Editorial Director

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US-NY-New York
United States-NY-Codeword New York City

What We Need

Codeword is looking for an Editorial Director to join our team in New York City. From articulating an editorial vision to overseeing daily editorial and creative production, you’ll be leading an agency editorial team for one of the world’s largest technology brands. In addition to managing a small team of Codeword editors, you’ll be working closely with our client contacts to help them build a culture of content. You’ll also partner with colleagues in accounts and strategy to build a full-scale digital content program, from audience insight development and narrative strategies to measurement and optimization.


The ideal candidate will be a seasoned creator of digital platforms and communities with strong creative, communication, and presentation skills. This person will also be a pro at working collaboratively across various teams in a fast-paced agency environment. Our audience consists of savvy tech enthusiasts, so you should be comfortable speaking the language of the tech space and highly familiar with industry trending topics.

We are looking for a proactive team leader who is comfortable with high-level thinking and rolling up their sleeves to execute.

What you'll be doing

  • Provide creative oversight and leadership for team of writers
  • Maintain/grow relationships with high-level clients
  • Oversee creative ideation and output, from campaign concepts to long-form editorial to social copy
  • Collaborate with colleagues in design, accounts and strategy
  • Other duties as assigned


What you've been able to accomplish

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Advertising or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Content, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising or a related field
  • Highly creative with excellent communications, writing and editing skills
  • Excellent reporter with experience interviewing senior executives
  • Proven success in working with clients and leading creative teams
  • Proven written and verbal presentation skills and ability to translate complex data into a compelling story.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities in a time-sensitive environment.
  • High degree of analytical ability, intellectual curiosity, initiative, sound judgment, and business knowledge.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate actively and work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, tools and platforms.
  • Knowledgeable about integrated communications industry and agency landscape

If that sounds like you, let’s talk: jobs@codewordagency.com

About Us

A little about us:

Codeword is a fast-growing agency that combines content, media relations and thoughtful creativity to build effective communications programs. We work with the biggest and smallest tech companies in the world, and our clients trust us to launch their startups, run multi-channel campaigns, grow their user bases, and lead comprehensive PR and marketing initiatives. We're storytellers and brand engineers, and we love big ideas that serve a real purpose. 


Codeword is a proud member of the WE Worldwide network. We’re committed to an inclusive, diverse, equitable culture that values every team member and helps advance their careers. 





Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.


Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.


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