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Job Posting: Blue Jays Amateur Scouting Video Coordinator

Position: Amateur Scouting Video Coordinator

Location: TBD, United States

Please note: This position is based in the United States and the successful applicant must be legally entitled to work in the United States.

Primary Focus:
Assist the Director of Amateur Scouting and other amateur scouting staff members and front office with preparation for the MLB draft, particularly in the areas of video and technology. Collaborate with all members of the amateur scouting department with a focus on professional development and cultivating strong scouting abilities.

Scouting Responsibilities and Duties:

Lead video and other data collection efforts by traveling to amateur and international events, maintaining constant communication with various Baseball Operations staff members for the purpose of collecting, editing and uploading prospect video.
Write scouting reports on amateur, professional, and international players as directed, maintaining pref lists for current and/or future eligible players.
Provide technical support to all scouting personnel as it relates to capturing, uploading and downloading video.
Chart baseball games as required at special events – showcases, international workouts, etc.
Assist scouts with other ad-hoc data collection requirements as needed
Complete special projects as assigned by the Amateur Scouting and/or Baseball Operations leadership teams.
Proactively seek out innovative methods to improve video organization, data collection, and other departmental processes.
Attend regional and full-staff scouting meetings as required.
Provide professional scouting coverage during the summer as assigned by the Pro Scouting Department.

Experience and Job Requirements:

Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals including members of the front office, scouts, players and coaches.
Ability to operate a video camera and navigate through iOS and Windows operating systems.
Deep passion for baseball with a willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
Willing to travel frequently and for extended periods of time as dictated by the baseball calendar.
Baseball playing and/or scouting background is preferred, although not required.
Previous experience with video cameras and video editing software is preferred.
Previous experience with high-speed video technology, portable radar technology, and other baseball data acquisition systems is preferred.
Relocation within the Continental US may be required.
A valid Driver’s license is required.
Legally able to work in the United States.

To Apply:
Please complete the application that can be found here.

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