Account Director

Los Angeles, CA +2

BuzzFeed is looking for a detailed customer-service focused individual to help manage and support BuzzFeed's advertising operations. As the Account Director, you will lead in the creation of strategic sales proposals, and develop ideas and concepts to solve client goals that are deeply rooted in storytelling and insights. You will serve as the client’s primary point of contact to ensure the success of the program.


You Will

  • Partner with Sales in building successful client relationships, growing the partnership and in selling through BuzzFeed solutions and strategy.
  • Help internal cross-disciplinary teams to maintain successful agency and advertiser relationships
  • General knowledge of all aspects of industry and clients’ business and the ability to apply that knowledge to meaningful insights, counsel and planning for the client’s business and BuzzFeed assignments.
  • Enter and manage insertion orders within third-party and internal sales operations systems
  • Serve as the client’s primary point of contact for the program while providing reporting, monitoring program performance and delivery
  • Partner with Creative, Production, Distribution and other internal teams to successfully launch and manage programs and production schedules


Part of what makes BuzzFeed a pioneer in digital media is our commitment to exploring new ventures that lead to spreading truth and joy. As such, you may be asked to share your knowledge with your colleagues through presentations or trainings, to screen and interview job candidates, or to take part in recruitment or networking events on behalf of the company.


You Have

  • 4+ years’ experience in Digital industry and/or at a publisher, media or creative agency managing a brand’s digital advertising strategy, creative development and buying activities
  • Experience partnering with internal teams to brainstorm solutions that achieve client goals and future needs
  • Experience in a client interfacing role and comfortable presenting to different audiences, tailoring messages accordingly
  • Worked on complex multi-touch point, production heavy, large-spend programs with the proven success of client growth
  • Experience reporting and monitoring program performance and delivery by working with distribution and advertising operations teams
  • Proven project management experience and ability to navigate and communicate timelines and deliverables (internally and externally) with accuracy
  • Strong understanding and ability to tell the story using data, research and insights
  • Keynote, Powerpoint, Excel, Google Product Suite and/or Basecamp, Slack and Boostr knowledge


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, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, 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.

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