BuzzFeed is hiring a

Managing Creative Producer

Los Angeles, United States

OVERVIEW
The Managing Creative Producer serves as a manager of creative production teams (Lead creatives, writers, directors). This position has oversight on the the creative output coming from the department, and acts as a supporting role to the Executive Producer(s) in keeping all teams aligned and operating efficiently and effectively. This role also requires a strong background and understanding of creative operations, and will work closely with the operations team in relation to the creative structure, workflow and overall process. 

SPECIFICS DUTIES
• Serves as the manager of BuzzFeed’s Team Leaders
• Step in on brand/sales team escalations to assure the program and client partnership remains on track
• Works with the BuzzFeed Production team to maximize production budgets and schedules
• Plays an instrumental role in scaling the department and its creative output
• Work to maximize efficiencies with pitching and productions 
• Work with Supervising Producer - External Production on the creative and budgetary management of all outsourced and freelance productions 
• Bridges the gap between operational process and creative structure

Requirements:
• 5+ years experience working predominantly in video for major brands, required.
• Ability to step in and problem solve for small to large scale pain points. 
• Strong background in team leadership in the creative space. 
• Previous experience producing for multiple digital platforms and formats.
• Ability to speak to company assets as a whole in a client facing scenario. 
• Comfortable and enthusiastic about leading and building presentation, internal and external. 
• Knowledge of the overall business operations, particularly the sales force.