Buffer is a best-in-class social media management platform to help you build your brand and connect with your customers.

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 50-100 employees
  • 100% remote
  • San Francisco, United States

What is Buffer?

We're a small team on a mission to help innovative companies grow their businesses – and along the way, we're championing a more human way to work.

Buffer was started in 2010 as a simple way to schedule posts on Twitter. Today it's a growing suite of tools now serving more than 75,000 customers.

Where will I work?

Buffer is a fully remote team, spread across the whole planet. We have teammates in 15 countries, 11 timezones and 42 cities (and counting!). As a member of our team, you will be invited to work wherever you're happiest and most productive.

What is the Buffer team like?

Buffer is an equal opportunity employer that has the awesome opportunity to add teammates from anywhere in the world! We're united by Buffer's values, and we celebrate our unique differences.

What kind of people work at Buffer? All kinds! We hire talented teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and we're committed to a work environment of respect and kindness.

Perks and benefits

Our focus with perks and benefits is to offer everything teammates need to do their best, healthiest work and keep developing their craft.

πŸ’° Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience.

🏝 Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!

πŸ—“ 4-Day Workweeks: We take Fridays off every week and use 3-day weekends to restore and come back refreshed on Monday.

πŸ’ͺ Health insurance: We offer health insurance for all of our team members, international or US.

πŸ’» Home office setup: Get a laptop + $500 to set up your home office!

πŸ‘“ 'Growth mindset' fund: Extra money for learning and development.

⛺️ Minimum vacation: At least 3 weeks/year!

πŸ’΅ 401(k): With 3% company match

πŸ“ˆ Profit sharing: When the company does well, all team members share the profits!

🍼 Family leave: 3 months of family leave for all parents, and more is possible.

✈️ Retreats: Join us for company get-togethers twice per year! Our next retreat is in Greece.

β˜•οΈ Working smarter stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.

πŸ“š Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital, physical, and audio - you like, anytime.

β›± Sabbaticals: Take a 6-week break, fully paid, after every 5 years with Buffer.

Hiring process

For most roles our hiring process is:

  1. Introductory call: To talk about values and Buffer culture.
  2. Call with line manager: To learn more about your background & experience.
  3. Take home exercise: Showcase your technical skills!
  4. Call with 2 Engineers: A joint interview to get to know you. No coding, no whiteboard.

The whole process takes around 5 weeks.

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Buffer overview

Working Week

We've had a 4 day week since 2021 (32hrs @ 100% salary)

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Our Vacation Policy

We have a minimum vacation policy - at least 3 weeks/year!

  • 16 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 68 days off per year


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Remote Working Policy

We work fully remotely and are a team of 100 and mostly based in 100% Remote.

Our Team

We're a team of 190 across 17 departments:

  • engineering
  • arts and design
  • product management
  • marketing
  • operations
  • support
  • business development
  • media and commmunication
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Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats

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