Director, Public Relations

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted October 18, 2019
Industry TV Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Marquee Sports Network is the future exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI). It will be the Chicago-region’s exclusive network for fans to view live Cubs games beginning with the 2020 Major League Baseball season and will also feature extensive pre and postgame coverage, exclusive Cubs content and other local sports programming. Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unprecedented Cubs coverage for fans.

Marquee Sports Network is seeking a Director, Public Relations who will spearhead publicity efforts, visibility for key executives and thought leadership for the company. Reporting to the General Manager, this leader will help distinguish a clear perception and image of Marquee Sports Network, working to strengthen the network position as the exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs and the destination for the deepest Cub coverage. The Director will help build strong media engagement, coverage and brand relevance to drive future business growth.

The Director, Public Relations will collaborate closely with the Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcasting Group to ensure message alignment across companies, and will also support network Programming, Sales and Marketing teams in their efforts. This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned public relations and communications champion to be a part of building a new network, while also working closely with leaders in the sports and broadcast industries.

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Marquee Sports Network is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

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