Game Night Staff - Public Address Announcer

Iowa Wild

Part Time
Iowa Wild
Des Moines, IA

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION
The Iowa Wild Professional Hockey team is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual to serve as the Public Address Announcer. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and events.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • P.A. Announcer will report directly to the Director of Game Operations.
  • Responsible for all in arena reads provided by the Director of Game Operations
  • Should have strong vocal talent
  • Should have a unique and definitive personality
  • Must have a strong knowledge of hockey, including rules
  • Must feel comfortable announcing to large crowds on a microphone
  • Should be receptive to both positive and negative feedback
  • Must feel comfortable working with AHL officials
  • Experience working as a PA announcer, in television, in radio or on stage is preferred
  • Work all 38 Home Games plus playoffs
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1. FORMAL EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

  • Some post-secondary education is preferred

2. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Hockey experience is preferred, but not required

3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fan-friendly attitude and willingness to help
  • 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 lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs
  • Ability to deal with frequent change

 

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