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Job Posting - Real-Time Correspondent

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

MLB Advanced Media, in partnership with the Calgary Flames, is seeking a creative hockey enthusiast with a social media and editorial background to be our eyes an ears at the Scotiabank Saddledome throughout the season!

This candidate will possess the ability to build compelling storylines at each game that captures 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. The content provided must capture the essence and fun of the arena for those who may not be there while encouraging fan engagement.

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? Then this may be a position for you!

*Photography skills and editorial background are a must.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND ROLE

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 the Scotiabank Saddledome, and potentially viewing parties, that you will then distribute back to MLBAM for usage across NHL and NHL Club platforms.

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

- Creative & thinks outside the box

- Professional and knows how to interact with fans, guests, team personnel

- Proactive

- Strong communication and storytelling skills

- Seeks unique and non-traditional stories

- High energy

- Utilizes access to its potential

- Strong editorial and social media understanding

To apply for this position, click here to fill out our form. You have until Aug. 10 to apply.

The Flames thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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