CBS Corporation Staff Writer - Auburn Tigers - 247 Sports in TC004–Telecommuter-Auburn, Alabama

Staff Writer - Auburn Tigers - 247 Sports

REF#: 27132

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: TC004–Telecommuter-Auburn, AL

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:

Gathers, produces, coordinates and manages content coverage for Auburn Tigers basketball (team and recruiting) as well as some Auburn football (team and recruiting) on 247Sports. Has strong acumen for the sport and team at the local level. Develops editorial and social strategy to increase subscriptions and viewership. Identifies, produces and programs content to satisfy both endemic user base and social audience. Independently works to grow audience participation by starting new topics and answering questions on team site message board communities in timely fashion. Also moderates community participation. Creates and develops own newsgathering techniques to generate sources and make coverage more comprehensive to grow subscriptions and traffic. Manages social media assets, including Facebook, Twitter and newsletter, and implements own strategy to drive audience engagement through posts on accounts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must live or be willing to move to Auburn, AL

At least 1 year experience covering either FBS-level football or Division I basketball as the primary beat reporter for a daily newspaper or online publication

Well-versed in breaking news and building sources to be able to do so

A willingness to work with others on staff to continue to make AuburnUndercover the premiere destination for Auburn fans

A strong understanding of SEO headlines and headline writing in general

be able to build our audience through various social media outlets

Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:

Must live or be willing to move to Auburn, AL

At least 3 years experience covering either FBS-level football or Division I basketball as the primary beat reporter for a daily newspaper or online publication

Well-versed in breaking news and building sources to be able to do so

A willingness to work with others on staff to continue to make AuburnUndercover the premiere destination for Auburn fans

A strong understanding of SEO headlines and headline writing in general; be able to build our audience through various social media outlets.

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