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Branded Project Manager at BuzzFeed

Los Angeles


Branded Project Manager (All Industry Verticals) - Integrated Marketing

The Branded Project Manager is responsible for the strategic and tactical management of both branded video and social post opportunities from pre-sales through launch.  This position works closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that programs are executed to the highest standards of both BuzzFeed and the sponsoring partner.

The position is based in our LA office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program.  Not to mention – a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to special events and screenings.
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES
  • Is product agnostic and responsible for the overall health of their assigned programs and ensures deliverables meet the requirements of internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem-solves between inter-departmental teams on a daily basis
  • Manages incoming opportunities during the pitch process
  • Manages the overall production process and ensuring all deliverables are met
  • Ensures each program’s brand guidelines are met and content is aligned with client expectations before deliverables are submitted
  • Communicates directly with clients on execution and process and answering/asking questions related to production throughout a program
  • Participate in client calls/meetings where concepts and pitches are discussed, alongside the Creative Lead
  • Collaborate closely with Business Operations in developing custom statement of work documents for clients
  • Work with Business Operations, Sales and Client Services teams to track opportunities and ensure they remain in scope as they make their way through the sales pipeline
  • Key participation in the development of new products, offerings and initiatives
  • Work with Business Operations and other internal stakeholders on ongoing process optimization initiatives
  • Problem-solve and communicate between inter-departmental teams during the production process
  • Attend video shoots, documenting on-set information and reporting to internal team
  • Closely work with Branded Project Coordinator to vet and maintain project timelines, product shipments, meetings/calls both internal and external as well as all execution logistics and next steps.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience at an agency or competitive media or publishing company
  • Significant experience with a wide array of brands
  • Advanced knowledge of video pre-production, production and post-production, including workflows and processes, equipment and software programs/tools
  • History of Innovative, strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Ability to work under pressure and with many styles of executives, communicators, program managers and subject matter experts, both at the corporate and business levels
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and video branding is a MUST
  • Motivated by creative excellence
  • Spanish-speaking a PLUS
  • No Haters

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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