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Social and Digital Media Specialist

4 days ago by Vancouver Titans

  Vancouver (British Columbia), Canada

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Design, Social Media, Community Management

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Canucks Sports and Entertainment (CSE) is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Social and Digital Media Specialist to be the front-line social content producer for the Vancouver Titans Overwatch League esports franchise. This person will be responsible for implementing a strategic and creative approach to content through a strong understanding of the social media esports landscape and current trends in the industry. The incumbent will follow the team day-to-day and be plugged in the esports community, as well as write amazing copy, take photos, and post timely engaging video to all Titans social channels.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Lead content creation and assist with management and strategy for team social media platforms – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and others, including new platforms that may come into future play
  • Develop content that ties the Vancouver Titans back to current events, trending topics, and pop culture in a way that is relevant to the brands and their fan bases
  • Assist in publishing and scheduling content across the social media channels
  • Work closely with teams across the organization such as marketing and corporate partnerships and generate content that helps achieve organizational priorities
  • Assist with 1-1 fan engagement and responses to social media postings
  • Participate in team meetings, providing input and suggestions related to social media and other areas as needed; make recommendations for processes and procedures regarding creation and distribution of social media content
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of industry trends and monitor potential social media tools, influencers and third parties that will help enhance department and organizational goals
  • Stay plugged into the team communities on Reddit, Discord and Twitter and contribute content to those platforms
  • Watch and react to live esports matches in real time

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience creating consumer-facing content, including but not limited to social-first video and writing
  • Candidate must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier Video Editing, InDesign, and Acrobat
  • Experience with content management systems is an asset
  • Experience working in the esports and entertainment marketing industry is preferred
  • Possess a passion for social media and demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain productive, mutually-beneficial relationships with management, professional staff, third-party partners, celebrity talent, and media of all types
  • Strong understanding of the esports landscape and specifically, Overwatch League
  • Ability to travel internationally as needed, including North America, Europe, and Asia

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