Intern, Retail Operations - New York Islanders (Elmont · NY)

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New York Islanders Hockey Club & UBS Arena

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Job Title: Intern, Retail Operations
Position: Internship
Location: UBS Arena (Hybrid)
Experience Desired: College students

Our Game Plan

The New York Islanders Hockey Club is one of the most iconic franchises in professional sports with a deeply passionate and loyal fanbase. We’ve won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early 1980s and are well on our way to add to that legacy. The next few years will be action-packed as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the team, reposition our brand, and prepare to reclaim the Stanley Cup.  

How to Make the Team

This is an important season for the New York Islanders and the retail team must drive fan excitement and deliver on financial goals for the season both at the Isles Lab store in the Arena and on our e-commerce site, a series of unique and robust product lines, strong planning and creative marketing strategies will be the keys to achieving our goals. This season will feature roll outs of multiple capsules of exciting and interesting merchandise based around highlight moments throughout the 50 years of Islanders history. The planning and tracking of these lines will be important to staying on track and meeting our goals.

 We are looking for a season-long intern who can support this effort by tracking the performance of specific products, product lines and overall traffic at both the Isles Lab store and the website. Using this data and information, assist the retail team in developing strategies to maximize sales in both locations. The intern will help the team create unique strategies based on the performance and visibility of the individual products or lines. They will also assist the team in the tracking and reporting of our financial goals as well as monitor how Isles Lab is performing in relation to its ’22-23 season goals.

Show Us You Can

  • Develop strategies for product launches with the retail team. 
  • Assist as needed with e-commerce merchandising, reporting, tracking and other ad hoc requests.
  • Attend most home games at UBS Arena and any events hosted by team and assist in generating sales. 
  • Other tasks including internal department order fulfillment, customer communication and tracking merchandise deliveries
What Skills You’ll Use 

  • Flexibility: Switch gears on a moment’s notice and adapt to shifting priorities 
  • Motivation: Leverage your personal skills to drive results and influence success 
  • Autonomy: Manage your time, work independently, and prioritize tasks 
  • Collaboration: Liaise with cross-functional internal teams and establish positive relationships  
  • Accountability: Take ownership of your work 
  • Conflict Resolution: Show off your problem solving and decision-making skills 

Your Equipment

  • Resume and a cover letter
  • Strong work ethic
  • Game-night availability
  • Prior retail experience is a plus
Where You’ll Go

  • Attend all preseason, regular season games and postseason games; attend additional events upon request
What’s in it for You

  • Gaining core retail experience for an iconic NHL® franchise
  • Employee discount at New York Islanders Pro Shops
The Fine Print
  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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