This is a full-time freelance position for MSG Interactive with the primary responsibility of working directly with New York Rangers players, coaches, bloggers, and fans to create and develop a broad range of content to fuel the Rangers online community (BlueshirtsUnited.com) and social media platforms (including Facebook and Twitter).
The job requires the Specialist to immerse themselves with the Rangers including attending Rangers practices and games (all home and TBD away), building relationships with Rangers experts, fans, and bloggers and tracking the Rangers social media activity in real time. The Specialist will develop a wide range of content for BlueshirtsUnited.com and the Rangers social media channels including insider video features (with players and coaches), moderating and hosting live chats, providing recaps and commentary on practices and games, and recruiting Rangers bloggers and experts to create new content features.
The ideal candidate must have experience and a deep passion for hockey and social/emerging media. The Specialist must also have superb communications skills, including a writing background that includes blogging, tweeting, posting, etc. as well as experience working with talent and dealing with sensitive information. Experience with website management/CMS. Must have a deep knowledge of the New York Rangers and a love for hockey.