The Senior Editor leads the creation of all assets for an account or various work streams as an editor and/or writer. This role reports to the Associate Creative Director or Creative Director.
- Write and edit all content types, inclusive of video scripts, short-and-long form articles, white papers, digital and social, display and body copy
- Craft unique, emotionally-driven, audience-centric stories
- Responsible for providing clean R1 and R2 copy to top editor
- Develop subject matter expertise for designated account
- Understand and enforce the brand guidelines for assigned client work
- Develop knowledge of SEO best practices and how to apply them to creative assets
- Manage and mentor Editors and Associate Editors ensuring their work is on brand and on strategy
- Manage and direct freelancers
- Actively participate in brainstorms and ideation sessions
- Participate in, advocate for, and enforce the creative process
- Creation and ownership of the creative slides in PowerPoint as a part of the larger presentation deck
- Present creative work internally and externally
- Inform the Associate Creative Director of hour estimates
- Collaborate cross-functionally with Art peers
- Collaborate and share ideas/best practices with Sr. Editor peers across the organization
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or a related field
Experience: 5-8 years of experience as an editor in a fast-paced environment (working at a content/media agency and working in a digital environment are highly preferred).
- Exceptional writing/edit skills and a high attention to detail
- Ability to curate, create and publish content from start to finish
- Strong storytelling skills
- Deep understanding of the emotional and tactical needs for target audiences, channels and platforms
- Ability to articulate the solve for “The Strategic Why” presented by the strategy team and how the creative team will uniquely address the strategic insight to help meet business objectives
- Ability to interview and report the story arc
- Proficient with CMS and workflow tool
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