Promotional Team (part-time)

Iowa Wild

Part Time
Iowa Wild
Des Moines, IA

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION
The Iowa Wild professional hockey team is seeking enthusiastic and responsible individuals to serve as members of our promotional team for the 2017-18 season. This opportunity is primarily a “Game Day Experience” for those looking to enter the sports and entertainment field. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and various events. This is a part-time, paid position that receives two complimentary tickets for home games when working. 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-Assist with game-day setup and breakdown

-On-ice & off-ice set up of promotions

-Execute in-game promotions & events including but not limited to; pregame and postgame promotions, media stoppages, as well as on-ice games

-Assist in the execution of all group needs (including choir set up, youth hockey, etc.)

-Greet and interact with fans

-Select fans to participate in promotional games

-Set up, operate and manage the Wild “Kids Clubhouse”

-Escort team mascot and keep detailed mascot itinerary

-Operate Chuck-A-Puck tables, including; set up, breakdown, selling and clean-up

-Clean goal creases and in front of benches during media stoppages

-Assist with other non-game events (pregame and postgame events)

-Ability to work 38 home games and playoffs

-Various events and community appearances

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

-Some post-secondary education is preferred

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

-Ability to skate a plus but not required

-Strong organization, planning, and implementation skills

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

-Strong interpersonal skills

-Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to help, comfortable working with children

-Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment

4. WORK CONDITIONS/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-Available to work scheduled home games 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 

 

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