Clearlink - SLC

Managing Editor- Consumer

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2017-2514
# Positions
6

Overview

Clearlink is hiring a full-time Managing Editor to manage a group of copywriters and editors in the Marketing Department, driving efforts in empowering customers to make informed purchasing decisions and creating helpful online content. In this role, you will own output and overall quality of content on your respective team.

 

The person in this role needs to be a strong manager, editor, marketer, and communicator. Candidates should have experience managing a team of writers and/or editors, coaching for project-level and overall performance. You should be comfortable giving thorough feedback to writers and editors, ensuring that work aligns with broader website goals and vision, as well as best practices in online marketing and persuasive tactics.

 

We need someone who notices all the little details, can juggle multiple projects at once, give clear written and verbal feedback, and meet deadlines. The person in this role should also be able to communicate effectively regarding their progress, goals, and estimated timelines for completed work.

 

This role reports to the Director of Content and works collaboratively with our Outreach Team, Design Team, Marketing Managers, Compliance Specialists, and more to ensure production of the best possible content.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, supervise, and mentor copywriters and editors
  • Teach writing workshops, run meetings, and share marketing/writing knowledge
  • Give constructive, clear, and kind feedback on copywriters’ and editors’ assignments
  • Help monitor copy timelines and deadlines
  • Attend website team meetings, copy manager meetings, and copy team meetings
  • Hold consistent 1:1 meetings with all direct reports
  • Answer writing and editing questions for individuals across the department
  • Manage multiple projects at once and always meet deadlines
  • Communicate specific guidelines to help writers and editors produce quality copy
  • Edit copy for punctuation, clarity, compliance standards, and logical completeness
  • Assign writing and editing tasks, as needed
  • Determine resources needed to complete work
  • Write copy for high-profile projects
  • Develop rapport and communicate effectively with Marketing Managers, Content Strategists, Compliance Specialists, Developers, Designers, Creative Director, and Content Director to ensure projects fulfill the desired overall vision
  • Take feedback in strides (from multiple teams and individuals)
  • Conduct brand and product research

Qualifications:

  • Degree in English, marketing, or related field
  • 1+ years’ management experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in advertising, online marketing, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in writing and editing
  • Ability to complete test project

Requirements:

  • Strong writing and editing experience
  • People management experience
  • Basic knowledge of SEO, PPC, content strategy, and CRO
  • Ability to adhere to brand compliance guidelines
  • Must submit writing and editing samples/portfolio

About Clearlink:

Clearlink’s team of 1,300+ employees is headquartered in Salt Lake City and has been creating marketing content services for Fortune 500 companies for over 13 years. At Clearlink you will have opportunities to work with people who are as passionate as they are talented, develop yourself and your skills, and create valuable content and relationships every day. We also like to reward our employees:

  • Up to 100% healthcare for your entire family
  • Over two weeks paid time off
  • Paid ski days, wellness activities, and team outings
  • Fully-stocked break room and gourmet coffee
  • Award-winning wellness program with free health coaching
  • All-expense paid vacations for top employees
  • Monthly gym subsidy

 

 

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