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Director, Social Media -- NHL

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by YankeeFan, May 7, 2015.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Employer Name NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
    Job Title Director, Social Media
    City New York
    State New York
    Country Not specified
    Job Region Northeast
    Job Category Communications/Public Relations
    Salary Narrative Competitive
    Job Reference Social Media
    Job Level Mid Level

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Act as main contact to senior management
    • Direct social media strategy with the input of the larger social media team
    • Aid in distribution of League priorities to social media team
    • Determine agency and vendor relationships
    • Maintain relationships with sponsors and broadcast partners
    • Liaise with Communications on sharing social stories with the tech community
    • Build relationships with digital teams at other sports and entertainment organizations
    • Build relationships with sponsors and League partners
    • Monitor industry trends to keep NHL social at the forefront of social activations

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Passion for social media and marketing with an understanding of marketing via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Foursquare, Vine, YouTube and other emerging social platforms
    • Experience in business development, account management, media planning or marketing
    • Able to develop creative concepts in the social media context
    • Strong ability to analyze data and make advised recommendations on digital marketing and media
    • Strong presentation development and delivery skills

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
    • 7-10 years of professional experience
    • Direct professional experience in business development or marketing
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

    OTHER SKILLS
    • MS Powerpoint and Excel
    • Marketing campaign analysis
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Deep understanding of social media platform back-ends and third-party posting tools
    • Professional sports / hockey knowledge a strong plus


    All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.

    No phone calls, please.

    Director, Social Media - Sports Business Career Link
     
  2. Marvin

    Marvin Member

    Just FYI, that job was first posted two months ago (March 6).

    I have no idea what that might mean, just letting you all know.
     
  3. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    SportsBusinessJournal tweeted it out about 4 hours ago.

    But, maybe it's just a bot that tweets out all active listings.

     
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