BuzzfeedNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Audience Editor, Huffpost
HuffPost seeks a dedicated, knowledgeable and creative audience editor to help cultivate the largest, most engaged and diverse audience on the internet.
This person will collaborate with fellow audience editors to optimize all HuffPost content for different audiences and platforms. They will guide SEO work on individual posts with writers and copy editors. They will handle packaging and distribution of content across social channels, including the management of HuffPost's main Facebook page during peak weekday hours, and the programming of HuffPost's main Instagram account. They will coordinate HuffPost's Apple News strategy, managing push alerts, pitches and regular reporting on this 12.6M monthly-UV-strong audience.
This editor will also identify trending stories, pitching content ideas that are of interest to our audiences across different platforms. They will analyze audience and referral data, transmitting insights to fellow audience editors and the HuffPost newsroom. They will liaise with HuffPost's Enterprise and Politics teams, providing feedback and guidance on our longform original reporting.
Finally, this person will participate in audience team activities – from engagement projects (callouts, UGC, AMAs, and beyond) to video ideation and distribution, forward planning for tentpole events, and community activities – to encourage engaged, diverse readership and viewership.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience working in digital media, content strategy or audience development. They will exhibit a deep understanding of audience data and analytics, and can intuit trends and articulate actionable insights. They are comfortable with social scheduling across platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and crafting copy that fits HuffPost's brand voice. They are well-versed in news and lifestyle SEO; familiarity with tools like SEMRush, Google Search Console and Ahrefs is a plus. They are fast and precise in breaking news events, while also staying organized as they manage long-term projects.
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.