Wanted: Outstanding Interns for the 2008-09 Season
Aug 20, 2008
The Milwaukee Admirals are looking for college students who are looking to gain experience in the sports industry. The Admirals have five different internships available for the 2007-08 season that begin in mid-September and continue through the end of the season. Interested candidates should send their resumes to the contact person at the end of each description.
General Public Relations Internship:
Milwaukee Admirals interns receive a well-rounded, public relations internship that stresses both written and oral communication, as well as organizational and team work skills. Interns are unpaid and will work an average of 25-30 hours per week and are required to be in attendance at all home games. General hockey knowledge is helpful, but not necessary. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: compiling and updating statistics, writing and editing team yearbook/media guide, writing press releases, updating team website and generating new content for the site, managing team action shots, serving as the primary contact for Roscoe’s Crew, the team’s kids club, assisting with media inquiries, fulfilling donation requests, representing the organization at various community festivals, and other duties as assigned. Students should be at least a sophomore in standing. Resumes can either be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Charlie Larson, Senior Director of Communications, Milwaukee Admirals, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee, WI 53203
Milwaukee Admirals Journalism Internship:
The Milwaukee Admirals Journalism intern will serve as a beat writer for the Milwaukee Admirals, and more specifically, for the team’s website: milwaukeeadmirals.com. The internship is unpaid and will be writing intensive. The intern will work an average of 25 -30 hours per week and is required to be in attendance at all home games. Strong writing skills are required and general hockey knowledge is preferred. General computer knowledge is also required. His/her responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, writing game stories for each of the team’s home games, writing feature stories on different members of the team/organization, compiling a weekly notes package on the team, writing human interest stories for publication on the American Hockey League’s website: theahl.com, compiling and updating stats, assisting with media inquires, writing press releases, and other duties as assigned. Students should be at least a sophomore in standing. Resumes can either be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Charlie Larson, Senior Director of Communications, Milwaukee Admirals, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee, WI 53203
Ticket Sales Internship:
Milwaukee Admirals Ticket Sales Interns serve as an important member of the Admirals sales team, selling season ticket packages as well as group ticket packages. Interns are paid commission on any season ticket or group ticket package sold and will work an average of 30-35 hours per week and are required to be in attendance at all home games. An outgoing personality is necessary. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: actively prospecting both new season ticket sales leads and new group sales leads, maintaining and servicing season ticket accounts acquired throughout the season, assisting the sales team with mass mailings to Season Ticket Holders, staffing the Information Table at games and maintaining and perpetuating an environment focused on quality customer service and maximized ticket sales. Students should be at least a junior in standing. Interested applicants should send their resume to John W. Bitter, Director of Ticket Sales, Milwaukee Admirals, 1001 North Fourth Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will include various marketing, promotions and in-game operations duties including, but not limited to: implementing on-ice, in-arena promotions and various other day-to-day duties. This person will work in office during select weekdays to assist in preparing for upcoming games. This person will work closely with our game night staff and ensure that we put on the best show possible for our fans. Preferably working toward a degree in sports management or marketing with a strong desire to work in the field of sports. The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, above average computer skills and a keen attention to detail. Must be willing to set up and take down before and after game – you will be doing lots of lifting and get sweaty! Must have reliable transportation and be ready to work all Admirals home hockey games. If you are interested in submitting a resume or have any questions, please contact: Heather Wojciechowski at 414.227.0561 or email@example.com or you can mail your resume and cover letter to Milwaukee Admirals, 1001 North Fourth Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1313, Attention: Heather Wojciechowski
Game Day Operations/Lee Jeans Puck Patrol Internship
The Lee Jeans Puck Patrol is a game day position that helps facilitate the nuts and bolts of game operations. The Puck Patrol assists full and part time staff in giving fans the best experience possible while attending a Milwaukee Admirals. Duties include, but are not limited to: set up and clean up of promotional items, banners and other items needed, handing out of promotional items, selecting of contestants, on ice set up of promotions, inflatable slap shot game and assisting with autograph sessions. As a member of the Lee Jeans Puck Patrol you are not required to work every Admirals home game, but are expected to be available for about 25 of the 40 home games. Arrival for each game is typically three hours prior to the start of the game and you are expected to work through the end of the game. Candidates must be at least 17 years old. Candidates should be outgoing, reliable, organized, and possess good communication and customer service skills. Candidates interested in working in the sports field and working towards a degree in Marketing or Sports Management are ideal. If you are interested in submitting a resume or have any questions, please contact: Heather Wojciechowski at 414.227.0561 or firstname.lastname@example.org or you can mail your resume and cover letter to Milwaukee Admirals, 1001 North Fourth Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1313, Attention: Heather Wojciechowski.