Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.
Provide day-to-day support for the Events & Entertainment department, focusing on both in-office and on-site duties related to the entertainment elements of NHL tentpole events for the 2022-2023 winter season. This temporary position will begin November 2022 and conclude in March 2023. While this position is based out of the NHL's NYC office, it will require travel within the United States.
Support the Events & Entertainment team in-office and on-site at tentpole events
Conduct research to develop new and creative entertainment programming concepts
Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling meetings and calls, taking comprehensive notes during meetings, developing agendas, managing production schedules, and organizing team members
Assist Production Manager with all operational items related to tentpole events such as contracting, completing department order forms, managing travel requests, budgeting, and invoice processing
Assist Producer with preparing and distributing event documents including event timing sheets, rundowns, scripts, and broadcast overviews
Act as liaison between production company and Events & Entertainment team for all administrative/operational items
On-site support with talent management, prop procurement, outfitting and ticket distribution
Provide administrative and organization support to senior NHL staff
1-2 years of experience in live events, preferably in the sports & entertainment industry
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work effectively in a publicly visible, high pressure, and deadline-oriented environment
Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments covering multiple projects at once
Candidate should be a team player and maintain a positive attitude within the department as well as with vendors, fans, and other external parties
Awareness of social media trends and current events
Ability to work long hours, including weekends and holidays, as well as travel to host event cities within the United States
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
A positive, energetic attitude
Hockey knowledge a plus
English, excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Must be self-motivated and exhibit analytical and problem-solving skills
When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.