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Communications: Social Media
Digital Engagement Specialist - Boston Bruins & TD Garden (Boston, MA)

Overview:

Responsible for the social monitoring, listening, and moderation activities for Boston Bruins and TD Garden social communities on multiple platforms. Work closely with marketing, communications and digital teams, customer service, and other stakeholders to manage community moderation, engagement and growth efforts.  Provide detailed reporting on the TD Garden and Boston Bruins digital fan bases with a focus on analytics and channel optimization.

Manage content coordination on Boston Bruins and TD Garden social and digital channels. Activate marketing programming, collaborate with communications’ teams to optimize content, and assist with content creation and channel development.  Implement best practices with a focus on emerging technologies and capitalizing on current trends.  

Additional Responsibilties:

  • Manage daily social moderation efforts and listening/monitoring activities. Maximize use of digital moderation and listening tools; train internal teams on key features.
  • Report on trends, react to current events, and adjust strategy as necessary.
  • Responsible for continuously building TD Garden and Boston Bruins digital communities through fan engagement.
  • Coordinate flow of content from various contributing departments (Bruins Communications, Bruins Marketing, TD Garden Communications, TD Garden Marketing), activate content and programing on social channels and collaborate on the development and implementation of new channels, content and features.
  • Work in conjunction with digital team on analysis and performance reporting and make recommendations for enhancements for the optimization of digital channels and social growth.
  • Identify emerging technologies and additional social media opportunities.
  • Maximize the integration of social media into existing business practices and enhance the Boston Bruins and TD Garden brand on social media platforms while adhering to business standards and creation of a consistent “voice” for the brands. 
  • Identify trending topics in community, sports & music news and work with communications teams on timely response and activating participation in conversations.
  • Work closely with customer service team to improve processes and escalation of customer issues. 
  • Provide community analysis, data metrics and consistent reporting on various platforms.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Digital Media, Marketing or Communications preferred; or experience equivalent with 3-5 years demonstrated success moderating/managing communities for big brands
  • Understanding/experience in social media management across a variety of platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, Vine, and LinkedIn.
  • Experience using community management/listening & publishing tools (Adobe, Hootsuite etc.). Experience reporting / providing insights around social analytics, ideally social community data.
  • Passion for sports and entertainment
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Leadership experience delivering successful communities and social campaigns across multiple social media platforms and departments
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) are a must; creating graphics, charts

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

1. Do you have at least 3 years experience in moderating/managing communities for big brands? Yes/No


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Communications: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Digital Display Network Specialist - Minnesota Wild (St. Paul, MN)

Position Summary/Description: Responsible for programming, content management/creation and operation of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE) campus wide Digital Display Network.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Programming, content management, content creation and operation of Stadium Vision (SV) digital display network for events on entire MSE campus; including Xcel Energy Center, RiverCentre, 317 on Rice Park & Roy Wilkins Auditorium
  • Directly handles production of graphic elements exclusive to SV digital display network for entire MSE Campus
  • Manages inventory, placement and SV digital display network zone administration, while working specifically with Corporate Partnerships, Event Managers and concessionaires as well as all companywide departments
  • Maintains all internal MSE SV digital display network inventory and employee specific messaging
  • Catalogs, organizes and maintains all SV digital display network graphic assets
  • Continues to evolve SV features and functionality through continuous Cisco (and other venue) engagement
  • Collaborates with Game Presentation on system development and in-game execution
  • Assists Creative Services & Production on individual projects as necessary
  • Preforms other related duties as assigned

Position Requirements

 1.  Formal Education & Certification:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Mass Media or Associate’s degree with relevant experience

 2.  Knowledge & Experience:

·         Minimum of two years of experience in a similar position  

·         Experience working with system software to operate IT and content based environments

·         Must be extremely proficient in graphic design using Adobe creative suite  

·         Have knowledge of Web feed formats or content and metadata (XML, RSS)

·         Organized with File Management (i.e. appropriate naming convention, etc.)

·         Knowledge of video code/codecs and media formats, editing systems and general HD video

·         Understanding of basic cabling and connectivity (interconnected devices)

·         Working knowledge of networking functions

·         Familiarity with Cisco systems a plus

·         Capable of providing basic system administration and troubleshooting

3.  Personal Attributes:

·         Self-starter who can work with limited supervision

·         Ability to work in High Pressure situations

·         Must be extremely organized with the ability to manage multiple clients/accounts for multiple events  

·         Willingness to learn and adapt to ever-changing environments

Work Conditions:

·         Ability to work a non-traditional schedule, flexible hours including; days, nights, weekends and holidays, as events dictate

·         Lifting requirements – must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

·         Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc.


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Communications: Social Media
Director, Social Media - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY
The Director, Social Media will be responsible for the development and implementation of the NHL’s social media strategy including, community management, marketing and business development. This position will be a member of the Digital Media team reporting to the VP, Product Development and Social Media.


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 plus

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

1. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
2. Are you willing and able to work from our midtown Manahattan office on a daily basis? If offered this position, would you be willing and able to relocate to the tri-state area?
3. What social media monitoring, analytics and publishing tools do you use?
4. What key performance indicators are used for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+?
5. Are you willing and able to travel for buiness purposes?
6. Which social media brand strategy has inspired you?
7. What are you currently earning ? What are your salary requirements for this position?
8. What social media pages or profiles do you or have you managed? How did they perform?
9. What do you see as some up-and-coming social media platforms?
10. Have you worked with sponsors to create social activations? If so, how were the executed?


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Communications: Photography
Manager, NHL Images - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY
NHL Images, the League's business unit responsible for photography, is looking for a full-time Manager to oversee the NHL’s Team Photography Program, photography for NHL events and day-to-day photo activities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plan, coordinate and oversee photography activities at all NHL Events.
- Oversee all aspects of the NHL Team Photography Program; communicate daily with NHL Teams and team photographers to coordinate League and Team game photography needs.
- Oversee day-to-day photo operations (e.g., netcam approvals, remote camera reviews, photo hole / position policies and regulations).
- Gather and fulfill NHL internal image capture requests.
- Photograph NHL special shoots where appropriate (e.g., player visits to NHL Store; in office corporate shoots, etc.)
- Caption and post imagery to internal and external content management systems
- Travel required (approximately 30% of the year).


QUALIFICATIONS
- Knowledge and understanding of photographic technology and the photo industry.
- Proficient in PhotoMechanic and Adobe Photoshop.
- Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task.
- Excellent organizational, communication and collaboration skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Experience in sports event photography planning.
- Experience working as a professional photographer.
- Background in editorial media.
- Hockey knowledge a strong plus.
 

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

1. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
2. Are you willing and able to work from our midtown Manhattan office on a daily basis?
3. Are you willing and able to travel for business purposes?
4. Do you have prior experience as a professional photographer? Where did you obtain this experience?
5. On a scale of 1-10 (1 being the lowest) please rate your hockey knowledge.
6. How much are you currently earning?


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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Client Content Specialist - TD Garden/Boston Bruins (Boston, MA)

Are you a creative wordsmith, digital platform pro, content management strategist who want to share your talents with some of the best sports fans around?

We're looking for an all-star to join our team and manage the communications strategy for the Season Ticket Holder and Premium Club client communities for the Boston Bruins and TD Garden, in collaboration with the Sales & Service teams, through the development and implementation of content across all channels (email, web, social).  You'll serve as the Marketing and Premiun Club department's primary copy-writer and be responsible for meticulously executing all client communications in a consistent style, tone, brand and relevancy for the different target groups and, through your experience with marketing automation platforms and CMS, ensure suitability of and optimize content by channel type and keep pace with the exciting sports industry in the digital space.  

Position Overview:

**A writing sample is required, along with your resume for consideration for this position

Manage the content strategy for the Season Ticket Holder and Premium Club client communities, in collaboration with the Sales & Service teams, through the development and implementation of content across all channels including, email, web, print and social channels.  Serve as the primary copy-writer and ensure suitability and optimization of content by channel type, consistency in style and tone, relevancy for target groups and adherence with organization-wide branding and messaging guidelines.  Monitor and track effectiveness of messaging and be an early adopter of emerging digital channels and content development for the organization.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide copy-writing expertise across all marketing, digital, sales and service functions.
  • Create and distribute unique content for the Boston Bruins Season Ticket Holder and Premium Club client communities through various channels, including but not limited to email, client websites, social media and traditional communication and collateral applications. 
  • Work with Sales & Service departments and Marketing department to develop new and unique ways to deliver content through our current channels and through new immerging channels.  Work with all organization groups to ensure consistent messaging across all brands.

Qualifications:

  • Writing sample(s) are required for consideration
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related degree.
  • All candidates must have minimum of 2-3 years professional experience developing communications and content strategies in the digital space for business.  Experience with sales/service and or membership-driven business preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels within the organization.
  • Conveys leadership qualities and a team player disposition with collaboration and influential skills.
  • A self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, who can thrive in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Exceptional written, communication and organization skills. Copy-writing samples required.  Creative thinker with experience developing engaging content across all media.
  • Strong working knowledge and history of optimization of all social platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+.
  • Candidate is required to possess a working knowledge of and experience utilizing marketing automation and CMS platforms.  Experienced with design tools including Adobe Photoshop

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

1. Do you have 2-3 years of developing communications and content strategies in the digital space for business? Yes/No


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