Contract Job

Streaming Writer

Buzzfeed

New York, NY 04-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description

Streaming Writer, ( fixed-term, project-based)

BuzzFeed

The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a contract streaming writer who can contribute streaming and entertainment focused articles to the BuzzFeed Shopping team in conjunction with its paid affiliate partners.

You Will
• Curate streaming guides featuring the best TV and film offerings available and update these guides regularly as titles are added and removed from each platform.
• Cover any major news stories in the world of streaming - subscription discounts, acquisitions, shake-ups, bundles - that might be relevant to our audience.
• Tune into streaming specials and events at the discretion of the Entertainment Partnership Manager and file recaps or appreciation-style posts.
• Keep tabs on the broader streaming world and be prepared to take on entertainment focused projects outside of the TV/film beat as dictated by new paid partners and/or a changing streaming landscape.
• Optimize links to streaming platforms in posts.
• Follow our Shopping team's best practices and meet our editorial standards by choosing and describing TV and film titles in a thoughtful, informative way that matches the BuzzFeed voice.

You Have
• Previous experience writing about entertainment and/or pop culture.
• A trained eye for what's starting to percolate online.
• An interest in the business of streaming and the flexibility to keep up with the demands of this rapidly evolving beat.
• The ability to turn around quick, clean, and conversational copy when covering news or new releases.

To Apply:
• Send your writing samples, press clips, and anything else you'd like for us to see in Greenhouse.

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0yy5j-3-238-98-214-42 in your application.

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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.