Epoch Lacrosse, one of the fastest growing brands in the sport, is expanding and we are looking for a new teammate. Epoch has pushed the boundaries of lacrosse shaft technology, with the launch of our Dragonfly carbon fiber line-up. Better yet we are just getting started!
Do you have a passion for lacrosse? Do have a passion for technology? Do you know the difference between Facebook and Twitter and how they should be managed? Do you have the ability to create dynamic, socially engaging content? Are you looking to be a part of a growing team as we take the next preverbal steps? If the answer is yes we would like to talk to you.
Epoch Lacrosse is currently seeking a highly self-motivated individual with a passion for lacrosse and technology. An individual that is highly skilled in all aspects of social media content creation, copywriting, and fan engagement, to fill an immediate opening at our Minneapolis, MN office. This person must also have the ability to work day in and day out with Photoshop and Illustrator. This is a full-time position. Night and weekends are required for social media up keep.
Desired Skills & Experience
Lacrosse playing experience (A MUST)
BA/BS degree in Communications and/or Marketing
Experience managing social media for a brand or product
Copywriting – a major PLUS
Fun and engaging personality with a desire to work in a team environment
Exceptional time management skills with the ability to complete projects on time
Communicate overarching brand goals and identity, thru all social media platforms
Manage a monthly editorial calendar
Create exciting copy that embodies the brand
Thorough understanding of current and future trends in lacrosse and social media
Create exciting and engaging content, often to explain complicated and sophisticated technology and concepts
Review analytics and make recommendations for improvement
Develop and manage promotions that foster fan engagement and high virality scores
Demonstrate an understanding of how to integrate App’s into Facebook.
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for light-medium design work
o Product design (ie. shafts, apparel, etc)
o New website (target 2014 launch)
o Epoch’s shopping site (F-commerce platform)
o Product Packaging
o 2014 Catalog (EPUB and Traditional Print)
o Retail store POP design
o Social media platform skins
In addition to social media requirements, you may from time to time be required to travel with sales and events teams and provide support at dealer meetings, roadshows, events and tournaments, at which customer and consumer engagement is required.
This is a unique and one in a million opportunity. If you believe you have what it takes and want to join us as we continue our journey to revolutionize lacrosse equipment, please send your resume, salary requirements, portfolio and target start date to [email protected] – Subject: Social Media/Design Position
Epoch delivers the finest manufactured lacrosse equipment designed to increase playability and maximize performance by utilizing world class materials and techniques. Developed in collaboration with True Temper Sports, all Epoch Lacrosse shafts are made from the highest grade materials available – period!
Posted:March 12, 2013Type: Full-time Experience: Mid-Senior level Functions: Marketing Industries: Sporting Goods Job ID:5086272