BuzzFeed is hiring a

Producer, Global News Formats (Freelance)

New York, United States

BuzzFeed Video is looking for a creative, innovative, resourceful, do-it-all firestarter/video producer/editor who can edit with fluency and speed (Premiere experience a plus). Someone who can take on experimental, quick-hit viral news videos with a focus on making content that can be easily translated for BuzzFeed’s global audience, or that bypasses language entirely.


The role will exist as part of BuzzFeed News, but the team-member will work closely with our global adaptation team, to expand the way BuzzFeed as a whole approaches video around news coverage.


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


Responsibilities:

  • Produce 7-10 breaking and social news videos a week; creative, fast, short, videos designed to share on Facebook with a global audience in mind
  • Work with BuzzFeed News curation team to quickly identify media in social ecosystem that could drive online conversation
  • Break down trends happening across every platform to identify new ways of sharing various types of videos
  • Discover and create new recurring video formats to live on BuzzFeed, Facebook & Facebook Live, and other platforms


Requirements:

  • Producer: At least 4-7 years of experience producing online video content
  • Jr Producer: At least 2-4 years experience producing online video content
  • Experience in newsroom environment
  • Proficient with desktop editing software - Premiere a plus
  • An excitement to make videos around trending news topics
  • A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
  • Proven ability to create compelling, shareable web videos of all types
  • An ability to organize your time and have a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
  • Ability to work on your own

About BuzzFeed:

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.

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