» Game Day Production / Camera Operator Internship - Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club (Hamilton, ON)
» Ticket Sales & Service Intern - Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club (Hamilton, ON)
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The Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and maintenance of Community Relations and Bulldogs Foundation programs and events that benefit the Hamilton community. In addition, this position will be responsible for handling reception and administrative duties for the Hamilton Bulldogs front office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with the creation, planning, implementation and evaluation of Community Relations and Bulldogs Foundation programs and events
Coordinate all Community Relations and Bulldogs Foundation mail and donation requests; including minor hockey requests, non-charitable requests, personal requests, player appearance requests, etc.
Assist with the coordination of player and team appearances in the community throughout the season
Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with organizations and community contacts in the Hamilton area
Coordinate player and team-driven game day initiatives and assist with the management of all in-game fundraising activities (ie. 50/50, Chuck a puck, etc.)
Provide reception duties for Bulldogs front office, which includes attending to visitors, answering or referring inquiries on the phone and face-to-face from the general public and coordinating with in-coming an outgoing couriers
Provide general administrative support as required, which may include preparing correspondence, mail distribution, maintaining supply inventory
Perform other duties as reasonably assigned by Hamilton Bulldogs management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1-3 years experience working in sports and entertainment marketing or related field
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
Strong event execution skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize workload and solve problems quickly
Excellent organizational and project management abilities
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, some holidays, and event nights
Ability to work in Canada
**Please note, this position will be a seasonal, contract position running from October until the end of April. Average of 40 hours per week, actual working hours may fluctuate.**
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Are you legally able to work in Canada? 2. Are you flexible with your working hours? (ie. night, weekend, holiday)
1. Are you legally able to work in Canada?
2. Are you flexible with your working hours? (ie. night, weekend, holiday)
OBLIGATION: All home games for the 2014-2015 Hamilton Bulldogs season (37 games)
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 6-7
SUMMARY: The Hamilton Bulldogs, American Hockey League affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Game Day Production Interns will be an integral part in the production of all Hamilton Bulldogs home games. Interns will rotate through a variety of positions including main follow camera, tight follow camera, faceoff/crowd shots camera, robo camera, replay system and graphics system. Interns will have the opportunity to produce Hamilton Bulldogs promotional videos and/or animations that may be shown in-game or via social media/website channels. Interns will also learn how to operate a Tricaster switcher.
This crew will assist the Hamilton Bulldogs Game Operations team in capturing on-ice action, in-game promotions and high-energy crowd shots. The chosen candidates will gain hands-on experience across all facets of production and a firsthand look at what goes into executing Game Day Production for a full season of Hamilton Bulldogs hockey.
PRIMARY GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Arrive 2-3 hours prior to game time, meet with the Digital Production Coordinator to receive game day rundown and assignments
Camera set-up and take-down, ensure that all components are operating properly
Take direction from Digital Production Coordinator via headset
Capture in-game action, fan shots, contests, promotions and intermission events that take place in-arena
Update in-game graphics as required
Prepare replays of in-game action
Edit together highlight packages during intermissions of first and second period highlights
Interns will have the opportunity to produce promotional videos and/or animations that may be shown in-game or utilized via social media/website channels. This will require additional hours outside of game days and the intern may need to utilize their own editing equipment.
POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must be enrolled in a post-secondary course of study pertaining to Broadcasting, Communications Media, or a similar field. The ideal candidate will possess:
Strong communication skills
Classroom or hands-on experience with operating cameras and editing software
A positive attitude and a “can do” approach
The ability to apply critical thinking and effectively follow direction
The ability to work as part of a cohesive team while taking ownership of individual assignments
Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the game of hockey
A passion for working in sports production and the desire to learn
Other requirements include the ability to work effectively under pressure and keep a consistent work ethic for the duration of the season. Hamilton Bulldogs interns are expected to be punctual and maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Are you currently enrolled in a field of study related to broadcasting? 2. Will you receive a course credit for this internship? 3. Do you have transportation to and from the arena? 4. Are you able to work nights, weekends and the ocassional holiday?
1. Are you currently enrolled in a field of study related to broadcasting?
2. Will you receive a course credit for this internship?
3. Do you have transportation to and from the arena?
4. Are you able to work nights, weekends and the ocassional holiday?
DEPARTMENT: Ticket Sales
SUPERVISOR: Director of Sales
OBLIGATION: All home games for the 2014-2015 Hamilton Bulldogs season and select events
SUMMARY: The Hamilton Bulldogs, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Ticket Sales Interns will assist the Ticket Sales & Game Operations staff and work to assist with game-day responsibilities in the execution of in-arena game operations activities, including but not limited to: game night promotions, anthems, pre- and/or post-game ice-times, intermission entertainment, sponsored elements, handouts, preparation of game night materials, and execution of select special events.
This team will interact with The Hamilton Bulldogs front office staff, promo team, ice crew, Bulldogs mascot Bruiser, in-game host and our fans to execute pre-game, in-game and post-game activities.
PRIMARY GAME NIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Greet and direct pre-game groups for pre-game activities (example: skates, anthems)
· Direct and control group traffic in back-of-house (secured) areas of the arena
· Assist with lining up and instructing groups for anthems, intermissions, etc.
· Assist with pre-game ceremonies and national anthems
· Assist with pre-game and post-game handouts, when applicable
· Assist third-party vendors with direction through the concourse, i.e. sponsors, bands, special guests
· Attend additional Hamilton Bulldogs community events as requested
POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course of study pertaining to sport management/marketing, communications, business, marketing or a related field and be receiving credit for this internship. The ideal candidate will possess:
· Effective organization and planning skills
· Strong verbal communication skills
· A positive attitude and a “can do” approach
· The ability to apply critical thinking and effectively follow direction
· An upbeat and personable attitude
· An outgoing personality and the ability to interact with fans and new faces
· The ability to work as part of a cohesive team while taking ownership of individual assignments
· The ability to skate is an asset, but not required
· A passion for working in sports and the desire to learn
Other requirements include the ability to work effectively under pressure, keep enthusiasm level high for the duration of the season, and to take initiative in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines as they are presented. Hamilton Bulldogs interns are expected to be punctual and maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
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