Junior Audience Development Strategist

BuzzFeed, New York, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.

The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for an audience development strategist to aid in the publishing, optimization, and curation of our content onsite. You will work closely with the rest of the audience development team to create a fun and informative experience for readers on BuzzFeed.com, and develop strategies to drive traffic, increase audience loyalty, and hone the BuzzFeed voice. 


This is a full-time position based in either the New York or Los Angeles office. 


You Will:

  • Handle the operations of site publishing, including queueing posts, deploying push notifications, curating homepage packages, and more
  • Handle the operations of content optimization and organization (tagging, sectioning, SEO optimization, thumbnail optimization, etc.)
  • Operationally support and track any structured tests/experiments/initiatives
  • Create and maintain editorial calendar 


You Have:

  • Proficiency in data analytics tools like Google Analytics and the ability to quickly learn to use BuzzFeed's own proprietary analytics tools
  • Proficiency in best practices for SEO
  • A deep knowledge of BuzzFeed's editorial voice and content types
  • Strong attention to detail and impeccable organizational capabilities 
  • The ability to synthesize learnings and/or tips from personal success (or failure) and share with other team members 
  • Eagerness to work in a highly collaborative, ever-changing environment
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of the internet, pop culture and trends 
  • Previous experience in media/online publishing a plus

FYI — just because you don’t meet every requirement doesn’t mean we don’t want to hear from you. If you think you’d be a good fit for the job anyway, use your application to show us why! 


To Apply

Complete the application below, making sure to include a resume and (informal) cover letter.


Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options
  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more
  • Plenty of snacks (healthy and indulgent), catered lunches, beverages, etc..

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

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