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BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has the hottest, most social content on the web. We feature breaking buzz and the kinds of things you'd want to pass along to your friends.

Professional

Location:
New York, United States

Posted:
31 Jul 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Competitive compensation and stock option program. 

Employer tags:
Industry:
Journalism
Esc Factor:
Exciting Brand

Community Manager

Join Buzzfeed in New York, the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting.

New York, United States

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Competitive compensation and stock option program. 

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Function:
Community Manager
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We're looking for someone who has a deep understanding of online culture, a demonstrable love of online communities, and keen editorial judgement and insight to oversee BuzzFeed's Community. This job is based in our New York City office, and we offer competitive compensation and stock option program. This job will involve:
  • Overseeing BuzzFeed's Community team 
  • Running the Community Vertical (http://www.buzzfeed.com/community) with a view to:
    • surfacing top quality posts from users
    • growing the community
    • nurturing the best users and working with them to make original content
  • Creating small-scale collaborative content and missions with a focus on engaging new and active users (example: http://www.buzzfeed.com/catesish/show-off-your-desk)
  • Creating larger-scale collaborative content and missions with a focus on going viral (example: http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/song-lyrics-as-google-maps-directions)
  • Working with the tech team to create new features to improve Community
  • Obsessing about numbers and metrics
  • Teaching promising Community members how to make awesome buzz
  • Focusing on new ways to turn Community into this really big deal that everyone loves and is secretly jealous of
  • Helping to foster a fun, creative, unique culture among BuzzFeed's users
  • Working with members of the editorial team to include Community in their work and to interact positively with Community members
  • Writing fun, shareable posts about online communities and fandoms 
About BuzzFeedBuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and social content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. BuzzFeed’s technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in real-time with the hottest content of the moment.

BuzzFeed.com is growing rapidly and reaches more than 60 million monthly unique visitors. Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, is an MIT Media Lab grad who previously co-founded the Huffington Post. Ben Smith is its Editor-in-chief, Google alum Jon Steinberg is President and COO, and Huffington Post co-founder Kenneth Lerer serves as Executive Chairman.BuzzFeed is backed by: NEA, Softbank, Hearst, RRE, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel and Founder Collective.
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