BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment, and video across the social web to its global audience of more than 200M.

Aug 23, 2017
BuzzFeed… the social news and entertainment company provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web.   We currently have an opening for a Brand Development Strategist. The ideal candidate will have experience within the digital media space. This person should have the ability to effectively work within a strong team culture while being independent in managing their business. He or she should be a quick problem solver and have strong influence management, negotiation, and customer service skills. The ideal candidate will have a track record of success and an entrepreneurial leaning that will allow them to quickly get up to speed on our products and begin generating revenue. The position is based in our NYC office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program.  Not to mention – a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks.    The Role Prospecting new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts Effectively prepare for and manage business meetings Strategically and creatively build pipeline and maintain a high level of activity Host online, phone and in-person presentations  Provide prompt phone/email follow up to all inbound inquiries and properly document and track activity  Build, maintain and develop knowledge to become an expert on social media, content Marketing, mobile and digital video Career growth & earnings aligned with your performance and desire to achieve. Competitive base salary and an un-capped commission plan  Comprehensive training across sales, BuzzFeed and the social landscape  Required Skills 2 years plus years of digital media experience is preferred, but will make allowances for the “exceptional” in other areas or fields. Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high transactional sales environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong work ethic & mental toughness Ability to multi-task PC skills, especially MS Office Strong self-starter personality Ability to effectively work within a strong team culture while being independent in managing your business Strong influence management, negotiation and customer service skills and ability to de-escalate difficult interactions Internet savvy (Google, Yahoo, Social Media etc) Ability to “think on your feet” High energy and a positive attitude Competitive spirit Desire to learn and adapt in a fast paced environment Sense of humor About Buzzfeed: BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.
BuzzFeed Los Angeles, CA, United States Full-Time
Aug 23, 2017
The Growth Analytics team focuses on growing and engaging BuzzFeed’s audiences across distributed platforms. The team is data driven and results focused. We are seeking a talented analyst who thrives at the intersection of data, product, engineering, and marketing. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical, analytical, and product background – with a hunger to make our properties grow. This position is full-time, part of the Growth & Analytics team and is located in our Los Angeles office. Responsibilities Leverage data to understand our products and properties in depth, identify areas of opportunity, and execute projects to drive growth and engagement of BuzzFeed’s audience. Drive projects focusing on new user growth, and revenue - working closely with product, engineering, and data teams. Work both cross-platform distributed BuzzFeed publishing platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, as well as onsite growth channels like BuzzFeed.com and our mobile apps. Use tools like BigQuery, R, PHP, Python, Excel, and many other internal tools to work efficiently at scale. Python experience and focus preferred Processing, cleaning, and validating the integrity of data used for analysis Generate analytics dashboards (Looker/LookML a plus) Minimum Qualifications BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Statistics. 1+ years experience with SQL. 2+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience. 1+ years of experience leading growth-related projects. 1+ years of experience in marketing, advertising or growth. Ability to process and analyze data sets, and interpret them to make business decisions. Communication skills and ability to manage a project or product. Preferred Qualifications Software development experience Internet Marketing experience. Interest in social video Experience with Git/Version Control
BuzzFeed Los Angeles, CA, United States Full-Time