Senior Editor

Job ID
9756
Job Location
US-NY-New York
Location
United States-NY-New York City
Category
Creative

Overview

Do you know how to craft a compelling story? Create an epic explainer video? Write punchy social copy? Are you up on all the latest blogs? If your answer is an enthusiastic yes (preferably in GIF form), then we want you to join the tight-knit community of editors, creative writers, designers, and strategists in our New York office.

We’re looking for a razor-sharp writer/editor to develop editorial content and creative campaigns for one of the world’s largest tech brands. This person will help with everything from creative ideation and content development to planning, promotion, analytics, and production, and will work with our staff and clients to find and tell fun and interesting stories.

Responsibilities

What you'll be doing at Codeword:

 

  • Lead and execute creative projects across a range of written formats
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Interview sources, including C-suite executives
  • Mentor, train and edit more junior editors
  • Collaborate with colleagues in design, accounts and strategy
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Advertising or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Content, Marketing, Journalism, Advertising or a related field
  • Creative thinker with excellent communications, writing and editing skills
  • Excellent reporter with experience interviewing senior executives
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

A little about you: 

  • 5+ years in a relevant field
  • Knows how to write copy that’s personable, engaging, and on-brand
  • Loves digging into new topics and learning new skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptualize creatively
  • Hungry to create things and see them live in the world
  • Knows how to use a comma, and familiar with AP Style
  • Plugged into the tech media world, always looking for the next story to tell
  • Comfortable writing for any medium from B2B blogs to websites and savvy with social media channels.
  • Excellent communication skills

Equal Opportunity Statement

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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