Social Media Squad (SMS)


Are people always telling you to “put your phone away?” One thing is for sure, no one will be telling you that when you join our JCC Maccabi® Social Media Squad (SMS).
SMS will be the official chronicler of 2018 JCC Maccabi®. As a member of this dynamic elite squad, you will work with digital media professionals to interview artists, athletes, Artists in Residence, coaches, host families, and everyone involved with the Games and ArtsFest. You will share the stories of JCC Maccabi in real time via blogs, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and other technology platforms.
Our Social Media Squad will be the digital storytellers for JCC Maccabi®. You will learn the best new ways to tell instant stories, build amazing content in the moment as it is happening, and track your success in this collaborative, social media boot camp. #bethestory #WeAreJCCMaccabi

Application Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • A passion for insight through writing, photography, social media, or TV. Whether you love to be in front or behind the scenes
  • Experience in one of the following areas: writing, blogging, social media, photography, and or TV/film production
  • Interest in telling a good story
  • Enthusiasm, curiosity and a desire to collaborate

Please answer the following questions in the text boxes provided on the application.

  1. Tell us your favorite way to share a story.
  2. Tell us briefly about your experiences as an influencer in social media at school, home, and/or in workshops/classes
  3. Show us your best tweet! In 140 characters or less, tell us why you want to participate in JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®
  4. Anything else you would like us to know about you and your social media skills?

2018 Artist in Residence: TBD