CBS Corporation Social Media Manager - CBS Sports.com in New York, New York

Social Media Manager - CBS Sports.com

REF#: 27312

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

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.

DESCRIPTION:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Preferred:

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.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled