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
The position will help focus on the development of event advertising for AAM-produced events. In addition, the position will take existing art provided by outside promoters and work to localize it for events at Honda Center. The position will help in developing collateral, advertising and printed materials for the Anaheim Ducks. An emphasis in print design is required. This position also requires a person who is comfortable working with and communicating to different departments in the organization. EOE
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions: • Create ad layouts for the Anaheim Ducks and AAM-produced events at Honda Center • Work with pre-approved art to localize for events produced by outside promoters • Work with pre-approved art to develop sales (Season Seat, Mini Plan, Premium, Group Sales) collateral (including brochures, postcards, posters, POP and flyers) for the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center • Design monthly and quarterly newsletters, brochures, postcards, posters, banners, POP, flyers • Develop creative for building signage where assigned • Develop and edit banner advertisements and graphics for all web sites (hondacenter.com, anaheimducks.com, woodenclassic.com, the-rinks.com etc.) • Ensure that all ads are delivered on time and in the proper format • Develop creative for building signage where assigned • Work with both the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center on the creation of synergistic ads • Archive all print materials for both the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center and keep in an orderly fashion to be easily accessed • Layout and develop ads for trade publications such as Billboard Magazine • Interface with clients and vendors on all levels • Generate comps and layouts to facilitate the approval process
Qualification Standards: • 1-3 years design experience required in an in-house design department or agency • College or university diploma in graphic arts, illustration or related field is preferred • Ability to meet tight deadlines • Organized and detail-oriented • Ability to handle projects simultaneously • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal • Advanced knowledge of Mac OSX, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign • Knowledge in the following areas is a plus: Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML, pre-press
Game Night Staff - Communications/Media Relations - Boston Bruins (Boston, MA)
The Boston Bruins Communications Department is seeking Game Night Staff for the 2015-16 season. The Communications Game Night Staff will assist the Boston Bruins Communications Department with media operations and media relations at all Bruins home games at the TD Garden, including postseason games when necessary. Candidates should be available to work the majority of Bruins home games with a preferred start time as early 3:00 p.m. for evening games and 9:00 a.m. for afternoon games. Game Night Staff are expected to be available to work late nights (shifts typically end at approximately 11:30 p.m. for evening games and 5:30 p.m. for afternoon games), holidays and weekends as the Bruins schedule dictates.
Essential duties are as follows:
-Serve as liaison to local, visiting tea, national and international media in the press box and other media areas at all home games. -Responsible for the set up and breakdown of the TD Garden press areas and replenishing media materials when necessary at all media work locations. -Responsible for credentialing media at the Bruins media will-call table.. -Distributing game-related stats, game notes, press releases and player/coach quotes before games, during intermissions and after games. -Transcribe pre and postgame player, coach, management interviews and other special events when necessary -Aid with press conferences when applicable -Checking in media at the dining area -Assisting the Communications Staff with other jobs/responsibilities/tasks as assigned.
Ideal candidates must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, which includes being organized, responsible, personable and punctual. Ideal candidates should have previous internship experience, preferably in a sports related capacity. This part time position is paid an hourly wage. Hours/scheduling for this position with be coordinated on a game-by-game basis, as the number of hours/workdays will depend on the team's and Communications staff schedule.
Digital Engagement Specialist - Boston Bruins & TD Garden (Boston, MA)
Responsible for the social monitoring, listening, and moderation activities for Boston Bruins and TD Garden social communities on multiple platforms. Work closely with marketing, communications and digital teams, customer service, and other stakeholders to manage community moderation, engagement and growth efforts. Provide detailed reporting on the TD Garden and Boston Bruins digital fan bases with a focus on analytics and channel optimization.
Manage content coordination on Boston Bruins and TD Garden social and digital channels. Activate marketing programming, collaborate with communications’ teams to optimize content, and assist with content creation and channel development. Implement best practices with a focus on emerging technologies and capitalizing on current trends.
Manage daily social moderation efforts and listening/monitoring activities. Maximize use of digital moderation and listening tools; train internal teams on key features.
Report on trends, react to current events, and adjust strategy as necessary.
Responsible for continuously building TD Garden and Boston Bruins digital communities through fan engagement.
Coordinate flow of content from various contributing departments (Bruins Communications, Bruins Marketing, TD Garden Communications, TD Garden Marketing), activate content and programing on social channels and collaborate on the development and implementation of new channels, content and features.
Work in conjunction with digital team on analysis and performance reporting and make recommendations for enhancements for the optimization of digital channels and social growth.
Identify emerging technologies and additional social media opportunities.
Maximize the integration of social media into existing business practices and enhance the Boston Bruins and TD Garden brand on social media platforms while adhering to business standards and creation of a consistent “voice” for the brands.
Identify trending topics in community, sports & music news and work with communications teams on timely response and activating participation in conversations.
Work closely with customer service team to improve processes and escalation of customer issues.
Provide community analysis, data metrics and consistent reporting on various platforms.
Bachelor's degree in Digital Media, Marketing or Communications preferred; or experience equivalent with 3-5 years demonstrated success moderating/managing communities for big brands
Understanding/experience in social media management across a variety of platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, Vine, and LinkedIn.
Experience using community management/listening & publishing tools (Adobe, Hootsuite etc.). Experience reporting / providing insights around social analytics, ideally social community data.
Passion for sports and entertainment
Self-motivated and entrepreneurial spirit
Leadership experience delivering successful communities and social campaigns across multiple social media platforms and departments
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) are a must; creating graphics, charts
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Do you have at least 3 years experience in moderating/managing communities for big brands? Yes/No
JOB SUMMARY: The graphic designer’s main job function is to design various projects that are required for Dallas Stars Hockey Club, Dr Pepper StarCenters, and other affiliated entities within the confines of the organization’s brand identity.
Design and execute production of various print projects including but not limited to ads, programs, schedules, flyers, logos, all marketing collateral and promotional items, etc. from start to finish.
Design various web-based graphics and elements for DallasStars.com and other websites (Dr Pepper StarCenters, Dr Pepper Arena, advertising on third party sites, etc.).
Ability to assist with organizing and tracking print projects for the department
Ability to assist with bid process, selecting commerical printers, and working with them to ensure projects are printed and delivered in a satisfactory and timely manner.
College degree in Fine Arts strongly preferred.
Excellent knowledge of Mac platform and design software, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Knowledge of Flash is a strong plus.
Writing, editing and proofing skills a plus.
Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and work under tight deadlines a must.
Ability to effectively communicate with other departments and vendors.
Flexibility and team-oriented work ethic required in this fast-paced working environment.
Extended working hours periodically required as directed by business needs.
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.
DSE Hockey Club, L.P. is an equal opportunity employer.
Digital Platform Manager - TD Garden/Boston Bruins (Boston, MA)
Manage digital marketing platforms and channels for Boston Bruins and TD Garden through a deep understanding of all digital tools and channels.
Leverage digital best practices in conjunction with Boston Bruins and TD Garden audience insights to deliver best-in-class solutions across owned digital properties including, but not limited to web (BostonBruins.com, TDGarden.com) and mobile (Boston Bruins and TD Garden apps).
Drive improvement in digital strategy by offering consistent reporting and insights based on customer engagement and behavior across owned, earned and paid digital channels.
This position lives at the intersection of analytics, digital content and creative, with direct responsibilities in fulfilling the Boston Bruins and TD Garden digital goals.
Develop solutions that fit within digital strategy by leveraging new or emerging technology. Solutions should be strategic, and support long-term company programs such as consumer loyalty.
Implement strategic, integrated marketing campaigns through digital channels including web, and mobile, providing strong execution of projects to support revenue and marketing objectives (from ticket sales to corporate partnership activation, brand goals, increasing content engagement, etc.).
Manage the content distribution strategy for the Boston Bruins and TD Garden websites, mobile sites and apps.
Partner with appropriate departments to ensure content distribution is meeting their needs and goals.
Partner with lead designer and Bruins / Garden marketing managers to ensure digital content on site and apps reflect the overall brand strategy.
Work with Director of Digital and eBusiness / Business Intelligence teams to determine reporting strategy for activity of customers on site and app, and how it relates to purchase habits and other digital interaction with the Boston Bruins and/or TD Garden business.
Responsible for creating assessment of metrics and insights / insights to action that will affect ongoing digital strategy.
Additional partnership with eBusiness team will include site user experience, and identifying and bringing to life new digital marketing solutions (as referenced in 3rd major function).
Strategically identify new and emerging technology that assists in digital marketing solutions, and partner with the solutions team to determine the fit for Boston Bruins and TD Garden needs. Manage this technology in partnership with solutions to ensure familiarity and education. In case of new digital system launches, support solutions team in ensuring quality assurances across the new system. All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications or related field with 5-7 years professional experience working in a team or agency environment managing digital platforms and campaigns in a digital ecosystem.
Proven experience with managing a project from ideation to execution.
Ability to manage digital vendor relationships.
Understanding and passion for planning and distributing content.
Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative attitude.
Ability to manage people reporting to them and create a supportive work environment leading to professional growth.
Creative mindset with strong knowledge of digital development.
Demonstrated practice in managing multiple projects, tasks and priorities.
Passion for emerging digital trends and technology.
Hunger for flawless execution.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong analytical thinker – ability to review data and interpret into high-level insights pertinent to overall digital strategy, and adjust strategy accordingly.Deep experience working within different CMS platforms.
Experience with Cisco, Beacon technology and the following systems: Adobe campaign, Salesforce.com and TicketMaster preferred. Expert in digital marketing, with significant experience in SEM, SEO and managing digital content across web, mobile, app and social.
Creative mindset with strong knowledge of digital development.
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Do you have at least 5 years experience in managing digital platforms/campaigns in a digital ecosystem?
Assistant, Communications (Part-Time/Temporary) - Washington Capitals (Washington, DC)
Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's EagleBank Arena, located in Fairfax, Va.
Overview: The Washington Capitals Communications Assistant is responsible for assisting in day-to-day operations of the Communications Department, with the primary focus on media relations, while also providing assistance with publications and content. This is a paid part-time temporary position (up to 30 hours per week) that requires a commitment beginning in August, 2015 and runs through the duration of the of the 2015-16 NHL season.
Work closely and collaborate with full-time communications staff members to help coordinate public and media relations efforts of the department.
Provide editorial support for a variety of projects, such as news releases, media guide, yearbook, game program and postseason guide.
Assist the media relations department during preseason and regular-season home games with press box and media lounge set up and the management of game day staff.
Assist with credentials, seating and other media services.
Assist with the monitoring, sharing and tracking all media coverage of the organization – both traditional and non-traditional.
Compile daily media clips email.
Assist with media operations during community appearances and special events.
Facilitate various requests by media members.
Manage team photographs including archiving.
Provide office and organizational support.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or a related field.
Dedicated, hard-working, punctual, dependable, self-reliant, resourceful and a team player.
Self-starter who takes the initiative and utilizes their decision-making abilities.
Strong writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work on deadline, manage multiple tasks while working independently or as part of a team.
Candidates must have a flexible schedule and the ability to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays, and must be available for all Capitals home games.
Game Night Staff - Media Relations (Part-Time) - Washington Capitals (Washington, DC)
Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the group operates Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Capitals' state-of-the-art training facility in Arlington, Va., and George Mason University's Eagle Bank Arena, located in Fairfax, Va.
Overview: This part-time seasonal position will assist the Washington Capitals Public Relations Department. Game Day staff will assist with duties during Capitals preseason, regular season and playoff home games throughout the 2015-16 season.
Assist with media lounge and press box set up.
Distribute credentials to media.
Pass out statistics between periods.
Record, transcribe and distribute postgame quotes.
Additional duties as assigned.
Passionate about the Washington Capitals and the game of hockey.
Organized with the ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced work environment.
Hard working, detail oriented and results driven.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Previous public relations, communications, or journalism experience preferred.
Minimum 18 years of age.
Flexible schedule – Available for at least 90% of Capitals home games (typical game night hours: 4-11 p.m.)