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Hockey Night in Canada's Play On!

Application Deadline: February 22, 2013   Starting Date: February 25, 2013

Position: Assistant Event Manager

Job Description:
Hockey Night in Canada's Play On!
Position: Assistant Event Manager
Job Description:
Internship Opportunity (2 Available)

Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! is Canada’s largest sports festival! The program consists of a series of twenty-one (21) large-scale street hockey tournaments being held across Canada during the spring/summer of 2013. More information about the program can be found at

Our organization currently has an opportunity for 2 interns to contribute meaningfully to the promotion and operation of the Sudbury event as Assistant Event Manager, as well as provide additional support of the HNIC Play On! National tour.

• Timeline: February 18 – July 8, 2013 (Start dates are flexible and can be combined with a part time role while in school and full time when school is finished.)
• This is an unpaid, full-time internship (honorarium to be paid at completion of internship)
• Fuel allowance will be provided
• Attendance at weekly team meetings, (in person or conference call) required
• Responsibilities may include a vast array of promotional, operational, and logistical planning and implementation tasks, social media and contest management, as well as sponsorship marketing, and servicing. Sample responsibilities include: distribution of posters/postcards, sourcing, coordinating and managing volunteers, sourcing and managing officials, sourcing vendors, Facebook/Youtube/Twitter management, blogging, partner development, team recruitment, media relations, community relations, Celebrity Game Coordination, etc.
• Some travel, evenings and weekend work will be required. During actual event weeks / weekends, you will work VERY long hours!

• Recently graduated, 4th or 3rd Year University/College student with interests in business, marketing, sport, sports marketing, sports management, and/or event management
• Must reside in the aforementioned event city and have an internet connection (you will work from home), a phone and access to a printer
• Computer and social marketing literacy (Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube)
• Must have a valid Driver’s License and complete access to a reliable vehicle
• Must be physically able to perform physical tasks such as lifting/moving boxes, hockey nets, sound equipment, and other event assets (some heavy)
• Experience in organizing events, driving a 26ft box truck, and managing sound systems might be considered an additional asset
• Ability to speak in French will be a considerable asset If you are interested, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Melissa Sbrega,
Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On!
Type of Position:
Full Time - Intern / co-op

Salary Range: Unpaid Intern

Type of Position:
Full Time - Intern / co-op

Contact Information:
Melissa Sbrega
Hockey Night in Canada's Play On!
Sudbury , ON


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