Junior Social Media Strategist (Contract) at BuzzFeed

  • Marketing/Advertising/PR
  • Freelancers/Contractors
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Work Remotely
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Junior Social Media Strategist (Contract) at BuzzFeed

About BuzzFeed, Inc.

BuzzFeed, Inc. (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We’ll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

Business Area: Content 

Job Category: Publishing

Salary: 23/hr USD

Union Status: Non-Union

BuzzFeed Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. We reserve the ability to adjust the final compensation for this role based on the final candidate’s experience, skillset, certifications, and geography.

The Role

BuzzFeed’s social publishing strategy team is looking for someone with an understanding and love of web culture, digital media, and online video to assist with taking our video publishing and social media game to the next level for some of BuzzFeed’s brands like Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, A*POP, BuzzFeed Celeb, and BuzzFeed Unsolved Network.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for social media content and digital publishing to assist our social media and publishing team with optimizing our video content and audience engagement. The ideal candidate will have a background in digital media and/or social media, be excited by analytics, highly organized, be a native user and have an understanding of YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram, and have an accessible and responsive working style.

The ideal candidate should also be able to understand and summarize how and why certain pieces of content blow up — where did they take off, what makes them special, why are they worth sharing?

This is a 40-hour a week 6 month contract with the possibility to extend at the end of the contract.  The role will be working West Coast hours (Pacific Time).

You Will

  • Assist with day-to-day scheduling of video content across multiple YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok accounts

  • Monitor discussions, posts, and comments across multiple social channels and assist with comment moderation

  • Create playlists people want to binge-watch across Facebook and YouTube

  • Work with the social team to help with day-to-day tasks on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok

  • Identify trends and patterns of viewership on social accounts

You Have

  • Experience in digital media and/or marketing

  • Understanding and love of the digital landscape

  • Knowledge of YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and other platform ecosystems and best practices

  • Native Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Reddit user

  • Deep understanding of how titling and thumbnails can affect performance

  • Exceptionally strong organizational and communication skills

  • Must have excellent writing skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

Life at BuzzFeed, Inc.

We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal-opportunity employment. We are 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.

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 paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

We want all employees to feel safe and comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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