demonstrate the ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts.
  • Develop an expert knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Required to travel to minor league affiliate locations, including Spring Training

Apply here.

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