CBS Corporation Social Content Producer – The Talk in Studio City, California

Social Content Producer – The Talk

REF#: 32237

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


CBS is seeking a social content producer for the CBS daily talk show "The Talk." The ideal candidate for this position is obsessed with social content creation and fan engagement, while also having extensive experience creating content and writing for social audiences across various social platforms, both old and new. The ideal candidate also thrives in a fast-paced, live television environment.


  • Manage The Talk’s social channels - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - from end to end, including creating engaging and effective content (photos, video, GIFs), writing compelling copy and deploying all posts.

  • Live tweet during daily live shows and monitor social conversation and engagement.

  • Shoot and edit photo and video assets for social distribution before, during and after daily show tapings and other show-related engagements. Must be at show tapings and on-site daily, create and post daily creative content, including photos and videos reflecting behind-the-scenes and personal host moments to increase engagement.

  • Develop content rollout strategy for social channels, balancing various stakeholder requirements to achieve Network, Studio and Interactive goals and business KPIs.

  • Communicate with show producers, publicists and programming executives to set daily social priorities as related to guest and host content requests.

  • Track performance of all social output to ensure both social engagement and business objectives are being met.

  • Collaborate with CBS Interactive writers, designers, and video editors to execute original editorial and video concepts.


Required Qualifications

  • 3-4 years experience producing custom social content and managing social accounts, preferably for a live daily show.

  • Experience writing compelling headlines and copy optimized for click through.

  • Experience developing and creating visuals and video optimized for sharing.

  • Deep understanding of publishing on various social platforms and nuances of the end-user experience on each.

  • Experience using social CMS such as Sprinklr, Asana, Facebook for Business.

  • Detail-oriented and a stickler for grammar and consistency in voice.

  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and flexibility to pivot on strategy and execution when necessary.

  • Ability to handle high-demand and high-pressure situations.

  • Experience working directly with talent and the nuances of talent relations.

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about television, pop culture and current events.

  • Must be able to provide samples of prior work.

  • Must successfully pass a background check.


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