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Senior Content Specialist

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Overview:

Walker Sands is looking for a Senior Content Specialist to join our Content team. Walker Sands is operating as a hybrid workplace — if you’re not currently in one of our hub cities, you have the option to either work remotely or relocate closer to one of our offices in the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to short- and long-form writing projects that include bylines, premium content assets (tip sheets, white papers, e-books, one pagers, etc.), blog posts, case studies, larger data-driven reports and more.
  • Write, revise and finalize high-quality, clean copy for a range of B2B clients, with the goal of mastering each client’s voice and developing industry expertise.
  • Translate technical, complex client messaging into in-depth content deliverables that will resonate and engage their customers and target audiences
  • Conduct research for all types of content including simple research about current events and industry trends, and more complex research for data-driven content, surveys or data analysis.
  • Understand and execute each client’s overall goals, value propositions, messaging and content preferences.
  • Maintain client relationships by participating in and leading thought leadership calls to further develop industry knowledge and writing abilities.
  • Ensure that copy is optimized for search.
  • Write efficiently while paying close attention to the details.
  • Work closely and effectively with our Client Services, Creative and Public Relations teams to drive client success.
  • Effectively manage priorities, and always hit deadlines.
  • Participate in client-facing meetings as a content expert capable of offering substantive topic ideas, strategic recommendations and best practices about the use of content to achieve specific goals.

About you:

  • Experience + Skills
    • Minimum of  1–2 years experience in corporate communications, content marketing, journalism or copywriting.
    • Exceptional writing skills, including strong grammar and AP writing style.
    • Willingness to embrace new technology and tools as an integral part of the content creation/refinement process.
    • Strong creative skills and ability to implement feedback.
  • Traits + Attitude:
    • Friendly, goal-oriented team player that gets along well with others.
    • Eagerness to work in a collaborative, team-based environment.
    • You don’t take feedback on your work personally.
    • Ready to take on responsibility, develop new skills, learn by doing and advance your career.
    • Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment, and are able to prioritize, multitask, manage time and function independently.
  • Bonus:
    • Prior experience working in technology or professional services sectors.
    • Prior agency experience and ability to keep up with the pace of an agency workload.
    • Experience with generative AI, project management platforms (Trello), survey platforms (Survey Monkey) and data analysis.
    • Understand SEO best practices and experience in developing and refining web-optimized content (experience with keyword research tools is even better).

In short, we’re looking for an experienced content writer who is smart, creative, productive, meticulous and ready to learn and grow. Up to the task? We’d love to hear from you.

Here’s how it works: If we like your resume and cover letter, we’ll ask you to complete a writing test (it won’t take more than two hours). If you do well, we’ll ask you to hop on video and meet the team. It’s pretty simple, really. We hope to meet you soon.

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