If you are a veteran broadcaster and former MLB player who loves the game, talking about it on air, on television and in social media, Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590, home of Toronto Blue Jays baseball in in Toronto has a rare employment opportunity. The perfect candidate will be compelling, entertaining, engaging, witty, thought-provoking, insightful, opinionated, and must know and love everything about baseball. And that’s just for starters. We want a person or team that want to win. We want leaders. We want people with passion.
Colour commentary for spring training and all regular season and play-off Toronto Blue Jays games. Commitment - Feb - October.
Participate in Blue Jays radio/television conversations/interviews as requested.
Participate in Baseball Central @ Noon program.
Write articles for digital twice per week.
Aggressively use and react with social media. You must have a twitter account and use it.
Web based fan chats once per month.
Additional duties relating to the Baseball brand as requested.
Must be able to travel.
Must have a minimum 4 years in pro or semi-pro baseball experience.
Must have a minimum of 4 years broadcast experience in radio/television or combination.
History with the Toronto Blue Jays an asset.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must have proven ability to work both independently and as a team player with minimal supervision.
Must be able to follow direction of management.
Must be able to sufficiently prepare for each game and deliver a fresh product to the listeners each day.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment as a team player.
Able to communicate to 25-54 male demographic.
Excellent sports knowledge - particularly baseball.
Able to execute the sports entertainment format.