Essay on The Social Media Coordinator At The New England

787 Words Apr 11th, 2016 4 Pages
Cecily Faenza grew up in Old Lyme, Connecticut and when it was time to choose a college, she knew she wanted a big division one school with an emphasis on athletics. The obvious choice as a Connecticut native was of course UConn. Faenza studied communications while minoring in psychology. Faenza currently works for the New England Patriots as the social media coordinator where she handles all day to day postings across all social media platforms associated with the organization.
When Faenza started out as a student didn’t even know she wanted to work in the sports industry. Faenza began her career at UConn as an education major and fell into communications. Faenza also stated she really didn’t even know that sports management was an actual major. Back when she was starting college Faenza said she was not aware that you could in fact work in sport. It wasn’t until her junior and senior year that she realized that it was possible to have a career in sport. One of Faenza’s favorite memories as a student as UConn was illegally pitching a tent in the business school bushes to be one of the first students in line for a UConn Villanova game at Gampel.
As graduation approached Faenza realized she didn’t have any connections to get the job she wanted and decided to go to graduate school school. Faenza attended the University of South Carolina, where she received a degree in Sport Entertainment Management. In her time at South Carolina Faenza interned with the Carolina…

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