Content Editor - Contract-to-Hire


Job Location: Bellevue, WA

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System1 is looking for a talented digital content editor to help drive the content roadmap for our many sites. 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

  • Manage day-to-day editorial tasks to ensure that deadlines are met, content quality is maintained, and freelancers are operating efficiently
  • Always be data-curious and quick to pivot based on the stories data is telling us
  • Work with buyers to identify ways to improve existing content and identify potential new audiences for our content
  • 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

What You Will Bring

  • BA in Journalism, English, or a related field of communications
  • 3 years experience writing or editing content for a variety of audiences on the web
  • Advanced familiarity with Excel and Google Sheets
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Experience in content strategy and content marketing, and working with freelancers
  • Strong writing, editing, and grammatical expertise
  • Ability to follow branding standards and remain consistent with leading trends
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Comfort working in both a collaborative and independent environment, and with remote team members across locations

What We Have To Offer

  • Paid parking or ORCA card
  • 401k with company match
  • Competitive contractor rates
  • Bi-weekly catered lunches
  • Volunteer & Community Service opportunities
  • Bi-monthly happy hours and regular social events
  • Weekly yoga and fitness classes with a private trainer
  • Swag & noise-cancelling headphones
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