CBS Corporation Freelance Coordinator Social Media, CBS Sports in New York, New York

Freelance Coordinator Social Media, CBS Sports

REF#: 31380

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

This position on the social media team will be responsible for expanding CBS Sports' social media presence. Candidate must be a social media professional with strong creative, editorial and collaborative skills.

The Social Media Coordinator's main focus will be on the day-to-day content schedule and creative execution for the CBS Sports brand on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The candidate will help establish a unique voice for CBS Sports in the social space and become a primary resource for the medium across the division.

Post content to CBS Sports' Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and IG Story accounts

  • Act as a key editor for the creative direction, copy, timing, and frequency of social posts

  • Build and execute concepts for photoshops, illustrations, GIFs, and video content

  • Create Stories content for Instagram

  • Script and storyboard social video content for craft editors on staff - Create and execute social media content plans for marquee sporting events

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QUALIFICATIONS:

'- Superior sports knowledge with a strong passion for social media and digital marketing

  • Demonstrated experience using various social media, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Stories, and Snapchat

  • Exceptional writing, editing, and grammar skills

  • Proficiency using Adobe Photoshop - Willingness to adapt working schedule to cover primetime sports viewing hours on nights and weekends

  • Bachelor’s degree required

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled