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Cool Job Alert: Twitter Hiring A “Head Of Sports”

Sports junkie? Social media enthusiast?

Here’s your dream job: Twitter just posted a job opening at its San Francisco headquarters for “Head Of Sports.”

From the job description:

“You will be responsible for devising and executing the strategies that will make Twitter valuable to the talent as well as to the operations and strategy of sports television, digital media and events.

You will manage all sports partnerships, talent relationships and content. You should have a strong vision for the broad potential of Twitter and sports, while also being able to rigorously manage and scale the sports team’s daily impact.

You must have deep experience leading teams, managing athletes, as well as a strong record of executing strategic partnerships.”

And they’re not looking for just any old fantasy football league perennial winner. The position requires a minimum of 15-20 years in sports, 10 years of managing teams and at least 5 years executing strategic partnerships. Yowie.

The goal of the new position, capitalizing on how Twitter has already been deeply impacting professional sports, is to increase the volume and quality of the integration of Twitter into sports, both on and off the platform.

Think you have what it takes? Apply here.

For more on careers at Twitter, check out Mary’s recurring series.

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