Any and all Sports Networker followers would be remiss if they don’t jump at this opportunity. Xfinity from Comcast is offering sports fan’s the “Ultimate Sports Social Media Job,” which gives fans the chance to represent the company and catch a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest sporting events of 2012.
“Ultimate Sports Social Media Job” Contest
Xfinity is actively searching for a new voice in their sports social media platform and is allowing all fans to participate! The winner will receive a one-year salary from Xfinity and be responsible for running the Twitter handle @XfinitySports. This involves reporting live from all the best events in 2012 and both educating and engaging sports fans through social media.
The only thing anyone interested has to do is submit a 30 second-2 minute video entry saying why they should be Xfinity’s next social media voice from now until February 6. Fans should demonstrate their sports knowledge, social media expertise, personality and passion for Comcast in the video.
The top video submissions are then featured on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab on the Xfinity Facebook Page (linked above) and voted on by fellow fans. The five fans with the most votes for their video will participate in the finals, covering a premier sports event live, from March 8-11. A winner will be determined by celebrity judges on March 25.
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to represent Xfinity from Comcast at 2012’s biggest rivalries, championship games and premier sporting events. See below for more information on how to enter today!!
For the full details and timeline of the contest, check out the official press release below:
Comcast’s Xfinity Service is launching a contest to hire an individual who will serve as the new voice of Xfinity in the sports social media space and go behind-the-scenes at some of the biggest nationwide sporting events in 2012, sharing exclusive insights and updates with fans.
The contest, entitled “Xfinity Presents: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job,” runs from January 13 through March 25 in search of the next sports social media star.
The winner will receive a one-year salary and will be responsible for tweeting from the @XFINITYSports Twitter handle on continual basis, reporting live from premier sporting events throughout 2012, and educating and engaging avid sports fans in social media communities. In addition to live event access, the winner will also receive all the electronics for the ultimate sports pad, including televisions, home audio/video equipment, etc.
Win The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job
From January 13 – February 6, consumers can log on to Facebook.com/Xfinity and then go to the “Xfinity Presents: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job” contest tab to submit video between 30 seconds and two-minutes in length explaining why they should be selected as the sports social media voice of Xfinity based on their sports knowledge, social media expertise, personality, and passion for Comcast.
The top video submissions will be featured on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab located on Facebook.com/Xfinity for fans to vote on from February 9-19. The five entrants with the most votes will advance to the final round of the contest where they will cover one of five premier sports events the weekend of March 8-11.
Each candidate will receive access typically granted to event personnel, athletes and media and be asked to chronicle their live experiences behind-the-scenes with tweets, video uploads, and short posts that will be featured on the Xfinity Facebook contest tab as well as their own social media channels.
Following that weekend, a panel of celebrity judges will evaluate each performance and announce the winner of “Xfinity Presents: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job” contest by March 25th. The winner will travel throughout the year to the biggest rivalry games, championship games, and premier sporting events.
The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job – Contest Timeline:
- Contest Execution – January 13, 2012 – February 6, 2012
- Fan Voting (to select a Top Five) – February 9, 2012 – February 19, 2012
- Finalist Auditions/Experiences – March 8, 2012 – March 11, 2012
- Winner Selected By – March 25, 2012