Social Media Producer, CBS Sports

Ref#: 32402
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Division Overview: 
The CBS Sports Social Media team creates and distributes all content posted from CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network, and CBS Sports Digital's social media channels. In a sports media landscape that's cluttered with noise, we take pride in building creative concepts that cut through with our audience and represent the values of our brand. 

Role Details: 
The Social Media Producer will be a key contributor to CBS Sports' social media content operation. In addition to covering live sporting events and breaking news, she or he will be responsible with planning for creative reactions to critical sports moments (e.g. Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series). 

Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Keep up to date on breaking sports news and trends
  • Monitor live games and studio programming, react accordingly through our social outlets
  • Come up with original creative concepts based upon the ongoing social conversation in sports
  • Recognize and depict impactful statistics that will attract engagement from our audience
  • Create photoshops and memes from scratch via Adobe Premiere
Key Projects:
  • Plan and execute original creative concepts for major sports moments
  • Collaborate with CBS Sports Digital talent to build impactful social content to promote their properties (e.g. podcasts, digital shows)
What you bring to the team:
You have 
  • 1-2 years relevant experience in sports social media role
  • Extreme passion for all sports, mainly football, basketball, and golf
  • Willingness to adapt working schedule to cover prime time sports viewing hours on nights and weekends
  • Ability to work under extremely fast turnaround times
  • Grasp of Adobe Photoshop and hunger to improve their craft

You might also have –

  • Exceptional writing ability and strong understanding of English grammar
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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