Title: Content Editor - Gartner Digital Markets - Austin, TX; Arlington, VA; Barcelona, Spain
About Gartner Digital Markets:
Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three leading brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.
We are looking for a Content Editor who is not only a meticulous copyeditor and proofreader, but who can go beyond copyedits to ensure all written content adheres to our high standard of quality, serves our audience, and is compelling to read. You’ll work closely with our Content Writers and provide feedback to them in a collaborative and constructive way as you edit the various types of content they create, including news articles, blog posts, research and more. We are able to consider candidates for our Arlington, Austin, or Barcelona offices.
What You Will Do:
Edit articles, blog posts, research reports and other written content created by Content Writers/Analysts for overall writing quality, flow and tone to ensure it is consistent with our brand and audience, as well as for sentence structure, accuracy and grammar/punctuation.
Push the team to write content that is conversational and engaging. Even though we cover complex technological concepts, the content needs to be easily consumable, understandable and actionable for our readers.
Proactively identify common issues in the Writers’/Analysts’ work that detract from quality, consistency or accuracy and provide this feedback in a clear, constructive and collaborative way to ensure mistakes are not repeated. Look for ways to continually increase the quality of all written content. Participate in review sessions with writers to deliver constructive feedback.
Proactively search for solutions to common bottlenecks to increase overall content production efficiency as the team continues to scale and more content is produced.
Develop a deep and wide understanding about the business software and technology space in order to be able to verify and challenge the assumptions and opinions in Writers’/Analysts’ content.
Assist with uploading and publishing edited content on our blog.
Demonstrate complete ownership of assignments with exceptional time and task management.
What You Will Need:
Minimum three years of experience editing technical web content—preferably a mix of in-depth research reports, news articles and blog posts
Experience working with various writers/writing styles
Strong writing and exceptional proofreading skills
Experience editing content about software and or/digital content marketing experience is a huge plus
Ability to provide feedback to writers in a constructive and collaborative way
Basic HTML knowledge
Experience with content management systems (CMSs), e.g., WordPress, Contentful
What We Offer:
Limitless growth and learning opportunities.
A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you.
Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off.
A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.
Job Requisition ID:37892
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