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Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator

Syracuse Crunch Hockey Club

Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 2 months ago



Syracuse, NY, USA

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Job Description

  • Write press releases and feature stories
  • Perform game day media tasks including preparing the press box and assisting with postgame media interviews
  • Assist in the continual upkeep and design of the team’s official website
  • Assist with set-up and follow through of player appearances
  • Brainstorm content for the team's official social media accounts including Meta properties (Facebook, Instagram), X (formerly Twitter) and TikTok
  • Execute social media strategy
  • Track and report social media engagement numbers throughout the season
  • Work closely with sponsorship to meet partner obligations on social media
  • Create and identify media opportunities to maximize local and national exposure for the organization
  • Assist in researching and compiling statistical information on the American Hockey League and Syracuse Crunch
  • Provide excellent customer service to the Crunch fan base and general public
  • Work all home and away games, including preseason, regular season and playoffs, and events as necessary to assist with cutting highlights, sharing score updates, posting photos and writing game stories
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least one year of professional experience in social media management or marketing
  • Proficient in social media platforms such as Meta properties (Facebook, Instagram), X (formerly Twitter) and TikTok
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop is a plus
  • Strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the rules of ice hockey; experience in sports preferred, but not necessary
  • Travel for game coverage when necessary
  • Ability to work independently while also collaborating in a team dynamic

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