Freelance Producer/Editor, K-Pop (project-based)

BuzzFeed

Los Angeles, CA, US / New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 04/27/2021
  • Website: buzzfeed.com
  • Company Address: 200 5th Avenue 8th Floor, , New York, NY, 10010

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience.

Job Description

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few!  These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.

The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a passionate Freelance Producer with a deep knowledge of K-Pop, video production, social media, and the internet to create compelling videos for our YouTube channels. You'll ensure the content produced is creatively on-brand for BuzzFeed, delivering on our measures of success, and collaborate with appropriate parties to keep video execution within budget. You'll be diplomatic, solutions-oriented, and professional in high-pressure situations.

You Will 

  • Drive all aspects of production, including shooting, directing, and editing
  • Produce 1 video for BuzzFeed’s flagship YouTube channels 
  • Use data insights to create content ideas that align with BuzzFeed’s best practices
  • Ensure the production of all your projects come in on time and within budget while maintaining BuzzFeed’s high creative standards
  • Work closely with the Supervising and Executive Producers to expand BuzzFeed’s product offerings
  • Create content about the world K-Pop world without having access to celebrity talent

You Have

  • 3 or more years of video production experience 
  • Experienced camera operator, who is skilled with DSLRs 
  • Expertise in editing with Adobe Premiere Pro 
  • Experience producing shoots in studio and on location, including different lighting and equipment set ups that best serve a wide variety of production environments  
  • Experience managing big-budget as well as low-touch videos that have many moving parts
  • Able to meet tight production deadlines 
  • The ability to expertly explain ideas and creative vision in a compelling way
  • The ability to prioritize and delegate tasks accordingly
  • A collaborative and patient mindset
  • A firm understanding of production budgets and product margins
  • A deep understanding of virality and shareability on all social platforms, including emerging platforms
  • Thorough knowledge of BuzzFeed as a brand and ability to speak to its voice and best practices.
  • Fan, appreciation, and knowledge of K-Pop music and artists

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 we benefit from the diverse perspectives within and across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.

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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