BuzzFeed is hiring a

Celebrity/Pop-Culture Writer

New York, United States

Celebrity/Pop-Culture Writer 

BuzzFeed Entertainment Group is looking for a pop culture obsessive to write about anything and everything that’s happening in that world each day. What’s the latest drama on Instagram? Who tweeted something salacious today? Which pro athlete is playing worse now that he’s dating someone famous? What did Kim Kardashian wear today, and what can you add to the story?

We’re looking for those who truly know the deepest corners of the internet, consume pop culture like air, and have a passion for telling stories in a unique voice. This is a paid position in the New York office available to start immediately. Must have a flexible schedule as working weekends might sometimes be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate ideas for content based on news of the day
  • Dream up evergreen stories for slow news days
  • Attend brainstorms and contribute to team goals
  • Create videos, social and distributed assets
  • Post multiple times per day

Requirements:

  • High emotional intelligence
  • Extremely organized and efficient
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • Experience writing about pop culture content
  • Some experience with video editing and graphic design
  • A competitive drive — you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)

To apply:

  • Create an account at buzzfeed.com/signup, send us your BuzzFeed profile, and create two (or more) posts that show off your writing skills
  • Provide links to your social media accounts such as a Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, or personal blog
  • A short explanation of why you would be a good fit for this role
  • Your resume

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, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. 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.