Marketing Summer Intern

Job Summary

Sparx Hockey is seeking a Marketing Intern to join our team for the summer. You’re an ideal candidate if you’re a creative, hard-working, highly-competitive team-player. The Sparx Hockey Marketing Summer Intern will be an important member of the Sparx Hockey Brand Marketing team and will assist in taking written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into engaging images, videos, manuals, advertising pieces, marketing collateral, web pages and other brand designs.
 
As Marketing Summer Intern, this hands-on role will report directly to the Sparx Hockey Digital Brand Manager with a dotted line directly to the Vice President, Marketing. In this integral role, you will be responsible for helping to further develop the Sparx Hockey brand and build deep connections with hockey consumers around the world with an emphasis on graphic design, video editing/producing and social media storytelling.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will be a great visual storyteller with a passion for engaging and impactful graphic design.

  • Design and create captivating graphics and imagery to be used on all forms of Sparx Hockey customer communications with an emphasis on social media.

  • Create dynamic and innovative cross-platform marketing content. Must have the ability to take on multiple projects simultaneously, producing from concept through completion, while meeting overall corporate and brand goals.

  • Ability to shoot and gather video assets and edit video into engaging, consumer-facing content for use across a wide variety of channels.

  • Develop, write and edit compelling written and visual content for use in traditional media, blog posts and other digital media.

  • Work with Digital Brand Manager to produce and post content and advertisements on all Sparx Hockey social media channels.

  • Various other marketing tasks as needed including serving as brand ambassador at consumer, retail and grassroots events.

Qualifications And Skill Requirements

  • Strong graphic design experience with extensive experience with digital photography and in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience in today’s most significant social media channels, including an understanding of latest trends and best practices.

  • Video editing and production experience, with experience using graphics and video software (Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects, etc.).

  • Excellent story teller with strong ability to use imagery to convey key messages.

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience in today’s most significant social media channels, including an understanding of latest trends and best practices.

  • Ability to work weekends or evenings as necessary at key brand events.

  • Passion for hockey and/or sports is a plus.

 

Personal Competencies 

  • Attitude & Flexibility:  You exude positive energy.  You are going to represent Sparx Hockey and need to work well and cheerfully with others. You are respected as a team player. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and adapt rapidly to shifting priorities and new marketplace dynamics.

  • Drive for Results: You know how to balance getting the job done and getting the job done right.  You have a commitment to excellence and take initiative to resolve problems.

  • Scrappiness:  There’s no hiding that we’re a start-up.  You understand that when we do more with less, we can do more.  You take great pride in figuring out how to leverage limited resources for massive gains.

  • Effective Communication:  You communicate clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, external partners and customers.  

 

To Apply: 

Please send cover letter and resume to careers@sparxhockey.com