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Detroit Red Wings "social networking coordinator"

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by KJIM, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    From: NHL jobs
    To: The poster previously known as Flash and others

    Social Networking Coordinator – The Detroit Red Wings have an opportunity for a Social Networking Coordinator that is responsible for all social networking functions for the Detroit Red Wings. This position will also develop creative, new ideas for Inside Hockeytown Magazine, book projects, DetroitRedWing.com, RedWingsWorld.com and the DRW Red Wings Alumni Association. Assignments include conducting research, report findings and generating ideas from other professional sports teams related to New Media, Publishing and Marketing; coordinating online interactive programs (Facebook, blogs, MySpace, diaries, Twitter, text messaging/programs, etc.); developing, revenue generating event or opportunities, coordinate game operations with Fan Foto and coordinate and assist with events, alumni appearances and photo shoots.


    1. Bachelor degree in Communications, Graphic Arts or related discipline.

    2. Minimum of two years experience with social media/networking.

    3. Previous experience in photography, online contact sites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, blogs, diaries) and web experience.

    4. Knowledge or experience in a hockey environment preferred.

    5. Evidence of organization and planning skills, self direction and a history of project results.

    6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    7. Availability to work unpredictable hours including weekdays, weekends and holidays.

    Qualified candidates interested in becoming part of an organization committed to generating growth and opportunity should submit a cover letter, including salary history and requirements and a resume.

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

    1. Yes/No: Do you have a bachelor degree in Communication, Graphic Arts or related discipline?

    2. Yes/No: Do you have at least two years experience with social media/networking such as Facebood, MySpace, blogs, Twitter, etc.?

    3. Yes/No: Do you have experience in a hockey environment?

    4. Yes/No: Do you have professional experience in graphic arts?

    Sounds good, but as far as I know, there aren't many truly happy folks working in Pizza Pizza land.
  2. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    This allows the team to pursue players in Sweden and Russia and other foreign lands without having to travel there to get the best players!
  3. jps

    jps Active Member

    maybe I'm just out of the loop, but, uh, what the hell is 'facebood?'

  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Did you look on The Googles?
  5. jps

    jps Active Member

    you ever actually typed in 'googles.com'?
  6. Craig Sagers Tailor

    Craig Sagers Tailor Active Member

  7. doggieseatdoggies

    doggieseatdoggies New Member

    Twenty-five thousand in Motown.

    That's exploitation of a desperate community.


    And I thought I was going to crack a joke about one of the job details being wine and octupi parties.
  8. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    A semi job at a semi salary. Is this what it has come to?
  9. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Facebook for the 'Hood, I gather.
  10. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Do you get to hang around the locker room, since nothing is nicer than a hockey locker after a game?
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    If you can buy a house there for $10, that should be plenty of salary.
  12. crusoes

    crusoes Active Member

    No. That's pizza wages. The Ilitches didn't get rich by paying people they didn't have to.
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