BuzzFeed is hiring a

Weekend Social Media Strategist

New York, United States

Weekend Social Media Strategist

BuzzFeed is seeking a Weekend Social Media Strategist to join its team in New York. This person will primarily oversee Facebook and Twitter publishing for the BuzzFeed Social Team.

The ideal candidate is organized and detail-oriented, and enthusiastic about social media and all things BuzzFeed. We're looking for a data-obsessed self-starter with excellent judgement and communication skills.

This is job requires 1-3 years experience running social accounts for a major publisher or brand and is based in our New York City office, working Wednesday - Sunday. We offer competitive compensation and a stock option program.


  • Oversee Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram publishing Saturdays and Sundays, especially on the main BuzzFeed Facebook page, and assist on weekdays
  • Communicate with our News social team to post breaking news as it happens, pausing all publishing in times of crisis
  • Monitor the internet for social news opportunities and work with weekend editors on those pieces
  • Engage with BuzzFeed community on Facebook over the weekend
  • Help maintain the cheery and collaborative BuzzFeed culture with a positive attitude and obsession with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about on the internet
  • Generate ideas for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and more


  • Proven social media experience and data analysis skills
  • Be a self-motivated person who isn’t afraid to carve out new responsibilities for themselves
  • Understanding of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., and why content on those platforms became popular
  • Have a positive, curious, playful disposition
  • A genuine love for and excitement about the internet (no haters)

To apply:

  • No formal cover letters, please. Instead, include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you'd be a good fit for this particular position. We’d also like you to share 3-5 links to BuzzFeed posts published within the last year that you think did really well on social media, and explain why.
  • Provide links to your social media accounts or personal blog
  • Attach a resume

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.