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Photo Assistant (Contract)

| Greater NYC Area

The Role

BuzzFeed News and AM to DM are looking for an eager and energetic photo assistant to help with our original photography efforts. Every day you’ll work with our team to produce beautiful portraits of celebrity talent that are coming to be on our live morning show and to make sure that our images are widely seen across the internet.

This role will run through December 2019 with the possibility of extension.


You Will

Reporting to the News Photo Director, responsibilities will include assisting with producing shoots, including studio work, collaborating with photographers and the photo director on final selects, post-processing images, and filing to various departments. 

The photo assistant will also regularly update social media accounts and help the photo desk with various projects.

You Have

Our ideal candidate is highly organized, has great people skills, great social media skills and a willingness to learn, with a working knowledge of Adobe Suite, Capture One and Nikon products. An interest in how visuals can make or break a story and an ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must.

Life at BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed strongly believes that the more diverse our team, the better our work will be. BuzzFeed is committed to equal opportunity employment and celebrates inclusion in all circumstances. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions

  • Opportunities for growth and development via work experience and offerings from our in-house Learning Team

  • Employee resource groups, frequent in-office events, volunteer opportunities, and more

  • An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity

  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO and unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more

  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA and NYC!

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We value a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and hard work (fused with fun). At BuzzFeed, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.

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