The Boston Red Sox and Monster.com, the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), today announced that Centerville, Virginia native Brett Miller has been hired as a the first member of the club’s inaugural Rotational Business Initiative (RBI). The Red Sox and Monster announced their collaboration and search for a candidate in July, and through Monster.com and its Cool Jobs program, screened thousands of applicants for the new position. In his role, Miller will assist various departments within the Red Sox organization, including Ballpark Operations, Marketing, Fan Services & Entertainment, and Premium & Group Sales. A graduate of Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia, Miller received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and was a member of the school’s Division I wrestling team. He also served as an Athletic Operations intern at ODU and is a member of the school’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SACC). “Boston is the epicenter of all things sports and I am excited to be working in this great city and to be part of the Red Sox organization,” said Miller. “I believe this opportunity will bring together my passion for sports and my business background. The Rotational Business Initiative will allow me to experience a number of different areas that support the daily operations of the franchise.” Miller will begin his new role at the Red Sox on Wednesday, November 13. He will be introduced to fans during a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park during the 2014 season. “With more than 55,000 applicants for this role, Monster was instrumental in navigating the pool of applicants and helping with evaluations,” said Red Sox Senior Vice President/Corporate Sponsorships Troup Parkinson. “We look forward to working with Brett, and thank Monster for their help finding the right candidate for this position.”
“The challenge of hiring for this dynamic role was exciting for us,” said Ted Gilvar, EVP and Global Chief Marketing Officer at Monster. “We were pleased to prove our capabilities in helping the Red Sox in the process, from recruiting to matching the best talent to the job to assisting in the hire, Monster is all about connecting the right people with amazing businesses.”About Monster WorldwideMonster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), is the global leader in successfully connecting job opportunities and people. Monster uses the world's most advanced technology to help people Find Better, matching job seekers to opportunities via digital, social and mobile solutions including monster.com®, our flagship website, and employers to the best talent using a vast array of products and services. As an Internet pioneer, more than 200 million people have registered on the Monster Worldwide network. Today, with operations in more than 40 countries, Monster provides the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities globally. For more information visit about-monster.com.