Digital Content Editor / Strategist - WFH during Covid-19

Starts March
Duration 6 Months, 40 hours/week
Status Freelance, possible conversion to full-time
Rate Hourly is DOE, starting at $30
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a Digital Content Editor / Strategist for a 6 month role with the possibility of extending or converting to full-time.

The Digital Content Editor / Strategist will be remote to start (laptop provided) but eventually onsite at their NYC office.

A background in journalism / editorial is ideal.

Digital Content Editor / Strategist Details:
• At least 3-5 years of digital copy/content writing and editing experience is needed (UX content a plus)
• The work is web and mobile for commercial payments but financial experience is not required – just experience with taking technical jargon and making it more general
• Strong writing chops are important; voice and tone is AP style (none of the writing is long-form)
• Roughly editing 50% of the time, writing 30% of the time and Project Managing their work 20% of the time
• Very strict timelines – there are a lot of downstream partners
• Must be strong with juggling timelines and remain resilient
• Must have ability to prioritize projects and project manage their deadlines
• Independent but also joined at the hip with the product partners
• Most of the BAU (business as usual) content already exists but there is still some strategy involved, roughly 50% of the time across various LOBs (lines of business)
• Must be comfortable making concessions and not too attached to the work / okay with feedback
• Follow their content product process, working w/ producers and dev. leads
• Work with different stakeholders across platforms and products
• On the digital platform they stick to a 5th grade reading level because the audience is widespread
• In business commercial they get to an 8th grade reading level

Please note this is a summary of our client's full job description so if you are interviewing please be sure to request the full copy from us to prepare.

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