CBS Corporation Social Media Manager - CBS Sports.com in New York, New York
Social Media Manager - CBS Sports.com
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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.
This position on the social media team will be responsible with overseeing original content for CBS Sports' various social accounts. Candidate must have a passion for sports with strong writing, creative, and collaborative skills. Ability to understand the ongoing social conversation in sports, contribute ideas, and execute concepts quickly will be critical in this role.
This person will be tasked with leading a team to produce content that is engaging, shareable, and entertaining to the millions of people that follow CBS Sports. He or she must constantly push the group to come up with smart, original ideas that will contribute to growing our social media presence.
Lead planning efforts for major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, National Championship Game, and NBA Finals
Come up with original creative concepts based upon the ongoing social conversation in sports
Storyboard and write scripts for videos distributed from our social platforms
Proofread, edit, and approve social creative concepts from Social Producers, Video Editors, and Graphic Designers
Keep up to date on sports and pop culture trends circulating around the industry
Ensure all content is topical, effective, accurate, and successful at helping grow our social media presence online
Study competitor strategies, industry trends, and social analytics to ensure CBS Sports is ahead of the curve
Monitor live games and studio programming, react accordingly through our social outlets
3-5 years relevant experience in sports social media role
MUST HAVE an extreme passion for all sports, mainly football, basketball, and golf
Exceptional writing ability and strong understanding of English grammar
Able to work under 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
Must successfully pass a background check
1-2 years of management experience
Ability to use/master Adobe Photoshop
In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled