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B2B Technology Editor (Full-Time, Remote)

Company: First Page Sage, LLC
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are a people-focused SEO company that works with B2B and B2C enterprises that are leaders in their fields. Our fully-remote teams include campaign managers, strategists, writers, editors and designers who produce conversion-focused, thought-leadership content. Our employees work autonomously within a collaborative, team structure that ensures high-performance, maximum support and best-in-class results for our clients. We are seeking a driven and exacting editor with interest and experience editing B2B tech/engineering content.As an editor at FPS, you will be responsible for the flow of content from start to finish on several campaigns spanning varied industries. Editing at FPS goes way beyond line editing-it requires a thorough understanding of what will bring value to the reader with each piece we deliver and the initiative to lead your account's content team in making that happen. Our most successful editors are deadline-driven and excellent communicators, with a keen eye for quality content. Working remotely also requires someone who is a self-starter but not afraid to reach out for help when needed..

Qualities we look for:A degree in English, Journalism, or a related field or practical experience in editing.Previous experience editing for B2B or related publications.Interest in learning more about highly technical industries. You could hold clients in a variety of B2B industries, including mechanical engineering, software development and application, circuit board design and manufacturing, oil and gas, welding, industrial equipment, medical technology, and financial technology.Proven track record of communicating and collaborating with writers to provide constructive feedback that goes beyond line editing to execute a content strategy.An approach to organization that allows you to comfortably manage several campaigns and pieces of content in varying levels of progress every week.Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts and clients to acquire necessary information and answers to questions about audience, industry, branding and tone.Punctuality, professionalism, and excellent time management skills.A reliable internet connection and computer.Positive and energetic attitude.Experience in WordPress or another CMS is preferred, but not required.Previous SEO experience or knowledge is preferred, but not required.Duties:Edit 10-12 blog articles or landing pages each weekResearch and thoroughly understand each client's industry, audience, and subject matter, collaborating closely with your writers and account team.Manage the content flow on your accounts. As the editor, you'll manage all writing assignments, writing schedules, as well as the revision process. You are also the first point of contact for in-house and freelance writers who are working on the account.Edit every piece of content with a fine-toothed comb for thought leadership, industry expertise, and SEO optimization, providing writers constructive feedback and edit requests to improve quality of content.Collaborate on overall content strategy for your campaign.Develop and maintain style guides for your accounts.Participate regularly and actively in meetings with writers, other editors, campaign managers and strategists, clients, and management.Develop content for special projects. These often involve more complex landing pages or web design projects, which will require you to apply a creative touch.Be responsible for uploading and publishing blog posts to the client website.We provide ongoing training and professional development opportunities. We strive to be the best at what we do and have a culture of learning-but also a bit of fun!Benefits and Salary:2 weeks of paid time off2 weeks of sick timeStandard federal holidays; week between Christmas Eve and New Years paidPTO increases by 2.5 days per year of employment401(k) with $500 employer match after 6 months of employmentHealth, dental, and vision insurance after 1 month of employmentTech/office upgrade stipend after 2 years of employmentThe starting salary range for this position is $48,000 - $52,000 per year.Physical Demands & Work Environment:Required fluency to read and speak EnglishRequired to attend & participate in virtual meetings weeklyRequired to type and readRequired to utilize Google Docs, Taskworld, and the internet for 8 hours per dayDedicated workspace is preferred though not requiredRequired to structure environment conducive to productivityRequired to have consistent access to a computer and microphone during working hours. Webcam preferred but not requiredTo apply:When you apply, you will be directed to our application page where you may upload your materials. Please include a resume and a cover letter explaining why your personality, professional strengths, and prior experience make you a good potential match for our firm. Please direct your message to our Recruiting Specialist.We also ask that you upload 1-2 editing samples of your B2B technology content (if you are linking from an online portfolio, please select 1-2 samples to highlight and link them in your resume or cover letter).Our process:We respond to qualified applicants with a brief email questionnaire. Strong candidates at this stage will be invited to a video interview. After interviewing, the top candidates will be invited to complete an editing skills test.Candidates who successfully complete the skills test will be invited to a video conference interview with several members of our team.Thank you!Internal Thought Leadership Requires Diversity and Inclusion at Every LevelWe are committed to excellence and this means creating a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or national origin. We value this variety of viewpoints and look forward to you adding your unique voice.PM21PI160806447

Keywords: First Page Sage, LLC, Berkeley , B2B Technology Editor (Full-Time, Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Berkeley, California

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