Communications Intern

DSE Hockey Club, L.P.
Frisco, TX
Communications/Community Relations: Corporate Communications
The Dallas Stars are looking for a qualified intern to join our Communications department for the summer.
 
The internship will provide coaching and opportunity for hands-on experience with the world of professional sports communications in a way that will leave you incredibly prepared for any future job that might arise in the communications field. 
 
What you’ll learn:
 
·         The day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of a communications department during the NHL season
·         Learn the essential role of the communications department in all aspects of organization including corporate partnerships, ticket sales, community outreach programs, Dallas Stars Foundation, and hockey operations 
·         How the overall messaging for a professional sports team is established, written and disseminated to media and general public 
·         How to research, update and formulate statistical information for media including game notes, pre-game emails and game day info
·         How to complete necessary tasks for Stars home game days including credentialing process, press box setup and media hospitality efforts
·         How to compile and archive daily news clips 
·         Observe interactions of the communications department with media, players and hockey operations officials
·         Assist the communications department at the 2018 NHL Draft and 2018 Stars Development Camp
 
What we are looking for:
 
·         Candidates MUST BE enrolled in college and receive college credit for this position
·         A background in communications, sports information or public relations 
·         Extremely strong oral and written communication skills
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office 
·         Experience with Adobe Indesign
·         High level of comfort and professionalism while having to interact with new people on a daily basis while representing the Dallas Stars Hockey Club. 
·         Must have reliable transportation to and from Dr Pepper StarCenter Frisco (located at the northeast corner of Dallas North Tollway and Sam Rayburn Tollway)

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