The Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) are seeking new members for their ice crew for the 2017/18 season. The ice crew is responsible for ice cleaning during media timeouts, assisting with on-ice promotional contests and other responsibilities as assigned. This is a seasonal position and applicants must be experienced ice skaters, 18 years of age or older. Must be available to work at least 25 game nights, plus playoffs (if applicable), with reliable skates and transportation to and from Wells Fargo Arena.
Assist with ice maintenance during time outs, intermissions, and pre and post-game
Assist with setup and fulfillment of all on-ice promotions during intermissions
Interact with fans and contestants while on ice during promotions to provide a favorable game experience
Help prepare for and work internal Iowa Wild events as planned.
Distribute Iowa Wild marketing materials and promotional items pre and post-game at entrances
Respond in a timely fashion to the tasks assigned to him or her and report any concerns to the supervisor.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
1. Formal Education & Certification
Some post-secondary education is preferred
Some experience working with college, minor league, or professional sports promotions or marketing is preferred.
2. Knowledge & Experience
Customer service experience desired
Strong organization, planning, and implementation skills
Ability to follow instructions and respond to supervisor direction
Ability to work with the Iowa Wild staff in a professional manner at all times
3. Personal Attributes
Customer service oriented
Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to initiate conversation
Ability to work within a team in a service oriented environment
4. Work Conditions/ Essential Functions
Available to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to stand up to 5 hours at a time
Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Ability to push and pull objects up to 300 pounds
Ability to walk up and down stairs
Ability to deal with frequent change
No guarantee of hours
Ability to skate proficiently
Ability to multitask while skating
Communicates effectively with a team/group