SportsBiz Free Agent of the Week: Josh Robbins

It’s time for the SportsBiz Free Agent of the Week. Instead of featuring a top job posting, I like to feature a qualified industry professional who is looking for their next opportunity. If you are interested in being a future SportsBiz Free Agent of the Week, you can apply here.

Now it’s time to introduce our next free agent, Josh Robbins! Let’s learn more about him.

Goal: To gain employment in the media relations, stadium operations or video department of a professional sports organization.

Experience:

Videographer/Writer/Baseball Historian, 1999-2011

  • Contributed historical and biographical content for baseball websites
  • Official writer for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Prosportsblogging.com
  • Created promotional video of MLB UYA collegiate summer league team for website
  • Generated drafted players database for tracking future MLB talent
  • Coordinated ticket sales at Annual Urban Invitational Tournament
  • Served as Celebrity Golf Tournament Judge and Auction Runner
  • Researched businesses and civic groups for marketing and sponsorship campaign
  • Developed new in-game promotional activities to enhance the fan experience
  • Team Videographer during home games used for marketing and promotion
  • Produced season highlight video package and pre-game scoreboard introduction
  • Served as Official Scorer for select home games

Education:

  • MA, Sport Management, CSU-Long Beach (2010)
  • BA, Video Production, SUNY New Paltz (1998)
  • AS, Communications & Media Arts, Dutchess Community College (1996)

Greatest Accomplishment:

Sell Yourself in 3 Sentences or Less: A passionate sport management and video production expert with proven experience.  A baseball enthusiast with the ability to contribute to the development, promotion, and management of sporting events, teams, and facilities.  In 2008, set a world-record for driving to a game at all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums in 26 days.

You can connect with Josh through his LinkedIn page, via Twitter (@Qualcomm98) or by email at robbinsjosh@hotmail.com. If you have an open opportunity with your organization or know of another company that can benefit from Josh’s experience, please reach out to him. I want to see this weekly feature really help some great people places into the industry positions they deserve.