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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.

Job Description

As part of the MLSE music partnerships team, your primary responsibility will be to help us with our National Live Nation sponsorship program.

You are someone who enjoys meeting new people, understands the importance of communication, knows how to handle priorities, is detail focused, and can call on their creativity when needed. A love for music always helps - hip hop or country, we appreciate it all - and being able to recognize marketing opportunities within the industry is an asset.

MLSE’s Internship term dates are from May 8th, 2023 - September 1st, 2023

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the creation and execution of events for both Live Nation Canada and MLSE partners

  • Work with the Live Event Marketing team to assist with research, ideation, and creative projects

  • Work closely with Account Managers to assist them with their partner’s national marketing initiatives and programs, including working live events during some evenings

  • Oversee day to day proceedings for sponsorship activities

  • Attend Global Partnership and Live Nation meetings

  • Administratively assist the Global Partnerships department and perform other administrative and service functions as required

  • Lend your skills to help with some events on the sports side of the department, as required

Qualifications

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 post-secondary institution with a focus on a sports, marketing, public relations, or communications related field

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy

  • Able to always exercise diplomacy and tact

  • Ability to multitask and meet multiple deadlines

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Adhere to all MLSE and Live Nation Canada service standards and policies

  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

  • Understanding of current popular music landscape an asset

  • Available to work evenings, weekends, holidays as required

  • You are fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Additional Information

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.

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