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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Minnesota Wild - Intern, Community Relations/Hockey Partnership

Intern, Community Relations/Hockey Partnerships Minnesota Wild

Position Summary/Description The Community Relations/Hockey Partnerships Intern will work with Community Relations and Hockey Partnerships departments to assist with all aspects of the community programs and events. Though the candidate will report into a specific manager, they need to feel comfortable with receiving direction from others as projects arise. The internship involves assisting with the development and day-to-day execution of activities and events including providing support with program and game day needs, manage the Community Relations e-mail inbox, and support of other related initiatives. Candidates should be reliable, flexible and passionate with a willingness to work collaboratively within a team environment.
Responsibilities/Essential Functions Assist with all logistics of the Little Wild Learn to Play Program

Monitor website and send communication to all participants

Assist with incoming phone calls

Attend every fitting at Pure Hockey

Attend as many Little Wild sites as possible

Assist with Little Wild graduation ceremony
Responsible for coordinating the logistics of the Minnesota Wild Faceoff For Fitness school program

Act as point of contact for all participating schools

Schedule and coordinate all school visits

Update website as needed following each school visit

Work with social media department as needed

Act as point of contact for the Faceoff For Fitness team, including mascot, host, alumni and female hockey player

Attend all school visits, arriving in advance of the team to greet the school staff and answer questions about the program

Take photos at all school visits
Manage game programs

Review applications

Schedule groups

Communicate and coordinate details with groups

Print credentials for program sellers

Distribute game programs to sales kiosks on game days

Meet representatives upon their arrival on game days

Remain on site to assist as needed

Manage the Community Relations inbox and reply to all emails in a timely manner
Assist with the fulfillment of donation requests

Assist at the following events as needed:
Girls Hockey Weekend

Mite Holiday Jamboree

Faceoff For Fitness

Youth Hockey Spotlight Games

Minnesota Wild Breakaway Race

Wild For a Day

Wild About Children

Strike It Wild

In-game fundraising events

Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements Formal Education & Certification

Recent college graduate

Customer service or sports industry experience preferred along with a degree in areas of sports management, sales, marketing, public relations, communications and/or business management
Knowledge & Experience

Attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficient computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Personal Attributes

Excellent time management and organizational skills with ability to successfully prioritize and multi-task

Ability to work collaboratively within team environments with a focus on quality community and guest experience

Possess a strong work ethic and high level of integrity

Coachable, open to learning and accepting to feedback

Demonstrates a positive attitude

Driven to solve challenges and succeed at the highest level
Work Conditions

Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and/or holidays (approx. 40 hours per week)

Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc.

Ability to lift at least 20 pounds and occasionally up to 40 pounds

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