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Position Overview: 

This position will provide organizational support centered on valuation, strategic planning, empirical research, analytical interaction, and process design. The role will collaborate with multiple departments and functions within baseball operations, including but not limited to player acquisition, pro scouting, development, analytics, and systems.

Responsibilities:

    • Support player acquisition with player valuation, targeting, and roster planning.
    • Assist with major/minor league free agency, trade analysis, the rule 5 draft, waivers, etc.
    • Interact with the analytics department and contribute to QC with relevant tool/model outputs.
    • Support departments in baseball operations with regards to valuation and empirical research initiatives.
    • Strategic planning in the areas of player evaluation, acquisition, and development initiatives.
    • Stay up to date on pertinent analytical work, research, and resources across the player landscape, internal and external. Discover insights and trends in public and internal data and tooling.
    • Participate in idea generation and scenario planning.
    • Other tasks as assigned.

Characteristics/Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or above in a related field.
    • Strong written/verbal communication skills and work ethic.
    • Team focused mentality, with exceptional collaborative abilities.
    • Attention to detail, while also having the ability to work quickly and balance multiple priorities.
    • Experience with programming languages (e.g., C, Python, Matlab or R) is beneficial, but not required.
    • Experience in SQL is beneficial.

The Red Sox (or FSM) requires proof of being up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to applicable legal requirements.  Up-to-date means having received all recommended COVID-19 vaccination doses in the primary series and a booster dose(s) when eligible, per CDC guidelines. 

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, disability, military/veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or protected genetic information.

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