Full Time Job

Producer, Social Media

CBS News

New York, NY 04-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

CBS This Morning is seeking an innovative and hardworking Social Media Producer to join our fast-paced CBS News Social Media & Trending Content Team.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in the best practices of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, as demonstrated by his or her active social media profiles and portfolio of work. S/he must understand the most current content strategies utilized by these platforms and be equipped to create videos, articles, headlines and share language that best play to each of those platform's strategies. S/he must have experience with video production and in covering breaking news, with the proven ability to write smart, catchy and accurate language on a variety of topics. S/he must have a proven ability to identify the most shareable and newsworthy nuggets from both broadcast and text pieces, then quickly spin them into social assets. And s/he must be able and willing to work newsroom hours, which includes nights, weekends and holidays.

The duties of the Social Media Producer will include, but will not be limited to:
• Translating CBS News television packages into digital videos tailored specifically to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok
• Writing trending news stories for CBSNews.com
• Producing and editing shareable videos and quote graphics
• Proactively identifying stories and social activity trending online and how we can use it
• Composing social headlines and share language consistent with the CBS News brand

• 3 to 5 years of social media or television experience in a news environment
• Degree in journalism, communications or related
• Experience working in a broadcast or digital newsroom
• Strong social media skills with demonstrated portfolio of work
• Strong news judgment and instincts
• Ability to multitask
• Team player who is able to work with a diverse group of peopl.
• Deep familiarity with social media audiences, best practices, and analytics
• Strong writing skills with demonstrated portfolio of published wor.
• Video editing experience
• Knowledge of graphic design and Photoshop
• Ability to work well with others under tight deadlines
• Flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays

FUNCTION: Production

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp1v84-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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