Staff Writer / Content Creator

Forth Worth, TX
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Job Description:

Our transportation client headquartered in Fort Worth, TX is looking for a Staff Writer/ Content Creator to write articles for their corporate blog! This role is 50% onsite in Fort Worth, TX.

What you’ll do:

  • Write and produce content for publication on the online channels, with primary focus on writing articles for our corporate blog.
  • Articles will convey a sense of the company’s services, values, culture and heritage to public audiences.
  • Deploy approved articles to the website.
  • Participate in planning and brainstorming sessions for online content calendar.
  • Act as backup content creator for social media channels as needed, including writing social posts and taking or editing photos or videos.
  • Create and distribute statistical reporting of online content’s performance as needed.
  • Act as backup administrator for social channels, including responding to comments and private messages, updating or deleting content, etc. as needed.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in a related field such as journalism, communications, public relations etc.
  • Two or more years of experience writing and producing online content in a corporate, governmental, non-profit or agency environment.
  • Strong online content portfolio required including long-form articles. Demonstrated writing, editing and interviewing skills..
  • Understanding of web writing principles as opposed to print.
  • Experience working diplomatically with internal clients and sources while maintaining corporate standards.
  • Experience managing multiple projects on deadline and publishing to a schedule. This role will involve working on multiple articles simultaneously.
  • Must be familiar with AP Style or commit to learning it.
  • Availability to occasionally work extended hours or on weekends (this happens rarely).

Additional Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with photo editing in Adobe Photoshop and some experience with a range of content creation tools (examples could include Canva, WeVideo, Premiere Rush, After Effects, Illustrator, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience with at least one major social media management platform (examples could include Hootsuite, Sprinklr, Social Studio etc.) is a plus.
  • Videography and video editing skills are a plus.
  • Experience working with OpenText Teamsite platform is a plus.