Senior Content Strategist/Architect

We are looking for an experienced Content Strategist/Architect who shares our passion for creating one of a kind content experiences that enable audience acquisition, build engagement and drive conversion. Your mission is to create cutting-edge, end-to-end content strategy solutions for our clients and take them from idea to implementation as an integral part of our world-class team of digital strategists. Are you ready for the challenge?

What we are looking for:

Our content strategists are proud of their diverse backgrounds. They come from various walks of life and it is what makes them unique and strong. To succeed in this job, you need a solid background in content planning, creating and publishing with the scars to show for it. An essential part of your experience features a robust chapter dedicated to planning data-driven strategies with communication exposure to executive level staff. Bonus points for familiarity with content management best practices for any size of organization.

What we're especially looking for is a continuously curious individual who wants to lead with content strategy and not just follow. Someone who can apply experience, principles, creativity, processes and insight to find opportunity in difficulty and see a pathway to success when others do not. Someone who feels confident in any content conversation and can hold the attention of a room full of engaged people, from CEO to freelance writer. Someone who wants to shape content strategy and not just repeat what others have done before. In short, you should be living and breathing storytelling in everything that  you do.

What you can expect:

We work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. Our content experience projects are as diverse as content itself and adjust to the unique challenges of our clients. Projects span all industries, virtually any organization size from start-up to large enterprise, and all popular technology platforms. You will work on projects and with resources that allow you learn quickly and focus on what you want to learn. You will work independently and within a growing team and assume accountability for deliverable success. You will be the trusted advisor to seize opportunities and solve challenges while always having the necessary support to help you achieve your goals.

  Responsibilities:
  • Participate in/lead foundational strategy and content strategy engagements to help understand client goals and design a solution to help them achieve specific goals.
  • Focus on how clients use or can use content to meet their business objectives, auditing existing content and using data to measure its performance.
  • Use knowledge of client objectives to create content experience solutions for clients covering: Content strategy, content marketing, and content governance.
  • Capture starting point or benchmark data to ensure clients can accurately measure project success once a new content strategy has been adopted.
  • Work with the entire strategy team to produce strategy documentation for clients.
  • Stay on top of thinking, technology and tools in the content analysis arena and be the conduit for surfacing new ideas and creating cutting edge solutions.
  • Work with business analysts to define the work required to implement any content solution, ensure it is captured in the work backlog.
  • Be a mentor to junior staff.
Requirements:
  • 5+ years experience in a strategic content role
  • 3+ years experience working with mainstream and enterprise CMS platforms
  • 2+ years experience in digital/content marketing
  • A solid understanding of cohesive, results-driven content architectures
  • Experience with content, content IA and UX concepts
  • Familiarity with content production processes
  • Fluency in creating strategic and routine content audits
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of SEO best practices and application of tools such as SEMRush
  • Foundational knowledge of KPI tracking using Google Analytics
  • Experience working within Agile software development projects

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. The Americaneagle.com HQ is located 2 miles north of the Rosemont CTA Station (Blue Line) and is served by Pace Bus 221. On-site parking is provided.

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