BuzzFeed is hiring a

Social Publishing Resident

Los Angeles, United States

BuzzFeed Video is looking for someone with an understanding and love of web culture, digital media, and online video to assist with taking our publishing and social media game to the next level.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for social media content and digital publishing to assist our social media and publishing team with optimizing our video content and audience engagement. The ideal candidate will have a background in digital media and/or social media, be excited by analytics, highly organized, have a deep understanding of YouTube and Facebook, and have an accessible and responsive working style.

The ideal candidate should also be able to understand and summarize how and why certain pieces of content blow up — where did they take off, what makes them special, why are they worth sharing?

This is a 40-hour a week paid training program with an initial 3 month contract with the option to extend or convert at the end of three months.  The position is based in our LA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day-to-day scheduling of video content across multiple YouTube and Facebook pages
  • Write BuzzFeed.com posts and make pins for Pinterest to accompany videos
  • Monitor discussions, posts, and comments across multiple social channels and assist with comment moderation
  • Create playlists people want to binge-watch across Facebook and YouTube
  • Work with the entire social team to help with day-to-day tasks on YouTube and Facebook

Requirements:

  • Experience in digital media and/or marketing
  • Understanding and love of the digital landscape
  • Knowledge of the YouTube, Facebook, and other platform ecosystems and best practices
  • Native Tumblr, Vimeo, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Reddit user
  • Deep understanding of how titling and thumbnails can affect performance
  • Exceptionally strong organizational and communication skills
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning Team, Employee Resource Groups, and more

  • An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity

  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO and unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more

  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA and NYC!

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company, delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We value experimentation, teamwork, inclusion, humble confidence. At BuzzFeed, you’ll work alongside inspiring colleagues to create tools, technology, and content that helps connect people all over the world.

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