Full-Time

Production and Operations Lead

Posted on 4/30/2024

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital media company offering news and entertainment

Consumer Goods

Senior

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Sales
Marketing
Requirements
  • 5-6 years of experience at an agency or competitive media or publishing company
  • Advanced knowledge of video pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • History of innovative, strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Knowledge of marketing and video branding
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the overall health of BuzzFeed Canada’s creative operations
  • Manage incoming pre- and post-sale branded deals
  • Advise the local sales and client services teams on production and event costs
  • Oversee internal creative resources, trafficking, and coordination of incoming requests
  • Provide transparency into team utilization, workload capacity, and pipeline
  • Track branded and editorial projects from pitch to delivery
  • Advise local staffers and freelancers on best production practices
  • Identify scalable solutions to improve internal productivity
  • Oversee the hiring of freelance production and post-production personnel
  • Manage local internal operations for existing and new creative product offerings
  • Problem-solve between inter-departmental teams on a daily basis
  • Assist with overall production and post-production needs
  • Work with internal teams to build and maintain a network of freelance production and post-production support
  • Collaborate closely with various teams throughout the project lifecycle
  • Basic administration and database requirements

BuzzFeed, Inc. is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.1B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-12%

1 year growth

-18%

2 year growth

-26%

Benefits

Wellness - Comprehensive benefits for medical, dental, and vision insurance with a focus on Wellness. Plus discounts on Gyms, Care.com, and access to resources like Maven, Tend Dental, and One Medical.

Planning for the future - Take advantage of the 401(k) plan with a company match, short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance.

Work-life balance - We offer our employees paid time off (including your birthday!), paid holidays and generous leave options for life events such as becoming a parent or getting married.

Career development - Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.