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Senior Editor

Position Summary

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.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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

Job Qualifications

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).

Skills:

  • 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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