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» 2017-18 Griffins Promotional Team (Home Games Only) - Grand Rapids Griffins (Grand Rapids, MI)
» Community Relations Coordinator - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Marketing & Game Operations Coordinator - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Retail Sales Associate - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Promotional Team (part-time) - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Promotions Crew - Skater - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Director of Marketing, Lehigh Valley Phantoms & PPL Center - Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Allentown, PA)
» Creative Coordinator - Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Allentown, PA)
» Campus Ambassador - Milwaukee Admirals (Milwaukee, WI)
» Marketing Manager - Ontario Reign (Ontario, CA)
» 50/50 Raffle Seller- Part Time - Ontario Reign (Ontario, CA)
» Entertainment Coordinator, Host and Digital Correspondent - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (SAN DIEGO, CA)
» Street Team Member - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (San Diego, CA)
» Director, Game Operatons - Stockton Heat (Stockton, CA)
» Merchandise Sales Associate (Part-Time) - Stockton Heat Hockey Club (Stockton, CA)
» Marketing Coordinator - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)
» Mascot Performer - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
» GAME NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT/MARKETING INTERN - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Wilkes-Barre, PA)


Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
2017-18 Griffins Promotional Team (Home Games Only) - Grand Rapids Griffins (Grand Rapids, MI)

The Grand Rapids Griffins, the primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, are seeking energetic, outgoing and dependable individuals to serve as members of our promotional team for the 2017-18 season.  This is a part-time position, home game nights only.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with setup and breakdown of all Griffins game operations production elements.
  • Execution of in-game promotions and events including but not limited to; pregame and postgame promotions, stoppage in play promotions, and on-ice intermission activities.
  • Assisting the game operations assistant with all group needs (anthem set up, youth hockey, etc.).
  • Interacting with fans on the concourse and in the stands
  • Selecting fans for promotional games.
  • Working closely with team mascots to entertain fans both during the game and intermissions.
  • Assist with other game related tasks as assigned by Griffins staff.

Qualifications

  • Ice skating ability REQUIRED.
  • 18 years of age or older by September 1st, 2017.
  • Ideal candidates are energetic, personable, and comfortable in front of crowds.
  • Strong communication skills and outgoing personality to interact with fans of all ages.
  • Customer service or marketing experience preferred.  A background in sport marketing or communications is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Ability to stand up to 5 hours at a time.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs.
  • Ability to deal and adapt to frequent change.

Availability

  • Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work scheduled home games including evenings, weekends, and holidays (about 75% of the Grand Rapids Griffins home schedule).
  • Mostly evening hours starting approximately two hours before game time.
  • Must be available for duration of hockey season (October – April) and playoffs (potentially April – June)

Additional Benefits

  • Free parking
  • Complimentary tickets for games worked
  • Game night meal provided by local area restaurants
  • Paid (Pay rate per game)

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Marketing: Community Relations
Community Relations Coordinator - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

Position Summary/Description:  Responsible for coordinating current community initiatives as well as making new contacts within the community and developing innovative strategies to ensure awareness and support for the Iowa Wild organization. Research, implement, and manage new community initiatives that not only help support the community, but also help develop new fans.  The Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Fan Development department in all areas including, but not limited to, community relations, donation requests, charity ticket programs, school programs, and community events.

 RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Generate new ideas and methods to increase efficiency of the Community Relations department and the Iowa Wild’s exposure in the Des Moines market
• Create, plan, implement and evaluate CR programs and fulfillment of corporate sponsor and AHL community programming (e.g. Wild About Reading, Healthy Living Floor Hockey, Kid Captain, etc…)

•  Plan and execute CR events (including, but not limited to, hospital visits, team signings, holiday events, etc…) and actively pursue events where the team is represented by the mascot, players, coaches and/or staff
• Write CR promos, game program content, website content (including the events calendar) and other collateral materials
• Under the supervision of the Vice President of Sales, form mutually beneficial sponsorships with local non-profits
• Work with the team mascot to coordinate and execute effective mascot appearances
• Facilitate and oversee Community Relations donations to local groups and charities
• Work with the ticket sales team to create new ticket-based fundraisers for community partners

• Regularly make 30-40 outbound phone calls each day to initiate programs
• Manage, execute, and expand team’s Wild About Reading program and the Healthy Living Floor Hockey program

• Manage the Iowa Wild Summer Promotional Crew Team, including hiring, scheduling and training

• Develop and manage strategic marketing efforts to help promote programs

• Manage all in-game community activities and experiences; including chuck-a-puck sales, jersey auctions, silent auctions and all other fundraising activities

• Assist Fan Development department with duties, as assigned

• Must possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS


1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
• Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent education and related sales experience

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
• 1 to 3 years of community relations experience required
• Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent time-management and organizational skills with ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks and duties 
• Proficient computer skills including ability to work with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Photoshop

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Self-motivated and high energy individual
• Creative innovator and team player with a positive attitude

WORK CONDITIONS
• Ability to work weekdays and all home games and other outside events (including nights and weekends) 
• Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc.

• Ability to lift up to 25-50 pounds

• Work is primarily sedentary in nature


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Marketing: Marketing
Marketing & Game Operations Coordinator - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Marketing & Game Operations Coordinator for the Iowa Wild Hockey Club, AHL Affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild will assist the Director of Marketing with any brand development and focused efforts to drive revenue growth through Marketing and Game Operations strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Director of Marketing in developing strategic marketing plans as well as planning and facilitating media buying and creative development for print, radio, out of home, digital advertising and other new media placements
  • Assist Director of Marketing in hiring, training and managing staff and payroll for part-time staff
  • Assist Director of Marketing in all aspects of the in-game presentation
  • Devise new and creative in-game and in-arena entertainment, including on-ice promotions, fan interactive elements, etc
  • Manage the development and execution of special events to achieve key short and long term brand goals (cause marketing events such as Pink in the Rink night, VIP events, etc…)
  • Conduct market research and generate reports based off of current marketing trends in the local and expanded markets to assist in development of annual marketing plan
  • Create and manage email marketing calendar. Collaborate with Marketing Intelligence for email marketing campaign creation, execution, and reporting analysis.
  • Serves as liaison between the company and advertising agencies, freelance talent, print suppliers, and other marketing services
  • Assist Director of Marketing with team promotional schedule
  • Manage and track the expenses for each assigned project. Ensure budget is managed properly

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree
  • One to three years of experience in Marketing or Public Relations, sports or live events.
  • Must be able to work all Iowa Wild home games and special events.
  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and work under tight deadlines a must.
  • Efficiently and effectively communicate in high pressure environment with other departments, vendors and guests.
  • Computer and program skills include, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and analytics.
  • Extended working hours periodically required as directed by business needs.
  • Candidates must be innovative, self-starters, highly creative workers with good follow-up skills, energetic, organized and excellent interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Event Management or Public Relations.
  • Knowledge of market research, special event planning and marketing strategies, e-marketing strategies and media planning/buying.
  • Preferred Skills include, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Dynamics CRM or database management software.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects and office tools, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is exposed to an office environment, with noise levels usually moderate.

* This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as needed.


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Marketing: Retail Merchandising
Retail Sales Associate - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

Our Sales Associates are responsible for creating the ultimate sales experience for our fans. Our number one priority is to provide fans with an outstanding experience each time they enter our arena. We strive to create an environment unlike any other sporting event. We go above and beyond to exceed expectations in customer service, selection of engaging brands, display of merchandise, attention to detail, and creating excitement for the game. If you have a passion for retail, an outgoing personality, love to sell, enjoy working in teams and strive to create relationships with the fans, this is the place for you!

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Create exciting, energetic, positive motivational environment for the fans

• Engage all types of fans in positive conversation

• Provide fun, but professional environment for fans and teammates

• Show expertise when selling products

• Sell multiple items in each transaction

• Excellent accuracy when using POS systems

• Demonstrate ownership in maintaining, re-stocking and cleaning daily sections

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

• Must have a H.S. Diploma or GED

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE 

• Excellent customer service and selling skills

• Past experience working in retail or sales preferred 

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES 

• Outstanding personality and work ethic 

• Honesty and integrity in all actions and language 

• Accuracy in opening and closing procedures 

• Respectful of a diverse team base and fan base

• Must show expertise and pride when selling products

• Must be able to take constructive feedback and make necessary positive changes 

4. WORK CONDITIONS/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

• Must be willing to work extended hours on game days and during events

• Ability to stand up for 5 hours at a time

• Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

• Ability to walk up and down stairs 

• Ability to deal with frequent change 


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Promotional Team (part-time) - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION
The Iowa Wild professional hockey team is seeking enthusiastic and responsible individuals to serve as members of our promotional team for the 2017-18 season. This opportunity is primarily a “Game Day Experience” for those looking to enter the sports and entertainment field. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and various events. This is a part-time, paid position that receives two complimentary tickets for home games when working. 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-Assist with game-day setup and breakdown

-On-ice & off-ice set up of promotions

-Execute in-game promotions & events including but not limited to; pregame and postgame promotions, media stoppages, as well as on-ice games

-Assist in the execution of all group needs (including choir set up, youth hockey, etc.)

-Greet and interact with fans

-Select fans to participate in promotional games

-Set up, operate and manage the Wild “Kids Clubhouse”

-Escort team mascot and keep detailed mascot itinerary

-Operate Chuck-A-Puck tables, including; set up, breakdown, selling and clean-up

-Clean goal creases and in front of benches during media stoppages

-Assist with other non-game events (pregame and postgame events)

-Ability to work 38 home games and playoffs

-Various events and community appearances

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

-Some post-secondary education is preferred

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

-Ability to skate a plus but not required

-Strong organization, planning, and implementation skills

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

-Strong interpersonal skills

-Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to help, comfortable working with children

-Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment

4. WORK CONDITIONS/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-Available to work scheduled home games including evenings, weekends and holidays

-Ability to stand up to 5 hours at a time

-Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

-Ability to push and pull objects up to 300 pounds

-Ability to walk up and down stairs

-Ability to deal with frequent change 


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Promotions Crew - Skater - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

Position Summary/Description

The Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) are seeking new members for their ice crew for the 2017/18 season. The ice crew is responsible for ice cleaning during media timeouts, assisting with on-ice promotional contests and other responsibilities as assigned. This is a seasonal position and applicants must be experienced ice skaters, 18 years of age or older. Must be available to work at least 25 game nights, plus playoffs (if applicable), with reliable skates and transportation to and from Wells Fargo Arena.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Assist with ice maintenance during time outs, intermissions, and pre and post-game

  • Assist with setup and fulfillment of all on-ice promotions during intermissions

  • Interact with fans and contestants while on ice during promotions to provide a favorable game experience

  • Help prepare for and work internal Iowa Wild events as planned.   

  • Distribute Iowa Wild marketing materials and promotional items pre and post-game at entrances

  • Respond in a timely fashion to the tasks assigned to him or her and report any concerns to the supervisor.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

1. Formal Education & Certification

  • Some post-secondary education is preferred

  • Some experience working with college, minor league, or professional sports promotions or marketing is preferred.

2. Knowledge & Experience

  • Customer service experience desired

  • Strong organization, planning, and implementation skills

  • Ability to follow instructions and respond to supervisor direction

  • Ability to work with the Iowa Wild staff in a professional manner at all times

3. Personal Attributes

  • Customer service oriented

  • Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to initiate conversation

  • Ability to work within a team in a service oriented environment

  • Professional appearance 

4. Work Conditions/ Essential Functions

  • Available to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to stand up to 5 hours at a time

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to push and pull objects up to 300 pounds

  • Ability to walk up and down stairs

  • Ability to deal with frequent change

  • No guarantee of hours

  • Ability to skate proficiently

  • Ability to multitask while skating

  • Communicates effectively with a team/group




 


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Marketing: Marketing
Director of Marketing, Lehigh Valley Phantoms & PPL Center - Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Allentown, PA)

Reporting to the EVP & General Manager, this position oversees the development and execution of the marketing plans for the LHV Phantoms and all concerts, sporting events, family shows, motorsports, and other events at the facility as well as restaurants in the PPL Center.  The position is a stakeholder for the creative process.

Will develop and implement strategic marketing plans that could include all forms of traditional and digital advertising, promotions, brand building, and sales support programs using market based technologies, market research. Will work with other business partners, departments and 3rd party vendors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Lead all strategic marketing initiatives and advertising campaigns locally and regionally for all PPL Center assets including Phantoms, all other events and restaurants

·         Oversee management of the Phantoms and PPL Center brands, including logo usage, written material or any public appearance of company information

·         Develop and implement all strategic marketing initiatives and advertising campaigns locally and regionally for all PPL Center assets including Phantoms, concerts, events and restaurants

·         Initiate new marketing campaigns and programs and plan the resources needed, expenditures, personnel and implementation

·         Work directly with promoters for upcoming events to ensure success and customer satisfaction

·         Manage enhancements and coordination of digital assets

·         Manage the marketing team including digital, social media 

·         Build and maintain relationships with key partners & vendors

·         Develop, edit and issue press releases for the facility

·         Track, analyze and compare event sales information

·         Communicate daily with media partners, promoters and entertainment agencies to maintain cooperative/positive relationships

Perform all other duties as required

JOB REQUIREMENTS/REQUIRED SKILLS:

·         A minimum of 7 years of experience in marketing showcasing a progression of growth and understanding of all forms of marketing strategy and tactics, preferably within sports and entertainment (experience at a comparable sports facility, convention center, performing arts facility or other multi-purpose public assembly facility is preferred)

·         Experience with media buying and promotions

·         Exhibit creative approaches generating awareness and promotion

·         Strong organizational, written & verbal communication skills

·         Strong problem-solving skills

·         Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment

·         Ability to prioritize a wide variety of tasks.

·         Ability to interact with a variety of different departments & senior management team

·         Ability to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, holidays, extended (long) workdays for an extended number of days as needed

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business required

·         Sports and entertainment experience is required


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Marketing: Marketing
Creative Coordinator - Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Allentown, PA)

CREATIVE COORDINATOR:

Reporting to the Creative Director, the Creative Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and guiding project through the creative process.   This position will work closely with the department graphic designer(s), videographer, and photographer as well as external vendors such as print production companies and a variety of freelance positions to ensure individual project objectives are achieved in a timely manner.  This position will also be heavily involved in the developing and efficient project request system for all of the department’s daily creative requests.  This position is also responsible for the trafficking of creative to the various advertising vehicles.  For example, they will make sure the right sized ad is sent to the correct medium for display during the scheduled times.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•  Manage project development from concept to completion for day-to-day graphic design and video projects for the Phantoms and PPL Center.

•  Serve as main contact for all departments' creative requests and print/production partners for project development and execution

•  Lead Implementation of an efficient project management system

•  Assist in copy writing, editing and proofreading copy in select creative projects

•  Work collectively with team members in planning, developing and executing ad campaigns, marketing plans, special events and more.

•  Administrative duties including procurement organization for purchase orders, invoices, production budgets, media buy tracking, trafficking and more

•  Support the Creative Director and Marketing Team in maintaining Phantoms & PPL Center brand standards

•  Negotiate print, radio, online trade and assist with paid media deals with secondary stations and publication in surrounding markets

•  Assist in the creation of public relations campaigns for multiple family shows simultaneously including planning publicity events, creating pitch stories, scheduling in studio and call-in interviews, researching available performers and/or media trained personnel

•  Assist with communication to show promoters (Feld, Harlem Globetrotters, PBR, etc.) to develop effective marketing and public relations campaigns, including establishing presale/on-sale dates , communicating this information to the appropriate parties, and creating recommendations for media buys

•  Staff promotional concourse table during all Lehigh Valley games and grassroots appearances

•  Staff media check-in during all concerts and family shows

•  Other duties as identified.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  3. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  4. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  5. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.
  6. Previous Ad Agency experience a plus

 Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.


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Marketing: Marketing
Campus Ambassador - Milwaukee Admirals (Milwaukee, WI)

Job Description:

            Student Ambassadors for the Milwaukee Admirals will be in-charge of promoting, raising awareness, and selling tickets to Admirals home games around their respective college campuses by using social media platforms and face to face interactions with other students.

Job Responsibilities:

            To promote the Admirals to their circle of influence – specifically their college or university.

            To help market Admirals College Nights and other team promotions.

            To use social media to help spread the word about the Admirals.

            To expand the awareness of Admiral Hockey on college campuses.

            To post posters and flyers around high traffic places around campus (graphics will be provided by the Admirals).

            Must attend orientation that will take place in September. 

            Once a week, for one hour staff an Admirals table with schedules, information and willing to help students enroll in the College Night program.

            For each home game craft a social media post to ambassador’s social media pages (graphics to be provided by the Admirals).

            To become knowledgeable with the Admirals app along with Experience

            Must attend the Admirals home opener on Friday, October 20th.

            To attend at least 6 Admirals game throughout the season (tickets provided) and post pictures and/or video to social media.

            Must set up bi-monthly phone meetings with supervisor to see how the progress of program is going.

            Must stay in contact with supervisor throughout each week.

            Must attend 3 mandatory meetings which will be scheduled for the months of November, January and March.

            Potential to work throughout the playoffs.

            Organize one super group (100 students or more) to attend one game (ambassador’s choice) throughout the season.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

            Must be responsible and can be relied on to perform tasks assigned to.

            Work well with others in a fast and exciting environment.

            Must be a current college student (sophomore standing or higher) working towards a degree in Sports Management, Communications, or Business.

            Assist fans on campus in a friendly and enthusiastic manner. 


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Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Manager - Ontario Reign (Ontario, CA)

Job Summary:

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing and executing traditional, digital, and experiential activations marketing campaigns.  Additionally, this position will work on designing and fulfilling projects, products and other items for the Ontario Reign. 

Tasks and Responsiblities:

  • Develop and execute marketing initiatives (short, mid, long range) involving traditional, digital, and experiential activations to create public awareness, facilitate ticket sales, communicate promotions, and incorporate fan engagement.  Generate marketing campaign synergy across grass roots, online/digital, outdoor, and print.
  • Partner with internal and outside vendors to plan, purchase, produce, deliver, and distribute promotional items and signage for events; Manage art and copy writing with internal and external designers
  • Manage Ontario Reign as the brand ambassador and related business promotions and activations with radio, digital, influencer, and tie in to the Reign Broadcast initiative
  • Circulate efficient and accurate reporting, detailing results of digital marketing campaigns and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with STAPLES Center staff and LA Kings game entertainment to fulfill in-game promotional activities and giveaways
  • Work with CBBA, Game Operations and Reign game entertainment to fulfill in-game promotional activities and giveaways
  • Strategize with Database group to develop CRM, automated messaging, email marketing and data capture campaigns
  • Develop marketing plans with community partners to assist with delivery of their messaging
  • Gather impressions and media value from media campaigns and formulate marketing recaps; Develop website, mobile app, and ad impression traffic plan; and create goals and benchmarks

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year)
    • Area of Study: Marketing, communications, or advertising
  • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience
  • In-house marketing or agency experience with a proven track-record of executing comprehensive plans at/under budget that have produced measureable results
  • Knowledge of digital marketing, strategy, and media buying including display, SEO, and social
  • Strong sense of design, composition, color theory, and typography
  • Experience with automated marketing platforms to execute email, SMS, phone, and mail campaigns
  • Ability to analyze campaign components, provide ROI and KPIs
  • Strong sense of project ownership and dedication to delivering outstanding results
  • Required to lift 20 pounds
  • Graphic Design
  • Knowledgeable in Video equipment, video editing, and production/design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Experience with Photoshop
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS

Additional Comments:

  •  Must be willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.  AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.


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Marketing: Community Relations
50/50 Raffle Seller- Part Time - Ontario Reign (Ontario, CA)

The Hope Reigns Foundation 50/50 Raffle Seller will play a crucial role within the organization’s game day operations. During each home game, 50/50 raffle tickets will be sold to fans with 50% of proceeds going to an individual and 50% of the proceeds benefiting nonprofit organizations. This position requires an outgoing, high-energy and enthusiastic personality, as sellers will be asked to approach fans attending the game on the concourse and suite levels.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

* Manage pre-game set up for designated raffle tablets

* Sell 50/50 raffle tickets to fans at Ontario Reign home games

* Comfortably handle large cash transactions, credit card machines and the sale and distribution of 50/50 raffle tickets throughout your work shift.

* Work to engage fans and staff to spread awareness of the 50/50 raffle program and the Hope Reigns Foundation by approaching fans.

* Problem solve quickly and efficiently. Answer questions fans may have about the 50/50 raffle program.

* Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding designated sales goals per game.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:

* Must be 18 years of age or older.

* Prior cash handling experience required.

* Ability to interact positively with large fan base and work independently.

* Self-starter who will consistently challenge oneself to increase their individual 50/50 raffle ticket sales.

* Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

* Strong sales skills; a background in sales or marketing is strongly encouraged.

* Candidate must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. Shifts are approximately 5 hours each and take place during Ontario Reign home games.

* Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Candidate will be subject to a background check and credit check.

Education and Formal Training:

* Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent education.


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Entertainment Coordinator, Host and Digital Correspondent - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (SAN DIEGO, CA)

Overview:

The San Diego Gulls game entertainment coordinator/correspondent is to assist the Manager, Game Operations in all aspects of the in-game fan experience and act as a digital host for marketing purposes.  This position will be responsible for event planning in a professional or college sports environment and will assign daily duties to the Gulls Girls and Mascot teams.  The Game Entertainment Coordinator will work closely with other managers in the marketing and communications department to ensure that all promotions, sponsor obligations and other duties assigned are executed properly.  As a correspondent, this position must have a good public speaking presence, and will perform in front of large crowds on camera.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the planning of game day activations for in-arena entertainment.
  • Delegate assignments to the entertainment team for all game day fan activations.
  • Supervise Gulls Girls and Mascot Teams and take an active role on the hiring committee as well as crewing the teams for game day and non-game day events.
  • Assist with game day presentations and operations such as the National Anthem, Color Guard, Military Hero, and intermission promotional events.
  • Generate crowd excitement by creating an entertaining atmosphere during promotions.
  • Correspondent for online digital and broadcast activities and promotions.
  • Attend Gulls community events to report and broadcast digitally online
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays and all home games.
  • Available to attend numerous community related events on behalf of the Gulls organization
  • Available 10-15 hours per week during the season in the office
  • Available to attend Gulls day practices and report for digital distribution.
  • Experience in sports and hockey is not mandatory, but highly preferred.
  • Must be an effective public speaker with experience in front of a live camera.
  • Cheer, dance, theatrical or spirit team experience required.
  • Experience reading and memorizing scripts quickly.
  • Must be able to walk and climb stairs for up to 3 hours.
  • Able to perform strenuous physical duties, including carrying heavy boxes and equipment.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have experience in front of a live camera?


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Marketing: Marketing
Street Team Member - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (San Diego, CA)

Overview:  This is a part-time seasonal position within the San Diego Gulls Marketing Department. The Street Team will consist of an energetic group of individuals who are enthusiastic about and committed to promoting the San Diego Gulls Hockey Club.  The Street Team’s primary responsibility is to promote the San Diego Gulls through the use of various sales and marketing strategies at Gulls home games and events in the community.  Street Team members must be upbeat, outgoing individuals with a strong work ethic who possess the ability to interact with all types of people.  

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Work off-site events (i.e. organization events, sports tournaments, sponsor appearances, etc.) in an effort to promote the Gulls and increase ticket sales.  Members are responsible for set-up and teardown at all events.
  • Work all Gulls home games and assist with promotional giveaways as needed.
  • Assist, as necessary, with other departmental promotional/community events (i.e. Community Relations, Sales, Corporate Partnerships, etc.).
  • Host Gulls Watch Parties at local restaurants and bars – hand out premium items, facilitate on-site promotions, communicate general Gulls information and interact with fans.
  • Distribute pocket schedules around San Diego County and replenish locations as needed. 
  • Pass out and discuss promotional and sales collateral at Gulls home games and off-site events.
  • Drive Gulls “Promotional Vehicles” to and from events. Make sure vehicles are fully stocked with necessary items for event and unloaded at the conclusion of event, ensuring that the vehicles are kept clean at all times.
  • Assist with organization and maintenance of the Marketing Storage Pods.
  • Responsible for data cultivation through “register to win” entries and responsible for completing post-event wrap-up forms after every event
  • Sell Gulliver’s Kids Club membership kits at all home games and community events as needed
  • Assist with other tasks on an as-needed basis.

Specific Qualifications/Abilities: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Possess a valid California driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, a reliable source of transportation and a good driving record.  A motor vehicle record check will be conducted.
  • Ability to handle basic cash transactions when necessary
  • Flexible schedule – Must be able to work all home games, nights/weekends and holidays as required.
  • Requires prolonged standing; ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to work in outdoor conditions
  • Passionate about the San Diego Gulls, the game of hockey and sports in general
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced work environment
  • Hard working, detail oriented and results driven
  • Prior sales experience a plus
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fun, energetic and outgoing personality
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Previous marketing/promotional/event experience preferred
  • Experience working for a college or professional sports team a plus

Local candidates preferred.  No relocation expenses provided. 

*Uniform is provided for this position

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a valid California Drivers License, reliable transportation and a good driving record?
2. Are you able to work home games, nights, weekends and holidays?


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Director, Game Operatons - Stockton Heat (Stockton, CA)

JOB DESCRIPTION: Director, Game Operations

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

SUPERVISION: Game Day Staff and Department Interns

AVAILABLE: Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Create, implement and manage the planning, budgeting and execution of all game day operations activities including scripts, graphics, videos, contests, temporary signage, concourse activities and pre/post game entertainment 

* Draft public address announcer scripts 

* Direct all game stoppages, intermissions and pre/post game programming 

* Recruit and train all game day staff including ops/promotional staff, public address announcer, DJ, in-game hosts, mascot(s) and game operations interns

* Prepare pre-event plan for Arena operations staff

* Serve as primary point of contact with Arena staff for game operations related matters 

* Prepare game giveaways distribution plans with Heat and Arena game staff

* Manage all game ops related products and materials (ordering and inventory) 

* Film and edit video and prepare videoboard graphics, as needed, in collaboration with others on staff 

QUALIFICATIONS

* College Degree

* Two years experience in game operations at the NCAA, Major Junior, ECHL or AHL levels or similar event production experience 

* Proficient in technology required for this position 

BENEFITS

* Health Insurance- The organization pays 100% of the employee's medical premium
* Dental - The organization pays 50% of the employee's dental premium
* Vision - The employee is 100% responsible for the premium
* 401(K) - The employer will match up to 5% of Gross Income
* Vacation Pay
* Sick Pay
* Holiday Pay


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Marketing: Retail Merchandising
Merchandise Sales Associate (Part-Time) - Stockton Heat Hockey Club (Stockton, CA)

The Stockton Heat are seeking outgoing, energenic, responsible and dedicated staff members to join the retail/concourse sales team. Store staff must be able to communicate well with fans, assist fans with purchases, run transactions on a Point of Sale system and demonstrate excellent customer service. Staff will be asked to use a register, restock products, maintain store/station cleanliness. Concourse sales individuals will be responsible for selling Chuck-A-Puck 50/50 Raffle, and Game Used Jersey Raffle tickets around the entire arean. Must be comfortable being on the move and explaining Chuck-A-Puck and Raffles to fans.   

We at the Heat make it our mission to deliver outstanding customer service. As such, candidates should be high spirited, outgoing, enjoy interacting with fans, enjoy working in a fast paced environment, have great organizational and communication skills, a team player, and able to work approximately 5 hours per night for the majority of the Heat home games, season runs October through April (Playoffs through June). These positions may require some lifting and physical activity. 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you looking for a fun job working with excited fans?


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Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Coordinator - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Marketing Coordinator for the Texas Stars Hockey Club, AHL Affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars will assist the Director of Marketing with any brand development and focused efforts to drive revenue growth through Marketing and Game Operations strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Director of Marketing with all branding and team collateral including the season program, marketing strategy planning, execution and opportunities as needed.
  • Responsible for managing Promotional inventory that includes planning, market research, collecting bids, production, managing relationships with vendors, as well as tracking results and expenses as budgeted.
  • Assist Director of Marketing in hiring, training and managing staff and payroll for Texas Stars Ice Patrol and Marketing Internship Program
  • Hire, train and manage Marketing Intern program including scheduling, game night delegation and other duties.
  • Assist Director of Marketing in all aspects of the in-game presentation
  • Devise new and creative in-game and in-arena entertainment, including on-ice promotions, fan interactive elements, social media campaigns, etc
  • Conduct market research and generate reports based off of current marketing trends in the local and expanded markets to assist in development of annual marketing plan
  • Create and manage content calendar. Responsible for social media campaign creation, execution and reporting analysis.
  • Serves as liaison between the company and advertising agencies, freelance talent, print suppliers, and other marketing services
  • Update company Newsletters and Event Announcements. Assist Director of Marketing with team promotional schedule press release
  • Manage publishing on the Texas Stars website. Stories, pre and post-game updates, etc
  • Manage and track the expenses for each assigned project. Ensure budget is managed properly

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree
  • One to three years of experience in Marketing or Public Relations, sports or live events.
  • Must be able to work all Texas Stars home games and special events as well as Dallas Stars events hosted by Texas Stars.
  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and work under tight deadlines a must.
  • Efficiently and effectively communicate in high pressure environment with other departments, vendors and guests.
  • Computer and program skills include, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Scarborough software.
  • Extended working hours periodically required as directed by business needs.
  • Candidates must be innovative, self-starters, highly creative workers with good follow-up skills, energetic, organized and excellent interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Event Management or Public Relations.
  • Knowledge of market research, special event planning and marketing strategies, e-marketing strategies and media planning/buying.
  • Preferred Skills include, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Dynamics CRM or database management software.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects and office tools, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is exposed to an office environment, with noise levels usually moderate.

* This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as needed.

Texas Stars, Limited Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Marketing: Mascot
Mascot Performer - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

Summary

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are looking for an energetic, reliable and outgoing performer to appear as TUX during the 2017-18 season.

TUX not only appears at Penguins home games, but also attends dozens of community, charity, sponsor and team activities throughout Northeast PA both during hockey season and during the off season.

TUX will also work in tandem with the Game Entertainment Manager to create memorable positive experiences at Penguins home games.

Other Qualifications

  • Prior costume performance experience is required 
  • Ability to ice skate in costume is preferred
  • Must be available and willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be athletic and physically fit and between 5'8" and 6'2"
  • Must be able to communicate nonverbally and create spontaneous crowd interaction
  • Must have a great sense of humor and enjoy interacting with others
  • Must be well organized and dependable.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Creativity and the ability to work with other departments is required
  • Must be local to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton are and able to carry out appearances in the city and surrounding areas
  • Works well with children and other staff members at many events.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a background check

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous experience performing in costume?
2. Do you live within a 30 mile radius of Wilkes-Barre?


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
GAME NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT/MARKETING INTERN - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

Game Night Entertainment/Marketing Interns play a crucial part in ensuring that all in-game operations, including in-stand and on-ice events, are run in a seamless manner. 

Duties:
• Assist in coordination of in-game promotions (Tweet Your Seat, Text To Win, Lucky’s Lucky Puck, McCarthy Cleanest Car, etc)
• Coordinate in-game host and mascot activities
• Participate as part of Pens Promotional Team
• Set up of in-game promotional activities (Intermission contests, in-stand activities)
• Set up of pre-game introductions and special presentations (flag skaters, color guards, puck drops, awards presentations)
• Assistance with handouts/giveaways pre-game and/or post-game
• Assist with game day arena setup (Breakaway distribution, promotional items, etc)
• Other duties as assigned (in office and at arena)
 

Requirements
• Basic knowledge of ice hockey and the Penguins organization
• Must receive school credit.
• Must have own transportation to assigned events.
• Flexible hours based on workload.
• Available to work evenings and weekend events.
• Ability to think creatively.
• Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Photoshop.
• Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, be self directed and able to follow both written and oral instructions.
• Neat and professional appearance.
• Ability to lift items up to 30 pounds

Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in theis position, and a resume detailing your qualifications via TeamworkOnline.com. No phone calls or emails accepted.

Local applicants preferred.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you receive school credit for this internship?
2. What league do the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins play in?


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