NBA Social Media Specialist - 247 Sports

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Ref#: 28563
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Brentwood, TN, US

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Description:
Brand Overview:
Our NBA division covers the top markets in the league as well as trending topics dealing with everything in the world of basketball. We work as a cohesive unit in order to provide our readers with the most timely and accurate coverage of their favorite teams on a daily basis by creating quality writing and entertaining video for our audience to consume.

Role Details:
We are looking for a new social media producer to transform our digital coverage of the NBA. The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of the league as well as its key players and is self-motivated to perform daily tasks by creatively upgrading our existing package.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Identify key content opportunities for maximum reach
  • Use content produced by staff writers and post to Facebook, Twitter, Newsletters, and any other additional distribution channels
  • Own, analyze, and track key data points after content spreads
  • Work with editorial managers to supplement additional content plans and coverage

Key Projects:
  • Reevaluate current processes in place to add social and contextual upgrades
  • Develop, implement, and oversee new creative opportunities
  • Expand social media operations and transform current content-related editorial programs
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
  • Skilled in all relevant social media platforms
  • Must have knowledge of NBA teams and its key players
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends

You may also have--
  • Experience with tracking data from social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Experience spreading non-editorial content such as GIFs, videos, etc
  • Experience and knowledge of identifying and creating viral social content in multiple forms

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO Statement:
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All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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