Sr Content Manager

Posted: 12/13/2012 | Expires: 1/12/2013

Location: Des Moines
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, one of the nation's preeminent Customer Engagement Marketing agencies is looking for a Senior Content Manager to join it's Des Moines team.

The Senior Content Manager manages multi-channel content programs, including creating plans and content across print, digital, video and mobile; provides strategic content thinking for all MXM accounts; works with MXM content, strategy, and digital design leads to ensure we're providing the best digital solutions for clients; assists Content Director in providing leadership on new business efforts; ensure all staff stay current on digital content trends.

Essential Job Functions

- Manages multi-channel content programs, creating content plans and working with design, video, print and technical team members to execute and deliver content.
- Provides strategic thinking for evolving existing business across the group.
- Leads new business efforts as assigned.
- Supports Content Director in group content oversight, provides digital content leadership to enable all staff members to stay current

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Eight to ten years reporting, writing and editing content with a strong emphasis in financial services but experience in multiple categories is highly preferred. Must have 3 years of experience writing content for emerging channels with a strong emphasis on digital. Past experience managing one or more direct reports is preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have good, in-depth knowledge of financial services and issues
Strong consumer writing and editing skills are required
Strong visual skills are required
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.