BuzzFeed is looking for a passionate Jr. Video Producer with a deep knowledge of video production, social media, and the internet to create compelling videos for our YouTube channels. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, you will drive all aspects of production, from conception to release.

You'll ensure the content produced is creatively on-brand for BuzzFeed, delivering on our measures of success, and collaborate with appropriate parties to keep video execution within budget. You'll be diplomatic, solutions-oriented, and professional in high-pressure situations.

You Will

-Produce an average of 1 video per week for BuzzFeed’s flagship YouTube channels
-Write pitches for new video formats that will generate massive engagement from BuzzFeed audiences
-Drive all aspects of production, including producing, directing, editing, and managing those aspects of the process when working with freelancers
-Use data insights to create content ideas that align with BuzzFeed’s best practices
-Ensure the production of all your projects come in on time and within budget while maintaining BuzzFeed’s high creative standards
-Work closely with the Supervising and Executive Producers to expand BuzzFeed’s product offerings

Experience / Skills

You Have

-2+ years of video production experience
-A passion for digital media, and experience creating short-form content for social platforms
-Experience with all aspects of production, including shooting, lighting, sound, and field production
-The ability to meet tight deadlines
-The ability to expertly explain ideas and creative vision in a compelling way
-The ability to prioritize and delegate tasks accordingly
-A collaborative and patient mindset
-A firm understanding of production budgets and product margins
-A deep understanding of virality and shareability on all social platforms, including emerging platforms
-Thorough knowledge of BuzzFeed as a brand and ability to speak to its voice and best practices