Opportunities Available to join MinorHockeyCentral.com

2021- Content Intern

Position type: Volunteer 

Pay scale: N/A

*May lead to Paid Freelancing role after 3 months.

Job brief

We are looking for 2 Content Writers to join our editorial team and enrich our websites with new blog posts, guides and marketing copy.  The current focus is on Minor/Youth Hockey in Canada and the United States.

Content Writer responsibilities include conducting thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types, updating #MHC-News and proofreading articles before publication. If you’re familiar with producing online content and have an eye for detail, we’d like to meet you. Feel free to share samples of your work or portfolio of your published articles, along with your application.

Ultimately, you’ll deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract visitors and boost brand awareness for MinorHockeyCentral.com.


  • Research industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)
  • Write clear marketing copy to promote our products/services
  • Prepare well-structured drafts using Content Management Systems
  • Proofread and edit blog posts before publication
  • Submit work to editors for input and approval
  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to illustrate articles
  • Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic
  • Promote content on social media
  • Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
  • Ensure all-around branding consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
  • Update website content as needed


  • Proven work experience as a Content Writer or similar role
  • Portfolio of published articles, whether for own site or on behalf of others
  • Experience doing research using multiple sources
  • Familiarity with web publications
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Post secondary education in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field
  • Bilingual in French/English or Spanish/English or any of Canada’s Aboriginal languages/English is an asset. 

 To apply please visit the “Contact Us” page and paste your resume and links to your portfolio/content samples in the message field.  Finally, complete the following sentence when applying:  “My experience with Minor/Youth Hockey has taught me that to improve the sport one of the greatest changes that needs to take place involves…”

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