Summer Intern - Social Media

CBS Interactive

Remote / Virtual 11-18-2020
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description



Division Overview:
Our social teams are responsible for developing and producing compelling stories-as told through video, editorial, and social platforms-that promote programming across the ViacomCBS portfolio. As CBS All Access transitions to Paramount+ in 2021, additional programming opportunities will include a long list of titles from CBS, MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET, and the Smithsonian Channel. Regardless of the medium, our team also optimizes the best of CBSi's content to drive fan acquisition, engagement, and retention by using data analytics, analyzing the competitive landscape, and recognizing opportunities for innovation in this always-on world!

Role Details:

The Social Media Intern will support the CBS All Access / Paramount+ social media team in the ideation and execution of social strategies to support Original Series and the brand overall. Duties include: the creation and curation of social assets, copywriting, participating in brainstorms, and general administrative duties.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Support the launch and in-season social strategy for platform Originals
• Draft social copy for posts & track performance of social content
• Help build a hiatus content plan for Originals between seasons
• Create GIFs and other assets optimized for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Stories
• Participate in team brainstorms and script readings
• Help develop social plans for interactions with talent, be it in-person or virtual
• Research and compile examples of innovative, engaging social content to present to the team

• This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines
• This internship is full-time, 40 hours a week


• A robust understanding of publishing on various social platforms and nuances of the end-user experience on each
• Experience building social media assets like GIFs, images and polls
• Strong copywriting skills and an adaptable writing and content style for a range of genres
• An active interest in television, pop culture, and/or digital media
• Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or boot camp
• Must be at least 18 years old

• 1-2 years prior social media experience
• Experience working in the entertainment industry or agency
• Basic Adobe Photoshop and/or Premiere skills
• Basic knowledge of Canva


Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.