BuzzFeed is hiring a

Junior Writer and Producer, Beauty and Pop Culture

New York, United States
BuzzFeed is looking for a beauty and pop culture-obsessed writer and producer who can conceive and quickly execute compelling short form video content for the web and other digital platforms, available to start immediately. The ideal candidate is a creative self­-starter who will work closely with our multicultural beauty editor and other editors to create content that will help us grow new audiences.

BuzzFeed covers style, beauty, and pop culture through a friendly and funny lens. We cover a vast array of topics — from cool hair and beauty trends and tutorials, to helpful shopping and style service, to funny pop culture posts, weddings, body image and body positivity, and more. This is an insanely fun position that will involve a lot of hands­-on experimentation and the opportunity to see your biggest ideas fully realized.

Check out some of these example posts...

10 Things You'll Only Understand If You Suck At Makeup

17 Makeup Dupes That Are Way Cheaper And Just As Awesome As Your Faves

17 Dramatic Transformations That Prove The Power of the Weave

... and example videos:

What Does "What's Good" Really Mean? 

Double French Braids For Natural Hair

1 Man + 12 Hairstyles

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive, edit and produce style, beauty, pop culture, and identity-related videos for BuzzFeed’s YouTube channels & Facebook pages.  
  • Ability to take popular posts from buzzfeed.com and creatively convert into interesting videos for the web
  • Produce clickable and shareable hair and beauty posts for people of color, along with distributed content for our social channels.
  • Ability to create content quickly, experiment with lots of different formats, and analyze the results of your work.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience creating compelling multicultural beauty, style, and/or pop culture content for both men and women
  • Proven ability to create shareable web video (shooting, editing, lighting, audio recording etc.)
  • Proven experience with video editing (Premiere Pro)
  • Proven understanding of the kinds of beauty, style, and pop culture content that generates engagement on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram
  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams as well as independently
  • Ability to approach beauty and style from a very accessible and shareable perspective for people of all races, gender, and ages
  • Comfortable being in front of and behind camera