Marketing Internship - Guelph Nighthawks

Post date: Oct. 8, 2019

Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2019

Position: Marketing Intern
Reports to: Director of Marketing, Communication & Events
Location: Guelph, ON
Job Type: Internship
Duration: 4 or 8 Months Available (2020 Winter Semester; January - April/August)

About the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL)

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is a domestic professional basketball league with teams located across
Canada. The CEBL is providing sports fans with a premium entertainment option while also allowing players,
coaches and other stakeholders the opportunity to engage in the sport of basketball at the highest level. The
CEBL operates in accordance with the player and referee standards set by Canada Basketball, the National
Sporting Organization for the sport of Basketball in Canada. The league proudly adheres to the International
Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules and regulations.

About the Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club

The Guelph Nighthawks are one of six founding teams in the CEBL. Guelph plays its home games at the
Sleeman Centre, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Guelph. The club provides fans with a fully
integrated entertainment experience starting well before tip-off in the downtown core. Once inside the
Sleeman Centre the club delivers a unique blend of entertainment for both the passionate basketball fan and
those looking for local family-friendly entertainment, including affordable family-oriented seating sections, VIP
courtside seating, and the sights and sounds of live DJ’s and cheer squads.
The Guelph Nighthawks Professional Basketball Club is looking for a qualified self-starter to assist its
operations team. The successful candidate must have a passion for sports, and should be looking to impact
the community in which they work.
Please note that those completing an internship for academic credit are eligible to apply.

Responsibilities: (Included but not limited to)
● Monitor social media for trending topics to utilize on social media and web channels
● Assist in managing and creating content for team social media accounts
● Assist in the creation of signage, mock ups, email campaigns, online promotion, etc.
● Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
● Adapt and create content for the Nighthawks marketing initiatives
● Assist with the planning and hosting of marketing events
● Creation of content and league documentation in accordance with the Nighthawks mission and vision
● Actively contributing to the Nighthawks administrative duties
● Support Nighthawks Community Engagement Team
● Support for key departments including but not limited to; operations, sales, administration
● Liaise with organizational constituents as required ensuring all work is completed efficiently


● Other duties as assigned

● Currently studying sport management, business, event management or a related field
● Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications considered an asset
● Valid Driver’s License
● Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications

Required Skills:
● A proven work ethic with experience working in the sport industry
● Able to meet deadlines as assigned
● Able to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
● Able to communicate effectively and relate well to others
● Excellent written communication

● Monday - Friday (9 AM - 5 PM ) with some evening and weekend work required
Other Requirements:
● Applicants can forward their application to with the subject line, “Marketing Intern - Guelph”

Application Deadline - November 1, 2019

We thank all applicants, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: 

Contact Details

Contact Name: Guelph Nighthawks
Location: Guelph, ON
50 woolwich st
guelph, ON N1H3T9
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