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YOUR CAREER IN SPORT BLOG

Work Experience

Why this topic in SPMA?

While it is beneficial to gain experience in the sport management industry before applying to jobs, all is not lost if you are brand new to the industry. More important than experience can be the connections you’ve made in school, work, and beyond, as well as your passion and knowledge of the industry. Learning how to market yourself and talk about the industry to professionals can help you stand out from the crowd and land your first job. Nonetheless, experience is important. Content contained in this topic highlight how experience can impact your career in sport.

Why this topic in SPMA?

While it is beneficial to gain experience in the sport management industry before applying to jobs, all is not lost if you are brand new to the industry. More important than experience can be the connections you’ve made in school, work, and beyond, as well as your passion and knowledge of the industry. Learning how to market yourself and talk about the industry to professionals can help you stand out from the crowd and land your first job. Nonetheless, experience is important. Content contained in this topic highlight how experience can impact your career in sport.

Community Relations in Sport: An Area To Explore?

Community relations are an area in the sport industry that you may wish to venture into. If so, you'll need to know what skills you need to be a community relations manager for a sport organization. We've got you covered. Read below to find out! There is little...

What to Expect from an Interview with MLSE

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment - for anyone who love sports, getting in for a position with MLSE is a huge break. But before you can get in with the team, you need to go through the interview process. But what is the interview process like for MLSE? What...

What to expect from an interview with MLSE

All About Being an Athletic Director: What Does One Do?

If you like sports, you may have heard of the job of athletic director. That sounds like a fun job. But what is an athletic director? What does an athletic director do? Well, there is a lot that goes into an athletic director’s job. It's one of many careers in...

What does an athletic director do?

The Voice of the Raptors: Matt Devlin’s Sport Industry Journey

Matt Devlin is the on-air play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Raptors. He replaced Chuck Swirsky in 2008 and has since become the "voice" of the Toronto Raptors on TSN and Sportsnet telecasts. Matt Devlin's journey to become a mainstay on sports television has...

Matt Devlin

The Rise of Sport Travel

As I mentioned in my previous article, my time studying Sport Management led me to my current position with Elite Sports Tours. This is a company that has been pioneering and capitalizing on the growth of sport travel for over the past 12 years. Aspiring sport...

Sport Travel

Game Day Operations with Taylor Dean

Taylor Dean started her education with a desire to one day work for Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE). Dean’s interest in working for the Toronto Maple Leafs drove her into studies as she aimed to make it in the sport of hockey. While many young Ontario-natives dream of playing for the Maple Leafs, Dean’s interest was to work behind the scenes and to make the game day experience a great one.
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