Part-Time Writer & Social Media Assistant

  Hockey Team
  Southeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 04/08/19

Job Summary


  • An entrepreneurial spirit is key for the position as the digital network continues to take shape during the 2019 calendar year. Candidates should have a strong sense of voice with a background in journalism and social media to build upon.  The Writer & Social Media Assistant will have the opportunity to be part of a new, growing vertical within the organization and have the full opportunity to continue to grow in the role as the network grows itself. 
  • Assist with development of Social Media strategy for The Identity Tampa Bay 
  • Manage digital network social media daily and post on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Help write daily newsletter using brand voice for digital network
  • Write, edit and publish articles following the best practices of SEO, storytelling and   audience engagement
  • Curate website to showcase most relevant, timely, and popular content
  • Create multimedia content and programming to enhance daily coverage (i.e. video,  graphics, text images, live streams, slideshows, social media embeds, podcasting)
  • Plan digital initiatives for big events
  • Send breaking news alerts, as needed
  • Field producing, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Google Analytics, CrowdTangle, Avid, Adobe Premiere
  • Working knowledge of all social media and digital platforms, including best practice
  • Ability to develop and execute social media strategy 
  • Solid editorial judgment and ethics
  • Strong writing and video skills
  • Ability to tell stories in multimedia formats
  • Highly self-motivated with a passion to help grow a digital network from the ground-up
  • Desire to work in a start-up environment
  • Capacity to keep calm under deadline pressure
  • Ability to learn quickly and collaborate in a fast-paced environment


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