Digital Associate Producer

Calgary, AB

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
  • Producing and editing editorial content for the Calgary Hitmen website;
  • Posting photo galleries and videos for the Calgary Hitmen website;
  • Working in conjunction with the Digital Media team, Media Relations, and Marketing departments to ensure content and promotions on the website are current and informative;
  • Managing and posting content as required on Calgary Hitmen Social Media properties (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram);
  • Working with the sales and sponsorship team on delivering digital sponsor initiatives;
  • Producing and executing social media contests, marketing and news utilizing Twitter and Facebook and other social media platforms for the Hitmen;
  • Coordinating and assisting in various Hitmen video production projects;
  • Reporting on all Hitmen news and community events;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
The ideal candidate will have the following background:

Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Journalism/New Media and a minimum of 2 years’ experience writing in the sports field;
Strong communication with the ability to design and layout web pages;
Creativity and ability to work with tight timelines;
Familiarity with social media platforms and trends;
Ability to multitask and work quickly and efficiently while working in a team environment;
Strong hockey knowledge;
Website design knowledge, basic HTML, digital design skills and the ability to work in online Content Management Systems are considered assets;

Flexibility in schedule is important to this role as the chosen candidate will be required to work nights and weekends.