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Producer, Goodful

Buzzfeed

Los Angeles, CA 05-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Producer, Goodful (project-based)

About BuzzFeed, Inc.

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

The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a passionate Freelance Producer with a deep knowledge of video production, social media, and the internet to create compelling videos for the Goodful YouTube channel. You'll ensure the content produced is creatively on-brand, delivering on our measures of success, and collaborate with appropriate parties to keep video execution within budget. You'll be diplomatic, solutions-oriented, and professional in high-pressure situations. Goodful is a relatable and non-judgmental community where advice, explorations and shared experiences around health, wellness and sustainability trends help the audience to improve their well-being while also expanding the people, perspectives and topics that 'wellness' has traditionally encompassed.

This is a project-based freelance position based in BuzzFeed's LA and NY office, available to start immediately.

You Will
• Drive all aspects of production, including shooting, directing, and editing
• Use data insights to create content ideas that align with BuzzFeed's best practices
• Ensure the production of all your projects come in on time and within budget while maintaining BuzzFeed's high creative standards
• Collaborate with the production department to create schedules, equipment lists, and production plans
• Execute creative video concept provided by Goodful's internal creative team from pre-production through post production.
• Manage the production and production staff during shooting
• Operate cameras, sound equipment, and direct talent

You Have
• Interest and knowledge in veganism/vegetarianism (cooking, lifestyle, fashion, etc…)
• 3 or more years of video production experience
• Experienced camera operator, who is skilled with DSLRs
• Expertise in editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
• Experience producing shoots in studio and on location, including different lighting and equipment set ups that best serve a wide variety of production environments
• Able to meet tight production deadlines
• The ability to expertly explain ideas and creative vision in a compelling way
• A firm understanding of production budgets and product margins
• A deep understanding of virality and shareability on all social platforms, including emerging platforms
• Please share links to 2 pieces of content

You can expect:
• A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
• Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
• An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and 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 and wellness discounts, and much more.

We want all employees to feel safe and 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 and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current US 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, Inc. offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) and 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, and WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, and VT.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re4xv2-35-172-111-71-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Buzzfeed

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally.