BuzzFeed & HuffPost
BuzzFeed is the world's leading independent digital media & tech company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally & spreads Joy & Truth across the internet.
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform & entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, & Unsolved, to name a few. These properties & their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters & more.
On Nov. 19, 2020, BuzzFeed announced that it was acquiring HuffPost. HuffPost is a premium destination for award-winning journalism, & was the first fully digital U.S. publication to win the Pulitzer prize a testament to editorial excellence. With this acquisition, BuzzFeed's scale, engagement & cultural impact will be unrivaled. BuzzFeed News & HuffPost will operate as separate, distinct news organizations.
HuffPost is seeking a dedicated, knowledgeable & creative evening audience editor to help cultivate the largest, most engaged & diverse audience on the internet. This editor will assist the newsroom Sunday to Thursday, 4PM to 12AM ET.
This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.
Be well-versed in optimizing content for search & social platforms, & packaging & distributing content across social channels. Youll have strong editorial judgment across a broad range of content, & be a creative, collaborative colleague. You will be tuned into the subjects the internet cares about from breaking politics news to the latest in pop culture, personal essays from people with unique stories to tell, & deeply reported pieces about the biggest issues of our time. You will understand & appreciate lifestyle coverage that helps people live better, & youll be eager to connect with communities of many different identities & backgrounds.
You will thrive on working collaboratively with your fellow audience editors, as well as writers & editors across HuffPost. You will participate in audience team activities from engagement projects (callouts, UGC, AMAs, & beyond) to video ideation & distribution, forward planning for tentpole events, & community activities to encourage an engaged, diverse readership & viewership. You will communicate proactively & thoughtfully with your colleagues, focusing on delivering audience insights to a newsroom hungry to learn more about our readers & viewers. You will be familiar with common newsroom analytics platforms, comfortable discussing data insights with colleagues who may be unfamiliar with analytics, & eager to listen & deliver the information most helpful to them.
At least two years working in audience growth, distribution, social media and/or SEO on the editorial side of a media organization. You are familiar with analytics platforms, & exhibit very strong news judgment & an appreciation for all sorts of news topics from serious hard news to fun internet memes & everything in between. You show eagerness to collaborate with colleagues, learn new skills, & experiment with different approaches to distribution. You have flexibility to work later during events like election nights, awards shows & more.
All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.
Life at BuzzFeed & HuffPost
At BuzzFeed & HuffPost, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & is committed to equal opportunity employment. You can expect:
- A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
- Opportunities for personal & professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, & more
- An attractive & equitable compensation package, including salary & 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 & wellness discounts, & much more.
BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & 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.