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Content Strategist

Community.co is seeking a Content Strategist to support us in a new initiative to extend our existing publishing benefits. One of our core benefits is helping our members, some of the world’s smartest professionals, founders, C-level executives, and business owners, publish business content.

 

Who we are

Community.co has pioneered the business of community for over a decade. We build, acquire and manage professional communities of all shapes and sizes. To date, we’ve represented 50+ communities and 25K+ members, powered by our team of 200 people worldwide.

Our communities include Forbes Councils, Newsweek Expert Forum, Rolling Stone Culture Council, Fast Company Executive Board, Business Journals Leadership Trust, and YEC, a council for the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs.

 

Who you are

  • A seasoned, entrepreneurial writer who is great at delivering high-quality, error-free content on time.
  • Adept at juggling many clients simultaneously.
  • Eager to guide clients through the process of choosing a content strategy based on their position within their company, their goals, and their company’s objectives for the year.
  • Always looking for ways to improve the customer experience, resulting in happy clients who renew their membership.
  • An effective virtual communicator who is comfortable regularly reporting on metrics that track client happiness, results, and issues.
  • A voracious reader who loves behind-the-scenes business reporting. We work with big media players and game-changing C-level execs/founders/professionals/business owners.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Use exploratory calls and worksheets understand client ideas/goals and turn them into a long-term content plan with fleshed-out topic proposals.
  • Write bios, profiles, and 700- to 800-word articles for clients that are in line with our rigorous editorial standards, and the client’s voice and goals, in a short timeframe.
  • Turn around requested revisions quickly and courteously.
  • Interact with busy clients regarding their content in a professional, constructive manner.
  • Collaborate with our director of premium content to improve systems and processes that underpin this new initiative.
  • Report challenges and roadblocks regularly to create greater efficiencies.
  • Assist in training freelance content strategists.

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a post-college professional copywriting, journalism, content marketing/creation role, preferably for a brand publisher, agency, or business publication, or equivalent freelance experience.
  • Strong portfolio of business content that helps elevate others’ brands (samples will be required) — blogs, white papers, articles, etc.
  • Comfort with a range of business topics, from the highly technical to general leadership advice.
  • Ability to translate complex ideas/expertise into compelling copy suitable for the average professional/reader.
  • Basic HTML knowledge (h2s, links, etc.)

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Willingness to accept and act on feedback graciously.
  • Experience meeting, and beating, tight deadlines.
  • Impeccable grammar, spelling, writing, and communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of AP Style and web publishing.
  • Gmail, Slack, and Google Docs familiarity is a plus.

 

Additional benefits

  • Contributing to a growing team and a new initiative
  • Using new technology & solving interesting challenges
  • 100% remote — work where you want
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Generous paid time off + all major U.S. holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage [company pays $475 – $735]
  • Technology reimbursement program

 

To apply

In your cover letter, please include:

  • Why will clients love working with you?
  • What’s your approach to developing business, branded, and/or ghostwritten content?
  • Why are you a perfect fit for the job?

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Please note that this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this role and responsibilities may change at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

At Community.co, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to promote inclusiveness in everything we do. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Community.co is also committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. We will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.