Contract Job

Social Media Associate


Los Angeles, CA 03-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Social Media Freelancer (Project-Based)


The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a Social Media Video freelancer to join our team. You will work on social video strategy, and have a hand in video publishing on all social platforms.

This is a freelance position, working Monday - Friday.

You Will
• Work on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok video publishing.
• Communicate and brainstorm with content creators and video creators to achieve goals and meet deadlines, analyzing and reporting on social performance, trends, and new opportunities.
• Embed with brand-focused video teams, like Pero Like and Nifty, and help them set up their content for success on various social platforms.
• Launch accounts and grow audiences on emerging video platforms like TikTok. Work on emerging platform features like Instagram reels. Adapt existing content to better suit these platforms.
• Engage with the BuzzFeed community across platforms.
• Help maintain the cheery and collaborative BuzzFeed culture with a positive attitude and obsession with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about on the internet

You Have
• 1-2 years experience running social accounts for a major publisher or brand
• Social media reporting experience and data analysis skills
• An understanding of social video and how to optimize it for different platforms.
• Preferably experience with lightweight video editing/ knowledge of Adobe Premiere
• An understanding of virality and the media landscape
• Be a self-motivated person who isn't afraid to carve out new responsibilities for themselves
• Understand Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., and why content on those platforms became popular
• Have a positive, curious, playful disposition
• A genuine love for and excitement about the internet

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (, including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.
Company Profile

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.