MLB Advanced Media, in partnership with the Blue Jackets, is seeking a creative hockey enthusiast with a social media and editorial background to be our eyes and ears at Nationwide Arena during the 2016-17 season.
This candidate will possess the ability to build compelling story lines at each game that capture behind-the-scenes content, memorable hockey moments, human-interest stories, and anything that brings the excitement of a game to life through video footage and photos, in real-time.
Do you love hockey? Do you have the ability of modern storytelling with just one photo? Do you possess strong social media and editorial knowledge? This may be the job for you.
*Photography skills & editorial background are required for this position.
The Real-Time Correspondent (RTC) Program is a temporary position comprised of in-house correspondents at each NHL team arena during the 2016-17 season, capturing creative, memorable and exciting content in the form of video footage and photos during each game for the home and away teams and NHL.com.
The content will be used for NHL.com, Club Websites, NHL Social Media platforms, Club social media platforms, and potentially other platforms.
As an RTC, you will be required to gather photo and video content for both the home and away teams during each game of the 2016-17 season at Nationwide Arena, and potentially viewing parties, that you will then distribute back to MLBAM for usage across NHL and NHL Club platforms.
- An eye for unique and creative content
- Professional and knows how to interact with fans, guests, team personnel
- Proactive, not reactive
- Strong communication and storytelling skills
- Seeks unique and non-traditional stories
*Apply online (using the form below) no later than August 10, 2016.
The Blue Jackets thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.