DIRECTOR/VP SOCIAL CREATIVE CONTENT - COMEDY CENTRAL

US-NY-New York
Brand
Comedy Central
iCIMS ID
2017-7701

Overview and Responsibilities

Viacom is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories. With media networks reaching approximately 700 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA.

 

This management role will oversee all activities for the development of creative content for Comedy Central’s social channels. This includes (but is not limited to) Comedy Central’s brand presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr etc.

 

You will be responsible for evolving the original social content for the brand and lead a team of 6+ content creators. Working in partnership with the Strategy team, you will help to innovate content that is created specifically for social platforms. You will inspire teams to create funny, engaging content, both topical and evergreen/repeatable formats. You’ll also help craft and uphold Comedy Central’s social tone of voice, ensuring that content always feels on-brand.

 

Help creatives develop social-first ideas – not allowing creatives to give up, or for half-baked ideas to be published. You’ll guide writers, designers and video producers on a daily basis to flesh out social executions worthy of being published.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of professional social media experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to lead and inspire a team of creatives
  • A passion for comedy, and Comedy Central programming
  • A great track record creating content and/or leading a content team that is social-first
  • A passion for and deep understanding of different social platforms
  • Success in developing creative ideas based on strategic briefs
  • Writes with proper grammar

 

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