Business Editor at BuzzFeed in New York, NY
We’re looking for an experienced business journalist to act as a player-coach for a small, focused team covering the news and ideas driving the business conversation from the key companies in Silicon Valley to their bankers on Wall Street. The successful candidate will be comfortable with both the ideas and the facts driving thebusiness conversation, be at home on the social web, and be interested in stretching out onto new platforms.
This job is based in our NYC offices, and we offer competitive compensation and stock option program.
- Write and edit daily.
- Choose and manage a small team of reporters and bloggers.
- Write and edit pieces that will break into and drive the conversation.
- Deep experience on some element of business journalism
- Established social media presence
- No haters
BuzzFeed is at the forefront of a major shift in the advertising industry away from traditional banner ads towards "social advertising" that engages consumers, inspires sharing, and produces viral lift, or "earned media."
BuzzFeed's industry leading technology and unique social distribution engine is used by top brands such as GE, Kraft, and Coca Cola to go beyond banners, turbo charging their social advertising and branded content initiatives.
Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, previously cofounded the Huffington Post and is a graduate of the MIT Media Lab.
BuzzFeed is backed by: NEA, Softbank, Hearst, RRE, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel and Founder Collective.