BuzzFeed is hiring a

Writer, Branded Video

Los Angeles, United States

Our Branded Video team is looking for a creative and resourceful writer who can conceive and quickly execute compelling branded short form video content for the web and other digital platforms

BuzzFeed is at the forefront of a major shift in the advertising industry away from traditional banner ads towards "social advertising" that engages consumers, inspires sharing, and produces social lift, or "earned media."

This job is a Full-Time job based in our Los Angeles office, which offers a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with agencies and brands directly to interpret their creative brief
  • Conceptualize original content, (both short and long form) for diverse brand categories, i.e., CPG, Auto, Tech, QSR, etc.
  • Develop and execute persuasive pitches, treaments, and scripts. 
  • Lead creative brainstorms and collaborate with other members of the creative team.
  • Amending, revising and/or redeveloping concepts based on internal and/or client review.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience working predominantly in video for major brands, required.
  • Great presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong background in conceptual and visual thinking.
  • Previous experience writing for multiple digital platforms and formats.
  • Ability to rapidly execute in an environment with tight timelines.
  • Proven ability to adapt in an ever changing industry.

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly uniques and 1.5B monthly video views.