Houston, TX (onsite)
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Michelle Yelverton

Job Description:

One of our valued clients in the Energy industry is seeking a Content Writer for a long term assignment (40 hours per week) onsite (southwest Houston).

The Corporate Marketing Team is currently looking for a fun and energetic content writer to join our team. For this role, the content writer will develop, edit, and create content for print, digital media, and product descriptions. Well-researched and accurate content will be produced on tight deadlines. A desire to learn the business and interact with subject matter experts at all levels of the company is expected and required.
Utilizing proven communications and writing experience, the content writer will engage with C-Level leadership, segment leadership, and potential internal and external interview sources within the oil and gas industry to create compelling content. In all publications, the content writer is expected to follow the company editorial style guide. Excellent writing, spelling, grammar skills, and knowledge of oilfield terminology are fundamental expectations and essential to the role.

Content Writer Duties and Responsibilities
- Creating concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
- Researching and organizing facts and sources
- Interviewing sources, including technical subject matter experts, engineers, customers, and other individuals as required
- Consistently brainstorming and collaborating with the team for new ideas and strategies to effectively position the company's technologies, solutions, and experts within the industry
- Partnering with the social media team to continue to build a following for the company's brand on social media with creative work
- Researching markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative, engaging, and original
- Collaborating with company business units, product managers, and subject matter experts to produce content for major industry publications and digital platforms.
- Willingness and ability to quickly learn technical concepts and develop content for both technical and non-technical audiences
- Researching and engaging with publications that are outside of traditional industry publications to further the reach and engagement of the public and technically-minded individuals to help further position the company as a technical leader
- Collaborate with the content team on the development of a case study repository for both internal and external constituents
- Writing a wide variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, white papers, etc.)

Content Writer Requirements and Qualifications
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent grasp of the English language
- Five years experience in a professional writing capacity
- Experience writing in the energy industry required
- Creative and innovative thinker and planner
- Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
- Able to align multiple brand strategies and ideas
- Assists team members when needed to accomplish team goals
- Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
- Highly self-motivated and self-directed
- Bachelors degree in creative writing, journalism, English, or related field preferred; Master?s degree a plus
- Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); Ability to learn or currently familiar with JIRA
- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment
- Strict adherence to company