Senior Editor and Content Strategist, Deloitte Global Insights Jobs in Alexandria, VA at Deloitte
Title: Senior Editor and Content Strategist, Deloitte Global Insights
Location: Alexandria, VA
Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with other experts in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?
Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.
Work you’ll do:
Work you’ll do:
Deloitte Insights (DI) is Deloitte’s global publishing imprint for business research and insights. It publishes 300-plus thought leadership pieces annually across formats including print, online, interactive, infographics, podcasts, and videos intended to educate, inform, and inspire Deloitte clients and prospective clients on business, economic, and societal issues across functions, industries/sectors, and geographies. The global DI team within Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) is responsible for driving the most strategic thought leadership within the Deloitte member firm network targeting global C-suite and board-level executives. As a global senior editor and content strategist for Deloitte Insights, you’ll work with thought leaders and research professionals, production editors, designers, UX experts, and web developers on thought leadership projects from research reports to feature articles to data visualizations to videos.
Your responsibilities will include:
Leveraging your own business understanding and content skills when partnering with thought leaders, research professionals, and their teams to develop and execute on the annual content plan for one of Deloitte’s global signature issues, determine the appropriate content strategy and channel strategy for each project, and determine and achieve the optimal storytelling approach to increase audience engagement
Acting as the storytelling strategist to ensure that each content project is clear and compelling-that the story flows logically and ensures reader/viewer/listener engagement from start to finish, the ideas are well-differentiated and communicated accurately and directly, the phrasing is dynamic and conversational, the overall content project will be perceived by target audiences as high-quality and high-value, and the content will achieve the content creators’ objectives
Acting as a champion for the audience, with a deep understanding of their content consumption behaviors and preferences based on research in collaboration with our audience insights and user experience teams
Stewarding each project through the content development process, bringing in creative collaborators at the right stage to ensure that purposeful design principles are applied in a way that best suits the subject matter, its target audience, and its intended use/objective
Working closely with authors to ghostwrite, rewrite, or substantively edit thought leadership content to ensure quality, readability, and audience engagement while maintaining the authors’ voices
Editing copy for grammar, punctuation, readability, flow, and style
Coordinating with authors, designers, marketing, and other internal teams to ensure that project timelines are accurately set and met
Coaching Deloitte content creators on language usage, writing style, storytelling effectiveness, and Deloitte Insights’ production processes
Guiding junior editors and reviewing their work. Our DI publishing team comprises editors plus production, audience development, and digital operations professionals located around the world. The global senior editor will report to the DI global editor in chief in the United States.
What you’ll be part of – our Deloitte Global Culture:
At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible-tangible-results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and implement global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network.
In Deloitte Global, everyone has opportunities. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in-with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out-with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Maestro looks to elevate our executive programs to drive more impactful Board and C-Level relationships, while enhancing the Deloitte brand position. As part of this aspiration we deliver a number of key programs to anticipate, understand, and serve CEO, Board and CXO agendas. Required:
7+ years of experience in writing, editing, and proofreading content in English (business journalism experience preferred)
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in English, literature, journalism, communications, or similar)
Exceptional writing fluency and knowledge of US English grammar, conversational phrasing and AP style, and the ability to explain edits to authors
Excellent writing and oral communication skills; proven ability to translate complex concepts into easily digestible terms
Excellent attention to detail, laser focus on quality, and ability to consider the big picture
Outside-in orientation, considering all content projects from the perspective of the target audience and their needs/interests
Versatile writing and editing skills, from writing engaging short-form web copy to developmentally editing long-form research reports on complex topics
Experience with creating multimedia content
Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, including the confidence to interact with and influence personnel at all levels, as well as listening skills, responsiveness, flexibility, initiative, decision-making, conflict resolution, and tact
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, content management systems, and workflow and collaboration tools such as Workfront, Microsoft Teams, etc.; knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Experience in a publishing/media house
Experience with corporate thought leadership and global, cross-industry content
Experience working remotely with a global team
How you’ll grow:
Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.
Benefits you’ll receive:
Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do-that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.
Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. #LI-Hybrid Hybrid work, remote may be an option