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Communications: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Activation Coordinator - Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club (Anaheim, CA)

Anaheim Ducks Job Description

 

Activation Coordinator

 

The Activation Coordinator is responsible for creating all sales materials as it relates to the Corporate Partnership Department with the Anaheim Ducks.  This position is also responsible for assisting with the implementation of corporate partnership contractual elements, calculating overall value of sponsorship, and reporting results to partners.  This position reports to the Manager of Corporate Partnership Activation. 

 

Examples of Essential Duties/Responsibilities:  

  • Design innovative presentations, proposals and all other sales collateral for Corporate Partnership Department
  • Responsible for day to day relationship management and execution / activation of assigned corporate partnership accounts, and providing support to department managers with regards to signage, in-arena promotions, program advertisements.
  • Use Scarborough Research software to extract data to be utilized in presentations
  • Work closely with Repucom to collect brand analysis information and data
  • Liaison with internal departments to successfully create specialized marketplace, in-arena promotions, special events and entertainment features to further enhance partner packages
  • Maintain and update the partner elements in CRM including ticket logs, production timelines/hard costs and artwork deadlines to track the status of element execution and document completion of task
  • Manage partner VIP hospitality / experience elements (zamboni rides, penalty box, GM dinners, suite nights etc).
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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

·       Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

·       1-2 years’ graphic design experience required working in a corporate environment

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, Word, etc.) is required.

·        Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

·        Ability to meet tight deadlines

·        Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time, detail oriented, and work well under pressure
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

 


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Communications: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Part-time Graphic Designer - Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh, NC)

Responsibilities:

– Use knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements and marketing materials
– Generate and manipulate the design of projects including web and print ads, flyers, postcards, wallpapers, tickets and more
– Assist in concept development and arrive at creative solutions that meet the team’s brand standards and guidelines
– Assist with general work such as comping, proofing and revising layouts
– Attend weekly production meetings with marketing team
– Prepare files for print
– Meet with clients from different departments, printers and vendors

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or an equivalent is preferred
– 2+ years experience working in field (including interning, freelancing or part-time design work)
– Must be self-motivated and have sharp attention to detail
– Ability to work independently or as part of a team
– Flexible and creative personality
– Ability to manage multiple projects, multi-task and meet deadlines
– Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) programs and Microsoft Office programs
– Must be familiar with a Mac platform
– Knowledge of HTML/web development is a plus
– Knowledge of printing and output requirements required

Must be able to work varying hours Monday-Friday, as needed, 25-29 hours per week on average. 

In addition to completing application, all applicants must include PDF examples of work or website link showcasing work or email to laurenb@carolinahurricanes.com in order to be considered. 

Must pass a criminal background check.  

PNC Arena and the Carolina Hurricanes are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide for a drug free workplace. 

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

1. Do you have 2 or more years experience working in field?
2. Have you ever been convicted or pled guilty to a crime excluding minor traffic offenses? If yes, fully explain. A conviction does not necessarily exclude you from employment.


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Coordinator, Digital Media - LA Kings (El Segundo, CA)

Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”) is a subsidiary of The Anschutz Company and one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG owns a collection of companies including multi-use facilities such as STAPLES Center and StubHub! Center in Southern California, several sports franchises including the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) and Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) and AEG LIVE, one of the world's leading concert promotions and touring companies. AEG is also currently overseeing the development of L.A. LIVE, 4 million sq. ft. downtown L.A. sports, residential and entertainment district.

The Coordinator, Digital Media will develop social media and digital elements for various web, social, mobile, digital marketing and interactive formats for the 2 Time Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings. The person will have duties including updating LA Kings social media channels, updating LAKings.com and mobile app, as well as creating content for the team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Director, Digital Media for LA Kings on implementing and enhancing the Kings brand in the digital space
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  • Develop written, graphic and web elements primarily for Kings website and social with additional entities and channels as required.
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  • Building, managing, and posting web pages and news stories for LAKings.com
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  • Concept ideas that will help engage fans of each team’s social media with topical subjects: this could mean memes, infographics or animated GIFs
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  • An eye for shooting great photos and a knowledge for editing them well
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  • Moderate LA Kings social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pintrest, Google +, Wordpress
  • Analyze web and social media metrics to assist in future strategies and sponsorship analysis
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  • Be active in identifying new digital media opportunities

 

 Required Skills:

  • B.A. in Communications or Marketing is preferred
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  • Knowledge of principles of design, including layout, typography, color, balance, composition and current design trends
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  • Proven experience for a previous sports team is preferred
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  • Demonstrated skills and examples through the delivery of an online portfolio
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  • A working knowledge of the National Hockey League and a passion for sports
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  • Knowledge of HTML is required
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  • Proficiency in CSS, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Flash, etc.) and working in a CMS is preferred
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  • Ability to work late nights, holidays, and weekends
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  • Ability to learn, take direction, adhere to brand guidelines and handle critiques
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  • Sense of humor is an absolute must

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Communications: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Motion Graphics Designer/Game Operations Coordinator - New Jersey Devils/Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)

Devils Arena Entertainment which includes the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, are currently seeking a Motion Graphics Designer/ Game Operations Coordinator. This is an opportunity to support game day event production and work in the exciting professional sports and entertainment industry. We are looking for qualified candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment and bring new and innovative ideas to our team. The position reports to our Director of Event Production and is based in the Prudential Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Creation of animated content for all NJ Devils home games, TV Commercials, Prudential Center Events, Special Events and Corporate Sponsorship Content.
Includes all interior LED video boards, ribbon boards, and Prudential Center's exterior marquee.
Work with video editors and producers to assist in design and creation of graphics for television commercials and in-arena videos.
Work with Client Services in creation of sponsored elements for In-Game Presentation and Corporate Events.
- Assist in game-day event production by coordinating various in-game promotions and video board content.

- Assist with video production by shooting, editing and creating special projects when needed.

- Assist in media management and file server archiving.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelors Degree in Art/Design with concentration in graphic design/animation/video production

- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator; Graphic Design for LED and Ribbon Boards is required.

- Minimum of 2-5 years professional design and animation experience.

- Artistic ability to design, layout and create projects and animations.

- Knowledge of Final Cut Pro for video editing (Adobe Premiere a plus.)

- Working knowledge of shooting/lighting for video production.

- Cinema 4D knowledge a plus.

- Flexibility to work home games, concerts and shows which may include evenings, weekends and holidays

- Ability to partner in a team environment while working in a fast-paced setting

- Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task and manage projects

- Must be a Creative, Self-starter.

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

1. Can you please submit a Portfolio when Applying


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations Game Night Volunteer - Part Time Seasonal - Olympia Entertainment & Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

The Public Relations Game Night Volunteer is a part-time, unpaid volunteer opportunity to support the team’s community relations initiatives on game nights during the 2014-15 season (September – April).

Key Responsibilities
• Set up press box and media lounge with game notes, clips and stats
• Transcribe intermission interviews and press conferences for media
• Distribute score updates, press releases and other vital information to media
• Update clippings book with previous game reports
• Distribute media credentials before each game
• Assist with game night community relations initiatives, including numerous collections, Breast Cancer Awareness Night and Military Appreciation Night
• Assist with post-game player meet and greets as needed
• Perform additional responsibilities as instructed by a supervisor

Supplemental Job Functions
• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be at least a junior or senior (undergraduate)
• Must have reliable transportation to get to Joe Louis Arena for games and events
• Must be able to volunteer at majority of home games during the 2014-15 season, arriving at the Joe two hours before each home game
• Must be able to maintain professionalism when working with and around media, professional athletes, coaching staff and management
• Must be willing to work hard, be on time and present him/herself professionally
• Must be organized and efficient with the ability to take the initiative on a task

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Experience working in the sports and entertainment industry, particularly in hockey
• Experience in public relations

Working Conditions
• Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
• Exposure to moderate - high noise level
• Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
• Frequent visual/auditory attention

Volunteers Receive
• A volunteer gift after the conclusion of the season valued at more than $150
• An invitation to attend a select home game in the 2015-16 season with the other PR game night volunteers (free ticket, parking and food & beverage) valued at more than $75
• The chance to attend every home game during the season for free, including the opportunity to watch part of the game in the Wings’ press box
• Free parking in the gravel lot and free dinner at every home game
• Networking opportunities with local and national media on game nights in addition to DRW colleagues in various departments
• Valuable experience on how a professional team handles media relations and community relations on game nights
• Opportunity to participate in PR writing exercises (i.e. writing press releases and advisories) to add to his/her portfolio and to get a better understanding of how a sports team promotes its events and activities. Volunteers are not required to participate in these exercises, but it is a chance for volunteers to try their hand at public relations writing if he/she is interested.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 


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Communications: Communications Department Management
Marketing and Communications Manager - St. Louis Blues/Scottrade Center/Peabody Opera House (St. Louis, MO)

Scottrade Center and Peabody Opera House are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager. This position will oversee communications efforts for the building and its touring shows, including concerts, Broadway shows, family shows and sporting events, through extensive public relations and social media efforts, as well as contribute to the overall development of the company’s marketing strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Generate publicity for events in local print and broadcast media via press releases, feature story pitches, publicity events and media drops, with appropriate follow-up.
  • Manage on and off site publicity efforts including character/performer appearances, live radio and television interviews, etc.
  • Responsible for creation and implementation of monthly social media editorial calendars for venues, seeking opportunities to strengthen voice of properties through high levels of engagement, which developing strategies to optimize channel growth.
  • Monitor social conversations and identify opportunities to increase fan interactions/engagements.
  • Maintain comprehensive and up-to-date media lists and log/track Scottrade Center and Peabody Opera House media coverage.
  • Maintain charity database and handle charitable donation requests for building events.
  • Manage existing venue trade partnerships and create new marketing partnerships for added value to touring shows.
  • Work closely with marketing department to brainstorm and execute overall show marketing strategy.
     

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of public relations experience; previous experience in sports, live entertainment or attractions a plus.
  • 1-3 years of extensive work on social media implementation, including experience updating Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest for a brand/agency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or marketing.
  • Established relationships with local media.
  • Experience or strong familiarity with maintaining a blog.
  •  Self-starter that demonstrates outstanding organizational skills with strong attention to detail and follow-through and ability to manage multiple event responsibilities.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
     

Please visit our websites for additional information.

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

1. Are you local to St. Louis, MO or willing to relocate at your own expense?


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