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Brampton Beast Hockey Club Community Relations Intern- Fall Semester Internship in Brampton, ON

Brampton Beast Hockey Club

Branch Brampton ON CA

Position:
Community Relations Intern- Fall Semester
Location:
Brampton, ON

Gaining knowledge of the facility and the Beast organization. The Brampton Beast are the newest professional hockey team in Canada….

Organization Profile :
The Brampton Beast are the newest professional hockey team in Canada. After playing their inaugural season as a member of the Central Hockey League (CHL), the Beast are now members of the ECHL after the two AA leagues merged in early October, 2014. The Beast play their home games at the Powerade Centre located in Brampton, Ontario. The team is dedicated and devoted to serving the community while continuing to advance the sport of hockey by providing exciting sports entertainment for a growing fan base. Volunteer, internships, employment opportunities, player career development, youth programs, and small business partnerships are all aspects of the business that the Brampton Beast sustain.

Responsibilities:
The Brampton Beast Hockey Club is scouting for committed, energetic, and outgoing individuals with a passion for both community relations and hockey. The Community Relations internship provides a learning experience for those looking to develop their knowledge and skills surrounding sports and events business operations, particularly as they relate to developing and maintaining relationships in the community.

The Community Relations intern will be responsible for:

  • Identifying opportunities for The Beast to promote themselves in the Community (i.e. Community events)
  • Processing, tracking, and the input of donations and community partnerships
  • Supporting the planning and execution of all Beast events and game-days
  • Assisting in growing the Beast’s profile in surrounding communities (i.e. Mississauga, Caledon, Halton Hills, Orangeville etc.)
  • Assisting in silent auction, fundraising, and charitable giving initiatives
  • Providing administrative support to the department and the community relations coordinator
  • Assisting in youth hockey initiatives and youth programming
  • Developing community and grassroots hockey programs
  • Assisting in youth hockey sales efforts
  • Gaining knowledge of the facility and the Beast organization
  • Assisting with set-up and tear-down of equipment and game entertainment needs
  • Performing all other responsibilities and duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college/university program. Preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in college/university programs relevant to sports/business/management
  • Strong verbal/written communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Team-oriented nature, with an ability to work in a fast-paced group atmosphere
  • Strong interest in engaging the community and non-profit organizations
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Previous experience instructing or teaching hockey with a strong desire to learn about community development efforts
  • Access to a vehicle is required
  • Demonstrates commitment to the following 10 qualities: integrity, work ethic, positive attitude, results, teamwork, independence, creativity, confidence, leadership, and urgency

Compensation: Unpaid Internship (Expenses will be reimbursed)

Job Type: Internship

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Internship
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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