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3 Feb 2024

Entertainment Experience Intern (Summer 3 months)

🇺🇸 Seattle, WA, USA
1+ year exp.
US$20 – US$22 per hour

Position: Entertainment Experience Intern

Department: Seattle Kraken Entertainment Experience and Production

Reporting To: Director of Live Production and Broadcast

Timeline: June - September

Our Purpose:

We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.

Since the team was awarded in 2018 through to our first puck drop in 2021, the Kraken brand has become one of the most recognized and beloved in the NHL. Playing at Climate Pledge Arena, the most sustainable arena in the world, we want to provide a memorable experience every night and make fans for life. Our joint foundation, One Roof Foundation aims to advance equity and sustainability by increasing opportunities to thrive for our most vulnerable young people and communities.

Our Vision:

To inspire a passion for learning and empower future leaders in a safe environment where they are valued for their individuality and diverse capabilities.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring:

The Seattle Kraken aspire to write a new playbook in sports and entertainment that includes everyone. In alignment with this vision, if you don’t meet every job requirement listed—or if you haven’t played ice hockey before or are still learning about the sport—we still encourage you to apply. We understand you may bring other relevant experiences and expertise to help us become the highest performance organization we can be. One of our core values is ‘Make Us Better’ and we recognize diversity, equity and inclusion as a critical business strategy.

If you’d like to request accommodation in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing: [email protected].

Team Overview:

Our Seattle Kraken Entertainment Experience and Production team (SKEEP) creates memories for fans inside and outside Climate Pledge Arena by bringing the Kraken brand to life. Team SKEEP is responsible for creating the fan experience at Climate Pledge Arena and providing creative service to the rest of the Seattle Kraken team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Entertainment Experience Interns can observe and gain hands-on experience with video and live production events, such as Kraken Draft Day parties, Rookie Camp live streams, and Kraken Media Day.
  • They will support our Digital Asset Management program by uploading and tagging past season’s content into the DAM.
  • Participate in brainstorming and planning sessions with the in-game group for the upcoming season.
  • Provide assistance and support to the team with other initiatives and programs as needed.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, yet comfortable completing tasks independently.
  • Self-starter with the ability to be creative within a structured environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an expert ability to present and communicate new ideas and concepts.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, and quick learner.
  • A high degree of personal integrity.
  • Must be a fierce communicator and cross-organizational collaborator.

What You Will Learn:

  • The intricate details of effective digital asset management.
  • Project management skills and work flows for long term planning.
  • Hands on experience with production and broadcast grade equipment.
  • What it’s like to work in a fast-paced, highly visible professional sports environment.


  • Recent college grads or students currently enrolled in junior or senior level courses.
  • College coursework that includes communication, broadcasting or Library and Information Science line of study.
  • Team player with a desire to learn!
  • Passionate about pro and collegiate regional sports teams, particularly the Seattle Kraken.
  • An organized and self-motivated individual with excellent time management skills and a strong sense of goal-setting.
  • Professional demeanor and communication.
  • Utilizes proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling in written communication.
  • Ability to take instructions and work independently.
  • Willing to work during and outside regular business hours, with a varying weekly schedule; Schedule can be based on chosen applicants' availability during April – September months.
  • Available to work +/- 20 hours per week.

Compensation & Perks:

  • In accordance with Washington’s Equal Pay and Opportunity Act, the pay range for the position is $20-$22/hr. Actual base pay will depend on the employee’s experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.
  • Company-paid Orca card.
  • Company-wide recognition platform.
  • Corporate office located at the Kraken Community Iceplex in Northgate; within walking distance of the Northgate Light Rail Station and Northgate Transit Center; free parking.

Working Conditions:

  • This role is based on-site in our Seattle office and at times at Climate Pledge Arena. Requires work to be performed in person. However, we do value flexibility as the business will allow, and offer occasional opportunities to work from home.
  • Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building including inclines and stairs

Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.


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