Do you love the interweb and live in the New York area? We’re looking for people with a sharp eye for viral media and a keen understanding of the social web to work in our Soho office for the next few months. We will pay you in money! The ideal candidate will have a combination of skills ranging from exceptional writing, a little HTML knowledge and a super keen eye for trends in pop culture, fashion, technology, music, and politics. Video/audio editing or advanced social media skills are a plus.
Hours: 15-20 hours a week, times negotiable. College credit can be arranged.
To apply: Create a profile on BuzzFeed publish a few posts that show off your internet chops. Then send an email to email@example.com with a link to your profile, your resume, and a paragraph or two about you and what you do. We look forward to hearing from you!
Internet watchers and usenet fans this past week may have encounted Horsemaning, an internet trend many are calling “the new planking.” Some foolishly believed it hit the high-water mark this morning with the Horsemaning of Kathie Lee and Hoda on the Today show. But nope! Moments ago, Newsweek & The Daily Beast teamed up with BuzzFeed to bring you Horsemaning 2.0, the future, and it’s fueled by the connective infrastructure of Google+.
The head: BuzzFeed’s Mike Hayes
The body: Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Brian Ries
The photographer: Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Ryan Brown