MiLB Associates Program - Associate, Graphic Design

    • Job Tracking ID: 512905-706667
    • Job Location: Saint Petersburg, FL
    • Job Level: Student/Internship
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Internship
    • Date Updated: October 15, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: January 13, 2020
    • Starting Date: 01/13/2020
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Job Description:

The MiLB Associates Program offers an immersive baseball leadership experience to post-graduate students, enhancing their understanding of Minor League Baseball operations through a valuable, hands-on opportunity with the league office and our clubs. This paid internship program begins with orientation in January and concludes with a team project presentation and attendance at the Baseball Winter Meetings in December. The goal of this program is to prepare entry-level professionals for a career in sports, especially Minor League Baseball. During this year-long program, Associates will gain an in-depth understanding of the department in which they are assigned and exposure to all other aspects of Minor League Baseball.

The Associate, Graphic Design produces engaging design solutions with high visual impact. This position will work with a variety of departments, including Brand Development, Social, Marketing, and Digital on amplification of the MiLB brand. This role is a balance of working with team-specific templated assets, as well as projects that involve complete creative control. 

Reports to: Manager, Brand Development
Status: Intern (Temporary, Full-Time)
Classification: Non-Exempt
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Work Hours: Up to 40 hours/week
Start Date: January 13, 2020
End Date: December 18, 2020


Essential Functions:

  • Develop new design concepts to promote MiLB's "It's Fun to be a Fan"/ "Es Divertido Ser un Fan"
  • Update and customize style guides for internal and external distribution
  • Amplify content being used on social platforms to further engage fans
  • Work inter-departmentally to ensure consistent brand messaging
  • Grow professional portfolio
  • Actively participate in all MiLB Associates Program activities and projects
  • Perform other departmental and company-wide tasks and projects as assigned

Experience and Skills:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study
  • Highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Knowledge of motion graphics and video editing a plus
  • Experience with event planning, social media, Adobe systems, proofreading, and MS Office, preferred

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong desire to work in Minor League Baseball
  • Creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Ability to multi-task between projects, meeting deadlines and budgets

Additional Notes:

  • Must be able to be present in St. Petersburg, Florida for duration of 2019 MiLB Associates Program (January 13, 2020 to December 18, 2020)
  • Must be available to travel to the MiLB Innovators Summit and Baseball Winter Meetings
  • Must be physically present at work location during required business hours
  • Professional office environment; this position uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopies, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Primarily sedentary role; however, some filing required including the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool or lift up to 40 pounds as necessary
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background screening and social security verification

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

 

Minor League Baseball is an Equal Opportunity Employer