November 2010

Social Media Coordinator Wanted

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Position Open

Yes, the rumors you may have heard are true.  We have decided to add a full-time person to our staff to help monitor, aggregate and publish content on our various Social Media platforms.  The full job description is below, however, if you have already applied for this position through other outlets, no need to repeat the process.  We got your info.

Oh, and act fast.  This position won’t be open for much longer.


Social Media Coordinator: Chicago White Sox

Company: Chicago White Sox
Education Level: College Degree in Liberal Arts, Journalism or New Media
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Category: Communications, Marketing, Advertising
Career Level: 1-2 Years of Professional Work Experience (Sports/Entertainment/New Media required)
Position Available: Full-Time Social Media Coordinator

Job Responsibilities Include:
? Create and execute a social media campaign that incorporates Twitter, Facebook, blogs and more
? Generate programs and content for all social media outlets
? Establish consistent communication practices across all social media platforms
? Coordinate with internal departments to ensure all online organizational goals and programs are executed and delivered with proper messaging
? Monitor and track discussion topics related to the White Sox, Major League Baseball and all professional sports across all social media platforms
? Prepare monthly social media status reports for internal use
? Network with social media influencers in sports and the Chicagoland area in general
? Assist manager of online communications with general management and administrative tasks including, but not limited to, site edit checks, periodic site production/editing, assistance with fan feedback emails, assistance with online fan club, and preparing site page/email stat recaps
? Reports to the director of mass communications

Skill Requirements:
?  1-2 years professional work experience (sports/entertainment/new media required)
? Experience maintaining accounts across key social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter
? Proficiency with interactive technology
? Exceptional writing and grammatical skills, as well as expert knowledge of social media/online culture and jargon
? Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to present ideas and information clearly
? Strong attention to detail and outstanding organization skills
? Collaborative team player able to work across a variety of departments and with different personalities
? Excellent online search skills with ability to track and monitor postings relevant to the brand
? Interest in and understanding of Chicago White Sox Baseball

Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail resume to:
Please insert Coordinator of Social Media as your subject line

Deadline for applications November 17, 2010