Full Time Job

Manager, Social Media

CBS Interactive

New York, NY 06-19-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Role Details:

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

The ideal candidate will be fluent in the best practices of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram 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 pieces on a variety of topics. S/he must have a proven ability to identify the most shareable and newsworthy nuggets from our various broadcast and streaming TV programs, 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.

Your Day-to-Day:
• 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 and Instagram
• 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


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 3+ years of social media or television experience in a news environment
• Experience working in a broadcast or digital newsroom
• Strong social media skills with demonstrated portfolio of work
• Ability to multitask
• Expert on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube
• Team player who is able to work with a diverse group of people
• Deep familiarity with social media audiences, best practices and analytics
• Strong writing skills with demonstrated portfolio of published work
• Video editing experience
• Strong writing, grammar and AP style background
• Strong news judgment and instincts
• Knowledge of graphic design and Photoshop
• Ability to work well with others under tight deadlines
• Flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
• Degree in journalism, communications or related

You might also have -
• Graphic design and Photoshop skills strongly preferred

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.