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Silverbacks looking for Play by Play announcer/Social Media Manager

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are looking for a broadcaster to call the play by play of our games and to manage our social media accounts. The ideal candidate will have excellent hockey knowledge, a strong presence on the radio and a high level understanding of social media.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of broadcasting/play by play experience
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of radio equipment, audio equipment & audio editing
  • Knowledge of Hockey TV would be an asset
  • Be a team player
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to create new content and story ideas

Responsibilities

  • Broadcast all home and away games for internet and radio broadcast
  • Write all press releases
  • Pre & Post game recaps
  • Social Media updates: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube  Highlight clips
  • In conjunction with sales team help sell radio advertising for broadcasts
  • In conjunction with sales team help sell social media platforms
  • Manage game day media set up including press box

Compensation

  • Base salary and ability to earn commissions from radio sales

All interested applicants should include a link to a demo consisting of a play by play sample greater than five consecutive minutes in length as part of their application.

Please send resumes to President Troy Mick at [email protected]

Posting closes May 15, 2018 5 PM

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