Digital Content Editor

Hartford, CT
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Cassandra Beard

Job Description:

We are seeking a Digital Content Editor for a 6-month assignment. Our digital content team is focused on delivering compelling and valuable content that will enrich people’s lives and influence the perception of our brand. The digital content editor will work closely with the marketing team and internal business stakeholders to develop and improve content on thehartford.com. This position requires strong attention to detail and accuracy. Our ideal candidate is a collaborative team player with experience editing and writing. We’re looking for the right mix of editing skills, writing skills, project management skills, marketing know-how and creativity. Ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced production environment needed. Experience working within a corporate environment is preferred. Insurance industry knowledge is preferred. 

Writing & Editing: 

  • Edit short form and long form content for thehartford.com 
  • Copyedit for grammar and typos 
  • Understand tone, brand voice and brand guidelines and adapt editing/writing to uphold quality and brand standards 
  • Research and incorporate feedback quickly 
  • Provide constructive feedback and work collaboratively with writers to evolve the creative 
  • Write long form and short form copy as needed (for brand and SEO-focused pages) 
  • Pay attention to form and function, strategy and execution on the page 

Manage Projects: 

  • Manage the schedules and deadlines for projects 
  • Manage work through the review and approval process 
  • Meet with internal stakeholders and other HIG.com team members to understand business objectives, requirements for each project and help develop content strategies to help accomplish business and marketing goals 


  • A currently viewable digital portfolio or website 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a creative or writing role at an ad agency, publisher, in-house agency, marketing department, or comparable organization 
  • Prior professional writing & editing experience for insurance or financial services industry preferred 
  • Marketing and branding experience a plus 
  • Prior experience writing SEO copy a plus 
  • Demonstrates ability to follow production schedules, track deliverables, solve problems and escalate issues as appropriate 
  • Ability to work well with others and as a part of a team is a must, including: 
    • Demonstrating reliability, communicating constructively and being an active listener 
    • Treating others in a respectful, supportive and professional manner 
    • Exhibiting flexibility, participating as a problem-solver 
    • Willingness to pitch in to help the broader team as needed 
    • Willingness to ask others for their expertise and help