Esports Social Media Manager

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is seeking an onsite, full-time social media manager.    Based out of the Harrisburg campus, the social media manager’s goal will be to entertain and engage a wide variety of gamers, both locally and on a global scale, commanding their attention with great content while cultivating brand loyalty to HU’s Esports team.

On a day-to-day basis, this manager will scan the gaming and Esports ecosystems for cool content, new trends, and gaming and lifestyle news. This individual will be the mouthpiece of the HU Esports community and will collaborate with a content director on videos, filming, and when to release content from the content map. Additionally, you will be working in person with the student athletes in order to set HU Esports apart from the rest.

Responsibilities:

  • Growing social media on all platforms
  • Covering live HU events such as tournaments, viewing parties, and more
  • Work with Content Director on executables for digital media
  • Executing deliverables for our sponsors
  • Directly engage with fans via social media platforms, creating 1 on 1 conversations
  • Expanding the thought process for what people think Esports is in Harrisburg, PA
  • Planning social media / content posts in advance on a schedule
  • Creating traffic that doubles back to existing HU social media
  • Working with work study / student interns on social media

Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable about Esports: Understand nuances of League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and more
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Teamwork oriented: Can manage work study / student interns who will be helping out
  • Be creative with the type of content pushed out across all platforms
  • Competent at using photoshop or similar programs
  • Growth-oriented: Growing a collegiate Esports team from its inception into becoming popular
  • Be social! Will be working with student athletes in person and will need to help them take part in social
  • Relocate to the greater Harrisburg, PA area
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Needed for Application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter: (One page – why do you want to work for HU, why are you a good fit, what relevant Esports experience do you have? What games are you currently playing?)
  • Example of a social media account or channel that you’ve managed

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@harrisburgu.edu