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» Director of Game Operations/Event Manager - AHL Franchise (Northeast, US)
» Game-Day Entertainment Crew - Spirit Team - Chicago (Glenview, IL)
» Ice Crew - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)
» Graphic Designer Internship - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)
» 50/50 Jackpot Game-Day Seller (Paid Position) - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)
» Manager, Game Operations - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Game Night Staff - Music Producer - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)
» Mascot Performer - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (San Diego, Ca)
» Director of Game Presentation - Stockton Heat (Stockton, CA)
» Foundation Director - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)
» Graphic Designer/Marketing - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)



Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Director of Game Operations/Event Manager - AHL Franchise (Northeast, US)

The Director of Game Operations for an AHL franchise in the Northeast will be responsible for planning and executing all 38 home games, plus any playoff game. He or she will also serve as the Event Manager, and will exist as the point-of-contact person for all concerts, expos, and events that come to the arena.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan and compose scripts for the team’s games; this includes writing and editing PA reads, special announcements, and intermission contests
  • Work closely with Corporate to ensure that all game ops contacts are executed and fulfilled
  • Work closely with the Graphic Designer, Multimedia Director, In-Game Host, cameramen, and interns to ensure that games are executed to the best of their ability
  • Direct/call the game via headset 
  • Operate the lights and music for the building
  • Creatively lay out each game to keep its entertainment value fresh and exciting
  • Book special guests, national anthem singers, and celebrity puck droppers
  • Organize media days throughout the year to shoot video board content
  • Receive and execute content from all artist/production riders for concerts/shows at the arena
  •  Establish and maintain effective relationships with the Union, Sound & Light, Security, Building Operations, and Concessions to orchestrate the many working parts of an event
  •  Plan and supervise all events, ranging from concerts to expos
  •  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all parties involved
  • Responsible for advancing and debriefing all events
  • Work closely with the CFO to have an understanding of all contractual aspects to the events

Qualifications:

  • Two to four (2-4) years of event management experience, preferably in an arena or stadium atmosphere
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college/university, preferably with a major in business/facility/sport management, marketing, or related field
  • Two to four (2-4) years of game operations experience preferred 
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and some holidays, primarily from October – May 
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  •  Extensive writing background 
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to be extremely organized and efficient 
  • Ability to work well in group settings and manage the day-to-day operations of other employees
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of TSE GameTime-Pro preferred
  • Previous experience with A/V equipment and electronic systems in arena facilities preferred 
  • Knowledge of the sport of hockey preferred

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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Game-Day Entertainment Crew - Spirit Team - Chicago (Glenview, IL)

The Chicago Wolves are seeking enthusiastic and responsible individuals to serve as members of our Spirit Team for the 2016-17 season. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and events. It is also a great opportunity to get started in the sports industry and build your resume.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up, operate, and manage the team’s fan-interactive Kids’ Zone
  • Promote Skates Mates Kids’ Club registrations and help increase memberships
  • Facilitate team’s various charitable initiatives, including 50/50 raffle sales, Chuck-A-Puck sales, and charity drive collections
  • Assist with team’s mid-season and year-end merchandise sales
  • Assist with other non-game events (optional)

Benefits:

  • Part-time, paid position with flexible scheduling
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Pregame staff meal
  • Discount on team merchandise

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with children
  • Helpful, enthusiastic, and friendly
  • Available to work most weekend home games (Friday/Saturday evenings, Sunday afternoons) and some weeknights from October to April (and playoffs, as needed)

Applicants MUST APPLY by July 1, 2016.

Please send cover letter and resume to the following:

Email: hsimms@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

Or:

Chicago Wolves Promotional Team
Attn: Holly Simms
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Ice Crew - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)

The Chicago Wolves Professional Hockey Team seeks an enthusiastic, high-energy individuals to serve as members of the Chicago Wolves Ice Crew for the 2016-17 season.  The Ice Crew will be responsible for clearing snow from both goal creases and the bench area during all home games.

Qualifications:

  • Male or Female, 16 years of age or older
  • Must be an excellent skater
  • Expected to work most Wolves home games

Ice Crew members will receive salary plus tickets

Cover Letter and Resumes with skating background will be accepted.

The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


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Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer Internship - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)

The Chicago Wolves are hiring a full-time graphic designer intern.  He/she will work with the creative services department and assist in day-to-day maintenance of ChicagoWolves.com. Ideal candidates have some experience, a willingness to learn, strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceptualize and produce creative for integrated campaigns on multiple platforms
  • Design for print, web, and video elements including but not limited to: advertising, marketing collateral, promotional materials, signage, web pages, ad banners, fan downloads, video broadcast and in-arena graphics.
  • Strong understanding in working with print vendors to provide press-ready artwork for production
  • Assist in maintaining digital photo archives
  • Collaborate with the creative and TV departments and other team members
  • Ability to create infographics
  • Assist in taking product shots of merchandise
  • Work home & away games
  • Represent the team in a positive and professional manner

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic/visual communications or a similar discipline.
  • Must be proficient with Mac, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, and Microsoft Office (Additional knowledge in After Effects or Cinema 4D is especially helpful)
  • Strong ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail while meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with printing and production processes is necessary
  • Have a working knowledge or prior experience designing animation and motion graphics is a plus
  • Experience in green screen production and postproduction is a plus as well
  • Familiarity with Wordpress structures and module positions is an added bonus
  • Interest in social fan engagement and integration

All applicants much attach 5-10 portfolio samples (PDF or portfolio website).

No calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.

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

1. Did you attach 5-10 portfolio samples?


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
50/50 Jackpot Game-Day Seller (Paid Position) - Chicago Wolves (Glenview, IL)

Department: Community Relations
Reports to: Community Relations Sr. Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Chicago Wolves are seeking high-energy, motivated individuals with a passion for fundraising and giving back to the community to join our 50/50 Jackpot sales team for the 2016-17 season. This is a great opportunity to get started in the sports industry and is a part-time, paid position.

Job Description:

  • Sell 50/50 Jackpot tickets in an enthusiastic manner.
  • Actively approach fans to explain the details of the 50/50 Jackpot program.
  • Utilize portable electronic tablets and printers for the sale of tickets.
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions accurately throughout the game.
  • Achieve nightly personal and group fundraising goals.
  • Answer fan questions regarding the 50/50 Jackpot.
  • Time Requirement: Arrive 90 minutes before game-time. Shift ends at the end of the 2nd intermission.

Qualifications:

  • Must be prompt and arrive to games on time.
  • Must be responsible, motivated, and comfortable interacting with fans.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work a majority (if not all) Chicago Wolves games for the 2016-17 season (October through April, and playoffs as needed).
  • Prior customer service and sales experience is a plus.
  • Candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Applicants MUST APPLY by Friday, July 1st.

No phone calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Manager, Game Operations - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION 

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Iowa Wild game presentation, as well as event presentation and coordination for other team events examples including Iowa Wild sales, corporate partnerships and marketing events.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Serves as “game director” for all Iowa Wild home games and coordinator of all special events for ticket and corporate sales
• Creates and coordinates opening night activities, fan celebrations, playoff games and other special pre-game, intermission and postgame ceremonies and events
• Creates all LED and scoreboard graphics and coordinates all in-arena video
• Oversees and supervises all aspects of promotional game and event management, including but not limited to management of public address and message board announcements, coordination of large scale video display, coordination of in-game music, rotating signage during events and management of on-ice promotional activities
•Enhance promotions with music and video entertainment choices, sound effects, cheers and chants as they relate to the fan base
• Implements and manages all ticket and corporate sales in-game promotions and group sales assets such as chuck-a-puck, national anthems, intermission promotions, etc.
• Interview, hire, train, and manage all game night staff and promotional staff including interns, PA announcers, etc.
• Works efficiently with arena's operations staff to ensure team's requirements and requests are clearly executed on game and event nights
• Works with the Production Services Manager and arena stage technicians to meet technical staff requirements
• Manages game-presentation- and select event-related line items in budget
• Ability to work normal business hours as well as nights and weekends
• Assists with related projects as needed
• Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
• College graduate with excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
• Minimum 1-3 years of game presentation or operations experience
• Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects preferred
• Knowledge of professional hockey leagues

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Flexible schedule and willingness to work unusual hours and perform multiple tasks (nights and weekends) 
• Passionate about hockey and professional sports
• Positive attitude
• Leads by example and helps to create an environment where employees strive to achieve the goals of the organization

WORK CONDITIONS
• Ability to work nights and weekends as needed 
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
• Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc.


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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Game Night Staff - Music Producer - Iowa Wild (Des Moines, IA)

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION 
The Iowa Wild Professional Hockey team is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual to serve as the Game Day Music Producer. The position provides a great opportunity to entertain fans through music and sound effects and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and events.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Music Producer will report directly to the Manager of Game Operations
• Enhance promotions and game experience with music choices, sound effects, cheers, and chants as they relate to fan base.
• Provide feedback to Manager of Game Operations regarding successful and unsuccessful entertainment efforts
• Work closely with Manager of Game Operations and Arena Production Crew to ensure all promotions are executed in a way for fans to enjoy
• Must have a strong knowledge of hockey, including rules, and the ability to play situational music
• Help find, gather, and install appropriate music and sound clips to the music library on a regular basis
• Must have a strong understanding of “in-game hockey” music and ability to separate personal music tastes
• Should be receptive to both positive and negative feedback
• Work all 38 Home Games plus playoffs and events as needed
• Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Some post-secondary education is preferred

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Hockey experience is preferred, but not required

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to help
• 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 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: Mascot
Mascot Performer - San Diego Gulls Hockey Club (San Diego, Ca)

Part-Time, non-exempt

Overview:

The Mascot Performer will entertain and interact with Gulls fans in the community and at games by acting as the official mascot.  This will involve being in costume and acting in a fun and friendly manner.  It will also involve the ability to move around, dance, pose for photos, and other activities to excite fans.  May require the ability to skate while in costume,

Responsibilities

  • The mascot performer will dress in costume at community events and Gulls home games as assigned. 
  • The mascot will act in-character while in the costume at all times, and act in a friendly and entertaining manner in front of fans. 
  • At Community Events responsibilities may include, but are not limited to interacting with fans including taking photos, signing autographs, participating in promotions.
  • At San Diego Gulls Games responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: interacting with fans including taking photos and signing autographs, dancing, leading cheers, skating on ice while in costume, participating in promotions and other game entertainment both on and off ice.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Entertainment background with experience in one or multiple of the following areas: cheerleading, acting, working as a costumed performer.
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work week days/nights, weekends and some holidays as required.  Must be available to work all home games.
  • Intermediate to advanced skating experience, and the ability to skate while in a mascot costume preferred.

San Diego Gulls offers a competitive salary and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

1. Do you have experience in cheerleading, acting or working as a costumed performer?


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

JOB DESCRIPTION: DIRECTOR OF GAME PRESENTATION

REPORTS TO: TEAM PRESIDENT

SUMMARY: Responsible for creating the ‘show’ for each game and sponsor fulfillment both in-game and via support documents for sales personnel. Other duties as assigned (re: ticket sales) as time allows.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Proven ability to work with both team and arena personnel and perform at an exceptional level in a stressful environment.

• Knowledge of game operations to create and execute promotional activities and the proper atmosphere.

• Knowledge of production elements including sound, lighting, video, scripting and technology.

• Excellent computer hardware and software skills.

• Ability to edit video and produce content from raw footage an advantage.

• Must demonstrate a high degree of time management and organization skills.

• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.

• Excellent verbal and written skills.

• Must be a self-starter and team player.

• Must be willing to work long hours year round, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and hit deadlines

• Must be able to work independently.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

• Salary based on experience

• Health, dental and vision base plan coverage provided with any additional coverage at the choice and expense of the employee

• $50 per month cell phone allowance payment

• Relocation allowance to be determined

Game Presentation

1. Responsible for creating and maintaining proper Arena atmosphere.

2. Responsible for implementation and execution of all game day operations activities including game contests, temporary sign installation and removal, concourse activities and pre-game ceremonies.

3. Creates daily game presentation scripting including all video board displays, address announcements, etc

4. Responsible for the scheduling and scripting of all player head shots and promotional videos.

5. Responsible for the execution of all hockey game events including stoppage in play promotions, intermission contests, pre-game ceremonies, etc.

6. Interviews, hires and supervises game day employees including storm squad, public address announcer, music coordinator, “fun guy”, chuck a puck personnel, parking personnel and etc.

7. Prepares game projection summary for Team staff prior to each game or series of games.

8. Prepares documents for Arena operations personnel outlining Team game needs one week prior to each game.

9. Responsible for production call immediately prior to doors open.

10. Oversees the production of game day video board content.

11. Responsible for production of any video board content which requires in game production (i.e. contest winners, attendance, etc.).

12. Responsible for the production of all Team signage (under ice, dasherboard, temporary signs / banners) and budget to accomplish the same.

13. Responsible for the storage and distribution of all promotional giveaway items including placing them at doors.

14. Serves as liaison between Team and Arena operations staff.

15. Manages inventory and functionality of radio communication devices.

16. Collaborates with on-ice and off-ice officiating crews.

Fulfillment

1. Responsible for creating sponsorship fulfillment timeline for each sponsorship agreement and monitoring and documenting execution of each element.

2. Responsible for obtaining, storing and usage of the correct sponsor logos on all marketing materials, promotional items, video board slides, website, etc.

3. Prepares and distributes event summary information to all sponsors two weeks prior to sponsored promotions.

4. Provide immediate post-event follow up via handwritten note, digital images, etc.

5. Develop proof of performance packages for all Team sponsors.


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Marketing: Community Relations
Foundation Director - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)

SUMMARY:
The individual in this role will oversee the Texas Stars Foundation. The Texas Stars Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting community efforts in Central Texas on behalf of the Texas Stars. This position reports to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Board of Directors for the Texas Stars Foundation.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all strategic planning and execution of all Texas Stars Foundation initiatives including league, club, and player charitable causes
  • Oversee club’s strategic planning and implementation to grow awareness of the Texas Stars community presence
  • Key liaison with the AHL in all community efforts
  • Key liaison with the Foundation board and responsible for implementation of programs on planning and execution
  • Organize and maintain records of team and player community initiatives
  • Oversee Texas Stars Foundation budget and maintain records of all donations – collection and deposit of Foundation donations; Prepare tax-receipts and written correspondence for charity requests
  • Maintenance of inventory of Texas Stars Foundation product donations
  • Coordinates day-to-day operations of the Texas Stars collaborative programs and design of special events related to community relations. These include fundraising events, benefits, player related events/ appearances and AHL League events.
  • Manages all fundraising activities of the team, as well as the disbursement of funds to local community organizations via grant application process
  • The development, maintenance and enhancement of all fundraising events, special events, and educational programs related to Community Relations and the Foundation
  • Maintain budgets and funding for new and existing programs
  • Oversee Texas Stars club and player fan mail and emails
  • Certain game day duties required – game auctions, in-arena check presentations, game day experiences, community activities and special events
  • Coordinate and attend public appearances for players, coaches, and management
  • Oversee signed memorabilia and coordinate player signings for the Texas Stars
  • Maintain community calendar for the Texas Stars
  • Initiate important community synergy partnerships with other non-profit constituencies
  • Maintain a Community Report for the City of Cedar Park and help prepare the Foundation taxes

DESIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • Maintain a positive attitude and communicate effectively with all fans and associates including corporate office personnel.
  • Integrity & Values - Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization.
  • Interpersonal Confidence - Strong interpersonal skills; can effectively communicate and relate to all levels within and outside the organization; creates and builds positive and productive relationships.
  • Adaptability - Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly.
  • Managing Processes - Ability to manage appropriate steps to get projects completed; has strong abilities to organize people and processes; can create a plan for resourceful workflow.
  • Organizational Ability - Can manage people and resources to get projects completed; has a strong ability to multi-task and keep order.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; can effectively communicate and relate to all levels within and outside the organization; creates and builds positive and productive relationships.
  • Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization.
  • Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly.
  • Ability to manage appropriate steps to get projects completed; has strong abilities to organize people and processes; can create a plan for resourceful workflow.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of special event planning and execution, as well as, event marketing and grassroots marketing strategies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 1-2 years community relations and/or fundraising experience
  • Understanding of foundations, 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, fundraising strategies, and community relations
  • Required computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job

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

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
2. Do you have a minimum of 1-2yrs community relations experience?
3. Explain your experience with 501(c)3 organizations
4. Explain your experience with fundraising for 501(c)3 organizations
5. Do you have managerial experience?


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Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer/Marketing - Texas Stars (Cedar Park, TX)

The individual in this role will be primarily responsible for graphic design and development within the Texas Stars Marketing department. Individual will also assist with game operations and general marketing efforts for the Texas Stars. Reports to the Senior Director of Marketing - Texas Stars.

Essential Functions:
• Responsible for creative conception and development of Texas Stars marketing & sales materials, advertising, in-game content, and web content
o Produces annual theme of Texas Stars graphics
o Produces artwork for publications such as pocket schedules, ticket sales brochures, sales decks, posters, season ticket artwork, and program covers.
o Generates website splash pages and Facebook Timeline profile pictures
o Generates video board graphics
o Produces TV ad graphics and compiles ads for delivery.
o Edits radio spots
o Produces video web content
• Assists with social media content management, administration, and marketing initiatives
• Assists with official website management through existing content manager
• Extensive involvement in e-marketing initiatives, website data collection and online promotions
• Assists with game operations and media planning/buying
• Assists with management of in-game promotions team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization
• Strong interpersonal skills; can effectively communicate and relate to all levels within and outside the organization; creates and builds positive and productive relationships
• Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly
• Ability to manage appropriate steps to get projects completed; has strong abilities to organize people and processes; can create a plan for resourceful workflow
• Can manage people and resources to get projects completed; has a strong ability to multi-task and keep order

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree
• Understanding of advertising, media planning/buying, market research and Scarborough software, revenue-generating programs, database development, database management, e-marketing strategies and television ratings
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Required computer skills: Adobe Creative Suite, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office
• Preferred computer skills: iMovie and GarageBand

Physical Demands:
• Ability to stand, walk, sit, use of hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms,
• Ability to lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds;
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment:
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, during events the noise level may be loud.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


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