Content Editor - Contract-to-Hire


Job Location: Bellevue, WA

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System1 is looking for a talented digital content specialist to help manage the quality of our content and the creative aspects of the way in which we market that content. The ideal candidate has a passion for the written word, appreciates all things pop culture, is a savvy consumer of digital content and can easily identify the elements required to successfully market that content through advertising. This individual should be highly motivated, collaborative, accustomed to a fast-paced environment, and have a strong understanding of evolving business needs. This role will report directly to the Content Manager and will work with a team that takes pride in its cutting-edge understanding of all things content, including but not limited to production at scale, monetization, freelance management, and content marketing.

The Role You Will Have

  • Build, manage and maintain a network of freelance copywriters
  • Create strategic editorial calendar on a weekly basis
  • Provide insight and guidance to content associates regarding quality measures of content
  • Always be data-curious and quick to pivot based on the stories data is telling us
  • Understand the end user experience in order to guide freelancers in creating the most engaging, entertaining content possible
  • Identify seasonal trends and current events around which to generate new content
  • Use data to brainstorm for content across a broad range of topic areas intended for varied demographics
  • Play a leadership role in helping to manage the day-to-day editorial tasks to ensure deadlines are met, content quality is maintained and freelancers are operating efficiently
  • Ensure ad copy adheres to strict requirements of multiple online advertising platforms

What You Will Bring

  • BA in Journalism, English, or a related field of communications
  • Exceptionally skilled in written and verbal communication
  • Experience in content strategy and content marketing
  • Strong writing, editing, and grammatical skills
  • Able to write on-brand, trending content
  • Skilled in project management and prioritization
  • Experience managing content production processes
  • 5 years experience writing or editing content for a variety of audiences on the web
  • Experience managing freelancers
  • Highly proficient in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Self-motivate
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment with a team that communicates well remotely across multiple offices and locations

What We Have To Offer

  • 401k with immediate vesting and company match
  • Paid parking or ORCA card
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