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Video Producer, Affiliate

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles or New York

The social news and entertainment company.


BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered, diversified media company that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally through its cross-platform news and entertainment network. The company produces articles, lists, quizzes, videos, and original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News and HuffPost; an industry-leading affiliate business, strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Commerce; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

The Role 

BuzzFeed is looking for a seasoned social video producer to develop, shoot and edit affiliate video content across various channels. This role will focus on cracking new video formats that seamlessly integrate organic product recommendations and tries into video content for social platforms. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic digital native driven to capture new audiences and iterate on wins. You should be a resourceful creative equally capable of overseeing in-studio shoots as well as directing talent remotely. There will also be opportunities to pitch in on branded partnerships. This role reports to the Lead Producer of Affiliate Video and is based in New York or Los Angeles.

You Will 

  • Develop and pitch shoppable video frames with a unique point-of-view that organically integrate product recommendations 
  • Pilot video formats that integrate organic product recommendations, driving audience conversion across content categories like cooking, DIY, and travel
  • Produce, direct and edit mid- and long-form content optimized for social platforms like Facebook and Instagram
  • Oversee video shoots, utilizing BuzzFeed’s production resources
  • Partner with internal BuzzFeed talent to build shows and one-offs around their skills and interests
  • Contribute to notes and feedback for other team members' videos
  • Create occasional content in response to client RFPs
  • Work to meet monthly quotas and help define conversion benchmarks
  • Collaborate with teams across the content org to identify affiliate opportunities for various verticals, including, but not limited to, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me and and other flagship BuzzFeed brands
  • Experiment with new ideas and pivot focus when necessary

You Have

  • Experience producing and editing live-action video content for a variety of social platforms 
  • An eye for shooting compelling video content for the web (DSLR + phone)
  • Experience, or an interest in, the world of video commerce and affiliate video as a revenue generator
  • A passion for video metrics and the competitive instinct to iterate off of successful ideas and experiments
  • Experience working with, and brainstorming around, talent
  • Interest and/or background in working with products and review content
  • You are self-motivated, epically curious, highly adaptable, and able to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Experience or interest in lifestyle, DIY, food and/or travel content is a plus

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

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 through 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 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.

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. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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