Friday, July 8, 2011

Vintage Collection Summary: High-Flyers‏

The July 8th, 2011 edition of WWE Vintage Collection featured these matches:

* Elix Skipper vs. Shannon Moore vs. Jamie Noble vs. Yang from WCW Nitro on January 29th, 2001
* Tiger Mask vs. Jose Estrada from the WWF event in New York City on November 22nd, 1982
* Hakushi vs. Aldo Montoya from WWF Superstars on March 25th, 1995
* Chris Jericho vs. Rey Mysterio from WCW Bash At The Beach 1998

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Report:WWE Looking For New Vice President Of Talent Relations

On wwe-careers.com, WWE is advertising the role of Vice President, Talent Relations, a role formerly held by John Laurinaitis.

Summary Description:

The VP, Talent Relations is responsible for supporting and guiding our most valued asset at WWE -- our Superstars and Divas. He/she will also be responsible for developing systems of communication between different departments internally including Talent Brand Management, Talent Development, Creative Writing, Live Events, Marketing, PR, Legal, Finance, as well as our Television Studio. The VP of Talent Relations will also be responsible for helping develop and implement the overall strategic goals for the department as directed by the EVP of Talent Relations.

Key Responsibilities:
Oversee talent training and development programs such as media skills, life skills, health/wellness, and financial training
Work on issues relating to Intellectual Property and talent contracts, including liaising with Legal Department, Finance Department and other internal groups
Manage programs to increase departmental efficiencies and document protocols concerning policies
Oversee WWE’s talent management information system & payroll requirements
Create and analyze various reports on WWE talent, and develop corresponding recommendations / action items
Manage event planning and execution with respect to WWE talent, for events such as WrestleMania and other WWE tentpole/multi-day events
Act swiftly to address urgent, sensitive and/or highly confidential matters relating to talent
Manage staff of four with diverse responsibilities

Requirements Requirements:
7+ years of related experience including heavy interaction with professional athletes and/or other professional talent
Established track record of outstanding judgment in fast-paced, high-profile environment, particularly in dealing with time-sensitive, confidential and/or controversial matters
Proven experience managing, coaching, and developing staff
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication (both written & verbal), and presentation skills
Able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Able to travel as needed (approximately 25%)
Flexible 24/7 schedule as needed
Bachelor degree; advanced degree preferred
WWE has a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, shuttle service to/from the Stamford train station, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, and much more!


WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.
Office Location Stamford, CT
Job Category Talent Relations
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Sarita aka Sarah Stock Suffering From Facial Paralysis

According to her Facebook fan page, Sarita aka Sarah Stock is suffering from facial paralysis. She wrote the following on her page:

Due to a facial paralysis that I recently suffered, I was unable to wrestle yesterday in Pachuca nor today in Arena Mexico. I'm focusing on my recovery and I offer a sincere apology to everyone.