Nights and Weekends Staff Writer

Ref#: 28414
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Brentwood, TN, US

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Brand/Division Overview:
•    The Pro Sports team at 247Sports is a unique blend of sports coverage mixed with breaking news spanning across the culture spectrum. Our success is dependent on a team-first, selfless approach and being first out of the gate with superior content and creativity.

Role Details:
•    We are looking for a staff writer to manage all aspects of coverage for the NFL team at 247Sports. From all fronts, and under direction of the 247 Pro Sports management team, you will be the face of the editorial and social content we provide to multiple fanbases.

Your Day-to-Day:
•    Identify key content opportunities for multiple NFL teams to gain maximum reach
•    Create and share content through our NFL distribution channels; site, social, newsletter, and more
•    Work with the editorial team to adapt coverage throughout all NFL seasons of the calendar year
•    Integrate team content for a national front for use on other team distribution channels

Key Projects:
•    Reevaluate current processes in place to add editorial and social upgrades
•    Develop, implement, and oversee new creative opportunities
•    Expand NFL coverage from written content to video, podcasts, and more

What you bring to the team:
You have –
•    Skilled in content identification, writing style, and social aspects
•    Must have knowledge of the NFL as a whole
•    Independent, self-starter
•    Must be able to work nights and weekends
•    Must successfully pass a background check

You might also have –
•    Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
•    Experience producing content, both short and long-form
•    Experience with on-camera work, radio, and/or verbal podcasts
•    In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories

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:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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