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In-Game Host - Iowa Heartlanders (Coralville · IA)

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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Department: Game Day Operations
Reports To:
Director, Game Day Operations
FLSA Status:

About the Iowa Heartlanders:
The Iowa Heartlanders are a professional hockey team based in Coralville, Iowa, competing in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). The Iowa Heartlanders are an expansion team in their second season. The Iowa Heartlanders are the AA affiliate of the Minnesota and Iowa Wild. In our commitment to build and maintain our storied legacy, the Iowa Heartlanders look to attract and retain the best talent not just on the ice but in the front office as well. It is shared our responsibility to maintain the first-class reputation associated with franchise in all aspects of our business.

About the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL): The ECHL is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey and was established in 1988 with five teams in four states. The ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces and is the premier AA professional hockey league of the NHL. There have been over 700 players who have gone to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL. 

Job Description Overview: The Iowa Heartlanders are seeking an In-Game Host to enhance the entertainment during the Iowa Heartlanders games at Xtream Arena. This position will work with other game day operations staff on sponsorship fulfilment, in-game entertainment, and customer service. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Showcase customer service skills while interacting with Heartlanders fans
  • Work alongside the game day presentation team to ensure proper timing for promotions and presentations
  • Assist with execution of game script promotions
  • Work with PA announcer, mascot, and other Heartlanders game day staff to provide game day entertainment 

  • Well organized with the ability to work nights and weeks
  • Ability to work all/most Iowa Heartlanders home games
  • Comfortable speaking and entertaining a large crowd  
  • Ability to ad lib and enhance fan experience 

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duty’s responsibilities required of the employee. The Iowa Heartlanders are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. 
The Iowa Heartlanders require a Covid-19 vaccination and booster as condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Will you be available for all/most Iowa Heartlanders home games during the 2022-2023 season (schedule available at

  2. Do you have reliable transportation to Xtream Arena?