As a modern day sports blog on the #cutting #edge of #technology, you know that we here at Searching For Billy Edelin like to keep our social media game on point. That's why you can always count on us for the best links, YouTube clips, and keep up with the site and its writers on Twitter.
We stay up-to-the-minute with everything that's going on, and know that our fellow college basketball fanatics do too. So you guys must be as social media savvy as anyone, right?
Well, now's your chance to shine and earn a truly unique opportunity. SBNation partner XFINITY is launching a contest to give one lucky winner the opportunity to mix sports and social media for a one-year dream job. You'll be paid to talk about sports on Twitter, and represent one of the nation's leading communication outlets, for an entire year. It doesn't get much better than that!
Contest details and How To Enter instructions after the jump!
Have you ever wanted a shot at winning your dream job in sports social media? Here’s your chance – XFINITY is launching a nationwide contest to find the next sports social media star to serve as the voice of XFINITY behind-the-scenes at the biggest sporting events nationwide in 2012.
The contest is called "Xfinity Presents: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job" and runs from January 13th through March 25th. The winner will receive a one-year salary, all the electronics for the ultimate sports pad, and will have the opportunity to share thoughts, insights, and content with fans nationwide via the @XFINITYSports Twitter handle on a daily basis. This is truly a dream job opportunity for anyone looking to make a name for themselves in the world of sports and social media.
Here’s how it works:
From January 13 – February 6, you can log on to Facebook.com/XFINITY and submit a :30-2:00 video on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab that shows why your sports knowledge, social media expertise, personality, and passion for Comcast products and services makes you the perfect candidate for the job.
Head today to Facebook.com/XFINITY and click on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab for all the details, as well as contest rules. Enter soon, as February 6th is the deadline for video submissions! Thanks to Searching for Billy Edelin partner XFINITY for bringing this opportunity to our readers.
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 who tally 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. Following that weekend, a panel of judges will evaluate each performance and announce the winner of the contest by March 25th!
You already use social media every day to keep up with the latest in sports. Now you've got a chance to turn that knowledge into work. So hustle on over to the XFINITY contest and throw your username into the ring.
And when you hit it big, don't forget to tell 'em who sent you!