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Friday, August 24, 2012

Minnesota Wild - Digital Media Coordinator

This position will be responsible for providing website and social media support for the Minnesota Wild Hockey Club. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the digital space and how the various platforms can work together to optimize fan participation and new sales. Candidate will be asked to contribute in the areas of writing, editing, conceptualizing and producing videos as well other duties as assigned. This is a seasonal position.

Responsibilities/Essential Duties

Assisting Manager, with written coverage for team website, including game nights for both home and away games

Frequent posting and strategizing for the Wild’s overall social media plan, as well as monitoring new developments on social media platforms

Administration and assistance with social media related contests and promotions

Assisting with production of Minnesota Wild game program

Working closely with other departments ensuring consistency in brand execution

Assisting with web site content needs across all MSE properties including placement of press releases, photos and other unique content

Measuring web metrics to help determine strategy based on popularity of specific content

Assisting with creation and placement of online polls, forms, surveys and register-to-wins

Supporting the overall editorial plan and creatively thinking of unique content

Assisting in video elements and interviewing team personnel

Other projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:
Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Journalism, Communications or a related field

Experience in writing, website development and social media

Experience using Adobe Creative Suite

Ability to write several pieces on deadline

Knowledge of professional and Minnesota Hockey is a must

Ability to successfully manage and prioritize multiple duties, responsibilities and assignments

Ability to express creativity and creative ideas to others

Self starter who works well independently within team environments

Fast learner with the ability to learn new ideas & concepts quickly

Professional demeanor demonstrating responsibility, initiative and dependability

Detail oriented with good communication and organizational skills

Additional computer skills necessary

Must be willing to work many nights and weekends during home and road games as well as team-related events

Work Conditions

Work is primarily sedentary in nature. Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc. 

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