Social Video Editor (Motion Graphics)- CBS Sports.com

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Ref#: 27314
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.
Description:
This position on the social media team will be responsible for ramping up CBS Sports' efforts towards social video. Candidate must be an experienced video producer/editor with strong creative and collaborative skills. Ability to contribute ideas, handle a camera, work with talent, shoot in the field, and execute quickly will be critical in this role.

This person will be tasked with producing content that is engaging, shareable, and entertaining to the millions of people that follow CBS Sports, hence this candidate must possess a creative mind capable of coming up with new ideas on the fly that contribute to the creative process and grow our social media presence.

The job will involve editing in Adobe CC Master Collection (Premiere, AE, etc), as well as studio and on-location shooting (some travel required). This successful applicant will also be expected to work and follow style guidelines for projects, as well as bring their own style and creativity to others features, in addition to being skilled in all aspects of video production including the following:

Shooting
Editing
Producing
Writing
Lighting

Primary Responsibilities:
Edit CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network highlights to be more social media friendly
Take direction to cut/edit original social media videos quickly
Keep up to date on sports and pop culture trends circulating around the industry
Work with our social team to ensure content is topical, effective, accurate, and successful at helping grow our social media presence online
Qualifications:
Proven ability in video production in a professional environment
Skilled in video editing software
Professional experience with Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe
Photoshop extremely important
MUST HAVE a passion for sports
Able to work in extremely fast turnaround times
Willing to adapt working schedule to cover primetime sports viewing hours on nights and weekends
Works great under pressure
Exceptional communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
Experience & knowledge of camera equipment, lighting, and lenses is a huge plus
Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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