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Jr. Resource Manager, Branded Distribution

Los Angeles, United States

Jr. Resource Manager, Branded Distribution

The Branded Distribution Junior Resource Manager is responsible for supporting the successful scale of our business by maintaining optimal resource utilization. They will manage, fulfill and report day-to-day staffing requests and/or changes, taking into consideration project planning and resource bandwidth.

This position is in our Los Angeles office. We offer competitive compensation and a stock option program.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Branded Distribution team to understand the staffing needs on all active projects, as well as the pipeline of potential upcoming projects
  • Understand capabilities and interests of all internal resources
  • Assign resources to both pre-sale and post-sale projects promptly, while taking bandwidth, capabilities and interests into consideration
  • Facilitate communication between team leads, project managers and resources to ensure projects are assigned or transitioned effectively
  • Solicit feedback on the resourcing process and make adjustments as needed
  • Maintain and provide ongoing visibility into resource utilization and availability
  • Empower team leads and management with the necessary information to adjust staffing plans and inform long-term hiring recommendations
  • Provide weekly staffing progress updates to team leads and management
  • Assist with the development and presentation of onboarding materials for new hires in the Branded Distribution department

Requirements:

  • Experience as a resource associate or project manager with heavy involvement in resourcing in a publisher, agency or digital production environment
  • Strong interest in digital media and digital advertising
  • Strong communication, written, and presentation skills required
  • Superior organization and multi-tasking 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 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.