Would you like a job with the Canadian Football League (CFL)?

If you are interested in working with us at CFL, please apply for a job.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS -- Opportunities are available within the following categories:

Intern, Video Production with Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club and Forge FC in Hamilton · ON

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club and Forge FC jobs
Sports Jobs in Hamilton · ON
Web/Creative Services: Media/Video Production
Apply with MVP Access
Want to improve your application?

Learn More

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS & FORGE FC INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

MISSION STATEMENT
The purpose of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC Internship Program is to educate participants in the areas of operation of a professional sports organization, to prepare interns for entering the career marketplace and to expand future employment and educational opportunities. 

PROGRAM BENEFITS
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC Internship Program will offer the following career benefits and opportunities to each individual who participates in the program: 

Skill Development
  • Learn how a professional sport organization successfully operates  by working in multiple areas of the business with knowledgeable sport industry professionals 
  • Gain confidence in essential workplace related skills by completing tasks that involve time management, communication, and teamwork skills 
  • Apply knowledge gained from post-secondary education and previous experiences to develop new programs and initiatives that have a direct impact on the success of the organization and its teams
  • Learn how to work under pressure in a gameday environment and execute key programs for the organization
  • Throughout the season, work with other interns on a major project and discover how to work in a group setting while accomplishing your individual and group’s goals

Networking
  • Build a professional network by working with experienced sport industry specialists from inside and outside of the organization
  • Meet with an assigned director from the organization once a month and discuss and review career objectives
  • Attend group discussions and share challenges and success stories with fellow interns
 
Career Advancement
  • Enhance resume for future employment opportunities and/ or for potential graduate school applications
  • Use experience to learn about yourself, evaluate career objectives, and set new career and personal goals  
  • Receive and utilize professional tools such as a welcome package, business cards, and LinkedIn headshot
 
SPECIFIC DETAILS
Locations: 500 Sherman Avenue North (main business office) and 64 Melrose Avenue North (Tim Hortons Field) – Hamilton, Ontario.

Internship Duration: All internships will be a seven-month term from May 4th to November 27th except for the Intern, Forge FC Events and Ticket Administration position which will be an eight-month term from April 6th to November 27th.
 
Hourly Commitment: Regular business hours + All 2020 Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games (not including Forge FC specific positions). In addition to this, depending on the internship role there will be opportunities to work Forge FC home games and other special events at Tim Hortons Field. 

Payment: $300 per month stipend and an honorarium paid on completion of the term. 
  •  Gameday Hours: $75 for each Tiger-Cats game worked and $60 for each Forge FC game. 
 
REQUIREMENTS
Applicants for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC Internship Program must be enrolled in a degree/diploma program and receive course credit upon completion of this internship. Ideal candidates must be hard-working, dedicated, self-motivated individuals who possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, and have a passion for sport.

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS
  • COMMUNICATIONS
  • CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS
  • FORGE FC COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  • FORGE FC EVENTS & TICKET ADMINISTRATION 
  • GAME PRODUCTION & EVENTS 
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN 
  • GUEST EXPERIENCE 
  • MARKETING
  • RETAIL OPERATIONS
  • STADIUM EVENTS & OPERATIONS
  • STAFF WRITER
  • STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
  • TICKETING OPERATIONS, SALES & SERVICE
  • TIGER-CATS COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  • TIGER-CATS FOOTBALL OPERATIONS 
  • VIDEO PRODUCTION
  • 2021 GREY CUP

HOW TO APPLY:
  • Candidates must email their résumé and cover letter to the email address listed in the specific intern job description. Intern job description can be viewed below.
  • Email subject should read: “2020 (name of internship position) Application”    
  • Please indicate in your application email where you saw this internship posting advertised (i.e.  Hamilton Tiger-Cats website, indeed, SIRC, university/ college job board, etc.) 
  • To view all of the internship job descriptions, please click on the following link - https://ticats.ca/employment-opportunities/
  • The application deadline for every position is Sunday, February 16th, 2020
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC value diversity and inclusion of all candidates and will provide accommodations if needed. If you have any specific accommodations, please outline this in your application email.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC thank you for your interest in joining our organization for the upcoming seasons.

INTERN, VIDEO PRODUCTION

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Produce video content for social media, ticats.ca, forgefootball.club and the game-day videoboard
  • Cover day-to-day media conferences at Tim Hortons Field
  • Edit video using Adobe Creative Suite with a focus on Premiere and After Effects
  • Add graphical elements and animation and render out final formats
  • Assemble, prepare, and set up equipment prior to filming, including: tripods, monitors, lighting and cables
  • Ability to find solutions to technical and/or other practical problems that may occur
  • Post, update, and coordinate content on ticats.ca and other social media outlets
  • Identify potential news story ideas relevant to the Tiger-Cats Football Club and Forge FC and its programs and initiatives
  • Assist in content effort surrounding Tiger-Cats and Forge FC strategies/events
  • Assist in posting content to and maintenance of Tiger-Cats social media platforms
  • Assist in creation of social media content, including: videos, photos, and blog posts
  • Collaborate on social media projects and contesting to promote engagement and expand fan base
  • Assist with general administrative work including but not limited to: maintaining/organizing files, data entry, copying, filing, and faxing

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Football and soccer IQ (Ideally some CFL and CPL Knowledge)
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines
  • Camera (DSLR ideally) experience
  • Must know how to edit in premiere or Final Cut X
  • Ability to use After Effects a big plus
  • Ability to learn new programs
  • Creativity is an absolute must
Please email résumé, cover letter, demo reel and/or previous work to video@ticats.ca

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

Apply with MVP Access
Want to improve your application?

Learn More