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USA Hockey's NTDP Seeks Interns for 2021-22 Season

By USA Hockey, 08/17/21, 11:00AM EDT

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The NTDP is currently accepting applications for communications, marketing, production and box office interns

USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program is currently accepting applications for communications, marketing, video production and box office internships for the 2021-22 season.  The internships' primary focus is to give young professionals an opportunity to learn in a fast-paced environment with the potential to break into the sports industry. Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, communication skills and the ability to react quickly and appropriately.

Interns will be asked to work NTDP home games that fall primarily on Friday and Saturday evenings. Office hours are also available. The internships are unpaid.


Sports Communications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with game night communications operations (collect and run stats, assist with social media, write game recaps, etc.)
  • Generate weekly public relations content for the NTDP and USA Hockey Arena platforms (website, social media, e-blasts, etc.)
  • Assist with management of the NTDP’s social media platforms
  • Create graphics and highlight packages
  • Update the USA Hockey Arena and NTDP websites
  • Serve as a photographer for certain events

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong writing and speaking skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Familiarity with all aspects of social media (understanding of how to write copy for web platforms)
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere skills preferred
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

Marketing Operations

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work Team USA home games at USA Hockey Arena
  • Assist with efficiently executing in-game promotionsincluding selecting guests to participate in on-ice activities, as well as pre- and post-game activities
  • Fulfill partnership activation, including concourse marketing and setup of tables and signage
  • Ensure a first-class and memorable experience for all fans at USA Hockey Arena

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Experience with live event planning/execution preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with hockey preferred, but not required
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

Video Production

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with gameday videoboards and HockeyTV broadcast including set-up, operation and tear-down
  • Capture content around USA Hockey Arena during NTDP games and other special events for use on broadcast, videoboards and social media
  • Work with marketing team to develop creative ideas for content/promos
  • Work all Team USA Home games at USA Hockey Arena

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • College student majoring in marketing, communications, video production, broadcast, business, communications or sport management desired
  • Familiarity with hockey preferred
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with live event production including camera operation, audio mixing, etc.
  • Ability to set up lighting and cameras for interviews
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Must be available for all NTDP home games
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

Box Office

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work all Team USA home games at USA Hockey Arena
  • Work with ticket sales staff to manage box office windows and day-of-game ticket sales
  • Provide excellent customer service as the first point of contact for individuals attending USA Hockey Arena
  • Collaborate with marketing team on in-game promotions and activities, including selecting guests to participate in promotions and on-ice activities, as well as pre- and post-game activities including arena tours
  • Ensure a first-class and memorable experience for all fans at USA Hockey Arena

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • College student majoring in marketing, business, communications, or sport management preferred
  • Familiarity with hockey preferred
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

How to Apply

Please submit all applications to the proper employee listed at the bottom of the application:

Communications

Please email your resume and cover letter to Jon Edwards, Manager of Communications, at Jon.Edwards@usahockey.org.

Marketing

Please email your resume and cover letter to Bryan Johnson, Manager of Marketing Operations, at Bryan.Johnson@usahockey.org.

Box Office

Please email your resume and cover letter to Carl Arndt, Director of Ticket Sales and Service, at Carl.Arndt@usahockey.org.

Production

Please email your resume, cover letter and demo reel to Dylon Field, Production Director, at Dylon.Field@usahockey.org.