The Boston Bruins Communications Department is seeking Game Night Staff for the 2017-2018 season. The Communications Game Night Staff will assist the Boston Bruins Communications Department with media operations and media relations at all Bruins home games at the TD Garden, including postseason games when necessary. Candidates should be available to work the majority of Bruins home games with a start time as early 4 p.m. for evening games and 9 a.m. for afternoon games. Game Night Staff are expected to be available to work late nights (shifts typically end at approximately 11:30 p.m. for evening games and 5:30 p.m. for afternoon games), holidays and weekends as the Bruins schedule dictates.
Essential duties are as follows:
Serve as liaison to local, visiting team, national and international media in the press box and other media areas at all home games.
-Responsible for the set up and breakdown of the TD Garden press areas and replenishing media materials when necessary at all media work locations.
-Responsible for credentialing media at the Bruins media will-call table.
-Distributing game-related stats, game notes, press releases and player/coach quotes before games, during intermissions and after games.
-Transcribe player, coach, management interviews and other special events when necessary
-Aid with press conferences when applicable
-Checking in media at the dining area
-Assisting the Communications Staff with other jobs/responsibilities/tasks as assigned.
Ideal candidates are current college students in the Greater Boston area and have previous internship experience, preferably in a sports or communications-related capacity. Ideal candidates must also demonstrate a high level of professionalism, which includes being organized, responsible, personable and punctual. This part-time position is paid an hourly wage. Hours/scheduling for this position with be coordinated on a game-by-game basis, as the number of hours/workdays will depend on the team's and Communications staff schedule.