About BuzzFeed and HuffPost
BuzzFeed is the world's leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads joy and truth across the internet. BuzzFeed's portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, HuffPost, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved, to name a few.
In 2021, BuzzFeed acquired HuffPost, a leading source of news and commentary for the most diverse and connected generation ever. HuffPost believes in putting people before power and telling the stories that too often go unheard, from the voices that matter. With this acquisition, BuzzFeed's scale, engagement and cultural impact will be unrivaled.
This is a 24 month fixed-term role.
HuffPost UK is looking for an audience editor to join its new shopping team, which oversees e-commerce at HuffPost UK.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping people find and purchase products that will make their lives easier. You will be responsible for making sure as many people as possible discover HuffPost's shopping content. You will need to show you have experience in driving traffic. You will also need to prove that you can: grow social media accounts (specifically, Facebook pages); write great SEO and social headlines; identify trends and what people want to buy; run a regular email newsletter; and collaborate with writers to produce notable E-commerce content. You should also be comfortable in using data to inform decisions and track how content is performing.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in e-commerce or audience development (or similar fields, like SEO or social media editing). Candidates with experience in lifestyle journalism or product reviews should also consider applying. Lastly, we are looking for someone who is willing to learn and help adapt a new, exciting part of HuffPost UK.
Submit PDF versions of your CV and a cover letter via the form linked below. Please address your cover letter to Harry Slater, head of audience development for HuffPost UK.
All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.
Life at BuzzFeed
At BuzzFeed, we believe we benefit from the diverse perspectives within and across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.
BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world's largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.
BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.
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