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Editor/ Communications Lead

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Jan 09, 2020

Remote

Freelance

Job #: 155587

Salary: DOE

Job Description

AQUENT is seeking a Editor/ Communications Lead to work with a prestigious client in the North Houston area. This candidate will work closely with the Global Communications Strategist and the Chief Editorial Strategist. This candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate near-perfect writing and editing skills, mastery of communication strategy, and strong project management skills. Candidate should have previous experience with transforming technical messaging into messaging that is more consumable by general audiences. Position is remote. 

Requirements:

  • Have master comprehension of the company's mass communications model for sales and channel audiences, the company's voice, and the company writing style guide
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and communications liaison for assigned group(s)
  • Host and lead team meetings with business representatives to determine business priorities and communications needs
  • Lead the creation of monthly and quarterly editorial plans that span the company's portfolio for sales and channel audiences
  • Identify strategic ways to maximize audience reach and message relevancy, while streamlining communications
  • Own the writing and execution of communications deliverables in support of approved editorial plans including, but not limited to:
    • Articles
    • Social media content
    • Executive communication
    • Invitations
    • Email
  • Support the news publishing process by lending editing skills to content written by colleagues
  • Track the performance of communication deliverables to identify insights and adjust communications plans as necessary

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive projects to successful completion
  • Proven ability to convey complex concepts in meaningful, simple ways
  • Strong leadership and organizational management skills
  • Ability to successfully team with and collaborate across company functions
  • Command of the English language and mastery of writing for global audiences
  • Proven experience designing effective communications strategies and tactics
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and functional disciplines

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related field
  • Advanced university degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • At least seven years of experience in communication, marketing, or related field
  • Experience writing for the IT industry preferred