2019-20 Season Fan Development Internship
Columbus Blue Jackets - Columbus, OH4.1
InternshipEstimated: $19,000 - $27,000 a year
* Event Planning
* Microsoft Word
* Customer Service
* Microsoft Powerpoint
Columbus Blue Jackets
Internship Description: Fan Development Intern
Department: Community Development
Mentor: Grassroots Hockey Manager
The Columbus Blue Jackets are seeking an energetic individual who is enthusiastic and committed to promoting fan development and community partnerships to increase brand awareness and grow the game of hockey in central Ohio. This position will be expected to assist on key projects as assigned and take responsibility of daily tasks as outlined by the mentor. This internship will give the student a great first-hand experience (and portfolio materials) from the world of sports.
Hockey Clinics provide day-to-day administrative tasks in preparation of and on-site support for entry level street/ice hockey programs for kids such as GOAL, Learn to Play, Hockey To Go and Street Jackets. Duties to include, but are not limited to email/phone communication to parents and facility contacts, maintain registration and participant check-in process, source event giveaways, setup/tear down of clinics and instruction, as needed.
Education Programs provide assistance as needed for school initiatives such as Power Play Challenge, Book Jackets, Student Achievers and Hockey Scholars. Duties to include, but are not limited to email/phone communication to parents and educators, maintain program databases, prize fulfillment and support events at schools, as needed.
Special Events provide support to Foundation/Community Development department around special events, such as game night 50/50 raffle, silent auction, and jersey raffle, CannonBall, Shootout Showcase, Hockey 'n' Heels, Hockey is for Everyone Night, Try Hockey for Free Day, Girls Hockey Weekend and Equipment Sale.
Knowledge and understanding of event planning.
Understanding of basic guest relations and customer service techniques.
Knowledge and understanding of database management.
Knowledge and understanding of fan development strategies.
20-23 intern hours available each week, plus community events/appearances
Internship timeline September April
Must be enrolled in a four-year college or university.
Must receive college credit for internship.
Hockey experience and/or skating skills recommended.
Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Flexibility and willingness to work both traditional and non-traditional office hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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