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ViacomCBS Spring 2021 Social Media Intern in United States

REF#: 37191


JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




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.

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Division Overview:

Our social and content teams are responsible for developing and producing compelling stories—as told through video, editorial, and social platforms—that promote programming for both CBS and CBS All Access. Regardless of the medium, our team also optimizes the best of CBSi's content to drive fan acquisition, engagement, and retention by using data analytics, analyzing the competitive landscape, and recognizing opportunities for innovation in this always-on world.

Role Details:

The Spring 2021 Social Media Intern will help create engaging social media content in support of our reality shows such as The Amazing Race and Survivor. The ideal candidate will regularly gather data on consumer, competitor, and market conditions in the social media space. This person will get immediate, hands-on experience on a lean team and also have many opportunities to see their social ideas come to life.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Plan and execute social media strategy across brands

  • Produce creatives, both static and video, primarily for social

  • Brainstorm ideas for TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Research and write content for our Entertainment brands (The Amazing Race, Undercover Boss)

  • Engage with fans across social and monitor what they are saying about our shows

  • Stay up-to-date on social media trends and develop ideas to capitalize on these moments


This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Premiere Pro

  • Experience creating custom static and video content for social

  • A passion for digital media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills; attendance and punctuality is a requirement

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google suite

You might also have -

  • Prior experience in a professional environment

  • Prior marketing experience

  • Experience in managing social accounts on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp

  • Must be at least 18 years old


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

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