Public Address Announcer

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Memphis 901 FC

Memphis, TN 37501
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Position Summary: As the Public Address Announcer, you will be responsible for clearly and effectively providing the crowd with information regarding the game and marketing initiatives. The Public Address Announcer is an integral part of the in-game experience, creating a fan friendly and entertainment environment during all Redbirds & 901 FC home games. Essential Functions:
  • Strong vocal talent with a unique and definitive personality
  • Strong knowledge of baseball & soccer, including rules and positions
  • Ability to multi-task in a stressful environment
  • Comfortable announcing to large crowds
  • Comfortable announcing complex names from a variety of ethnic backgrounds
  • Receptive to both positive and negative feedback
  • Ability to be spontaneous and react quickly as appropriate
  • Comfortable working closely with Fan Entertainment Manager and other staff members for information as needed Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Must have a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be comfortable to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Keep a professional demeanor with the ability to interact with fans, staff members, players, coaches and front office executives
  • Able to attend most if not all home Memphis Redbirds/Memphis 901 FC games and arrive one hour before game time for each game Suggested Education & Experience Guidelines:
  • 5+ years of live production experience
  • Fluent in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Experience working as a PA announcer in collegiate or professional sports, in television, in radio or on stage is preferred
  • Reference: 614572145

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