UNC Fans: Join the Keeping it Heel Team


Keeping it Heel is continuing it’s efforts to expand it’s staff.  We are currently looking to fill several different positions.

Forum Director: KIH just launched our new forum community and we are looking for a director to help drive our community to the next level. Forum director will be responsible for building membership, driving conversation amongst fans in the forum and leading moderation efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience running a forum, at least at the moderator level. Applicants need to be familiar with social media and have a well developed plan to execute responsibilities in an effective manner.

Social Media Director: KIH is looking for some passionate and active on multiple social media platforms to serve as our social media director.  Responsibilities would include taking over the sites Pinterest and Google + page and turning them into a traffic driver for the site.  Will also take the lead on the sites Facebook page and assist with the Twitter account.  Ideal candidate will have experience with these platforms and have an understanding of how social media advertising works and how to quickly build followers.

Reliability is a must.

These is not a paid positions.

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To apply for these positions please send an email to the editor at keepingitheel@gmail.com with a list of your qualifications and why you think you are the right candidate for the position you are applying for.  Please list any forums you have worked on for the forum director position and social media accounts for the social media director position.

Other Openings at Keeping it Heel:

Art Director: Keeping It Heel is looking for an art director to create graphics for the sites featured columns. KIH runs several weekly columns that need a touch of style. The sites art director will be expected to communicate with the sites staff on a weekly basis and provide the site with quality, original graphics. Applications for art directors should design a new main symbol for KIH with emphasis on originality.

ACC Ombudsman: We also seek an ACC Ombudsman to focus on the ACC and report on each team in 2 weekly columns. Applicant should send a review of at least two ACC schools (other than UNC) or a column on ACC conference expansion.

Recruiting Expert: We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge of both the basketball and football recruiting scene. Responsibilities will include reporting on all Tar Heel recruiting news. Will also need to provide coverage on ACC & NCAA recruiting news and coverage. We are immediately seeking a candidate to cover both basketball and football. Candidates with the ability to cover only one will be considered on a case by case basis. Baseball and Hockey writers with recruiting knowledge will be given priority, as will any other candidates who can cover baseball & or hockey in addition to basketball & or football.

The Hub Administrator: Are you a big UNC fan but just don’t have the time or desire to write for the site? We are looking for an administrator of our new feature The Hub. The Hub provides readers with the latest News Links/Tweets/Videos and Quotes from all over the web on everything Tar Heel. The Hub Administrator needs to be someone familiar with UNC/ACC and NCAA sports sites around the net. Should be passionate about bringing the very best and latest Tar Heel news to our readers. Responsibilities would include updating all the categories in The Hub at least 4 days per week. The update process is quick and easy once it is learned. The Hub Administrator should be a fan of at least two UNC sports teams and have a good understanding of how to navigate the internet and find the very best Tar Heel content to bring to our readers. Will also assist the editor in updating sites sub pages on occasion.