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The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job Contest

It was only a matter of time, but with the amazing advancements the internet allows us to make on a daily basis -- that time is now! What time am I talking about? The time to team up with the Sports Blog Nation (SBN), Comcast, and this contest for a chance to get your dream job in sports social media. This is, obviously, a chance of a lifetime for a lucky applicant. Sound interesting? Read the rest of the details 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 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 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 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 SLC Dunk partner XFINITY for bringing this opportunity to our readers.

If I didn't already have an amazing job I would jump at this chance. Someday you too could be shilling out mandatory posts at the behest of your editorial masters -- just like me! Jokes aside, this seems like a legit opportunity for a college aged kid who would want some more experience in this business. If you just happen to be such an individual, feel free to also drop me a line via email or twitter so we can talk. is also interested in such a talented person.