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Manager of Social Media - Edmonton Oilers

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by ShiptoShore, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. ShiptoShore

    ShiptoShore Member

    Manager of Social Media - Edmonton Oilers Hockey Team (Edmotnon Oilers, AB)

    • Reports to the Director, Social Media
    • The Community Manager, Social Media is a full-time, benefited position.

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for the daily activity for all Oilers social media communities including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and message boards.
    • Manage all social media initiatives from planning, implementation to measurement.
    • Monitor all social media feeds regularly and track the sentiment and messaging.
    • Monitor the Oilers social media metrics.
    • Act as Event Manager for all Tweetups and social media events.
    • Monitor and engage the Oilers external social media brand ambassadors and bloggers.
    • Support the social media fan engagement on all Oilers game nights.
    • Interview and write articles for Oil Country Magazine & participate in the editorial process.
    • Write for a variety of mediums from press releases, articles, internal communication pieces and all social media forums.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills:
    • University degree in communications or a related field.
    • Minimum 3- 5 years’ experience in communication, new media, marketing or digital media
    • Knowledge of the NHL and hockey
    • In-depth knowledge of Social Media, particularly in professional sports.

    • Passionate about a career in the sports and entertainment industry
    • Expects highest quality performance from self and others
    • Ability to build and develop relationships and deliver excellence in client service
    • Strategic thinker
    • Creative
    • Superb written and oral communication abilities
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent coaching and management skills
    • Excellent planning and project management abilities
    • High level of poise and professionalism
    • Ability to prioritize workload and solve problems quickly
    • Strong budgeting and financial management abilities
    • Results driven with ability to set and deliver on priorities
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to work long or unpredictable hours on weekdays, weekends and holidays as needed

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s License

    Other Requirements:
    • This position requires access to a vehicle

    Per hockeyjobs.nhl.com:
  2. sconnors37

    sconnors37 New Member

    any idea who to call to follow up on this one?
  3. ShannyC

    ShannyC New Member

    sounds amazing! gah i cant wait to graduate. literally my dream job
  4. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    THis job has a former posters name written all over it. Although she would have to move 3 hours North.
  5. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    It would be an interesting experimentbto use Facebook for all communications with the Oilers.
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