Oak View Group

Game Night Media Assistant|Part-Time|XL Center

Location US-CT-Hartford
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Location Name
XL Center
Temporary Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


This position will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager and Manager of Broadcasting and Public Relations throughout the course of the Wolf Pack season.


This role will pay $15.00 per hours and is part-time hourly non-exempt. 

For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

The XL Center is Connecticut’s premier destination for sports & entertainment.
The 15,000+ seat downtown arena is home to the eleventh-time National Champion UConn Women's Basketball team and the five-time National Champion UConn Men's Basketball team. Led by Hall of Fame basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma and Dan Hurley, the Men's & Women's basketball programs have established themselves as national powerhouses.


The XL Center is also home to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, the primary developmental affiliate of the New York Rangers.


The XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events, and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others.


The XL Center will continue to be the center of sports and entertainment for Hartford and the State of Connecticut for years to come.


  • Assist with the arrival of all credentialed scouts and media to each Wolf Pack home game
  • Assist in the recording and production of postgame press conferences with Wolf Pack coaches and players
  • Assist with written postgame stories for www.hartfordwolfpack.com
  • Assist with in-game social media responsibilities on platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Assist with potential on-air duties such as intermission reports


  • Work ALL Hartford Wolf Pack home games during the 2023-24 season and all potential home Calder Cup Playoff games. There are 36 home games during the 2023-24 season. A successful applicant must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and nights.
  • Strong knowledge of Social Media Platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok), Premiere Pro, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and After Effects). Editing experience is required.
  • A strong hockey knowledge and interest in the game is highly recommended and encouraged for this position.
  • Must have a strong writing ability. There will be multiple writing opportunities on the team’s official website.
  • Must always conduct themselves with a professional attitude and appearance
  • A strong verbal/broadcasting ability is not required but is encouraged for potential on-air opportunities.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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