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Sports Publications Coordinator

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

Position Summary:

The Sports Art Coordinator will play a significant role in the creative development and production of MSE sports publications and graphic needs, along with assisting in all other areas of the Creative Services department.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creative production of MSE (Minnesota Wild & Minnesota Swarm) sports projects including team publications, ticket/corporate sales collateral and marketing materials
  • Provide design and layout support for Wild/Swarm team publications including media guide, game program and yearbook
  • Produce story ideas and creative concepts for use in MSE sports teams publications
  • Generate written content (both factual & creative feature) for MSE sports teams publications
  • Handle photo requests for in-house and out-of-house photo requests
  • Assist in setting up photo shoots with players and staff members
  • Build relationships with and support MSE staff in a service-oriented approach to ensure success and timely production of assigned projects
  • Provide ideas for various Creative Services projects and assist in both brand and graphic development of MSE sports teams
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:

  • Graphic Design Degree with experience in both writing/layout and graphic support
  • 1-3 years experience in fields listed above, in addition to strong working knowledge of Quark, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator on a MAC platform
  • A strong passion and understand for sports and a desire to work in the demanding professional sports environment
  • A background in sports writing and interviewing athletes for stories in a professional manner
  • Should be able to work on deadlines and with others to acquire necessary materials for projects
  • Consistently models key MSE behavior characteristics

How to apply:

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

  1. YES/NO: I have had experience working with Quark, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe Illustrator on a MAC.
  2. List the creative design software with which you have worked.
  3. YES/NO: I have a Graphic Design Degree (or equivalent degree).

The Minnesota Wild uses the NHL’s Interactive Hockey Jobs Board for this position.  Please click here to apply.

 

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