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Unpaid Internship - Maryland Black Bears (odenton · MD)

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Maryland Black Bears Hockey (NAHL)
Game Day Operations Internship
This is an unpaid position. Candidates who wish to obtain college credit should provide Team President with all necessary paperwork at least 1 week prior to start date
 
Job Description
We’re looking for energetic, enthusiastic volunteer interns to assist our two Jr Hockey Teams, The Maryland Black Bears and Team Maryland with their game operations for the Spring 2023 season. This internship will provide those who desire a career in the sports and/or live events with an opportunity to learn the event management and business side of our hockey organization. Interns will gain valuable career experience as well as enjoying networking opportunities in the process. The ideal candidate is someone with strong time management skills and attention to detail as well as a “team first” mentality.
 
Duties
·       Coordinate on ice intermission activities with participants
o   Ideate compelling ideas for fan activities
o   Reviewing rules and requirements
o   Collecting signed waivers
o   Execute activities with guidance from Game Day Manager (GDM)
o   Ensure all safety guidelines are followed
o   Communicate winner’s name and contact information to (GDM)
·           Assist with guest services table
o   Ensure (rubber) fish are ready to be thrown, dried out post game
o   Bag and log “Chuck-A-Pucks” and have ready for distribution
·           Assist in setting up and tearing down on game days
·           Prep play by play announcer with relevant team information
o   Review and compile statistics
o   Contribute during broadcast as needed
·           Help with the distribution of giveaways to fans
·           Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  Minimum Qualifications
·       At least 18 years old
·       High school diploma or equivalent
·       Must maintain a professional appearance at all times
·       Ability to attend specifically scheduled home games as well as any pre-game meetings (includes nights, weekends, and holidays)
·       Must have reliable transportation
·       Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
·       Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
·       Must be able to walk up and down stairs, and on the ice surface
·       Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
·       Must be able to follow a script and be alert at all times during games
Preferred Qualifications
·       College/university student who is seeking practicum or internship credit or someone who seeks more volunteering experience
·       Strong interest in sport management, onsite operations, event planning, event production, marketing or related field
·       Prior experience working or volunteering in sports or live events
 
About Us
The Maryland Black Bears are a Tier 2 Junior Hockey Team based in Odenton, MD. Our players, aged 16-21, are amateur players from the United States and Canada who seek to increase their skills and maturity to play next at the NCAA Collegiate D1 level.
The team competes in the North American Hockey League (NAHL.) We host 6 teams in our division over 14 home game weekends (28 games) from September through April.
 
Team Maryland is a Tier 3 Junior Hockey Team based in Odenton, MD. Similar to the Black Bears, our players, aged 16-21, are amateur players from the US and Canada who seek to increase their skills and maturity to play next at the NCAA Collegiate D3 level. Team Maryland competes in the Eastern Hockey League (EHL).  We host 18 home games from September through March.
 
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.
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. Are you within driving distance of the Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton, MD

  2. Please provide information on your experience in sports or hockey