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Social Media Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Role Details:
CBS News Digital is seeking a 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 create original digital stories (both in text and video form). You are 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 and TikTok, as demonstrated by his or her active social media profiles. This person needs to understand the most current and changing content strategies and marketing techniques utilized by these platforms. Candidate will have experience covering breaking news, and is willing to work newsroom hours, which include overnight shifts, weekends and holidays. Will consider candidates working remotely.

Your Day-to-Day:

Write trending news stories for CBSNews.com
Create shareable videos and graphics
Optimize article share language from CBSNews.com for better performance on social
Produce social content that aligns with the CBS News brand


What you bring to the team:

2+ of social media or newsroom experience
Experience working in a digital Newsroom
Strong writing skills with examples of published work
Strong social media skills with a portfolio of work
A standout colleague who is able to work with a diverse group of people
Deep familiarity with social media audiences, standard methodologies and analytics
Proficient in Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Strong writing, grammar and AP style background
Flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
Have a degree in journalism, communications or related

You might also have –

Graphic design and video editing experience strongly preferred 


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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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