Editorial Strategist

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Location
Provo, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 18, 2018
Job ID
2634197
Editorial Strategist ~ Provo, UT
 
Remote work is ok nationwide but we would prefer Local Candidates to work in our Provo, UT office 9-5 M-F
 
3 Most Important Skills for this role are going to be:
  • Content and Strategy
  • Excellent People Skills
  • Experienced Leader
 
Employer is a growing digital marketing agency with solid solutions to sell. They provide content (writing of blog posts), graphic design, website design, script videos and presentations, write white papers/brochures, social media copy, web pages, and other marketing agency services.
 
Additionally, they offer bleeding edge technology in marketing analytics (which already has legs). This analytics solution affords extensive growth opportunities.
 
This role offers strong compensation, extensive opportunities for career growth and a great benefits package!
 
Responsibilities:
Propose articles and other content that are aligned with a client’s overall content strategy
Take ownership of each content asset you are assigned and see it through to publication
Be able to articulate strategic messaging for content assets in form of content brief
Conduct SME interviews
Ensure that the client is aligned, and provide direction to the writer
Assign writers and provide the necessary direction for them to produce clean, valuable content
Edit articles and provide feedback for revisions to writers
Direct production of any visual/interactive elements
Meet with clients on a weekly basis to provide updates on individual articles
Always represent in a positive light to clients and contractors
Write some articles as assigned
Meet all deadlines
 
Success metrics:
Additional work and renewed contracts from client
Agency Profitability
Meet deadlines
Efficiency in review process
 
Qualifications:
5 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in public relations, or related field (Not Required)
Expertise/experience in high tech and/or financial services (Specifically funding, investing, private banking)
Experience with enterprise-level organizations (through employee or client relationship)
Background in strategic communications
Excellent editing skills – for the big picture message as well as the small details; this is more important than being a great writer
Basic knowledge of design fundamentals (You will be required to manage projects that have visual elements and possibly produce editorial content for creative audiences)