The Role 

BuzzFeed News is looking for a talented, bold, boundlessly ambitious editor to be the deputy of our award-winning 16-person investigations team.

You Will 

This is a leadership role with a big mandate: 

  • to inspire our award-winning investigative team
  • to guide reporters toward the most important investigations and the most daunting targets 
  • to oversee reporting with the most exacting standards and to shape it into un-put-downable stories
  • and to push and push for maximum impact.

You would help set the direction for a 17-person team with the highest goals — and the mandate and resources to pursue them to the limit

You Have

We are looking for a proven track record in investigations, including:

  • publishing major investigative stories that have changed laws, shut down companies or had other meaningful real-world impact
  • impeccable news, legal, and ethical sense and impeccable standards for reporting depth, detail, rigor, and fairness
  • experience managing complex projects, sometimes over long periods, and steering talented and tireless reporters to do their best work
  • a superb sense of how to shape clear, powerful findings and compelling, well-paced narrative so that stories hit with maximum velocity
  • a passion for using a new media ecosystem, and all the tools of digital publishing, to pursue the timeless goal of holding power accountable
  • a talent for teamwork in an atmosphere of mutual respect, optimism and fun

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.

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed 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

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, 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 PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

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.

At BuzzFeed, 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.

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