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Social Video Producer, BuzzFeed Entertainment

New York, United States

Social Video Producer, BuzzFeed Entertainment Group

BuzzFeed Video in New York is looking for a creative and resourceful social video junkie who can create compelling original videos for any and all of our social pages. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media and emerging technology/platforms. Must love to experiment and not see it as a step down to make something quick and low-budget. Focuses on whatever works according to each platform. No preciousness or thinking they are smarter than the internet. The ideal candidate has a background in independent video production and genuinely believes the internet and social media is an amazing place full of creative people doing incredible things.

This is a full-time position based in New York City.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, shoot, edit, and produce videos for any one of BuzzFeed’s social pages
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and a sense for how to tell a powerful story in as little time as possible.
  • A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
  • Make creative, fun, and social-driven videos that people will like and share across our platforms
  • Generate ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types
  • Keep track of viral trends, create content around them, and analyze the results of your work

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience with video production and familiarity with DSLR cameras, lighting, and editing
  • Strong passion for social media and all things internet (writing skills a plus)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere pro, Photoshop)
  • A scrappy competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it no matter what tools you are provided with
  • Ability to work on your own as well as in small teams
  • Organized with your time and a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters, no preciousness)

**Please submit links to work with your application. We would love to see videos if you have any.**

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BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly unique and 6B monthly video views.

 

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