Communications Intern - Fall 2019 with Dallas Stars in Frisco, TX

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COMMUNICATIONS INTERN – FALL 2019
*** Candidates MUST BE enrolled in college for Fall 2019 semester AND receive college credit for this position ***
The Dallas Stars are looking for a qualified intern to join our Communications department for the semester.
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 at Stars practice
  
What we are looking for:
  • *** Candidates MUST BE enrolled in college for Fall 2019 semester 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 the Executive Offices in Frisco (located at the northeast corner of Dallas North Tollway and Sam Rayburn Tollway)
 

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