Content Strategist

Location Carlsbad, CA (Fully remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a digital media agency geared toward public safety, is looking for an Content Strategist to join their team full-time remote capacity.

This candidate must sit in EST or CST, please do not apply if you are located in PST.

80% - Ideate, execute and optimize high-quality, strategically aligned, inventive content (all types, across platforms) for clients, hewing to budget and time constraints

10% - research and apply best practices in assigned clients industries and in marketing generally. Look for explicit opportunities to apply practices and learnings to the client list.

10% - Conduct research into the performance of content-led campaigns and projects to ascertain in a timely manner with the goal of correcting problems as early as possible. Communicate successes and areas of concern to the AM/AD; and communicate successes and/or opportunities for improvement with client directly.

This Content Strategist will:
- Be responsible for developing and delivering exceptional client work across all marketing channels
- Lead/oversee the creation content across accounts. This may include:
- Researching, reporting, writing and editing (peer review) of ad copy, articles, case studies, testimonials, whitepapers, ebooks, blog posts, eblasts, email marketing, etc.
- Create social media copy, video scripts/content, style guides, drafting creative briefs and other SOWs
- Create content for infographics (content, not design)
- Oversee editorial/content design aligns with copy
- Create & manage editorial/content calendars (including social media calendars)
- Hire and manage freelance/contract content help (including defining SOW's and resource allocation)
- Interpret relevant analytics to optimize content
- Train and offer support on content-related topics
- Execute audits and analysis of content (including SEO, 508 compliance/accessibility)
- Provide guidance on content governance and maintenance
- Collaborate with designers and digital experts when content requires digital design
- Act as expert at clients offerings, products, collateral, messaging, tone, brand guide
- Participate in client calls, sharing deliverables, notating direct feedback from clients and upcoming needs
- Create effective content strategies that achieve client marketing goals and can be replicated to other accounts/projects
- Oversee, manage, execute and optimize internal content marketing efforts
- Assess client needs & create an appropriate strategy that aligns with broader strategy and tactics
- Write and report on client content efforts, sharing good & poor examples
- Train on content best practices
- Help develop the skills of assigned creative team members (up to four)
- Regular assessment of content quality across accounts, provide recommendations for improvement as needed
- Manage contract/freelance content creators

This Content Strategist needs:
- 5+ years experience creating content informed by strategy
- 3+ years experience creating paid media campaigns for B2B clients
- Agency experience or similar environment
- Ability to ideate, execute (report, research, write, edit) and optimize strategically aligned marketing content (blogs, white papers, ebooks, eblasts/emails, ad copy, social posts, video scripts) across media platforms (digital, print, broadcast)
- Experience in content production processes, especially in a marketing setting or a journalistic/editorial environment
- Deep familiarity with creating digital marketing content (eblasts/email, social posts and campaigns) and optimizing them over time based on aggressive metrics
- Familiarity with analytics and metrics platforms (Google Analytics, Semrush, Hubspot and similar)
- Experience in public safety or related industry preferred - a sincere interest in learning about public safety (law enforcement, fire service, 911 and EMS)
- Effective organizational and time management skills, Self-starter with exceptionally high standards for quality work


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