Overview

Burlington City Rep Hockey (Burlington Eagles) is now accepting applications from students enrolled in an Internship program (for credit) from a recognized Canadian University/College or other interested students. Three internships are available in our marketing, communication, events and hockey departments.

Please state in your cover letter that you fit this criterion and which internship you are applying for.

Length and Term: The three positions will run from September to December (4-month term).
Application Deadline: July 31, 2019
These are Intern (for credit) /volunteer positions.

Skills Required

Close attention to detail and accuracy, with ability to follow through.

Sound judgment, problem-solving skills and the ability to take initiative.

Ability to deal with personal information in a confidential, ethical and professional manner.

Possess excellent organization and implementation skills, as well as creative thinking skills.

Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately in a fast paced environment.

The ability to work independently, maintain tight schedules and work flexible hours.

Present a professional and mature attitude in dealing with team members, sponsors and the public.

Willingness to assist in other programs of the organization, as required.

Knowledge of the Canadian sport system and the provincial and national hockey environments is an asset.

Bilingual French/English is an asset but not required.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted, please no phone calls

MARKETING AND EVENTS INTERN (1 position available)

Interested candidates should send their resume to bramcotton@burlingtoneagles.com

Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate’s primary mandate is to work with the Burlington Eagles Marketing Department to assist, coordinate, implement, and execute programming and logistical details within Burlington Eagles marketing programs. The marketing programs include tasks associated with the operation of the Eagles signature events, fundraising campaigns and other programs and marketing initiatives.

Specific Skills Required and Responsibilities

Provide general support to the Executive Director

Have strong writing, editing and research skills.

Computer/internet savvy including all Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher) and social media.

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator an asset.

Support in planning and executing the Eagles marketing and fundraising campaigns.

Assist with event planning for various Eagles activities.

Sponsorship research and assistance with sponsor activation.

Assist with content management on the Eagles website and social media channels.

Respond to general customer service questions regarding Burlington Eagles.

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN (1 position available)

Interested candidates should send their resume to bramcotton@burlingtoneagles.com

Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate’s primary mandate is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Communications Department. Some travel may be required.

Specific Skills Required and Responsibilities

Strong writing, editing and research skills (background in media writing – press releases, biographies, media kits, etc.).

Experience managing social media channels, blogs and website content.

Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator an asset.

Create and maintain website news content – daily stories (research and writing) and photo gallery (includes player biographies, rosters, competition schedules, etc.).

Assist in creation of content for Eagles social media channels.

Maintain media contact database.

Track media coverage with monthly reports.

Track website and social media traffic with monthly reports.

HOCKEY OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION (1 position available)

Interested candidates should send their resume to bramcotton@burlingtoneagles.com

The Hockey Operations and Administration Intern will report directly to the Executive Director, assisting in the day-to-day operations of the department.

Specific Skills Required and Responsibilities

Post-secondary education in business administration / sport management .

Good knowledge of computer accounting systems and other relevant software applications (QuickBooks, Excel, Word, MS Outlook).

Entering accounts payable, accounts receivable into QuickBooks software and reconciliation of staff expense reports.

Assist with office administration.

Assist with Hockey Operations around database, travel permits, tryouts.

Assist in development of 3 on 3 summer hockey and new tournaments.