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Employment Opportunities

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Location: 1 Jarvis Street and Tim Hortons Field - Hamilton, Ontario

Internship Duration:
4 months - May 4th to September 4th OR 7 months - May 4th to November 27th

Hourly Commitment:
Regular business hours + all 2015 Tiger-Cats home games and special events at Tim Hortons Field

Stipend:
$300 per month + payment for each Tiger-Cats home game worked + $1000 honorarium for completing the internship requirements ($500 honorarium for 4 month internships).

MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Internship Program is to educate participants in all areas of operation of a professional sports organization and to prepare them for entering today’s competitive career market place. Through observation and hands on experience, participants learn how to function in a high-energy professional environment, perform under pressure, show initiative in developing and executing new programs, and utilize essential time management skills. All participants will receive proper guidance, structure, and coaching to ensure their time in the Program is mutually beneficial to them and the Tiger-Cats organization.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Internship Program must be enrolled in, or have recently graduated from a degree/diploma program. Ideal candidates must be hard working, dedicated, self-motivated individuals who possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills and a passion for sports. Computer skills are also an asset.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Internal guest speakers from each department discussing their position and background
  • External guest speakers focused on professional development (LinkedIn, résumés, job interviews)
  • Group lunches – opportunity to share challenges and success stories with fellow interns
  • Social events – networking with full-time staff and leisure/team building events
  • Professional tools – business cards, LinkedIn head shot, welcome package


INTERNSHIP DEPARTMENTS:

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • COMMUNICATIONS (7 months only)
  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS & MINOR FOOTBALL
  • CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS (7 months only)
  • FINANCE (7 months only)
  • GUEST EXPERIENCE & SERVICE
  • MERCHANDISE
  • MULTIMEDIA & VIDEO PRODUCTION
  • MARKETING & GAME DAY EXECUTION
  • OPERATIONS


HOW TO APPLY:

  • Interested candidates must email a résumé and cover letter to internships@ticats.ca by Friday, April 3rd
  • Email subject should read: “2015 Tiger-Cats Internship: (DEPARTMENTS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HERE)”
  • Please also list which departments you are interested in, in order or preference, in your email body


The Hamilton Tiger-Cats thank you for your interest in being a part of the 2015 season at Tim Hortons Field


2015 TIM HORTONS FIELD FOOD & HOSPITALITY STAFF

Imagine working at the all new and exciting Tim Hortons Field this summer. Levy Restaurants, the legendary leader in the food and Hospitality industry provides premium quality services to major entertainment sports venues.

We are currently looking for energetic, fun and passionate people to fill the following positions: 

  • Servers
  • Bartenders
  • Runners
  • Cooks
  • Concession Attendants
  • Supervisors
  • Concession Cashiers
  • Suite Hostesses
  • Zone Leaders
  • Money Room Attendants

Please email your resume to levyrestaurants.thf@gmail.com.


CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE TEAM - GAMEDAY STAFF

Summary: The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are looking for energetic, passionate, and dedicated individuals to join our Customer Assistance Team (C.A.T. Team) in one of our numerous roles as the official game day ambassadors of Tiger-Cats Football. Successful applicants will join our Team in providing world-class guest experience throughout the 2015 season at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON.

Those selected for an interview will be considered for the following roles:

  • Ticket Takers
  • In-Bowl and Concourse Ushers
  • Guest Services Staff
  • Game Day Retail Staff
  • Promotions Team


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Meet and greet all guests with a friendly and helpful attitude
  • Be personal and proactive in providing top notch customer service and hospitality
  • Retain an extensive knowledge of the team, Tim Hortons Field layout, key venue attractions, seating sections, key venue personnel identity, and emergency procedures
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions, including the possibility of inclement weather


Ideal candidates possess:

  • A charismatic, cheerful, and energetic personality
  • Passion for football, the CFL, the Tiger-Cats, and the Hamilton community
  • A commitment to make a difference through world-class customer service for all guests
  • An ability to work well under pressure, while remaining calm in all situations
  • Strong verbal communication skills and problem solving ability


C.A.T. Team Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to stand for 3 consecutive hours
  • Must be able to work 90% of Tiger-Cats events (includes playoff games, concerts)
  • Must comply with all Tiger-Cats personal hygiene and grooming guidelines


Staff will be provided with:

  • An exciting work environment
  • C.A.T. Team uniform (polo, jacket, hat)
  • Training and team building activities
  • Pay rate starting at $11/hour
  • An opportunity to work concerts and other events at Tim Hortons Field
  • Earn Your S.T.R.I.P.E.S. Reward Program and season end party


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to jobs@ticats.ca

Please reference “C.A.T. Team - Your Name” in the subject heading. Please also indicate the top three positions you are interested in. We will do our best to place you in a role of your choosing that best suits your abilities. The Tiger-Cats thank you for your interest in being part of our Team. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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