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Product, Full Time    Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Washington, DC    Posted: Thursday, April 08, 2021
 
   
 
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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 

Were looking for an experienced product manager to grow our BuzzFeed News flagship site & app. You will have a passion for news, leading a team to launch & improve impactful products. You will define a strategy to grow, retain, & monetize our news audience while improving on the experience we have today. This role will report into, & collaborative closely with, the Director of Product for News. 

BuzzFeed News is not any newsroom. We are a team of dogged & creative journalists who report to people on the internet, in the language of the internet. Our tagline, Reporting To You, reminds us of what & who were here for. Our mission is to report to you: We cover what you care about, break big stories that hold major institutions to account, & expose injustices that change people's lives all while averaging over 50 million unique monthly readers.

You Will 

  • You will partner closely with the Director of Product for News, the Executive Editor for Strategy of BuzzFeed News, newsroom leadership, & BuzzFeed technology leadership to develop & execute on the strategy & roadmap for BuzzFeed News.
  • Your responsibility over the BuzzFeed News experience will span BuzzFeedNews.com, the BuzzFeed News App, the News experience in the Buzzfeed App, & our Google AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, & Apple News pages. 
  • You will work with our apps team to build any app projects in either the news experience in the BuzzFeed App or the BuzzFeed News App.
  • You will be responsible for thinking about how people are using BuzzFeed News products & how to achieve business success by meeting user needs. 
  • You will set OKRs, define the roadmap, write project plans, prioritize the teams work, & communicate & coordinate the teams plans with partners within & outside of the Newsroom.

You Have

  • Experienced: You have 4+ years of hands-on experience launching & managing digital products, ideally for a news consumer experience. 
  • Collaborative & communicative: You have an ability to work well & communicate with engineers, designers, & data scientists experience working with journalists & business partners is a plus.
  • Curious & analytical: You are proficient in data & insights. You regularly size opportunities & dont merely accept outliers in data, but actively investigate & dive into the numbers & research to find novel insights & new product ideas.
  • Comfortable in the spotlight: You will need to work with & help influence senior leaders across the company to promote the teams vision & product strategy in a complex problem space.
  • User focused: You have a deep empathy for user problems & use this to identify solutions to enhance & improve their experience
  • Passion for journalism: You have a passion for journalism & believe in the mission of BuzzFeed News.

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 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 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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