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Social Video Producer, BuzzFeed Entertainment at BuzzFeed

New York


Social Video Producer, BuzzFeed Entertainment Group

BuzzFeed Video in New York is looking for a creative and resourceful social video junkie who can create compelling original videos for any and all of our social pages. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media and emerging technology/platforms. Must love to experiment and not see it as a step down to make something quick and low-budget. Focuses on whatever works according to each platform. No preciousness or thinking they are smarter than the internet. The ideal candidate has a background in independent video production and genuinely believes the internet and social media is an amazing place full of creative people doing incredible things.

This is a full-time position based in New York City.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, shoot, edit, and produce videos for any one of BuzzFeed’s social pages
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and a sense for how to tell a powerful story in as little time as possible.
  • A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
  • Make creative, fun, and social-driven videos that people will like and share across our platforms
  • Generate ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types
  • Keep track of viral trends, create content around them, and analyze the results of your work

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience with video production and familiarity with DSLR cameras, lighting, and editing
  • Strong passion for social media and all things internet (writing skills a plus)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere pro, Photoshop)
  • A scrappy competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it no matter what tools you are provided with
  • Ability to work on your own as well as in small teams
  • Organized with your time and a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters, no preciousness)

**Please submit links to work with your application. We would love to see videos if you have any.**

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.

 

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