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Electrolux search for a Design Lab 2012 correspondent


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Are you the social media correspondant Electroluc Design Lab is looking for? Electrolux Design Lab in collaboration with Design42Day is searching for a social media correspondent that will attend and report from the final event in Milan this autumn.


A member of the Electrolux Design Lab team will act as a mentor and coach for the correspondent throughout the final event.

Engage Electrolux Design Lab social media platforms as Facebook, Blog, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and other social networks.

Co-ordinate social media final event activities. Duties include online advocacy, interviewing, writing content, posting promotional content and maintaining content calendars.

Maintain a consistent presence, creativity and a friendly environment across all communication channels, engaging fans directly via social media channels, the event, direct email, and within Electrolux Design Lab conversations

Help develop a strategy and communication schedule before, during and after the final event

Skills that we are looking for:

In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, etc.)

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Highly self-motivated and proactive with ability to work both with minimal supervision and as part of a team environment.

The ability to keep a level head and maintain grace under pressure.

Knowledge of and passion for social media.

Should have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

A jury composed of the Electrolux Design Lab team and a representative from Design42day will select one person that will be the correspondent for the final event. The correspondent will get all expenses during the final event paid. The trip includes travel and hotel stay in Milan.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, the next step is yours. Send us your application to designlab@electrolux.se and tell us about your experiences from social media and your ability to create engagement within digital and social media channels.

Check Electrolux Design Lab out at:

Facebook www.facebook.com/electroluxdesignlab

Homepage www.electroluxdesignlab.com

Pinterest http://pinterest.com/designlab2012/

YouTube http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBBE132181A58BA1B

Twitter www.twitter.com/designlab2012

Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/electrolux-design-lab

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