BuzzFeed is hiring a

media manager

Los Angeles, United States

Media Manager

 BuzzFeed Video is searching for an exceptional Media Manager to bring structure and organizational skills to our Branded team. We are looking for smart, skilled, passionate self-starters to join our growing team.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of digital media and hard drives
  • Daily management of data on shared storage
  • Archiving all of data across multiple formats
  • Create and manage an asset management database/system
  • Assist with digital asset management and archiving including transferring, renaming, labeling, adjusting, backing up and uploading
  • Assist with downloading, formatting and distributing clips and video footage
  • Management of team and client-specific content in an organized consistent manner including keyword tagging, naming, and project reference
  • Maintain accurate procedures and records for the system, house assets in a safe and protected manner
  • Monitor media storage free space, routine maintenance and purging of the system, troubleshoot problems reported by users and escalating issues to the IT department.
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures as needed
  • Train others in accessing system to retrieve assets
  • Anticipate future growth needs and follow up with appropriate strategy and execution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Film, Communication, Media Management, Information Technology or related field
  • Must have fundamental understanding of video standards, frame rates, aspect ratio & data bitrates
  • Quantum SAN admin experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of AWS Glacier / cloud based storage
  • Experience as an assistant editor is a plus
  • Working knowledge of all Post Production processes
  • Proficient in Google Apps or Microsoft Office
  • Proactive & a self starter
  • Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction