BuzzFeed is hiring a

Branded Project Manager

The Branded Project Manager is responsible for the strategic and tactical management of branded opportunities from pre-sale through launch.  This position works closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that programs are executed to the highest standards of both BuzzFeed and the sponsoring partner.

 

The position is based in our London office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program.  Not to mention – a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to screenings and special events.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Is responsible for the overall health of their assigned programs and ensures deliverables meet the requirements of internal and external stakeholders

  • Problem-solves between inter-departmental teams on a daily basis

  • Manages incoming opportunities during the pitch process

  • Manages the overall production process and ensuring all deliverables are met

  • Ensures each program’s brand guidelines are met and content is aligned with client expectations before deliverables are submitted

  • Communicates directly with clients on logistics & process, answering/asking questions related to production throughout a program

  • Participate in client calls/meetings where concepts and pitches are discussed, alongside the Creative Leads

  • Collaborate closely with Operations in developing custom statement of work documents for clients

  • Work with Operations and Sales to track opportunities and ensure they remain in scope as they make their way through the sales pipeline

  • Key participation in the development of new products, offerings and initiatives

  • Work with Operations in Los Angeles and New York and other internal stakeholders on ongoing process optimization initiatives

  • Problem-solve and communicate between inter-departmental teams during the production process

  • Attend shoots and document on-set information and reporting to internal team

 

Requirements:

  •  3-5 years of experience at an agency or competitive media or publishing company

  • Significant experience with UK brands a must

  • Advanced knowledge of video pre-production, production and post-production, including workflows and processes, equipment and software programs/tools

  • History of Innovative, strategic thinking and planning skills

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Calm under pressure - able to organize & manage a high volume of programs

  • Able to manage workflow and process across multiple time zones

  • Ability to work with many styles of executives, communicators, program managers and subject matter experts, both at the corporate and business levels

  • Knowledge of marketing and video branding is a MUST

  • Motivated by creative excellence
  • Some travel required

 

About BuzzFeed

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 uniques and 1.5B monthly video views.