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Business Operations Specialist

Los Angeles, United States

Business Operations Specialist

Reporting to the Director, Business Operations, this position will be accountable for process improvement initiatives, working closely with multiple internal cross-departmental teams to identify needs and provide recommendations for optimization. Duties will include leading program retros, maintaining operations data updates and reporting on internal insights and learnings.

Specific Duties

  • Execute process optimization initiatives and identify scalable solutions to improve productivity, remove barriers, and create improved processes for the branded video business
  • Work cross-functionally with business teams to operationalize branded programs and new products
  • Manage and provide visibility into various ad product pipelines
  • Empower internal business teams with the necessary tools and know-how to tackle responsibilities and challenges related to ad products and offerings
  • Lead program retros to identify challenges and opportunities and create a system of continued iteration for business improvements
  • Support Project Management team with operational needs
  • Develop a thorough understanding of BuzzFeed ad products and offerings
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting
  • Provide additional support and coverage for Director, Business Operations and Operations Project Managers, as needed

Requirements

  • Experience in project management and/or consultation, especially pertaining to internal business operations; experience in an agency or production environment a plus
  • Knowledge and passion for social and viral advertising.
  • Strong communication, written and presentation skills required
  • Superior organization and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with many styles of executives, communicators, program managers and subject matter experts, both at the corporate and business levels
  • Strong reporting experience using Excel and other project management tools

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 6B monthly video views.