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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 www.playon.ca

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.

Details:
• 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!

Requirements:
• 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!
msbrega@playon.ca
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
E-mail: msbrega@playon.ca
http://www.playon.ca

 

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