Public Relations and Marketing Manager
The Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) are looking for a passionate and creative individual to become an integral member of the Thunderbolts front office staff and create and oversee the strategic communication plan for the organization including written, visual and video projects. Pieces will include, but not limited to, sport recaps, previews and features, community and events, marketing/ticketing initiatives and sponsorship element fulfillment. Manage and approve all media requests for the organization. Build local and regional relationships with all media partners. Organize and oversee all press conferences. Manage broadcast and new media initiatives, including radio and online broadcasts, video streaming, and daily video content. Manage team website and content management. Report stats, schedules, rosters and all other media needs to meet SPHL and media members as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong writing and editing skills, graphic design skills, knowledge of statistical programming, software skillset including office and adobe products
Preferred: Video design.
Proficiency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe Creative Suite is required. A passion for building relationships with people and natural customer service instincts as well as a positive team centric attitude with a professional demeanor is essential to this position. Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. The ability to work a non- standard work schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays is mandatory.
Position Start Date: ASAP
Position: Full Time
Interested candidates should reach out to Pete Xander, General Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.