BuzzFeed is hiring a

Communications Manager

New York, United States

BuzzFeed is seeking an experienced PR professional to support strategic communications efforts around our growing business. This role will focus on communications around native advertising, branded content, revenue, and ad technologies that support our clients and partners. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is familiar with advertising and technology, loves media relations, understands BuzzFeed’s business model, has established trade and industry relationships, and can demonstrate proven success in executing communications initiatives.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Shape industry narrative about native advertising
  • Work with trade press across business, tech, and ad trade media outlets
  • Coordinate with agency and client PR teams to create consistent messaging and secure press stories
  • Position company executives for high level speaking opportunities
  • Further relationships with relevant press and influencers
  • Partner with research team to prove BuzzFeed’s ROI to press and advertising industry
  • Work closely with BuzzFeed’s business leadership, salesforce, research, and branded content teams 
 

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in media and PR, advertising industry or technology preferred
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across different company divisions and with outside partners
  • Strong understanding of current advertising and technology industry
  • Proven ability to pitch and secure placements among top-tier press outlets
  • Excellent organization skills, experience working with executives, strong written and verbal communication skills