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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Communications Intern - Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club (Anaheim, CA)

Summary: The Communications Intern is a temporary, seasonal opportunity within the Public Relations Department responsible for supporting department efforts during the NHL season.  Position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.  

Examples of Essential Duties/Responsibilities:  
Incumbent will handle hard copies of many of the club’s printed materials, set-up and hosting duties for the Anaheim Ducks, including, but not limited to:

  •   Daily clippings
  •    Press box set-up, both pre and post game
  •    Dissemination of media updates throughout game nights
  •    Interaction and fulfillment of on-site media requests
  •     Credential execution
  •    Press notes and release duplication
  •     Roster compilation
  •    Statistical research projects

Specific Qualifications/Abilities: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism or related field
•    Understanding of sports marketplace and entertainment industry (knowledge of the sport of hockey)
•    Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and be deadline oriented
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel
•    Extremely flexible schedule – ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Relations Coordinator - Chicago Blackhawks (Chicago, IL)

Department:                        Communications

Position Title:                     Coordinator, Media Relations

Reports To:                          Senior Executive Director, Communications

Supervises:                           Full-time intern and game-night staff

General Responsibilities:

Coordinate day-to-day hockey media relations efforts, including writing all game notes and press releases, game credentials and overseeing the press box operation on game nights. Also assists with effective off-ice media exposure for team marketing and business initiatives with community relations, tickets, youth hockey and corporate sponsorships. Some travel and other duties as assigned by the department.

Specific Duties: 

·         Assist the Senior Executive Director, Communications with all responsibilities.

·         Write and distribute press releases and media advisories for all on-ice and off-ice activities, including games, ticket sales, marketing, corporate sponsorship, youth hockey, community relations.

·         Manage media servicing, including press lounge on practice and game days, and press box on game nights.

·         Manage credentialing operations for all Blackhawks events, including but not limited to practices, games, Prospect Camp and Blackhawks Convention.

·         Track media coverage of all Blackhawks events and announcements through daily news clippings (distributed to front office staff electronically) and news clippings archive.

·         Compose media notes for all games (home and away) and produce/distribute Blackhawks Gameday document on game days.

·         Coordinate all hockey information services for media including daily maintenance of the Blackhawks media website and distribution of hard copies of statistics/news clippings/game notes on practice and game days.

·         Assist with story ideas of both traditional and non-traditional/human interest stories to media contacts.

·         Manage media for public appearances by Blackhawks players/coaches/executives, both in advance of the event and on-site at the event.

·         Manage full-time and game night interns for the Media & Public Relations department.

·         Manage television/radio broadcast recaps for each game.

·         Some travel will be necessary.

·         Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Public Relations or Communications.

·         Must have 3-5 years experience in media relations or public relations, preferably in sports.

·         Strong local and national media contacts required.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Strong knowledge of hockey, including but not limited to, rules, history, stats, etc.

·         Self starter with strong organizational and time management skills and ability to prioritize projects

·         Strong skills in Word & Excel.

·         Must have strong working knowledge of social media.

·         Attention to detail.

·         Team oriented.

·         Ability to travel as needed.

·         Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as directed by game and events schedule.


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations Game Night Staff - Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

The Public Relations Game Night Staff is a part-time position responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Detroit Red Wings public relations department during the 2016-17 season (September – Playoffs) in all areas including, but not limited to, game day PR responsibilities and community events. The position is for home game nights only, averaging 10-15 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities
• Keep press box and media lounge stocked with game notes, press clipping and stats
• Distribute media credentials before each game
• Transcribe intermission interviews and press conferences for media
• Distribute score updates, press releases and other vital information to media
• Compile daily news clippings for archives
• Record post-game quotes from players/coaches in dressing room
• Assist in creating and updating game notes
• Assist with community relations initiatives and post-game player meet and greets as needed

Supplemental Job Functions
• Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Collegiate experience: junior or senior standing or recent college graduate
• Reliable transportation to get to Joe Louis Arena for games and events
• Evidence of solid verbal and written communication skills
• Availability to work majority of home games during the 2016-17 season, arriving at the Joe two hours before each home game
• Professional demeanor when working with and around media, professional athletes, coaching staff and management
• Knowledge of hockey

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities
• Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Adobe InDesign
• Pursuit of a degree in the fields of Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Sports Management
• Experience in public/media relations or community relations

Working Conditions
• Irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations Assistant - Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

The Public Relations Assistant is a part-time position responsible for providing a wide range of support to the Detroit Red Wings public relations department during the 2016-17 season (September – Playoffs) in all areas including, but not limited to, game day PR responsibilities and community events. The position requires an average of 20 hours per week, not to exceed 30 hours in any given week.

Key Responsibilities
• Handle game day media relations responsibilities, including the copying and distributing of game notes, statistics and press clips
• Assist media relations and community relations staff with daily activities and projects, including but not limited to generating and pitching story ideas to media
• Assist with publicity plans for the Horizon League Basketball Championship at Joe Louis Arena and all “College Hockey in the D” events
• Assist with coverage of CR events and initiatives and non-hockey operations communication, including but not limited to press releases and articles covering the event for DetroitRedWings.com
• Compile and distribute new "Game Day Preview" document to media and visiting team staff
• Create visiting media contact list to disseminate necessary media procedures in advance of upcoming games
• Check media hotline and produce credentials for attending media and visiting staff
• Update media site before and after each home game
• Maintain comprehensive media clips
• Process general correspondence, including incoming team fan mail
• Perform all other game notes and statistical research projects as assigned

Supplemental Job Functions
• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Collegiate experience
• Experience writing press releases and articles
• Evidence of solid communication skills through verbal, written and telephonic channels
• Ability to demonstrate computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to produce material under strict deadlines with a high attention to detail
• Knowledge of hockey

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities
• Experience working in the sports and entertainment industry, particularly in hockey
• Pursuit of a degree in the fields of Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Sports Management is preferred
• Experience in public/media relations or community relations

Working Conditions
• Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays


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Communications: Imaging & Production
Production Supervisor - Los Angeles Kings (El Segundo, CA)

Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”) is 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 Los Angeles Kings are seeking a Production Supervisor to join their Production team. The Production Supervisor is the pulse of the production team and the main contact for all internal and external LA Kings projects. This highly talented individual will be responsible for ensuring the successful completion of all game day duties and special projects including planning, staffing, troubleshooting, and executing the current tasks at hand. In additional, this individual will be responsible for supervising a team of production assistants which will include hiring, training, scheduling, and managing on a daily basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate and execute all production projects and shoots within the Digital Media and Production departments; including staffing freelance crews, managing vendor selection, scheduling production assistants, and arranging locations permit requests and Certificates of Insurance

  • Act point of contact for all internal and external projects, including games; create call sheets to be distributed to team members involved providing all information regarding the current project ensuring the successful completion of the project

  • Responsible for hiring, training, supervising and day-to-day management of production assistant team

  • Attend all home games; oversee game day video production including management of production assistant team, troubleshooting, etc.; Act as point for all away game day duties

  • Follow and communicate internal project management timelines & schedules

  • Plan and lead weekly Production meetings to plan future shoots and keep current projects on deadline

  • Create and maintain digital, social, and production schedule, including timelines, requests and creating the agenda for weekly content meetings

  • Manage receipt, delivery, payment status of invoices and expenses in a timely manner

  • Help create and track yearly budget, internal department budgets, project budgets, etc.

  • Assist in creation and execution of online content calendar. (Internal content and Fox Sports West content)

  • Help create and refine yearly recaps and department business plans.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) for effective interaction with all levels within the company and outside the company

  • Ability to manage a diverse content distribution calendar

  • Working knowledge of film and content production

  • Ability to work efficiently in a highly demanding and time sensitive environment

  • Strong sense of project ownership and dedication to delivering outstanding results

  • Excellent time management skills.  Be able to complete projects under deadline with little supervision.

  • Should have a sense of humor and have experience working with a team.

  • Must be familiar with postproduction workflow and project management.

  • Must be willing to work long hours and some weekends.

  • Absolutely must be organized. 

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education:

  • 4 Year Bachelor Degree in the area of communications, film, or related

Experience:

  • 2-4 years of related work experience

  • Experience managing a creative team, setting schedules, managing projects and hitting deadlines.

  • Experience field producing features through host and non-hosted shoots

  • On set or production house experience a plus


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Communications: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Intern - St. Louis Blues (St. Louis, MO)

The St. Louis Blues, Scottrade Center, and Peabody Opera House are looking for a skilled creative to intern in the fast-paced world of sports and entertainment.


Career Benefits:

· Firsthand experience in your field

· Gain a better understanding of core design programs

· College Credit (if applicable)

· Exposure of having your work used in the real-world

What You’ll Do:

· Design a variety of pieces including but not limited to signage, shirts, booklets, flyers,
posters, pucks, etc.

· Be responsible for updating on-going creative pieces for shows

· Manage and create digital artwork used for concourse TVs throughout Scottrade Center and Peabody Opera House

· Work as part of the design/digital team across the three brands

 

Who We’re Looking For:

· A motivated team player with excellent communication skills

· Ability to follow directions and ask questions

· A true professional with the ability to work with various VIPs and maintain confidentiality when necessary

· Take critique positively and improve creative based on critique

· Be able to work independently and confidently

· Someone always wanting to better themselves

 

Requirements:

· Actively pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or closely related field or a recent graduate

· Be able to start in August and finish in May

· Be in the office a minimum of 4 days (total of about 30 hours per week)

· Basic understanding of the printing process

· Strong layout design skills

· Knowledge of primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

ONLY CANDIDATES SUBMITTING A PORTFOLIO WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Please submit a pdf portfolio or provide a link to a website if you have an online digital portfolio.


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