Creative Producer

BuzzFeed

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
  • 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

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 seeking a creative producer to create custom branded content for Tasty and related social platforms. We’re seeking a creative-minded writer/director who is passionate about both digital media and native advertising. Candidates should be interested in what makes someone share and how people communicate online and solve problems for BuzzFeed’s brand partners.

Primarily, this position is focused on concepting and producing exciting advertising that is just as delightful, interesting, original, and engaging as BuzzFeed’s editorial content. The ideal candidate is comfortable being involved with every part of the creative process: generating ideas for a variety of formats and types of brands, participating in client-facing communication, overseeing shoots on set, and handling rounds of revisions with ease and a smile. 

In addition to skilled video production experience, a well-rounded creative background and a  passion for food is a major plus. Mostly we’re looking for people from a variety of backgrounds who are optimistic, energetic, and imaginative to join a fun and growing team at the vanguard of an incredibly exciting global shift in advertising.

This is a fixed term position is based in our Los Angeles office. We offer competitive compensation.

You Will 

  • Develop creative concepts that meet the objectives of our prospective partners
  • Brainstorm and work collaboratively across Tasty to generate proactive formats and ideas to pitch to our partners
  • Pitch ideas, both internally and directly to clients 
  • Work closely with our sales and account management teams to ensure the brand’s needs are met and communication is clear and open
  • Work alongside in-house producers to organize and schedule shoots with crew, talent and, at times, client on set.  
  • Utilize video production skills while shooting and overseeing edit to be sure client’s needs are met while the BuzzFeed voice remains clear
  • Ability to deliver excellent, original creative content that will delight our clients and BuzzFeed’s enormous global audience.
  • Work on tight deadlines across multiple teams to deliver work that exceeds expectations on time every time
  • Think big to continue to develop BuzzFeed’s native advertising strategy across platforms, formats, and audiences.

You Have

  • 1–3 years creative agency and/or editorial experience
  • 2–4 years producing/shooting video with hands-on experience   
  • A proven ability to create engaging original content online
  • A passion for advertising with the ability to concept, pitch, and champion ideas for brands
  • An interest in and deep knowledge of the social web, including experience producing work for a variety of apps and social networks
  • The ability to work as part of a team under tight deadlines

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 via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation and benefits package
  • 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. 

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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