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Los Angeles or New York    Posted: Monday, May 23, 2022
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Complex Networks is a subsidiary of BuzzFeed 

Complex Networks is a global youth entertainment network spanning major pop culture categories including streetwear & style, food, music, sneakers & sports. Complex Networks is diversified around three pillars: advertising, e-commerce, & content where it creates & distributes original programming for Gen Z & Millennial audiences through premium distributors such as Netflix, Hulu, Turner, Corus, Facebook, Snap, YouTube, Roku & more. Additionally, Complex Networks generates revenue through a number of core business lines, including branded content & advertising, licensing, events, e-commerce, & agency consulting services.

The Role

In search of a supervising producer looking to make the jump to EP. This is a staff position that will require you to manage a team of producers hungry to produce compelling content for a well-known brand. Organization is key, as youll be responsible for the day-to-day of numerous shows, & producers. You will be responsible for designing & maintaining a system for efficient workflow that
intersects with every other department at the company. You will be the point person for the successful
production of our content overall. Must be a self-starter, & 100% accountable for tasks assigned. Also must be adept at managing various skill levels of producers from beginning to seasoned. We are big on clear communication, accountability & kindness.

You Will

  • Work with the VP of Programming & Development to develop & produce series across existing
  • Oversee video production from conception through completion & delivery, inclusive of YouTube as well as social platforms.
  • Manage a group of producers & hold them to high creative standards.
  •  Manage day to day operations of producers.
  •  Manage all content edits & quality control.
  •  Help producers create one-sheets.
  • Create & maintain production workflows.
  • Collaborate with Graphics, Marketing, & PR teams to help create look & feel & promotion strategies for each project.
  • Liaise with necessary departments (talent, legal, social, graphics, etc) to usher shows through
  • Production lead on all shows.
  • Edit show scripts & work with operations team to track project status, post-production schedule, oversee series
    budgets, & source outside project-based talent.
  • Identify & hire quality production companies, freelancers, & crew for projects.
  • Work with Brand Partnerships team to ensure the built-if-sold process is smooth for Original
  • Improve & provide guidance in boosting production quality.
  • Identify & manage execution of special editorial projects.
  • Innovate

You Have

  • 10+ years experience in video production
  • Solid production rolodex of Producers, Directors, Writers & Editors
  • Deep familiarity with the Complex video voice & style & the needs & habits of the Complex
  • Meticulous organization & comfort with overseeing many moving parts
  • Experience successfully managing a team
  • Experience managing multiple shows simultaneously.
  • Experience with video production & working with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong production skills
  • Understanding of what makes a great video & excitement about the role of video in the future
  •  Innovative
  • Creative drive to explore brand new approaches to video storytelling
  • Awareness of what competitors are doing in video
  • High level of emotional intelligence

Core Competencies 

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Hyper aware of content trends & the media landscape
  • Resourceful
  • Receptive to feedback & change
  • Passion to develop Producers & Associate Producers
  • Action Oriented
  • Results Driven
  • Problem Solver
  • Strong written & oral communication

About BuzzFeed 

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered, diversified media company that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally through its cross-platform news & entertainment network. The company produces articles, lists, quizzes, videos, & original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the worlds largest social food network; original reporting & investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News & HuffPost; an industry-leading affiliate business, strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Commerce; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

Life at BuzzFeed

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

We want all employees to feel safe & 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 & 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.

Note: BuzzFeed offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) & open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, & WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, & VT.

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