CBS Corporation Social Media Producer - CBS News.com in New York, New York

Social Media Producer - CBS News.com

REF#: 27096

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:

CBS News is seeking an experienced Social Media Producer to join our fast-paced digital media social team.

We're looking for a candidate with a strong editorial and social media background to help manage daily content publication on social platforms, discover trending content on social media and write digital stories. This candidate must be able to create strong editorial content that will engage audiences on these platforms.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in the best practices of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat - all social platforms-- as demonstrated by his or her active social media profiles. S/he must understand the most current and changing content strategies and marketing techniques utilized by these platforms. S/he must have experience covering breaking news. 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:

Write trending news stories for CBSNews.com

Create shareable videos and graphics

Produce social content consistent with the CBS News brand

Candidate qualifications:

3 to 5 years of social media experience in a news environment

Experience working in a digital Newsroom

Strong social media skills with demonstrated portfolio of work

Team player who is able to work with a diverse group of people

Deep familiarity with social media audiences, best practices and analytics

Experienced user level with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat

Strong writing skills with demonstrated portfolio of published work

Graphic design and video editing experience strongly preferred

Ability to work well with others under tight deadlines

Flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays

Degree in journalism, communications or related

QUALIFICATIONS:

3 to 5 years of social media experience for a news organization

Must be able to provide work samples for review

Expert on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat -- all platforms

Strong writing, grammar and AP style background

Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays

Have a degree in journalism, communications or related

Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:

Graphic design and video editing experience strongly preferred

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