Manifest LLC

  • Associate Editor-Technology Content

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/30/2018 12:12 PM)
    ID
    2018-2236
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Content & Creative
  • Overview

    Manifest is looking to hire an Associate Editor in our Washington, D.C. Studio, for one of our largest and fastest growing accounts. In this role, you’ll write and edit technology content, collaborating with a smart and dedicated team at Manifest for one of the largest technology retailers in the country. You’ll also work directly with the clients as projects require, and will write and pitch your story ideas directly to them. You’ll have the opportunity to write and edit business-to-business, multiplatform content for multiple technology verticals, including government, business, health and education. This role reports to the Creative Director.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and research engaging and compelling content
    • Write and contribute content daily for multi-channel programs
    • Optimize content for the web
    • In keeping with client brand parameters, support editorial calendar development, content creation and content editing on a variety of client projects
    • Participate in cross-team brainstorming sessions
    • Create and update content in project content management system, and provide input and guidance on site taxonomy and functionality
    • Collaborate with analytics, audience engagement and performance marketing to support content strategy with ideas supported and influenced by data
    • Assign stories to and work closely with freelance writers as needed
    • Attend and cover industry events as needed

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience as a journalist and/or editor
    • Sharp writing skills and ability to craft compelling narrative
    • Experience with content management systems, HTML and CSS
    • Meticulous attention to detail and deadlines
    • Experience writing/editing about technology a plus
    • On-camera video experience a plus
    • Experience working with customers and clients a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree required

    Manifest is an equal opportunity employer. Manifest does not sponsor employment visas.

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