MedailleSPM is the website for the Sport Management Program at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY. The program is under the direction of Dr. Richard L. Jacob.

Students in the program take courses in Sport Law, Sport Marketing & Promotions, Sport Economics, and Sport Event Management, among other topics.

Internships are an integral part of the program, and Medaille students have worked in key sport organizations in and around Western New York, including the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bisons as well as in NCAA Division I athletics, other college athletic departments, high school athletics operations, coaching - at all levels, private sport organizations, public parks and recreation departments, media/sport broadcasting and sport journalism, sports law firms, sports agencies, sports marketing, sports merchandising and advertising, the finance offices of professional sports operations and more. The program is one of excellence, training students to succeed in the business of sport. If interested, be sure to ask about our international internship opportunities.


February 2016
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Education Advocate Needs Campaign Help

Hope Jay, Esq. is running for North District Seat on Buffalo School Board.

Volunteers are needed for the campaign.

Hope is a great education and family advocate.

For more information on volunteering, contact Rich Jacob at rjacob@medaille.edu

MLB Opportunity

The Los Angeles Dodgers currently have a job opportunity for Junior Coordinator, Graphic Design. Attached you will find a brief description of the job and application process. For additional information, please contact the Human Resources Department at (323) 224-1547.

Title: Junior Coordinator, Graphic Design

Department: Marketing & Broadcasting

Status: Full Time

Reports to: Director, Graphic Design

Posting Date: February 5, 2016 Deadline: February 15, 2016

All offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background screening.

Denise Ortega Supervisor, Human Resources | o: 323-224-1383 | f: 323-224-1595 Los Angeles Dodgers | 1000 Elysian Park Ave | . . . → Read More: MLB Opportunity

Dodgers Seeking Ticket Rep

The Los Angeles Dodgers currently have a job opportunity for Ticket Operations Representative. Attached you will find a brief description of the job and application process. For additional information, please contact the Human Resources Department at (323) 224-1547.

Title: Ticket Operations Representative Department: Ticket Operations Status: Full Time Reports to: Vice President, Ticket Operations Posting Date: January 29, 2016 Deadline: February 08, 2016

All offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background screening. Current Los Angeles Dodgers employees should submit a cover letter and resume directly to the Human Resources Department for consideration.

Opening at Octagon

**Octagon is searching for a dynamic marketer with strong communication skills who is able to work across multiple mediums to promote Octagon and its family of agencies in the role of Content Coordinator, based in Norwalk, Ct. This candidate should be able to take complex information and programs and convert them to simple and digestible content. We are looking for someone who can develop creative ways to share the Octagon story while collaborating with varied business units and global teams.

DUTIES: Leverage layout and design skills to create and package Octagon corporate presentations and updates for internal and external . . . → Read More: Opening at Octagon

Media Opportunity

Media Opportunity

**The University of Texas at Austin seeks an Assistant Director for Media Relations

Essential functions: Provide support and assistance in all media relations efforts for the Texas Football program while handling media coordination for the annual Texas Relays Track & Field event. Serve as representative or liaison, and maintain daily contact with media. Serve as liaison for coaches and student-athletes with media and conference, NCAA and departmental contacts. Primary duties will be developing, maintaining and managing football media materials (weekly release, record book, media guide, statistics). Head up efforts in producing website content for football. Also . . . → Read More: Media Opportunity

National Opportunities

National Opportunities

Accounting and Finance Jobs ________________________________________ Title: Staff Accountant – CenturyLink Field (Seattle, WA) URL: http://footballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=91992

Title: Senior Accountant, Bakersfield – Oilers Entertainment Group (Bakersfield, CA) URL: http://edmontonoilers.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92012

Title: Senior Accountant – The Arizona Sports Foundation (Scottsdale, AZ) URL: http://liveeventjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92057

Title: Finance Manager – Legends (New York, NY) URL: http://Legendshm.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92148

Title: Part Time Capital Projects Accountant – United States Tennis Association _ National Tennis Center (Flushing, NY) URL: http://protennisjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92177

Title: Financial Analyst – Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA) URL: http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92184

Title: Finance Director – Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA) URL: http://Legendshm.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=92276 . . . → Read More: National Opportunities

Orange County Opening

**The AVP based in Orange County, California, has an immediate opening for a communications coordinator. Position can also be either as a paid internship or as a seasonal employee with the possibility of fulltime employment as well. Candidates should have 1-2 years experience in digital and social media, event planning and logistics. A passion for sports, and enjoyment of journalism and an understanding of the media is also required and the position will include some travel and weekend work. Contactalau@avp.com for more details

Under Armour, NYAC Openings

**Under Armour seeks a Director of Content & Engagement. The candidate will lead content strategy and development for Under Armour’s Connected Fitness platforms. S/he helps to establish the UA Connected Fitness content vision and establish editorial guidelines and process. S/he oversees editorial staff and content partners (internal & external) and establishes proven best practices around editorial process and measurement.

Responsibilities: Responsible for the day-to-day running of the Under Armour Connected Fitness Digital Media Network. Generate creative ideas and steers them from concept to publication. Manage of a growing editorial team (internal and external). Manage various social channels and email . . . → Read More: Under Armour, NYAC Openings

UFC Hiring Communications Manager

**Based in Las Vegas, NV, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) seeks a Corporate Communications Manager.

Responsibilities: Partners closely with all business units and business levels, domestically and internationally, to craft and pitch corporate stories and deliver maximum value and integration of campaigns and initiatives. Develops and pursues ideas for proactive media engagement that supports UFC’s objectives. Drives an integrated editorial strategy using both traditional and digital channels to build employee engagement and to stimulate discussion on key topics. Helps company leaders raise their internal and external profiles. Contributes to the development of on-going corporate communication plans. Supports Senior Director . . . → Read More: UFC Hiring Communications Manager

Hazing President Says Waiting Won’t Work


An attorney for a Capital High school student in Olympia, Washington, filed a lawsuit against the Olympia school district because they “should’ve done more.” Capital High School has a hazing ritual called “BNDing,” and has been a real problem at the school. “ BNDing” is a form of hazing where the older boys have sexual contact with the younger boys without their consent. A spokesperson from the school district claims the school took significant actions as soon as they learned about the events in 2012. In June of 2012, Capital High School basketball got caught with this type . . . → Read More: Hazing President Says Waiting Won’t Work