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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
 
Media, Full Time    New York, Los Angeles    Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2020
 
   
 
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BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed is the worlds 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.

The Role 

You will report to the Executive Editor of Culture & solicit & edit freelance writers, edit staff writers based on assignment, & lead special projects & packages.

You Will 

  • Solicit & edit freelance & staff essays that illuminate or ignite cultural conversations
  • Manage the editorial calendar & freelance database
  • Create story ideas in group meetings
  • Work with multiple desks during news events
  • Produce & take the lead on theme weeks/department collaborative projects
  • This editor does not have direct reports

You Have

  • 3+ years editing experience
  • Experience with soliciting & editing engaging/nuanced essays about culture that people want to read & share
  • Comfort navigating between politics, pop culture, books, & identity writing
  • Creativity on how you approach story angles
  • Nimbleness in a changing news cycle
  • Familiarity with BuzzFeed READER's mission & the importance of culture writing as a whole
  • Experience editing stories about both popular & oft-ignored cultural conversations (specifically identity, entertainment, media & books), several modes of literary editing, writing & reporting, understanding of the impact culture stories can have on how we live, media industry knowledge

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

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & 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 & professional growth via 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 & well-rounded 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
  • Plenty of snacks (healthy & indulgent), catered lunches, beverages, etc..

BuzzFeed is the worlds leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth & joy across the internet by producing 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; strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & 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, & 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.

 
 
 
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