Writer / Producer
CBS Television StationsChicago, IL
Full Time Job
CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations' digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.
The station group's properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations' premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group's websites and mobile applications.
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To champion the story of CBS 2 every day on all media by creating promos, social media content and marketing collateral that drive audiences to CBS 2 Chicago's on-air, social and digital platforms.
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Must have strong social media, digital and brand management skills. Should understand visual and creative storytelling, the latest trends in new media, and can work fluidly back and forth between traditional and new media. Is responsible for the strategic conceptualization, compelling writing, and solid editing of a variety of on air and digital station and news promotion with an emphasis on social media.
CORE COMPETENCIES Must be a strong and gifted writer with a wealth of experience in digital and social platforms and the ability to communicate clear messages in new and creative ways. Must be able to conceptualize and execute distinct marketing and branding strategies as well as promotion for news topicals, franchises, image campaigns and station projects. Experience crafting effective, creative and innovative content for social media and digital platforms. Hands-on non-linear video editor, preferably Adobe Premiere and Adobe Creative Suite.
Applied knowledge and demonstrated command of social media and digital platforms.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of five years experience in television promotion, marketing or other related creative field. Proficiency in Adobe Premiere CC and Adobe Creative Suite. A working knowledge of graphics and visual effects. Interested clients must submit a resume and reel.