Content Specialist Job Description

Content Specialist Job Description

November 8th, 2020

Content specialist research content and consumer trends, develop content strategies, and create content for a variety of businesses in both print and digital media. They work closely with design and marketing teams to ensure that the content is engaging and consistent across all media platforms.

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We are looking for a savvy content specialist to guide and develop the content creation process for our brand. As a content specialist, you will be required to research and define desired target audiences, manage the content creation and publishing process, and monitor consumer and content metrics.

To ensure success as a content specialist, you should show a keen eye for detail and be highly creative. A skilled content specialist should be expert storytellers and possess excellent knowledge of consumer and content trends.

Content Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with the creative, marketing, and design teams to ideate and define content goals.
  • Researching content and consumer trends to ensure that content is relevant and appealing.
  • Developing content strategies to effectively reach the desired target audience and marketing goals.
  • Creating content for a variety of platforms including blogs, websites, and social media.
  • Proofreading and editing content before publishing.
  • Ensuring that SEO and SMO strategies are effectively implemented.
  • Managing content calendars and ensuring that the content remains consistent across all platforms.
  • Coordinating with the marketing, design, and writing teams to ensure the timely delivery of assignments.
  • Tracking consumer and content analytics and generating reports and presentations.
  • Keeping up to date with content trends, consumer preferences, and advancements in technology.

Content Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in literature, journalism, marketing, communications, or similar.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in content creation, marketing, communications, or similar.
  • A portfolio of published work.
  • Familiarity with content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla.
  • Good knowledge of content and layout design tools such as Adobe InCopy and InDesign.
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office and Google Suite.
  • Good knowledge of various content platforms such as social media, blogs, and print media.
  • Strong understanding of content practices such as SEO, SMO, and PPC.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to keep abreast of content and consumer trends and advancements in technology.

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