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10 Jul 2024

Hype Team

🇺🇸 Bridgeport, CT, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.

Our Game Plan

The Bridgeport Islanders are in search of Hype Team members to join the Game Presentation Department and enhance the gameday atmosphere promote the Bridgeport Islanders. The Hype Team’s primary focus is to promote the Bridgeport Islanders with the use of various marketing activations, fan engagement ideas and community initiatives. Hype Team Members must possess a strong work ethic and be confident with interacting with all fans and supporters. You will have the opportunity to work up close and personal to the action of AHL hockey.

How to Make the Team

Gameday staff must be always “on”. Hype team members should be dedicated to help with set up and any additional needs during the game. Hype team members main roles will be to manage the concourse and any in-game activations. Members should be able to communicate extremely well and make fans excited about in-game entertainment.

This role reports directly to the Game Presentation Manager and on gamedays, the Fan Experience and Retail Assistant.

Show Us You Can

  • Strong ability to receive direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - must be able to communicate with fans, especially children.
  • Drive fan engagement with a fun, enthusiastic, and positive attitude at all Bridgeport Islanders home games, events, and appearances
  • Assist with set-up, take-down, and organization of items on the concourse
  • Facilitate promotional activities and contests and distribute team merchandise, promotional items, pocket schedules, etc.
  • Drive interest in and relay information about Bridgeport Islanders season, group, and individual game tickets.

What Skills You’ll Use

  • Accountability: Take complete ownership of your work
  • Creativity: Contribute to the team with new ideas and concepts
  • Leadership: Take initiative and display desire to learn
  • Adaptability: Quickly pivot tasks without sacrificing quality
  • Teamwork: Showcase a team-first mentality
  • Enthusiasm: Bring high level of energy and passion each day

Your Equipment

  • Experience working at live sporting events preferred, but not required
  • Outgoing and lively personality.
  • Flexibility with your schedule and available to work most, if not all, Bridgeport Islanders home regular season games
  • Passionate and invested in your work
  • A motivated self-starter with a “no-task-too-small attitude”

Where You’ll Go

  • Preseason: Community events and 2 rehearsals prior to the season.
  • During the season: Bridgeport Islanders arena on Gamedays and additional community events.

What’s In It for You

  • Be a part of a growing Team in the local area
  • Huge experience for future careers in the sport or entertainment industry
  • A fun and exciting atmosphere
  • An enjoyable work area with supportive co-workers

Report to: Manager of Game Presentation

The Fine Print

The Bridgeport Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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