Content Producer, Canada
BuzzFeed
Toronto, ON
BuzzFeed Canada is looking for an experienced and resourceful Content Producer to join the International Content team. In this position, you will write lists, polls, and quizzes, and produce video content in BuzzFeed's studios and in the field. You will be based in Toronto, but will report to Canada's Creative Lead in New York.

The ideal candidate for this position is resourceful, enthusiastic, and Extremely Online. They have a strong nose for shareable content and an ability to read brandspeak between the lines. They are born problem-solvers who work easily on their own but excel in team environments. Most of all, they're excited to create original, funny, and engaging content that reaches people.

You will:
  • Pitch, develop and execute creative ideas — both posts and video
  • Manage internal systems and be technically responsible for post production
  • Lead new initiatives and own projects, collaborating with Canada's Creative Lead to create content that resonates with Canadian audiences
  • Have an excellent pace and timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers, and how to tell as story in as little time as possible
  • Communicate pitches and concepts to clients and other team members
  • Think big to keep growing our roster of formats, advertising strategies, and audiences
You have:
  • 2+ years editorial experience creating compelling content for the web, with experience in creative, sponsored content, or advertising space
  • Experience conceptualizing, directing, shooting, and editing original video content
  • 2-4 years of experience with video production working with DSLR cameras, lighting, and editing
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, Photoshop etc.) and Illustrator Media Encoder and After Effects
  • Knowledge of color correction and sound mixing
  • Deep understanding of Canadian culture, and familiarity with Canadian brands
  • Ability to work as part of a team on tight deadlines
  • Background in production or project management a plus
Interested candidates should include the following when applying:

  • Your résumé
  • A couple of short paragraphs on why you're a great fit for this role
  • Links to published works (writing and video)
  • Any other relevant links showcasing your portfolio of work (whether it be professional or personal website/blog, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
Life at BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed strongly believes that the more diverse our team, the better our work will be. BuzzFeed is committed to equal opportunity employment and celebrates inclusion in all circumstances. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for growth and development via work experience and offerings from our in-house Learning Team
  • Employee resource groups, frequent in-office events, volunteer opportunities, and more
  • An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity
  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens!
BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We value a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality and humble confidence. At BuzzFeed, you'll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.