Job Posting: Braves Pro Scouting Trainee

Position: Pro Scouting Trainee

Location: Atlanta, GA

Description:
Assist and provide support to the Atlanta Braves Professional Scouting Department and Staff, and gain exposure to a MLB Baseball Operations department.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Organize information on all Professional players including Depth Charts, Player Lists.
  • Coordinate stats, video, and other information on Major and Minor League players
  • Read and think critically about submitted Scouting Reports
  • Provide written and verbal assessments on Major and Minor League players
  • Assist with day to day administrative needs of Professional Scouts

In addition to the general requirements, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong foundation in the application of statistical concepts to baseball data and the translation of data into useable scouting information
  • An active listener – ability to quickly discern the information needs of Scouting Staff
  • Experience producing a reliable work product under stressful circumstances
  • Experience working with individuals of a wide variety of backgrounds and beliefs
  • Demonstrated track record in role as a self-starter
  • Ability to work extensive hours as dictated by the Major League season schedule (including weekends and holidays throughout the season)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with programming language SQL is a plus
  • Preferred: Professional/collegiate playing experience
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and handle multiple projects at one time
  • Must complete a successful background check

To Apply:
Qualified candidates can apply online at www.braves.com/employment

The Atlanta Braves are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Meg is the managing editor of The Hardball Times and a contributing writer to FanGraphs. Her work has appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing and Just A Bit Outside.

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Tree
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Tree

$10.50/hour.

pjb0009
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pjb0009

The Braves Trainee Program says that the trainees are paid $10.50 an hour. Is this position $10.50 an hour even though the Braves’ website categorizes this job as a Full Time Position and not part of the Trainee Program?

Adam C
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Adam C

Why are major league teams so damn cheap? The players make millions up millions and even upper management makes well over six figures.