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Social Media Producer, CBS Sports Soccer (REMOTE)

New York, NY

About the job


The CBS Sports Social Media team creates and distributes all content posted from CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network, and CBS Sports Digital's social media channels. In a sports media landscape that's cluttered with noise, we take pride in building creative concepts that cut through with our audience and represent the values of our brand. CBS Sports is expanding its team to continue to lead our coverage of soccer on social media. The ideal candidate will be fluent in the language of North American soccer with an understanding of European soccer as well. Further, they will understand best practices of Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook and X as demonstrated by their portfolio of work. They must understand the most effective strategies on these platforms and be equipped to create content (i.e. videos, graphics) that best play to each platform’s audience.


The candidate will work within CBS Sports’ soccer social team to run their social media accounts. They must have the proven ability to identify trending stories or impactful moments, format them for social platforms, and use them to engage our audiences. The Social Media producer will run point on all American soccer coverage at CBS Sports. In addition to covering the aforementioned soccer properties CBS own, they will be responsible for covering significant non-CBS matches from North American leagues and competitions (e.g. MLS, Leagues Cup, U.S. Open Cup, Concacaf Champions Cup etc.) and important breaking news in the soccer world.


Your Day-to-Day:


  • Post social content in real-time from CBS Sports’ studio and game broadcast feeds.
  • Curate and publish impactful social content.
  • Conceive original creative concepts in reaction to ongoing social conversation in football.
  • Create templated graphics using photoshop.
  • Be able to move the social conversation on through lateral thinking.
  • Manage and develop daily posts for CBS’ soccer accounts across Instagram, TikTok, and X.
  • Coordinate with CBS soccer talent to produce/post video to our social accounts.
  • Work with social designers and video editors to build editorial and promotional content from scratch.


Qualifications:


What you bring to the team:


You have –


  • 1-3 years relevant experience managing branded social media accounts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Media, Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • Familiarity with and passion for soccer, especially North American soccer
  • Willingness to cover primetime soccer matches, often on nights and weekends
  • Ability to work under extremely fast turnaround times
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A positive, proactive approach towards deliverables and team collaboration
  • Exceptional writing ability and a strong understanding of English grammar
  • Strong communication and coordination skills: the ability to collaborate effectively with CBS soccer talent, social designers, and video editors.


You might also have –


  • Grasp of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere with a hunger to improve your craft


CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.


In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.


CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.


Additional Information


Hiring Salary Range: $51,000.00 - 65,000.00.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Full-time

Hiring Salary Range: $51,000.00 - 65,000.00.

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