Company Overview

NewsCred, the world’s leading enterprise content marketing company, is on a mission to create software that transforms how marketing teams work. 

 NewsCred is a two-time Gartner-leader and a regular Great Place to Work. Every day, across our Colorado, New York, London, and Dhaka offices, 200+ brilliant NewsCred employees commit their passion, time, and energy to shaping the future of an industry

 Our bread and butter is enterprise content marketing, and we are the best in the world at it, with exceptional retention rates over our 10+ year history. Our teams combine strategic expertise, award-winning licensed and original content, and comprehensive-but-intuitive software to help the world’s biggest multinational brands publish content that people actually want in this world filled with ad noise. 

 But we are not resting on our success. We believe that modern marketing organizations will have their own operating system, just as Engineering has Jira and Sales has Salesforce. This Marketing OS will centralize where campaigns get planned and marketing teams work together. There are many big companies competing to be the winner, but we think we have the lead because of our expertise in content and the robustness of our software. 

Position Overview

As an Associate Content Strategist at NewsCred (Financial Services vertical), you will bring compelling editorial strategies to life for some of the world’s most prominent companies. The Financial Services squad's book of business consists of financial institutions such as national banks, regional banks, financial startups, and more. This is a great introductory opportunity for someone interested in a career in tech, startups, or editorial content strategy.

With that in mind, you will support senior members of the team in project managing and creating original content for our clients, ensuring that it is both high quality and on-brand. You will also oversee the curation of licensed content (both written and image-driven) for our clients with the most stringent guidelines to ensure that we surface articles that will meet audience needs and pass muster under brand scrutiny.

 You should be passionate about content in its many forms and excited to tell and share stories. You should have an interest in learning about different industries and trends, and in using that knowledge to shape stories in both B2B and B2C formats. Helping clients become great content marketers and stemming the tide of bad content drives us; it should drive you, too!

What You’ll Do

  • Edit long-form, original article content for quality, clarity, and adherence to client expectations
  • Assist senior strategists in content production and project manage across book of business
  • Help ideate and pitch original content topics to clients
  • Help manage client relationships on ongoing calls, via email, in-person, etc.
  • Manage internal/client budget trackers, as well as trackers of approved/rejected licensed content articles
  • Curate licensed articles for clients’ websites
  • Utilize subject knowledge and editorial insight to choose a proper mix of content that meets brand and audience needs
  • Proactively monitor the performance of a client’s mix of licensed sources and regularly communicate performance
  • Review the ongoing curation efforts of our freelance network, providing feedback and approval of articles

 

What You’ll Need

  • 1 - 3 years of experience editing long form content; you should be comfortable with the entire content creation process (pitching, briefing, outline, draft, revision, publication) and feel comfortable advising clients on each piece of content as well as the overall strategy
  • Bonus points for content experience within the financial services vertical!
  • And bonus points for having a working knowledge of SEO and on-page best practices!
  • Familiarity with the digital marketing space and enthusiasm for working with commercial brands
  • Familiarity with visual content production/curation & imagery best practices
  • Comprehensive understanding of voice and ability to adapt to a client’s specific tone 
  • Ability to concisely communicate with managers and colleagues about complex client issues

 

Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • Our culture is the most important thing we offer: a place to do your best work, and a chance for your voice to be heard in a democratic environment as we shape a high-growth space. Learn more in our “How We Work” document
  • All-hands Demo Days on Wednesdays; catered lunches on Fridays
  • Full suite of benefits, including medical, vision, dental, 401k match, and generous parental leave
  • Best-in-class compensation plans, as well as company equity – everyone has a stake in our growth
  • An agile performance review process, to encourage ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours
  • Partnership with Concierge Health Care, allowing you to book same-day appointments
  • Student loan repayment program, enabling you to potentially save thousands in interest

 

NewsCred is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, promoting and hiring a diverse workforce. We believe that diversity is an essential part of a healthy workplace, and that inclusivity means more than just good intentions.

 

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