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Digital Media and Publications Coordinator - Philadelphia Eagles

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by KJIM, May 22, 2010.

  1. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    From Teamwork online


    The Philadelphia Eagles are known as one of the more aggressive and progressive organizations in professional sports. It is an organization succeeding on many fronts.
    The executive offices of the Eagles' organization are located in the NovaCare Complex. This spectacular 108,000-square-foot-facility offers the very best in terms of space, amenities, care, and effort put forth for the players, coaches and staff of the Eagles' organization.
    Lincoln Financial Field is one of the premier sports and entertainment facilities in the United States. This stadium is managed and operated by the club, creating new opportunities and challenges for the organization.

    The Digital Media & Publications Coordinator will assist in the creation and management of editorial, multimedia and sponsored content for the official web sites of the Philadelphia Eagles and Lincoln Financial Field. Reports to the Vice President of Digital Media & Publications

    • Writing news articles, blog posts, feature stories and game day recaps for team sites, e-mail newsletters, print and electronic publications.
    • Assisting with the maintenance and moderation of blogs, message boards, social media, mobile alerts and new interactive initiatives.
    • Providing coverage of all major events for the club's website, including the NFL Combine, NFL Draft, Mini Camps, OTAs and Training Camp, as well as organizational outreach efforts in the Philadelphia community.
    • Coordinate development and content for monthly electronic publication.
    • Conducting on-camera interviews and co-hosting football-related webisodes.
    • Operating the teams’ content management system to update and maintain their official sites on a daily basis, including nights and weekends, as needed.
    • Assisting in the production and development of online programming, including live press conferences, behind-the-scenes features, and video reports.
    • Designing and building new web pages, special sections, multimedia applications, registration forms and sponsored content for the teams’ web sites, utilizing HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator. XML, Javascript and Macromedia Flash software.
    • Coordinate rollout of new technologies, including WAP and Web 2.0 initiatives, such as social and media networks (including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites, blogs, and mobile apps as needed), video sharing and mobile TV.
    • Working closely with corporate sales department to execute online deliverables for corporate partners.
    • Interfacing with other departments to maintain and update specific site sections.
    • Additional duties as assigned by the Vice President of Digital Media & Publications.

    Integrity & Values - Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization.
    Interpersonal Confidence - Strong interpersonal skills; can effectively communicate and relate to all levels within and outside the organization; creates and builds positive and productive relationships.
    Adaptability - Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly.
    Managing Processes - Ability to manage appropriate steps to get projects completed; has strong abilities to organize people and processes; can create a plan for resourceful workflow.
    Organizational Ability - Can manage people and resources to get projects completed; has a strong ability to multi-task and keep order.

    Bachelor’s degree (in communications or related field of study preferred)
    Detail Oriented
    Ability to work independently
    Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Required computer skills: Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Website development and design
    Knowledge of digital/social media applications

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

    1. Do you have experience writing news articles?
    2. Do you have experience with HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator. XML, Javascript and Macromedia Flash software? Please explain.
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Another NFL PR job opening. The Eagles do a good job, one of the best in the NFL.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Philly's PR staff is the best in the NFL. I'd put Houston a relatively close second.
  4. danl214

    danl214 Guest

    Man, I'm a Giants fan and I would love to land this job. (Plus moving to Philly would be fun)

    Good luck to those who apply.
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