Intern - Food (editorial)
BuzzFeedNew York, NY
Full Time Paid Internship
This full time hourly paid internship is set to last for 3 months aiming for a start date in January!
We're looking for a driven, creative, and social media-savvy writer to join BuzzFeed's food properties. The ideal candidate is someone who's obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending, and talking about when it comes to All Things Food. They will also be able to produce work quickly, experiment with lots of different content types, and be interested in analyzing the results of their work.
Here are some titles of posts we suggest googling as examples of what we're looking for:
27 Ingenious Ways To Eat Healthy On A Budget
26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties
17 Healthy Grain Bowls You Should Make For Dinner
I Stopped Eating Sugar And Barely Survived
Which Ice Cream Brand Actually Has The Most Cookie Dough?
The position is a full-time internship and based in our New York office.
Write and produce posts for BuzzFeed Food and Tasty Make stuff that people like to share Generate ideas for new formats, headlines, and post types Work with the Tasty video team to create cross-platform content Keep track of viral food trends on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram and create content around them Contribute to the conversation about food: from viral food trends, to fun videos, to useful cooking tips & tricks, and more.
Proven understanding of the kinds of food and cooking that generate engagement on social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram Video and/or photography skills are a major plus Self-starter and hard worker with tons of smart ideas The ability to be accessible, engaging, and appealing in your work Flexibility, an open mind, and enthusiasm about collaborating and experimenting with unconventional ideas A genuine love of food in all its forms A sense of humor! Interested candidates should include the following to apply:
Create a profile on BuzzFeed and publish at least two sample posts that show off your internet chops and Food writing prowess (please include RE: BUZZFEED FOOD APPLICATION at the very beginning of any submitted posts). Applications without sample posts will not be considered. A few short paragraphs explaining why you'd be a good fit for this particular position with a link to BuzzFeed profile / sample posts Links to your social media accounts such as Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, or a personal blog. A resume. Links to published written work.
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.