Deputy Editor, Branded Content

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Every 3rd Friday of the month is off (in addition to PTO)

  • Every 3rd Friday off
  • Remote, USA only

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

Company Description

At Marketplace, our mission is to help readers turn their aspirations into reality. We arm people with trusted advice and guidance, so they can make informed decisions they feel confident in and get back to doing the things they care about most.

We are an experienced team of industry experts dedicated to helping readers make smart decisions and choose the right products with ease. Marketplace boasts decades of experience across dozens of geographies and teams, including Content, SEO, Business Intelligence, Finance, HR, Marketing, Production, Technology and Sales. The team brings rich industry knowledge to Marketplace’s global coverage of consumer credit, debt, health, home improvement, banking, investing, credit cards, small business, education, insurance, loans, real estate and travel.

Job Description

Marketplace is looking for a dynamic Branded Content Deputy Editor with experience crafting and executing creative concepts for a diverse client base. The Deputy Editor will be instrumental in developing creative strategies tailored to brands across various industries, while contributing to multiple advertiser campaigns and Marketplace verticals.

This position will report to the Branded Content Lead Editor and will collaborate closely with our business development team to write, assign, edit and publish content that meets client objectives and aligns with our content guidelines. The position will sit outside of the Editorial teams.

We are searching for someone with a strong background in editing, writing and digital media to present innovative ideas to clients, edit incoming articles and write exciting stories across digital and social media platforms. Expertise in financial, consumer-focused or brand-focused content is a huge plus.

If you're looking for challenges and opportunities similar to those of a startup with the benefits of a seasoned and successful company, then read on:

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the lead editor to build and scale branded content efforts, including editing and writing campaign-related copy across existing and emerging platforms
  • Edit and write various creative elements from ideation to production, including sponsored and branded articles, social copy, newsletters and other copy as needed
  • Generate compelling creative pitches tailored to clients and collaborate closely with business development, sales and social media teams to brainstorm new content implementation ideas that align with advertiser goals
  • Recruit, train and support new branded content freelancers while helping manage freelancer assignments
  • Work closely with the lead editor in managing the day-to-day content workflow and requests for sponsored campaigns
  • Ensure sponsored content is factually accurate and appropriate for publication on Marketplace, adhering to in-house and AP style guidelines
  • Leverage Marketplace data to execute creative strategies across all content in line with client objectives, editorial content guidelines and SEO best practices
  • Collaborate with the team to establish best practices for branded content strategies, including editorial guidelines, templates, imagery and social media standards, while keeping up with industry developments to grow audience engagement
  • Work collaboratively with the global editorial and content leadership teams to create and manage all creative content, ensuring deliverables are met

Requirements:

  • At least 3-4 years of experience in digital media
  • At least 1-2 years experience writing or editing branded content for a publisher, creative studio or agency preferred
  • Strong client-facing presentation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of social media and digital media
  • Ability to independently hit multiple deadlines across a variety of projects
  • Strong understanding of consumer, health care or small business topics
  • Experience with FTC best practices, willingness to learn and expand skills
  • Ability to ideate, research, write and edit quickly on a variety of topics
  • Organized, detail-oriented, nimble and open to changes in strategy

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Every third Friday of the month off
  • Winter break closure; the week between Christmas and New Years
  • Home office setup
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Additional Information

Forbes Marketplace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Working Week

Every 3rd Friday of the month is off (in addition to PTO)

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer an unlimited PTO policy (minimum 35 days) in addition to every 3rd Friday off.

Remote Working Policy

We have offices in Mumbai (India), Jersey (USA) and London (UK) but also offer 100% remote working for many positions.

  • USA
    223
  • India
    187
  • UK
    46

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401k match
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 14k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
    395
  • sales
    340
  • entrepreneurship
    203
  • marketing
    164
  • finance
    137
  • business development
    131
  • human resources
    115
  • operations
    72
  • arts and design
    69
  • media and commmunication
    63
  • +9 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Digital media knowledge
  • Presentation skills
  • Project Management
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Content Strategy
  • Understanding of FTC

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