The Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network is looking for individuals to fill positions in the following four categories:
All positions are paid at rates tied to quantity and quality of work performed. As each position’s payment structure differs slightly, the specifics will be detailed upon inquiry.
Please send inquiries and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be in touch with you regarding our available opportunities.
- Currently enrolled in as an undergraduate or graduate student, preferably at a school with a baseball program or within reasonable distance of schools with baseball programs.
- Strong desire to work in baseball operations, player development, or similar areas.
- You will be tasked with scouting not only your school’s players but also opposing school’s players as well.
- You will complete approximately 100 scouting reports over the course of the season.
- You will be receiving training in the fall months and during the spring, will have meetings with your regional supervisors to discuss your work.
- Throughout the year, you will be in constant communication with your fellow scouts and supervisors through GROUPME and email.
- You will be expected to attend most if not all of your school’s home baseball games.
- Strong writing skills, deep knowledge of baseball.
- Ability to self-generate content and commit to writing once per week.
- Written content, publications, work samples.
- Pay will be alloted on a per article basis, with a discretionary bonus based on article quality. More information to be provided upon application/inquiry.
- Position includes writing features and content for the Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network website, cbscout.net.
- Developing, fluid content schedule.
- Interest in college baseball, or the will to develop and follow the sport at the collegiate level is required.
- Minor League Baseball will also present opportunities for columns.
- Experience with reporting, blogging, or publications is not required, but allows us to better gauge what you have to offer the site.
- Scouting and player development backgrounds are not expected. A desire to learn and adapt is vital.
- Prior experience and knowledge of AP and SABR styles is a plus, but not required.
- Strong communication skills, as interaction remotely through GroupMe, Google Drive, and mobile phone will be a vital part of the developmental process, regardless of position.
About Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network
We are a startup created by students and run by students. We seek to provide MLB teams, Independent Leagues, Player Representative Agencies, and Collegiate Summer Leagues with a third party, nationwide scouting network.