Highlight Editor / Cutter / Logger (Former Employee) – New York, NY – August 9, 2016
You get to work independently on a relaxed environment. Colleagues, co-workers and management work like a team to make sure the job gets done.
The only drawback, however, is the pay and room for growth. The pay is dependent upon the workload and there is not enough work to go around. Also, due to the freelance status, there is no job security or room for growth.
I worked there eight years and did not advance to "bigger and better" things. When this type of situation occurs, it can be tough to enjoy your job.
Logger (Former Employee) – New York, NY – February 26, 2016
It was fun while the season lasted. You get to watch MLB games. However as other reviewers have said for part time workers, there is no room for growth, you get no breaks no matter how long your work day is. Hours varied each week depending on the schedule, so there was no set schedule. No extra pay for working holidays. After the season, they say thank you, and that's that.
And as a warning, they have very strict policies, particularly with arrival time and social media. So arrive Early Every Day, and don't blabber on social media that you work for them and what your role is.
Great, personable people to work around who were friendly and always willing to help.
Office Services Coordinator (Former Employee) – New York, NY – August 28, 2015
The environment itself was delightful to work in due to the people that were pretty much always willing to help even if it wasn't in their job description. That part of coming into work made it enjoyable to participate in the day to day activities. As for the actual job duties, I found it to be unfulfilling and virtually all menial with no prospects of growth or advancement. The tasks became tedious, predictable, and there were many instances of down time. And even as I was trying to find things to do from my manager I didn't feel like I was being utilized to my fullest potential. I would ask many times if there was anything I could do to help around the building, but was told that there was nothing I could do to contribute to the process or development. So as a result I would just return to the perfunctory duties that did nothing for growth and development. There was little to no variety in what I did each day and challenges were few and far between.
Helpful and friendly staff, growing company
Temp position, no benefits, lack of challenges, tedious work
Quality Control Specialist (Current Employee) – New York, NY – May 29, 2015
First few weeks of this job, its okay IMO. Its a big company so you'll most likely meet people in your own dept so if kind of clique-ish. I work overnight so I dont really know to much people outside of the overnight crew. The hardest part is sometimes it can get boring especially during overnight and if you're part time you get no benefits which kind of sucks, but the good thing is part-time gets paid hourly and most times you will have full time hours which equals overtime something full time dont have (silver lining).
Cool first job, People to talk sports with (if you're a sports fan), Overtime pay, overnight = cool co workers, free login to VOD content dependent on what dept you are in
Part timers are treated like contractors with no benefits save sick time, sometimes boring, limited contact with other coworkers for overnight crew
Fast paced, highly demanding and rewarding workplace
Live Look-In Operator/Production Assistant (Former Employee) – New York, NY – February 9, 2015
Live Look-In Operator and Production Assistant. Duties included editing incoming video content for immediate use on MLB.com, including highlight reels and melts, as well as enabling the "Live Look-In" window on MLB.com (running parallel with Yahoo Sports internet streamed baseball highlight show "Full Count").
Content Coordinator (Current Employee) – New York, New York – December 18, 2014
Started out as a good job but quickly I learned it's a horrible place to work. Long hours, no breaks, no appreciation. I'm sure they break about a dozen labor laws. Grossly underpaid for the job that's done. Has a holiday party that only a small percentage of the workforce is allowed to attend. I'd only apply here is it was a job right out of college. Use to to build your resume and get out quick.
get to say you work for mlb
no breaks, extremely long hours, poor pay, no appreciation
Game Cutter (Current Employee) – New York, NY – October 29, 2013
I love working here. In many aspects, the company covers both extremes of the spectrum. It's a very relaxed atmosphere, even though we all know it is important to the fans out there that we deliver the media without any hiccups. So, it is fast paced when necessary.
Social Media Coordinator (Former Employee) – 75 Ninth Ave (Chelsea Market) – March 7, 2013
MLB itself is a great company, but the Media jobs leave a lot to be desired. Rough hours, poor pay, not really valued or respected. Not great job security once the season is over, likely to get laid off.
Co-workers who are in your same role are nice, but the superiors act superior, and don't show any effort to interact with or respect you.
free coffee, you can say i work at mlb, cool office location