XBOX 360 OFFERS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME JOB LIVE FROM IBIZA ROCKS

Be in with a chance to win one of three amazing summer jobs as Xbox celebrates its Ibiza Rocks sponsorship

LONDON - Thursday 21st April, 2011   Ever thought of yourself as the next event guru but never really had the opportunity to pursue the dream? Now is your chance! Xbox 360 is offering three lucky people the ultimate summer job working for Xbox at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel for six weeks.

As the official on-the-ground Xbox representative, your responsibilities will include the day-to-day management of Kinect for Xbox 360 activities, including Kinect user trials and events management. This role promises to be thrilling and challenging with ultimately three lucky people gaining incredible experience in marketing, media and event production.

Hosted via the Xbox Ibiza Rocks Facebook tab users simply need to fill out a short questionnaire and submit a creative 90 second video outlining why they should be in with the chance to win the much sought after role. A shortlist will then be chosen with individuals invited to London for a rigorous interview. See the Kinect for Xbox 360  Facebook page for full terms and conditions.

Stephen McGill, Director of Xbox and Entertainment for Microsoft’s Retail Sales and Marketing Division, UK&IR commented:“T his year’s search to find three lucky individuals to work for Xbox 360 at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel promises to offer incredible  experiences, which I’m sure will stay with the winners for life.”

With a dedicated Xbox and Ibiza Rocks Facebook page users will be able to keep up-to-date with all of the latest gossip and news, as well as view exclusive content from some of Ibiza Rocks’ top talent. Additional competitions will also be hosted offering three further people the chance to attend Ibiza Rocks with a friend for five days, flights and accommodation all paid for!

Xbox owners will also be able to take advantage of additional exclusive footage via Xbox LIVE and Zune Marketplace, which will include a bespoke Ibiza Rocks area where LIVE members can access exclusive playlists, images and limited addition Ibiza Rocks avatar T-shirts.

Ibiza Rocks is every Wednesday from 1 st June-21 st September, 17 weeks of the biggest bands and DJs under the Balearic stars.

-ENDS-

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About Kinect

Kinect for Xbox 360 brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways— no controller required. Simple to use and fun to play, Kinect for Xbox 360 allows owners to jump into Kinect-enabled games for any type of play, and the Kinect Hub puts your favourite movies and TV programs, music, live sports, and social networks all in one place. The Kinect sensor recognizes you, responds to your gestures, listens to your voice and works with every Xbox 360 console (175 MB of memory required). More information about Kinect for Xbox 360 can be found at  http://www.xbox.com/kinect.

About Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. With the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 forever transforms social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play— no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as the largest on-demand library of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place. The entertainment centre of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with the leading social network of 30 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe. More information about Xbox 360 can be found online at  http://www.xbox.com.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq“MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

  


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