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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Relations Game Night Employee - Buffalo Sabres (Buffalo, NY)

2017-18 Buffalo Sabres Game-Night Employee

TIME FRAME

Duration of the NHL and NLL seasons, September 2017 through May 2018 (subject to change)

DESCRIPTION

Game-night employees will be responsible for assisting the full-time public relations staff on game nights and at special events. The position is meant to be an initial experience in sports public relations and the game-night employees will be involved in a wide range of activities related to the public relations operations of the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits.

REQUIREMENTS

Ideal candidates should be pursuing or have a recent degree in public relations, journalism or a related field and have some type of experience in sports. Strong writing skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and a hard-working, outgoing personality are desired attributes of a candidate. Selected employees should also be flexible and able to adapt in high-pressure situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with credential distribution and greeting media
    • Press box setup and operations

    • Distribute period stats/game notes, run materials to broadcast trucks, assist with in-game notes.

    • Record home and visitor player audio, record and transcribe postgame coach press conferences, assist with putting together postgame media email.

    • Employees will also potentially complete long-term projects during scheduled office hours. This can include media guide research work, assisting with game notes, conducting interviews, writing for team publications and other projects as needed.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you aware that this is just a part time, seasonal position? Yes or No
2. What is your Bachelor's Degree in?
3. Are you able to commit to the length of the season? Yes or No


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Relations Assistant - Seasonal - Buffalo Sabres (Buffalo, NY)

Job Summary:

To assist in the day-to-day operations of the Buffalo Sabres media relations department.

The media relations assistant is a part-time, seasonal position that will begin in September 2017 and run through the duration of the 2017-18 National Hockey League season and 2018 National Lacrosse League season. Applicant must be a recent college graduate.

 Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and distributes a daily press clip packet.

  • Writes and distributes news releases.

  • Prepares media credentials for home games.

  • Assists in writing, compiling and preparing the team’s game notes and statistical hockey information to be distributed to the media.

  • Assists in writing, research, editing and production of the club’s annual media guide, yearbook and postseason guide.

  • Assists with the execution of organizational events as needed, including the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.

  • Works as needed with visiting broadcasts as a stat tracker on game nights.

  • Acts as the primary media relations contact for the NLL’s Buffalo Bandits on a day-to-day basis during the season, serving as editor of all team publications.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field required.

  • Excellent working knowledge of the National Hockey League and professional sports.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights/weekends and all Sabres/Bandits home games.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure. • Excellent verbal, written and administrative skills required.

 Certifications/Licenses:

Valid driver’s license.

 

THE BUFFALO SABRES ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to work the length of the season? Yes or No
2. Are you aware this is a part-time, seasonal job? Yes or No
3. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree related to this field? Yes or No


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations and Community Relations - Part Time - Rochester Americans (Rochester, NY)

PART-TIME – PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Description:
The duties and responsibilities of this job entail, but are not limited to:

Public Relations:

  • Writing articles and press releases in order to maximize content and promote the team in a positive manner

  • Setting up/staffing press box on game days and distributing statistical information

  • Provide assistance in facilitating player/coach interviews and handling other media requests

  • Aid in the development of team publications (media guide, yearbook, game notes, media kits)

  • Provide assistance with website management and the team’s social media platforms as needed

  • Serve as the on-site PR representative during team practices as needed

  • Organize press clippings and photo archives

    Community Relations:

  • Provide assistance to the Public Relations department in all the teams’ community outreach initiatives, often serving as the primary on-site contact

  • Assist with scheduling, coordinating, and fulfilling all appearance and donation requests under the direction of the Public Relations department

  • Work with local charities and businesses to send players, mascots, and staff to community events.

  • Promote community events through press releases and media advisories, take photos and video at events, and publish post-event stories summarizing the team’s involvement at the appearance

     Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop

  • Experience in Website management preferred

  • 20-30 hours a week

  • Light travel may be required

  • Must be available to work all Amerks home games and contribute regularly to road game coverage.

    This is a part-time paid position.


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