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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
Marketing, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2022
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About BuzzFeed

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

About Complex 

Complex Networks champions the people, brands, & new trends you need to know now, will obsess over next, & we build consumer universes around them. From pop culture & style (Complex), food entertainment (First We Feast), music discovery (Pigeons & Planes), sneaker news (Sole Collector) to our festival of cultural convergence (ComplexCon) we're what a modern entertainment company looks like & what others have followed since 2002.

The Role

The Branded Entertainment department at COMPLEX is a diverse team of  entrepreneurial creatives who live & breathe culture & are passionate  about the work we create. The team concepts, develops & pitches ideas for  our brand partners, driving their vision through production, post-production,  distribution, & activation. The team leverages the power & authenticity of  COMPLEXs voice to create award-winning programs for clients that are  forward-thinking & culturally relevant. 

As a Branded Social Media Manager, your day-to-day job is about creating &  packaging content experiences that the sales team can sell through to our  clients. You work with Strategy through the Pre-Sale process from when an  RFP (Request for Proposal) is first received & or on proactive pitches. You  would also work on the Post-Sale process when we receive an IO (Insertion  Order) to execute the overall vision for the campaign. 

You Will

  • In partnership with the Branded Content team as well as campaign  stakeholders, you will spearhead & develop social media campaigns  from ideation to creation
  • Work cross-functionally across a high-performing, creative team with  responsibilities that include driving social strategy & campaign  management
  • Ability to execute a full scope of social activities on a daily basis
  • Create the social editorial calendar & execute all social media posts  flawlessly
  • Own presence across social channels for your/our Branded Content  campaigns & IRL programs like ComplexLand & Complex Con 
  • Have a deep understanding of all social media platforms- TT, IG, FB, Snapchat, etc. as well as how to optimize branded content on platforms  such as Twitch, YT, Clubhouse, etc.  
  • Create quarterly social media learnings & insights to share with the  Branded Entertainment team as well as the larger BPS team 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to understand the strategy  and consumer insights within owned, earned, paid, & shared channels
  • Have a deep understanding of Complexs social channels along with  each vertical: i.e Sports, Sneakers, Style, Luxe & Music.
  • Coordinate with all necessary stakeholders to meet campaign  requirements & deadlines
  • Create simple mood boards & storyboards as needed
  • Ability to produce in studio, location, & travel shoots 

You Have

  • A thirst for success in managing social media campaigns flawlessly
  • Experience working with & delivering to multiple stakeholders both  internal & external teams
  • A passion to stay on top of new trends & platforms to watch in social  media
  • Expertise on all social media platforms, including but not limited to  Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube & Snapchat
  • Exceptional & clever copywriting, editing & grammatical skills
  • Experience working with multiple sales categories
  • Heart of a creative, mind of a producer
  • Detail oriented  
  • Amazing proofreader
  • Ability to manage ambiguity
  • Self-starter
  • Positive team player
  • Effective communicator
  • Flexible in adapting to changing timeline & deliverables 
  • Bonus for experience with Photoshop & video editing software like  Premiere & After Effects
  • A great sense of humor
  • Has a personal philosophy of, Yes, well figure it out.

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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