A word from our fine friends at Comcast with details on a pretty awesome contest which can help you win a job in sports media. (A job in sports media? Wait, that's... that's what I want. I probably should, like, uh, enter this contest.) Basically, if you like Facebook and Twitter, you might be able to get a job in liking Facebook and Twitter.
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.
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!
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 Sippin' on Purple partner XFINITY for bringing this opportunity to our
So, to summarize: The internets and liking sports could get you moneys and my eternal jealousy.