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Sr. Editor, Corporate Blog - Big Tech Client, Full - time, Salaried Role!

Location:
Remote
Job Terms:
Temp-to-Perm
Start date:
08/2/21
Posted By:
Shari Hungerford
Date:
06/25/2021

Job Description:

Aquent Studios is hiring a Sr. Blog Editor for a Top 10 fastest growing tech client. This role offers an annual salary plus full benefits package and PTO! Work fully remote.

 

Job Details

 

Provide best-in-class in-house editing:

+ Edit the work of internal writers and other contractors and agencies in order to adhere to our client’s editorial guidelines whenever possible

+ Assist with judgement calls about internal article pitches in order to shape them to be successful in meeting our client’s KPIs 

+ Edit content created by or in collaboration with our client’s content partners. Maintain a willingness to entertain and prioritize the needs and goals of these partners.

+ Assist with image selection and creation for articles in line with our client’s photography and illustration guidelines 

+ Ensure content onsite is not duplicative and interlink between related articles as it makes sense

 

Collaboration, tracking, and organizational tasks:

+ Be accountable for the success metrics of posts and assist with new process of integrating traffic analysis 

+ Maintain clear, organized, and unfailingly positive communication to stakeholders, even as team goals and priorities shift

+ Integrate data into decisions about future content direction; Tag and track articles as required by client’s internal guidelines

+ Assist with the planning and maintenance of an editorial calendar in Kapost

+ Help evangelize client’s new editorial guidelines among internal stakeholders; help with training as assigned 

+Ability to continually track and re-prioritize your own assignments in fast-moving, often ambiguous environment 

+ Support SEO and republication efforts on behalf of the team.

 

Write best-in-class editorial articles:

+ Produce engaging, helpful brand-level writing that adds value to the conversations happening in our client’s industries as assigned

+As part of integrated brand planning, collaborate with content strategy, creative, customer 360 and solutions product marketing teams, social media, LOB and industry content squads, customer marketing, and PMs to ideate and write best-in-class articles for all key audiences.

+ Stay on the pulse of daily news in our client’s industries and areas of innovation in order to inform ahead-of-the curve article ideas for the corporate Blog and inform proper cross-linking within the articles

+ Familiarize self with our client’s ecosystem and content goals, enabling you to ideate original story ideas and content formats for their Blog

+ Schedule and conduct interviews with our client’s customers, external and internal experts in order to create balanced journalistic articles, calling on multiple sources, with wide appeal

+ Together with key stakeholders, execute topics within the editorial calendar, ensure consistent quality, and proposed ideas for optimized copy across all channels

 

Qualifications:

+ 7+ years experience editing, reporting, and writing for a fast-paced news organization

+ Experience liasing with stakeholders across multiple teams within an organization

+ Knowledge of SEO and headline- and news-writing best practices for the internet

+ Experience aggregating content into timely news articles

+ Track record of digesting complicated, jargon-filled, industry-specific materials and translating them into widely appealing copy. Ability to ask the right questions and source the right interviews and anecdotes to make these concepts digestible to a general population audience.

+ Experience conducting live interviews and developing questions. Willingness and experience on video broadcasts is a bonus.

+ Experience working in a marketing organization, coordinating content involving multiple stakeholders is a bonus.

 

Client Description:

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!