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Research Assistant

Company: Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network LLC
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

An ADP Client, YES Network is actively
seeking a Research Assistant to join their team in Stamford, CT.About YES
Network:Founded in 2002, The YES Network is the most
watched regional sports network in the country in 14 of the past 16 years. YES
owns exclusive local TV rights to the New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, and
the New York Liberty of the WNBA. YES has earned 118 Emmy Awards since its
launch in 2002. YES also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs,
and college sports. YES has made the list of Forbes top 10 most valuable sports
business brands in the world for eight straight yearsAbout the Role:YES Network is
looking for a driven Research Assistant to join their team. This role will
report to the Research Manager and will be essential to supporting the research
and media broadcast teams with statistical research as well as a variety of
critical gameday and pre-game operations. Responsibilities
include but are not limited to:*
Generate and distribute research packets which
include game notes, articles, box scores, pitcher/batter matchups, and a
summary of out-of-town matchups for the day*
to contribute at least three or four ideas to our daily company-wide
statistical "newsletter" (they call it the one sheet) every day*
the game and studio graphics coordinators, producers, and talent with
informational needs they may require until game time*
the highlight area and be responsible for assisting the associate director and
highlight coordinator*
May be
called upon to work in the research position on the studio floor and provide
information in a live television environment to talent on the desk; speed and
accuracy are essential.*
to work independently and proactively coming up with their own statistical
analysis and trendsIdeal Candidate:*
Bachelor's Degree - preferred but not required*
Prior sports broadcasting experience preferred*
Advanced knowledge of MLB and NBA. (Familiarity
with the WNBA is a plus as well)*
Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of
Microsoft Word and Excel* Adept at statistical & research tools
such as Baseball and Basketball reference, Stathead, Fangraphics, and Baseball
Savant* Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus
but not required*
Great attitude and work ethic; during baseball
season you could be working every day *
Important Information & Offerings:*
401k, Medical/Dental/Vision
insurance, FSA, and transit commuter benefits*
During Yankees
baseball season the schedule is sporadic where you could be working every day *
During Nets
basketball season the schedule gets a bit lighter*
Overtime pay
is available for exempt employees*
On-site in-office work in the Stamford, CT
team-centric and collaborative company culture environmentPDN-990d191e-8f81-4b8f-a2d9-81a5cd476479

Keywords: Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network LLC, Albany , Research Assistant, Other , Stamford, New York

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