Staff Writer, Australia at BuzzFeed in Sydney, Australia
BuzzFeed is seeking hungry, culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending, and talking about to write for BuzzFeed Australia.
This role will be based in our Sydney office, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable in a dynamic start-up environment, equipped with a strong sense of humor and a keen eye for online culture, and capable of writing excellent, highly shareable content in the style of the posts you see here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/hot
To apply for this position, please create an account on BuzzFeed and make a few sample posts, then include a link to your profile in your cover letter along with your resume.
Write, edit, and produce posts for BuzzFeed.com
Make stuff that people like to share
Generate ideas for new features and post types
Contribute to the conversation about culture
High emotional intelligence
The ability to take perspective of others
A positive, curious, playful disposition
A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms
Proven ability to get viral traffic
Established social media presence
BuzzFeed is the leading media company for social news and entertainment, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Our technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. Our site is rapidly growing and reaches more than 80 million monthly unique visitors. Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, previously co-founded the Huffington Post. Ben Smith is its Editor-in-Chief, Jon Steinberg is its President & COO and Kenneth Lerer is the Executive Chairman.