CBS Corporation NBA Regional Writer - 247 Sports in Brentwood, Tennessee
NBA Regional Writer - 247 Sports
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Brentwood, TN, US
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Our NBA division covers the top markets in the league as well as trending topics dealing with everything in the world of basketball. We work as a cohesive unit in order to provide our readers with the most timely and accurate coverage of their favorite teams on a daily basis by creating quality writing and entertaining video for our audience to consume.
We are looking to add a self-motivated, knowledgeable NBA writer who can thrive in a fast-paced environment to our growing team. The ideal candidate would be able to search out and find interesting, clickable "social" trending news on their own and turn it into timely content pieces that can be promoted on our various team pages. In addition, on camera experience is preferred as video is going to be a major focus of this team moving forward.
Help identify news stories that will drive traffic to our respective team pages
Create 10+ content pieces (bolts) per day related to the markets in which you cover
Monitor and manage the reach of the social pages you are posting on to ensure their success
Connect with readers by conducting Facebook Live sessions on your respective team pages
Create video content through the Videolicious app relating to your respective market
Scheduling and posting your content pieces in an intriguing manner on Facebook
Identify and create slideshows which will entice readers to click through
Grow our existing team pages by implementing more video into our content and social platforms.
Help expand our coverage of the NBA into new markets
Collaborate with the rest of our NBA team to create roundtable content items that can eventually be turned into video segments
What you bring to the team:
You have -
Bachelors degree in Journalism/Mass Communications (or equivalent training & experience)
Knowledge of the NBA and its key players
The ability to regularly work nights and weekends
Experience creating and/or managing NBA content in an online space
You might also have -
Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
Experience having worked in front of the camera
Analytical experience with the ability to transform findings into actions
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