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The position: Social media coordinator for the Charlotte Bobcats
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Job duties: Will optimize and execute social media strategies and tactics, and engage the team's online community while developing brand awareness. Interacts with the online community via Facebook, Twitter and other social media. Coordinates with interactive media, marketing and other internal departments to ensure the effectiveness of the online community strategy. Maintains the company's smartphone initiatives. Tracks the effectiveness of campaigns via metrics and reports. Generates compelling editorial content and manages a schedule of web chats.
The company: The Charlotte Bobcats is a professional NBA basketball team.
Requirements: Preference is for candidates with a degree in business, communications, marketing or related field. Requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of online community platforms and their participants. Must have demonstrated proficiency with HTML development and image creation software. Photoshop skills are a plus. Should have familiarity with social networks and a thorough understanding of online etiquette. Requires ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal formats and build and maintain relationships. Ideal candidate will be an online search expert able to track and monitor postings relevant to the company's brand.
Extra perks: This position involves the opportunity to interact with the team's fans on a daily basis, and to serve as an online voice of the team and the company.
Interesting info: The Bobcats were created in 2004 as an NBA expansion team.