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» 2014 - 2015 Season Corporate Development Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014 - 2015 Season Marketing Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014 - 2015 Season Premium Sales & Service Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014 - 2015 Season TV Production Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014 - 2015 Season Ticket Operations Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014 - 2015 Season Ticket Sales Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014- 2015 Season Community Relations Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014- 2015 Season Game Operations Internship - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014-2015 Season Broadcasting Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014-2015 Season Communications Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» 2014-2015 Season Digital Content Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» CRM Coordinator - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» Digital Marketing Coordinator - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» IGS Energy Zone Attendant - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» Manager, Education & Community Partnerships - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» Partnership Activation Specialist - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
» Season Sales Account Executive - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)
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Internships: Any Internship
2014 - 2015 Season Corporate Development Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The Corporate Development Sales & Database Intern will assis all members of the Corporate Development Department by researching sponsorship prospects to help secure partnership revenue and assisting the service staff with fulfilling contractual elements of sponsorship agreements. The Corporate Development Sales & Database Intern will assist the Corporate Development Department with any special projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform game night duties related to the fulfillment and execution of corporate sponsorships.
  • Manage Excel databases for media affidavits, in-game tracking and housing information collected from sponsored in-market promotions.
  • Evaluate market research, through Scarborough Research software, to assist sales staff in generating new revenue.
  • Assist in the development of integrated sponsorship proposals for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
  • Knowledge of the business market in Columbus and beyond for the purposes of maintaining and further developing Nationwide Arena prospect management tool.
  • Complete projects that will assist the Corporate Development Department with strategic planning for the department.
  • Other special projects as assigned.
  • Assist other departments when requested.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current college student with a sophomore standing or above. Majoring in business, marketing, and sports management strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Flexible hours required: working nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014 - 2015 Season Marketing Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The intern will assist the Marketing and Fan Development departments with the planning and implementation of all in-market grassroots events as well as in-arena events including the data collection efforts and post event data input. The intern will also assist with in-market partnership activation research.

 Primary Responsibilities:

·         Assist with Game Night Promotions

·         Coordinate set-up and teardown of game night concourse activities

·         Assist with game night and in-market amateur hockey initiatives

·         Data collection and input

·         Event planning and execution

·         Execution of Ohio High School State Ice Hockey Championship Weekend

·         In-market partnership activation research

·         Other tasks as assigned

 

Requirements:

·         Available to work 20-25 hours a week, with the ability to work nights/weekends

·         Interest in Marketing

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

·         Detail oriented and the ability to multi-task

·         Strong customer service orientation as well as presenting a professional presence  

·         Demonstrated knowledge and enthusiasm for the game of ice hockey

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014 - 2015 Season Premium Sales & Service Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: this position will assist the sales and service staff of the Premium Seating Department. The intern's primary responsibilities will relate to the service of the suite, loge box, and terrace table accounts. The intern will be expected to assist with daily activities as outlined by the Premium Seating Specialist, as well as attend a majority of Columbus Blue Jackets home games and Nationwide Arena concerts or events. The intern will also attend meetings related to annual events including but not limited to: suite tasting, opening night reception, full team autograph session. Hours and schedule will vary depending on the number of games and other events each week. The intern and Premium Seating Specialist will work together to determine weekly hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ticket order fulfillments and mailings - this includes games and concerts.
  • Prepare a listing for each game and concert/event of all suites, loges, and terrace tables with the name of the company and/or individual in each location.
  • Run attendance tracking report after games on Archtics (intern will receive training on Ticketmaster Archtics software).
  • Assist in managing the upkeep of suites (communicate with other departments as needed).
  • Update client contact information and other documents as needed.
  • Assist Director of Premium Sales and Service and Premium Sales Account Executive with any other needs.

Game Day and Game Night Responsibilities:

  • Perform a full suite walk through to check for cleanliness, maintenance issues, and overall appearance each game day.
  • Assist Premium Seating Specialist in fulfilling game night experiences for premium clients such as: taking a scratched player to a suite for pictures and/or autographs, escorting guests to a radio booth or production room visit or Zamboni ride, and/or fulfilling and following up on any other pre-planned special experiences.
  • Ensure that all above-mentioned game night experiences are documented through photo or video and see that the appropriate client receives photo or video.
  • Communicate with other departments such as Guest Services, DNC Sportservice, Maintenance, Housekeeping, and Engineering as needed to report any guest, food, and beverage, or building issues that arise.
  • Complete the "game day checklist" prepared by the Premium Seating Specialist relating to the duties mentioned above and more.
  • Prepare post-game reports for the Premium Seating Specialist detailing responsibilities performed, key clients met, and any issues that need to be dealt with.

Key Projects:

  • Sorting and delivery of season tickets: Intern will work with the Premium Seating Specialist to prepare ticket booklets specific to each clients' ticket plan. Intern will also assist with ticket delivery as needed.
  • Suite Tasting event and Opening Night Reception: Intern will attend meetings related to the planning of the annual suite tasting event and opening night reception and perform duties according to the timelines created by the Premium Seating Specialist. Duties will include: tracking RSVP's and preparing guest lists. assisting with and obtaining the decor of the events, and assisting the actual set-up of the events.
  • Game Nights: the intern will have many responsibilities relating to CBJ games and Nationwide Arena events. With the understanding that there will be some college-related conflicts, the intern will be expected to attend all games and events he or she is able.

Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Maintain a well organized work area
  • Professional appearance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Meet deadlines as they are presented
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Detailed oriented

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014 - 2015 Season TV Production Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: Create video web content for Jackets TV on BlueJackets.com

Responsibilities:

  • Game Days: Daily practice reports: shoot and edit video at the CBJ morning skate and the visiting team practice. Work with CBJ broadcast talent to shoot and later edit a pre-game package previewing that night's game.  Post-game production: Shoot and edit locker room interviews and post on website.
  • Non-Game Days: Shoot non-game day interviews or features with broadcasters or players. Later edit and post video on Jackets TV. Produce various feature videos centering on activities with the players, coaching staff and Blue Jackets departments (Community Development, Fan Development, Hockey Operations, etc.). Help develop scripting, production requirements (camera set-up, lighting, micing, etc.) prior to shoot date. Develop additional videa content ideas to be produced and posted on Jackets TV (BlueJackets.com) with direction and support of digital media and marketing team.

Requirements:

  • His or her major should be focused in broadcast journalism, mass communications, radio/television or similar career pursuit.
  • Classroom or hands-on experience with operating cameras, lighting systems, editing systems (non-linear systems like Avid, Final Cut, or Adobe Premiere), audio, scripting, etc.
  • Must have good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for the game of ice hockey and the Columbus Blue Jackets.
  • Must be able to react under pressure and meet deadlines.

Required Hours: Game days 10am - 1pm; Game nights 6pm - 11pm. Non-Game Day hours will be required for shooting and editing larger video projects and will be determined on a week by week basis.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014 - 2015 Season Ticket Operations Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The intern will assist with the operations of the Box Office during concerts, events, and/or game nights, by providing excellent customer service to our fans, and processing ticket requests. The intern will also assist in general administrative work including data entry, maintain and organizing files, and other duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processing ticket orders through the Columbus Blue Jackets Ticket Request Database.
  • Working the customer service window of the Box Office during concerts, events, and/or game nights.
  • Selling tickets in the Box Office as needed.
  • Updating and maintaining account information in Archtics. The intern will be trained on Archtics, Mail Manager, and Ticketmaster Host ticketing systems.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current college student with a sophomore standing or above.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude.
  • Ability to work independently while handling and prioritizing multiple tasks.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014 - 2015 Season Ticket Sales Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The Columbus Blue Jackets are seeking a passionate and hardworking individual who is committed to becoming a sales professional. Our ticket sales internship program is designed for students who want to gain first-hand experience on the front lines of a professional sports team.  Under the direction of the sales leadership team, the intern will assist in all aspects of the Ticket Sales and Service department including sales training, event preparation and execution, database collection, etc. The internship will also gain experience in other areas such as marketing, promotions, and operations as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in sales training sessions.
  • Manage ticket sales department inventory including giveaway and autographed items.
  • Help with the preparation and execution of the ticket sales events.
  • Work all season ticket holder events as well as events that support ticket sales initiatives.
  • Database collection, input and management.
  • Assist  in mailings and fulfillment.
  • Assist leadership team, sales team members, and other departments as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Ticket Sales Coordinator.

Requirements:

  • Junior or Senior (preferably) with a Sports Management or Business Administration major.
  • Ability to work on average 25 to 30 hours a week in addition to game days.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Word.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014- 2015 Season Community Relations Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The Community Relations department was created to serve as the team's liaison to the community through a variety of outreach programs in Franklin County and its contiguous counties. The department will strive to place players, staff and the mascot in the community to keep the team "top of mind" and make the public feel like a part of the team through its grassroots efforts. Under the direction of the Community Relations Manager, the Community Relations Intern helps execute a community relations strategy that aligns with the overall Blue Jackets business goals and objectives, to goodwill, fan, business partnerships, and the community at-large.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all monthly Columbus Blue Jackets merchandise donations including the database management/tracking of all requests, donation fulfillment, and inventory management.
  • Assist in the marketing of all school programs, organizations of player and mascot appearances associated with the program, and fulfillment of reward packages.
  • Provide support for players wives/spouses projects and initiatives.
  • Assist in the distribution of tickets and gifts to players' chosen beneficiaries and facilitate in-game experiences.
  • Required to work all game nights. Duties will include assisting with the execution of all community relations in-game initiatives as well as working the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation Kiosk to raise money through a silent auction, raffle, etc.
  • Provide support to the Manager of the Foundation Programs and Initiatives at all major events including, but not limited to, the Golf Classic, Hockey Fights Cancer Night, and Black Tie Blue Jackets Style Show.
  • Assist as needed with team events such as Fanfest.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in college or recently graduated with an emphasis on communication, business administration, or sports management.
  • Minimum 3 to 4 days per week in the office (9:00am to 5:00pm) plus all home games and community events/appearances.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Photoshop a plus.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014- 2015 Season Game Operations Internship - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Primarily a game day position for the 2014 and 2015 season. The Game Operations Intern will assist with live entertainment and promotional elements during Blue Jackets home games. They will take direction from the Event Presentation Manager on many of the following items: managing the Promotion Teams, meeting with and conducting run-throughs with live entertainment (anthem singers, color guards, bands, etc.), cueing timeout and intermission activities, ensuring that all items needed for the game are prepped, maintaining an open line of communication during the game with Manager and Game Operations Director.

Primary Office Responsibilities:                                          
(2 days a week, 6 hours)

  • Review game script with Game Operations Staff
  • Prepare game day materials i.e.: Promo teams scripts, blimp log, promotional contestants form, promotional waivers, prizing elements, intermission diagrams, game day memos for live entertainment, Zamboni riders.

Primary Game Day Responsibilities:                                  
(2 - 3 days a week, 14 - 21 hours)

  • Prepare Promo Team rooms
  • Assist with Promo Team script meetings
  • Oversee Promo Team prop and prizing preparation
  • Attend Production meeting
  • Conduct sound check/run-through with live entertainment (anthem singer, bands, color guards, etc.)
  • Monitor Promo Teams during fan walk-in
  • Assist with live promotional elements
  • ManagePromo Team Members
  • Assist with and cue live elements
  • Monitor Promo Team members during fan exit
  • Ensure all items have been accounted for and stored (all props must be properly stored in the game day storage closet be the Promo Team members, leftover prizes, radios, sign-in sheet, and other miscellaneous items must be brought back to the office.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014-2015 Season Broadcasting Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Responsibilities: Game nights:
- Ability to utilize recording device to obtain post-game interviews to be played back in radio post-game show
- Ability to edit and post gameday highlights and post-game interviews to Blue Jackets social media outlets
- Assist in set-up of post-game show (if show takes place off-site)
- Assist broadcast talent (starting line-ups, intermission and post-game stats, escorting intermission guest to the home radio booth).
- Assist Director of Broadcasting in escorting network affiliate guests to and from the booth (specifically Affiliate Night)
Non-game days:
- Write and produce our weekly radio feature (Blue Jackets Weekly) that will be distributed to affiliate stations on the Blue Jackets Radio Network. Would provide him or her experience in working with CBJ on-air talent, interacting with players and coaches, honing writing and scripting skills, working under a deadline
- Produce Blue Jackets Plays of the Week (weekly feature that runs in the intermission of a game broadcast)
- Produce NHL News and Notes (weekly segment that airs during an intermission)
- Preparation of affiliate presentations and mailings
- Assist in projects within Broadcasting Department (fulfillment of radio network benefits and requests)
- Develop and produce podcasting content for BlueJackets.com. Work with Web Site Manager to learn how to post audio to the Podcast page


Requirements: This internship requires the candidate to have a specific goal of someday working in broadcast production, in particular radio or audio production. His or her major needs to be in Broadcast Journalism, Mass Communications, or a similar career pursuit. Experience at the campus radio or TV station, or a prior internship at a commercial/university broadcast outlet is preferred. Knowledge of editing software like Adobe Audition is required. Must have good communication skills, knowledge of hockey and the Blue Jackets, and be able to react under pressure.

Required Hours: Game nights: 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Non-game days 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (September through end of season).
 

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014-2015 Season Communications Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Responsibilities:
• Write and edit game-day program, publications, press releases and other written materials as needed
• Manage news clippings
• Organize and maintain photography archives
• Maintain and update media distribution lists
• Coordinate distribution of requested printed materials
• Manage game-day credential process and press box preparation
• Game night duties involve staffing press entrance and press lounge; assisting in distribution of game reports before, during and after the game
• Assist with development of media packets for Training Camp, Media Day and Stanley Cup Playoffs

Special Project:
• Serve as primary media liaison for Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) State Hockey Championship in March. Coordinate between OHSAA, CBJ and arena staff to prepare press areas including press box and press conference room. Oversee distribution of game statistics and facilitate post-game press conferences.

Requirements:
The intern must possess strong writing and editorial skills and be computer literate. The intern must be able to prioritize needs and responsibilities effectively, work with minimum supervision and be flexible with work assignments. Junior or senior standing with a Journalism/Communications major is preferred. Interns must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience with InDesign is not required, but is preferred.

Required Hours:
20-30 hours a week, plus all games
 

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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2014-2015 Season Digital Content Intern - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Job Purpose: The Digital Content Intern will assist maximizing awareness of the Columbus Blue Jackets' digital space. Using assets and information provided by the Digital Content Department, the Digital Content Intern, drawing on his or her knowledge of social networks and online marketing to enhance and grow enthusiastic end-user communities. This individual will assist in a variety of functions related to the operation of bluejackets.com.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in producing content for web, social media, message boards, and live chats.
  • Work in conjunction with the Digital Marketing Department on organizing and updating content for the team's website through customized CMS.
  • Utilizing Adobe Suite and other third party vendors to design and build new pages for the club's communication channels (website and social media platforms).
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with various Columbus Blue Jackets departments.
  • Assist in the development of a comprehensive report on all things community.
  • Create content to keepthe user constantly engaged.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current college sophomore or above. Majoring in journalism, communications, or other digital related field strongly preferred.
  • A working knowledge of the National Hockey League, specifically the Columbus Blue Jackets.
  • Currently active in social media.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Abilit to work in the fast-paced online cyber environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and have strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must have excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team environment.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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Sales & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
CRM Coordinator - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

The CRM Coordinator will assist with all of Blue Jackets’ data assets including the support and programming of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, data capture, email marketing, SMS marketing, social media and market research technologies. The CRM Coordinator will also be responsible for achieving the overall department goals of growing the fan base, enhancing the service and value provided to customers and growing revenue.

 Responsibilities will include:

       Assisting in the day-to-day administration of CRM platforms (Microsoft Dynamics 4.0/Core Motives) including user management, data hygiene and data manipulation

       Identify and implement, as needed, custom solutions to enhance business processes; serve as liaison between Ticketing and Marketing Departments

       Maximize internal usage of CRM system via user training and support

       Facilitate the development of sales and service strategy through reporting and analysis

       Coordinate data integration with various vendors and data providers through the use of API

       Design and execute database marketing campaigns via email and SMS

       Manage game night social interaction between fans and SMS platform by approving tweets and photos as well as sending post-game text message alert.

       Champions data quality, data accuracy and data-driven decision-making within the organization

       Assisting with basic email and form building, maintain master email and survey calendars

       Coordinate the internal acquisition of names, demographic and lifestyle information

       Ensure legal compliance and maintain that the database is being used correctly

       Utilize data mining tools to maximize sales and service efforts; make recommendations to executive management via analysis and segmentation

       Clustering via customer profiling, purchase history, and other behaviors

       Manage relationships with external consultants and data providers

       Familiarity with industry trends as they relate to database management, lead acquisition, customer segmentation, and technological advancements

       Other duties as assigned

 Skills

-       Knowledge of ticketing databases and Microsoft CRM is preferred.

-       Highly proficient in Excel.

-       Excellent organizational and time management skills

-       Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member

-       Strong knowledge of HTML/CSS

-       Prior experience with Omniture a plus, but not required.

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

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

2. Do you have a degree in a quantitative or business discipline area of study?

3. Do you have at least one year of experience in CRM database management ?

4. How did you hear about the position?

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Digital Marketing Coordinator - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

The Digital Marketing Coordinator is responsible for executing all Columbus Blue Jackets email campaigns and website page development to effectively maximize ticket sales revenue, data acquisition, fan engagement and lead generation.  The Digital Marketing Coordinator reports to the Director of CRM and Analytics within the Columbus Blue Jackets Digital Marketing Department while interfacing with internal creative and sales/marketing teams.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities/Functions:

  • Design, code and implement emails, including e-newsletters, new sales and customer service communication,  to maximize engagement
  • Regularly review email performance and conduct testing to improve future performance
  • Perform design, layout and maintain pages on BlueJackets.com
  • Develop campaign landing pages and perform regular updates to promotional and sales messages on the Blue Jackets website, mobile app, and other internal assets 
  • Create graphic elements and formulate copy for emails and webpages
  • Ensure consistency of overall brand and design themes across the website and emails
  • Stay up to date on best practices in website and email design from other teams and companies in digital marketing space
  • Work with Director of Digital Media to develop campaigns to support sales initiatives and other marketing efforts on social sites 
  • Other projects as assigned including assisting with text messaging platform and research activities

 

Skills/Requirements

        ·         Prior experience using an email platform

        ·         Background in web design and development with knowledge of (X)HTML, CSS, Flash, JavaScript and PHP theming

·         Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)

·         Superior attention to detail, with strong proofing skills

·         Excellent organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills

·         Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment

·         Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member

·         Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and game nights as assigned

·         Prior experience with Omniture/SQL a plus, but not required

·         Knowledge of ticketing databases and Microsoft CRM preferred

 

 

 

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

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

2. Do you have a bachelor's degree or above in a related field (e.g., marketing, communications, computer science, graphic design, etc.)?

3. Do you have at least one full year of digital marketing experience?

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Sales & Marketing: Fan Development
IGS Energy Zone Attendant - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

The IGS Energy Zone Attendant is in charge of our dedicated area for kids on our main concourse with a street hockey rink and a unique interactive playground game.

 

Responsibilities include:

·         Setting up the area.

·         Monitoring the games until the end of the second intermission.

·         Locking up the activity area.

·         Ensuring all games and equipment are safe for use.

·         Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

·         Ability to work with children of various ages.

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Detail oriented.

·         Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member.

 

 

 

 

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Sales & Marketing: Non-Profit Management
Manager, Education & Community Partnerships - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

Under the leadership of the Vice President, Community Relations & Executive Director of the Blue Jackets Foundation, the Manager, Education & Community Partnerships creates, delivers, and manages multiple strategic programs with an emphasis on schools, educational programs, and non-profit organizations in central Ohio, designed to generate brand awareness, facilitate and deepen consumer commitment and bring fresh, focused audiences to the Columbus Blue Jackets in ways that are relevant and meaningful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Education-Focused Program Development and Implementation:

·         Develop relevant and mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations working in the education space and/or in youth development.

·         Develop hockey-themed physical education curriculum that meets the content standards for local elementary schools. 

·         Seek out new opportunities to create relevant hockey-themed curriculum that meet content standards for other subject areas, including reading, science, geography, etc.

·         Develop and cultivate relationships between the Blue Jackets and local educational organizations.

·         Raise the awareness of Blue Jackets education programming to make it viable to the educational community.

·         Collaborate with Fan Development department to grow the existing Street Hockey tournament to include education sites.

·         Manage reading and achievement programs (Book Jackets, Student Achievers, etc.)

·         Develop and manage in-classroom education materials and resources (posters, rewards, incentives, etc.).

·         Manage school assemblies & appearances.

·         Work closely with the Blue Jackets Public Relations, Corporate Sales, Marketing, and Ticketing departments and the wider Blue Jackets management team and with client teams, to create value for the business.

·         Identify new opportunities for collaboration.

Community Outreach & Brand Awareness:

      ·         Manage existing and develop new partnerships with key non-profit organizations such as the Columbus Parks &      Recreations, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, USO of Central Ohio, and others.

·         Work with the marketing and public relations team to ensure effective communication of the Blue Jackets’ key messages and strategies relating to community relations and corporate giving to internal and external audiences, and coordinate with other Blue Jackets functions.

Budgets / Financials:

·         Track and maintain project budgets with a responsibility to keeping on target.

·         Prepare accounting and budget reports for Accounting Department.

Other:

·         Assist with game night and other after-hours event responsibilities, as needed.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Proven track record of successful and impactful youth- and/or education-focused strategies, programs and marketing initiatives

·         Thorough knowledge of youth marketing

·         Education: Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on communication, business administration, or sports management.

·         Experience: Three years of experience in education, community relations, customer service, marketing or related field preferred.

·         Knowledge in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Photoshop.

 

 

 

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

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

2. Do you have a degree in communication, sports management, or business discipline area of study?

3. Do you have at least three years of experience in education, community relations, customer service, marketing, or related field?

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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Partnership Activation Specialist - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

 

The primary role of the Partnership Activation Specialist is to execute all aspects of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ Corporate Sponsorship Agreements while serving as the primary contact for each of his/her assigned partners (to total approximately 30-40 clients). This includes facilitating all communication between the partners and the CBJ and Nationwide Arena staffs as well as managing and tracking contractual fulfillment of elements such as in-arena signage, in-game promotions, media, in-market promotions and hospitality.
An emphasis will also be placed on learning and understanding the marketing partner’s business objectives and utilizing this knowledge to best activate partner elements through Blue Jackets programming, including proactive and ongoing marketing and activation platforms.

 

 

Responsibilities include:
· Execute all aspects of assigned partnership agreements.
· Oversee one or more assigned specialty areas (i.e., signage, hospitality, print, television, radio).
· Learn and understand partner business objectives and utilize this knowledge in fulfilling partnership elements.
· Build relationships with partners through frequent communication including recognition of significant personal dates such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
· Produce and communicate a production schedule with technical specifications, deadlines, and cost estimates.
· Drive the planning and execution of all in-arena and select elements of in-market promotions.
· Attend select sales appointments with Corporate Development Account Executives related to new and renewal business pitches.
· Work in conjunction with internal departments (including Game Entertainment, Ticketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Community Development and Accounting) to execute partner elements.
· Assist in the planning and execution of special events.
· Capture adequate documentation of partner-related elements throughout the season.

Game Responsibilities include:
· Ensure accuracy of all assigned partner signage, kiosks and concourse displays prior to each game.
· Execute and plan any special game night events related to assigned partners.
· Assist game operations and promotions staff as it pertains to partners’ in-game promotions.
· Partner entertainment.
· Survey game presentation to ensure that all partner representation is accurate.

Education and/or Experience
· Four year college degree, preferably in marketing, business or sports and entertainment management.
· 1-2 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industry preferred.
· Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications—especially PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
· Excellent organizational and time management skills.
· Capability to meet time sensitive project deadlines.
· Strong communication skills.
· Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member.
· Flexible hours required: working nights, weekends and holidays.





 

 

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

1. Do you have at least one year experience in the sports and entertainment industry?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Season Sales Account Executive - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

The Season Sales Account Executive role will focus primarily on closing new business revenue through B2B selling. You will be expected to generate sales through out of office appointments, in-arena behind the scenes tour, event based selling such as cocktail hours and select-a-seat events, cold calling, networking and referrals. This position is full menu selling with an emphasis on premium and lower level inventory. The Columbus Blue Jackets are committed to providing you with the tools and training to have a high level of success. You will manage prospect and client interactions through Microsoft Dynamics CRM database. As a Season Sales Account Executive you will benefit from an on-going training program by members of the Blue Jackets management team as well as some of the best ticket sales trainers in the sports industry. You will learn best practices, sales techniques and valuable communication skills that will serve you well throughout your life and career.

 

If you are serious about building a sales career in the sports industry and you are competitive and have a willingness to learn and strong desire to excel, we would welcome the opportunity to talk to you. Your commitment and level of effort you put into the program will determine how quickly you become a top level executive.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-          Sell Columbus Blue Jackets ticket options including season ticket plans and group tickets

-          Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals

-          Maximize ticket revenue by selling premium and lower level inventory

-          Conduct out of office appointments with CEO level executives

-          Conduct in-arena appointments/tours to assist in closing new business

-          Generate leads independently through prospecting, canvassing, networking and referrals

-          Make cold calls from provided lists

-          Build relationships to grow account base through repeat business and referrals

-          Proactively look for ways to create incremental business opportunities with existing customers

-          Provide superior customer service to clients – existing ticket holders, prospects and single game buyers

-          Maintain complete and accurate computerized records of all client interactions

-          Work home games and other events to support ticket sales initiatives

-          Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of New Business Development

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

-          BS/BA in Business, Sport Management/Marketing, or similar area of study 

-          Minimum of 2 years of B2B sales success

-          Experience presenting and selling to CEO level executives

-          Aggressive, competitive and committed to the sports industry

-          Highly motivated with a desire to be successful

-          Excellent communication and computer skills, prior experience with CRM is a plus

-          Passion for a growth oriented career in sales                                                                            

-          Detail-oriented and organized; ability to handle several projects at once

       Charismatic, outgoing and confident personality

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

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

2. Do you have a degree in business, sport management, marketing or similar area of study?

3. Do you have at least two years of experience in business to business sales?

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Apply for Future Notification Only: Future Notification
Future Notification Only - NHL and its Member Clubs (Various Locations, NA)

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

1. List any NHL cities in which you want to work -i.e. Philadelphia, NY Islanders, NY Rangers, Boston, New Jersey, Washington, Detroit, St. Louis, Atlanta, Anaheim, Chicago, Dallas, Minnesota, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose, Tampa, Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Florida, Montreal, Carolina, Buffalo, Columbus

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