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Internships: Any Internship
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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Internships: Any Internship
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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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Representative - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

One of the primary objectives of the Blue Jackets Inside Sales Department is to develop future sales professionals and leaders of our organization. We are committed to providing members of our team with a strong foundation upon which you can build a long and prosperous career in the sports industry. As an Inside Sales Representative 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.

We are constantly looking for the next All-Star to join our team. 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. We are proud to have developed a number of high quality sales professionals and we are confident that we can provide you with a solid foundation upon which to build your career in sports. Your commitment and level of effort you put into the program will determine how quickly you become a top level executive.

We are hosting a Ticket Sales Development Camp on Saturday, November 15th. The top candidates will be invited to participate in this day-long event including an overview of the Columbus Blue Jackets culture, sales & marketing efforts, Inside Sales program, sales training, interviews and networking at the Blue Jackets & San Jose Sharks game. Accepted candidates will be notified the week of November 3rd.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-          Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals.

-          Sell Columbus Blue Jackets ticket options including season ticket plans, group tickets and individual events.

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

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

-          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.

-          Make cold calls from provided lists.

-          Handle incoming calls from sales prospects and existing clients.

-          Maintain complete and accurate computerized records of all clients.

-          Actively research and prospect new sales leads.

-          Create new ideas to increase ticket sale.

-          Work 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
- Aggressive, competitive and committed to the sports industry
- Highly motivated with a desire to be successful
- Strong communication and computer skills
- Passion for a growth oriented career in sales
- Detail-oriented and organized; ability to handle several projects at once
- Prior telemarketing and/or sales experience is preferred but not essential
- Any experience working for a team, athletic department or event is beneficial

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

1. Are you able to start on January 5, 2015?

2. Are you available to participate in the Ticket Sales Development Camp on Saturday, November 15, 2014?

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Manager of Advertising & Creative Services - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus, OH)

The Manager of Advertising and Creative Services will provide leadership and subject matter expertise in advertising and creative services related matters for the organization.  The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and executing advertising campaigns for the organization which include both internal and external media assets.  This person will be responsible for coordinating all tasks related to each campaign with internal staff and external partners to ensure that all goals and objectives are met within stated deadlines.  This person will maintain a unified brand message across all different media outlets and internal departments.  The Manager of Advertising and Creative Services will be expected to research current advertising trends and conduct surveys in order to make recommendations on advertising strategies and campaigns to  increase ticket sales, enhance awareness and brand image

The successful candidate will be a forward thinking and open minded individual who will be expected to work closely with a variety of people across the organization as well as external partners including advertising agencies, production companies, media outlets, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development and execution of   advertising campaigns using internal and external assets to drive ticket sales, engage fans and enhance the brand image of the Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Direct advertising and collateral creative including television, radio, out-of-home, in-arena, e-mail, web, print, collateral design, e-brochure and premium items
  • Plan and manage annual advertising budget in a manner that most effectively and efficiently deploys the organization’s resources to achieve the stated goals and objectives
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare all live announcer read drop-ins and in-arena announcements including the creation of scripts and associated graphics
  • Oversee the development and production of  sales and marketing collateral materials
  • Oversee and approve all graphic design requests from all departments within the organization  to ensure consistent world class brand presentation for the organization
  • Conduct and analyze market research for the purpose of developing and executing the advertising strategy for the organization
  • Responsible for working closely with an outside media buying and planning agency to manage advertising placements and delivery of creative to appropriate media outlets
  • Interface with a variety of departments in developing, implementing and analyzing sales and marketing campaigns
  • Work closely with colleagues in the Corporate Partnership, Community Relations and Marketing departments on the development and execution of creative needs related to partner activation initiatives including retail promotions,  product sampling, sweepstakes, premium items and cause marketing initiatives
  • Work closely with the Digital Marketing department on e-marketing initiatives including website and social media creative needs, online promotions and analyzing data to determine the effectiveness of such initiatives and to identify new opportunities to grow sales, enhance brand image and/or grow the organization’s database
  • Manage and update style guides and design standards as needed
  • Work with the Vice President, Marketing to ensure organizational adherence to established  standards and guidelines related to use of the official team marks and approved style guide and design standards
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all media outlets and promotional partners
  • Serve as the direct supervisor for members of the graphic design team.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and professional development of the graphic design team.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and /or other departments to implement creative requests related to NHL initiatives in the local market such as NHL All-Star Weekend and various cause marketing initiatives.

   

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:

  • 5 years or more of experience in marketing, advertising and project management with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience on either the client or agency side of the business.
  • Media buying and planning experience preferred
  • Experience in managing creative output – from concept to production
  • Experience in areas of digital marketing, data collection and lead generation
  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Solid strategic and tactical experience in managing an organization’s advertising activities
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver  presentations to executive management team
  • Enthusiastic, creative and results oriented leader with a proven ability to develop, coach and motivate people , drive projects and manage project teams
  • Strong knowledge of Central Ohio market preferred
  • Proven executional skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and consistent follow-through
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and provide steady leadership through periods of change. Ability  to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Proactive in anticipating problems, issues, and /or challenges and proven ability to drive implementation of practical solutions
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highest level of personal and professional integrity and ethics
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of (x)HTML, CSS, Flash, JavaScript and Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrater and InDesign) a plus
  • Excellent skill in developing and managing advertising budgets
  • Comfort and experience interfacing with various levels of staff and management, while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays on an as need basis.

Note: 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 marketing, advertising and project management with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience on either the client or agency side of the business?

2. Do you have experience in managing creative output from concept to production?

3. Do you have knowledge of (x)HTML, CSS, Flash, JavaScript, and Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrater, and InDesign)?

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

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.

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.

-         Knowledge of central Ohio school systems a plus.

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: Event Operations/Management
NHL All-Star Location Office Supervisor (Three Month Position) - National Hockey League (COLUMBUS, OH)

Job Title: NHL All-Star Location Office Supervisor (TEMPORARY POSITION - LOCATED IN COLUMBUS OHIO)
 
SUMMARY
The NHL All-Star Location Office Supervisor will work under the direction of the 2015 NHL All-Star Event Staffing Director to assist in coordinating the assigning, scheduling, training and management of a temporary work force of up to 1,000 people, as well as working with the local Temporary Employment Agency selected for the event. This position will be based at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in the operation of the All-Star Location Office prior to and during the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend; oversee the management of the Event Office Staff; develop individual job descriptions based on the needs of the various NHL Departments and functions; develop staffing manual and training guide; assist in managing the Temporary Employment Agency; maintain staffing database; set-up event staff orientation meetings; staff All-Star Information Table/Kiosks at various special events throughout Columbus; work on local PR and marketing promotions as assigned by NHL Events Staff in New York. Other miscellaneous/departmental duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS
Staff management experience a must. Event production experience preferred. Familiarity with the Greater Columbus region preferred.
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
College degree preferred. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a must.
 

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Superior written and oral communication skills.
 

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to work both independently and in a group environment. Must be detail-oriented, responsible and have excellent organizational and analytical skills.
 

OTHER SKILLS
A positive, energetic attitude. Hockey knowledge a plus.

 

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

1. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?

2. This is a temporary full-time (40 hours per week) position. Do you understand you are applying for a tempoary position?

3. Are you willing and able to commute to the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio?

4. Are you willing and able to work nights and weekends when necessary?

5. One a scale of 1 -10, (1 being the lowest) please rate your hockey knowledge.

6. Do you have prior experience working for a sports league or team? If so, where?

7. Do you have prior expereince working at high profile events? If so, where?

8. What are your salary requirements?

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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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