Blog Editor – Tech Blog

Kaleidico Published: November 26, 2012
Location
Detroit, MI
Job Type

Description

Kaleidico, a full-service digital marketing agency in the Detroit-metro area, is seeking a talented, curious, initiated, Can-Do attitude Blog Editor for a High Profile Tech Blog. As the Senior Editor and Community Manager, you will be responsible for leading the editorial direction and very large pre-existing community. Your primary activities will be focused on:
* Developing and executing the editorial calendar,
* Managing a network of paid and guest bloggers,
* Growing a responsive customer community,
* Building and nurturing relationships with influencers, and
* Engaging media, journalist, and PR opportunities

These activities will be performed on behalf of a Kaleidico client, which is already notable in the tech community.

Our team moves fast and expects to deliver the highest level of measurable results to our clients.

A successful candidate MUST have the following skills/characteristics:

* Experience managing commercial or money-making blog(s) in the tech niche
* Experience managing editorial calendar and writers
* Demonstrate an active and quality Twitter account and followers
* Experience managing Facebook Pages and Google+ Profiles
* Demonstrate an active Linkedin profile
* Familiar with tools for managing and monitoring multiple social profiles (i.e., Hootsuite)
* Familiar with basic HTML and blogging platforms (i.e., WordPress)
* SEO knowledge a plus
* Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines with flexibility to switch tasks frequently, while maintaining clear understanding of urgent priorities
* Conduct internet research with speed and accuracy
* Show examples of excellent writing and editing skills
* Be comfortable working quickly and accurately while managing deadlines
* Be positive, personable and effective while working in a busy environment
* Be able to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
* Be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative
* Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Your primary responsibility will be to attract and grow new audiences with content marketing and social outreach, building a sense of community around the client's brand. The primary metric of success will be your ability to grow the community--Web traffic, social engagement, and campaign responsiveness.

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