Social Video Produce
BuzzfeedNew York, CA
Full Time Job
Social Video Producer, BuzzFeed Entertainment Group
BuzzFeed Video in New York is looking for a creative and resourceful social video junkie who can create compelling original videos for any and all of our social pages. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media and emerging technology/platforms. Must love to experiment and not see it as a step down to make something quick and low-budget. Focuses on whatever works according to each platform. No preciousness or thinking they are smarter than the internet. The ideal candidate has a background in independent video production and genuinely believes the internet and social media is an amazing place full of creative people doing incredible things.
This is a full-time position based in New York City.
• Create, shoot, edit, and produce videos for any one of BuzzFeed's social pages
• Excellent sense of pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and a sense for how to tell a powerful story in as little time as possible.
• A love of experimentation and trying to tell stories in new and different ways
• Make creative, fun, and social-driven videos that people will like and share across our platforms
• Generate ideas for, and experiment with, new formats and content types
• Keep track of viral trends, create content around them, and analyze the results of your work
• 1-3 years of experience with video production and familiarity with DSLR cameras, lighting, and editing
• Strong passion for social media and all things internet (writing skills a plus)
• Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere pro, Photoshop)
• A scrappy competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it no matter what tools you are provided with
• Ability to work on your own as well as in small teams
• Organized with your time and a solid understanding of how long your projects will take
• A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters, no preciousness)
**Please submit links to work with your application. We would love to see videos if you have any.**
BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly unique and 6B monthly video views.