BuzzFeed is hiring an

Editor, News Curation

Los Angeles, United States

We're looking for a smart and experienced news junkie to join BuzzFeed News' curation team and tell our readers on a multitude of platforms what is happening in the world today.

The successful candidate will have experience at a professional news organization, superior news judgement, excellent communication skills, and be obsessed with figuring out what people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about online.

This job is full-time and based in New York. We offer competitive compensation and a stock option program.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow BuzzFeed News’ presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more.
  • Effectively use news judgement and data to curate stories for BuzzFeed News app, social accounts and home page to best present news stories for our audiences.
  • Determine which news events should be sent as push notifications, then craft and send the notifications.
  • Coordinate with the news desk on gathering, verifying and confirming social content.
  • Provide live coverage during breaking news events.
  • Embrace new and innovative ways to tell news stories across BuzzFeed’s distributed news channels.
Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of experience editing an app, homepage, or social media account for a news organization.
  • A national and world news junkie with an interest and understanding of politics, business, tech, sports, science, and global affairs.
  • Ability to keep a cool head under pressure and work quickly, accurately, and confidently in a fast-paced breaking news environment.
  • Relentless attention to detail while comfortable multi-tasking in fast-moving news environments.
  • Comfortable with real-time social reporting: searching for photos, live-tweeting press conferences, etc.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to craft notifications, tweets, Facebook posts, and live coverage that people want to share and engage with.
  • Deep understanding of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc., and why content on those platforms became popular.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of photo and video editing software.
  • Experience with real-time analytics and social sharing tools.
  • Must be a team player and live on the Internet.
 

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