At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.
MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential.
We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.
As part of the MLSE Foundation team, will have the unique opportunity to work cross-functionally across MLSE Foundation to support both fundraising and community investment initiatives.
MLSE’s Internship term dates are from May 8th, 2023 - September 1st, 2023
Assist with all MLSE Foundation Signature Events including recruitment, incentives, lead-up, sales, event logistics, list management, auctions, event marketing materials, etc.
Assist in all third-party fundraising initiatives (relationship management, admin & event logistics)
Assist in the research and development of campaign proposals
Provide event operations support, which includes day-of set-up and tear-down
Assist with volunteer coordination for programs and events
Assist with Awareness nights at Leafs, Raptors, and / or TFC games
Assist with marketing materials, such as sourcing and purchasing promotional items and signage for the Foundation as needed
Provide administrative support to all Foundation staff
Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience. We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.
Currently enrolled in a university or College degree / diploma in a sport, recreation, fundraising, marketing, event planning or a related field
Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills
Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong written communication skills a requirement and proficient in MS Office and XP
Able to exercise diplomacy and tact, multitask and meet multiple deadlines
Available during some weekends and evenings when required
You are fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Apply by: February 7, 2023
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.