Digital Editor / Content Strategist

Burbank, CA
Job Terms:
$38 hr
Start date:
posted by:
Alex McGhee

Job Description:

Digital editor, content strategy

​This is a long-term, on-site (18 mos. with possible extension and possible conversion) role


Highly talented contributor who loves thinking about how to present digital content in a fresh, effective, user-centric way. Able to strategize across a multitude of channels, but focuses on Web. Experience writing and editing marketing content from a UX perspective required; journalism experience a plus.


You’ll join a team of skilled content experts and work closely with writers, designers, internal business partners, UX, and IT. Your job is to ensure we’re staying innovative and thoughtful about developing, executing, and syndicating content to deliver an optimal user experience – all while maintaining established brand and voice standards. It’s a challenging, fast-paced environment, so if you’re curious and motivated, you’ll never be bored.


Major Responsibilities:

·       Develop content strategies and define content needs for best-in-class responsive digital properties

·       Conduct quantitative and qualitative discovery as necessary, e.g. content audits, analyzing data, competitor information, assessing the impact of user research

·       Contribute to content strategy, content management, and migration planning, including:

  • Defining and gathering content requirements
  • Identifying gaps and locating potential content sources
  • Creating artifacts across the content life cycle as needed

·       Identify existing content workflows, and opportunities for enhancements and efficiencies

·       Support distributed publishing and content re-use by creating and socializing content guidelines

·       Guide internal stakeholders in developing new content and optimizing legacy content as needed

·       Oversee content development, ensuring that guidelines and SEO best practices are followed

·       Contributes to problem solving and process design efforts

·       Supporting other writing and editing work as needed


Minimum Requirements:

·       Bachelors Degree in a related field, or equivalent professional training and equivalent experience

·       Familiarity with Web technologies, AP style, and content management systems

·       Substantial experience (5+ years) creating and managing interactive content, and writing and editing for digital media

·       Experience writing and editing marketing content from a UX perspective required; journalism experience a bonus.


Preferred Qualifications:

·       Proven ability to interpret data and express implications of analysis to clients

·       Ability to evangelize and socialize content strategy standards and processes to stakeholders

·       Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative, cross-functional team

·       Proven skill managing content projects, priorities, and workload

·       High tolerance for ambiguity matched by a deep passion for organizing it



Client Description:

Taking a position with our client gets you in with a leader in its field.

Our client is a five-star medical provider who, as an innovator, was the first in their industry to offer electronic health records. They’re constantly on the forefront of innovation in the healthcare field, both for their technical advances as well as for their community involvement. Volunteerism and community service are critical components of their approach to improving the general health in all of their neighborhoods.

Our client practices what they preach, and has a strong commitment to work-life balance and a healthy lifestyle. On many of their campuses you can find fitness centers, walking paths, as well as volleyball and basketball courts. Stay healthy while developing your career path!

Aquent places talented writers, digital designers and user experience candidates, as well as editorial candidates with this market leader every day in one of a number of locations throughout California We’ve had the benefit of twenty years of experience placing talent at this company and there is an extensive network of talent here, not only actively working for Aquent, but also now senior members of the organization who have been converted to permanent employees over the years.