We are looking for an experienced Head of Video to join our news team at BuzzFeed UK. The successful candidate will have proven success in news video, a passion for telling stories, and instrumental in shaping the strategy of our video output.
This job is based in London and is full-time. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits programme.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Producing a range of different treatments for news video, from clips to short-form explainers and longer pieces
Training and working with a strong reporting team with varying experience in video
Driving strategy of video and news across BuzzFeed UK
Ideal skills required:
Proven track record of success in news video, preferably non-broadcast
Demonstrable understanding of digital video and what works in different environments eg Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.
Understanding of how to find and tell stories in a variety of media
Experimental nature with a test and prove approach
A genuine love for and excitement about the internet.