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ESPN hires for marketing jobs in Connecticut

Posted on March 26, 2011

Sports network ESPN made the announcement last week that it is hiring for marketing jobs in Connecticut, among other opportunities.

The network is expanding it’s Bristol-based headquarters by 270 jobs total.

Their Connecticut workforce will increase 5 percent to 4,100 employees.

ESPN is in the process of shifting its ESPN The Magazine work to Connecticut and moving 125 jobs to Bristol, Connecticut, from New York City.

“We’ve been able to build a very unique thing here in Connecticut over the last 30 years, which is a production capacity on news and information and event coverage that is really in our view second to none,” Ed Durso, executive vice president for administration, told the Wall Street Journal.

The opening of an onsite daycare will also create job openings: a reported 70 new employees are expected to be needed for the facility.

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