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Weekend Manager, Social Media – CBS Interactive – New York, NY

Company: CBS Interactive

Address: New York, NY

  • Full Time

CBS Interactive


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter and Facebook.


Role Details:

CBS News is seeking an innovative and hardworking Social Media Manager to join our fast-paced Social Media & Trending Content Team.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in the standard methodologies of social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tik Tok, as confirmed by his or her active social media profiles and portfolio of work. They will understand the most current content strategies utilized by these platforms and be equipped to create videos, articles, headlines, and share language that best play to each of those platform’s strategies. As the manager, you will have experience covering breaking news and the proven ability to write smart, catchy and accurate pieces on a variety of topics. Identify the most shareable and newsworthy nuggets from our various broadcast and streaming TV programs, then quickly spin them into social assets. Have the ability to identify which trending news stories are worth pursuing, give productive mentorship, and skillfully navigate problem-solving situations on the fly. You will be able and willing to work newsroom hours, as needed, which includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

Your Day-to-Day:

The duties of the Social Media Producer will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Translating CBS News television packages into digital videos tailored specifically to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Writing trending news stories for
  • Producing and editing shareable videos and quote graphics
  • Proactively identifying stories and social activity trending online and how we can use it
  • Composing social headlines and share language consistent with the CBS News brand


What you bring to the team:

You have –

  • 3+ years of related social media experience and/or experience in a digital newsroom or production setting
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Deep knowledge of established and emerging platforms and standards of practice including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit and TikTok
  • Deep familiarity of social media audiences, standard methodologies and analytics
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong writing, grammar and AP style background- with proven portfolio of published work.
  • Possess proven news judgment and instincts
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Degree in journalism, communications, or a related field

You might also have –

  • Graphic design and Photoshop skills strongly preferred
  • Video editing experience

FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

EEO Statement:

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

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.


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