Game Operations Intern - Colorado Eagles (Windsor · CO)

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About Our Internship Program
The Colorado Eagles are committed to providing college students with a one-of-a-kind internship program that will prepare you for your future career in the sports industry. With the Eagles you will be able to learn from some of the best in the industry and strengthen your skills and knowledge in sports management. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with Eagles front office staff members and learn how a professional team operates through a multitude of real-life tasks and situations. 

How To Make Our Team
Our interns bring a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills. Working in sports requires a large time commitment so we expect that all interns will be available for 90% of games and a good portion of community appearances and events. Games and events can fall on nights, weekends, and/or holidays, and we ask that you understand this before applying. We require that all interns have a reliable form of transportation to and from games and community events and maintain a professional appearance when working for the Eagles. 

Why Game Operations?
In any sport game operations is the most visual department. Through the hard work of ticketing and marketing departments fans come in the doors but game operations are what makes them want to stay and decide to come back. If you enjoy entertaining people and coming up with new and creative ideas to make fans excited this is the department for you.

What You Will Gain from Us
  • Opportunity to meet with each department within the Eagles front office to learn more about different areas in the sports industry.
  • Career guidance and coaching from our front office staff.
  • Experience in developing and executing in game entertainment and operations.
  • Learn about how game days are planned and how to properly execute them.

Your Responsibilities
  • Assist in the development and execution of theme night ideas and promotions.
  • Organize and execute in-game contests and promotions.
  • Act as a liaison to performance groups including anthem singers, color guards, and intermission acts.
  • Manage the Chuck-A-Puck table and Kid’s Club booth throughout certain games.
  • Assist with the tear down or changeover preparation for the next games.
  • Research and present new ideas for promotions, intermission games, or in game entertainment.
  • Assist with offsite events such as watch parties or community appearances.
  • Work closely with the Director of Game Operations to write game scripts and plan out theme nights.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Game Operations.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes.
  • A passion and knowledge of hockey
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • An open mind and willingness to try new things.
  • A background in business or marketing.
  • Prior experience working in sports.
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect, and pride.
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches and adapts well to change.
  • A positive attitude and professional appearance.
  • Strong ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in college and able to receive school credit.
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule to include weekends, nights, and holidays as needed.
  • Comfortable in front of large crowds.

This is an unpaid position for college credit. All applicants must currently be enrolled in college or a trade school. If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to the Director of Game and Event Operations.

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. Do you plan to apply for other internship(s) with the Colorado Eagles? If yes, which internship(s)?

  2. Are you currently enrolled in college or a trade school? If yes, will you be receiving school credit?

  3. What is your availability from September- May?

  4. Are you currently living in Colorado?