Executive Producer
Los Angeles, CA  / New York, NY 
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Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Complex Networks is a subsidiary of BuzzFeed, Inc.

Complex Networks is a global youth entertainment network spanning major pop culture categories including streetwear and style, food, music, sneakers and sports. Complex Networks is diversified around three pillars: advertising, e-commerce, and content where it creates and distributes original programming for Gen Z and Millennial audiences through premium distributors such as Netflix, Hulu, Turner, Corus, Facebook, Snap, YouTube, Roku and more. Additionally, Complex Networks generates revenue through a number of core business lines, including branded content and advertising, licensing, events, e-commerce, and agency consulting services.

The Role

In search of a supervising producer looking to make the jump to EP. This is a staff position that will require you to manage a team of producers hungry to produce compelling content for a well-known brand. Organization is key, as you'll be responsible for the day-to-day of numerous shows, and producers. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining a system for efficient workflow that
intersects with every other department at the company. You will be the point person for the successful
production of our content overall. Must be a self-starter, and 100% accountable for tasks assigned. Also must be adept at managing various skill levels of producers from beginning to seasoned. We are big on clear communication, accountability and kindness.

You Will

  • Work with the VP of Programming & Development to develop and produce series across existing
    verticals.
  • Oversee video production from conception through completion and delivery, inclusive of YouTube as well as social platforms.
  • Manage a group of producers and hold them to high creative standards.
  • Manage day to day operations of producers.
  • Manage all content edits and quality control.
  • Help producers create one-sheets.
  • Create and maintain production workflows.
  • Collaborate with Graphics, Marketing, and PR teams to help create look and feel and promotion strategies for each project.
  • Liaise with necessary departments (talent, legal, social, graphics, etc) to usher shows through
    production.
  • Production lead on all shows.
  • Edit show scripts and work with operations team to track project status, post-production schedule, oversee series
    budgets, and source outside project-based talent.
  • Identify and hire quality production companies, freelancers, and crew for projects.
  • Work with Brand Partnerships team to ensure the built-if-sold process is smooth for Original
    programming.
  • Improve and provide guidance in boosting production quality.
  • Identify and manage execution of special editorial projects.
  • Innovate

You Have

  • 10+ years experience in video production
  • Solid production rolodex of Producers, Directors, Writers and Editors
  • Deep familiarity with the Complex video voice and style and the needs & habits of the Complex
    audience
  • Meticulous organization and comfort with overseeing many moving parts
  • Experience successfully managing a team
  • Experience managing multiple shows simultaneously.
  • Experience with video production and working with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong production skills
  • Understanding of what makes a great video and excitement about the role of video in the future
  • Innovative
  • Creative drive to explore brand new approaches to video storytelling
  • Awareness of what competitors are doing in video
  • High level of emotional intelligence

Core Competencies

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Hyper aware of content trends and the media landscape
  • Resourceful
  • Receptive to feedback and change
  • Passion to develop Producers and Associate Producers
  • Action Oriented
  • Results Driven
  • Problem Solver
  • Strong written and oral communication

About BuzzFeed, Inc.

BuzzFeed, Inc. is the world's leading tech-powered, diversified media company that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally through its cross-platform news and entertainment network. The company produces articles, lists, quizzes, videos, and original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world's largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News and HuffPost; an industry-leading affiliate business, strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Commerce; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

Life at BuzzFeed, Inc.

We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are 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.

You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options.
  • A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

We want all employees to feel safe and comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Note: BuzzFeed, Inc. offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) and open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, and VT.


"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.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at applicationhelp@buzzfeed.com. Requests received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

EEO is the law"


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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