As a part of the Cheyenne Stampede organization, interns will be exposed to the inner workings of a professionally run hockey program. Specifically, interns will receive the opportunity to become involved with game night operations, marketing research and special projects. All interns will be required to handle computer applications with emphasis on Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Excel, Word, etc.). In addition to working games, the intern will have the opportunity to work in the office environment with a minimum of eight hours per week. The semester will offer a chance to learn the daily regimen of a sports franchise, meet important contacts, and the chance to be involved in many aspects of the operation. Interns will be educated in the following:
-Computer applications -Community and public relations -Social Media -Game day operations -Marketing -Office management -Organization -Special events coordination -Video Production -Sponsorship activation Compensation
The internships offered by the Cheyenne Stampede can be used to obtain course credits towards graduation. Check with your College or University. Location: Interns are required to find their own transportation to and from work. The Cheyenne Stampede office is at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center, 1530 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001 Duties
1. Game Night- the game of hockey is an event and much occurs behind the scenes to insure our guests have an enjoyable evening regardless of the outcome. Intern responsibilities on game night will include (but not limited to) the following: -Helping with in-arena promotions (i.e.: ticket sales, promotions, and intermission activities) at all Stampede home games. -Assist with Customer Service and ticketing -Performing other duties as assigned by the General Manager 2. Research- you will be asked to assist in the research of general market information, hockey specific information and corporate partnership information as well as tracking of various media announcements. Create literature, ticket sales promotions, and other special interest projects as needed Collect and organize game notes, game stats, team rosters and media guides to distribute on game nights Help in compiling team statistics on team and league attendance figures and player performance Find, schedule, and attend community relations events 3. Special Projects- depending upon your development and time commitments, you could be asked to create special projects to assist the Stampede staff. This could include grassroots marketing programs, advertising community projects, etc. To apply please send a resume, cover letter and two professional references to be considered for the 2 internship program.